CorpusCast with Dr Robbie Love: Professor Laurence Anthony on AntConc

CorpusCast with Dr Robbie Love: Professor Laurence Anthony on AntConc

January 5, 20242 min read

CorpusCast is the podcast about corpus linguistics and what it can do for society.

Join Dr Robbie Love as he speaks with top researchers in the field to find out more about how corpus linguistics – the study of linguistic patterns in large samples of language – is applied to a diverse range of areas including health, social justice and education.

To mark the 25th episode and second anniversary in 2024, this episode reflects on the incredible two-year journey, expressing gratitude to exceptional guests and listeners spanning over 30 countries. In this milestone episode, the spotlight is on Professor Lawrence Anthony, the brilliant mind behind AntConc, a widely used and freely available corpus tool.

Listeners are invited to join a profound exploration into AntConc's story, development, and its impact on corpus linguistics. Professor Lawrence Anthony, based at Waseda University in Japan, directs the Center for English Language Education in Science and Engineering.

With over two decades of expertise in educational technology, natural language processing, and genre analysis, he has been a pioneer in developing educational software for corpus linguistics enthusiasts.

Listeners can anticipate a captivating conversation as CorpusCast delves into the world of AntConc, gaining insights into its significance in the field.

The third season kicks off with Professor Lawrence Anthony, promising a knowledge-packed episode. A heartfelt thank you goes out to all CorpusCast listeners for their continuous support. Here's to more discoveries, learning, and growth in 2024!

Happy New Year, and welcome to another exciting episode of CorpusCast!

Dr Robbie Love


Professor Laurence Anthony


Aston Centre for Applied Linguistics


School of Social Sciences and Humanities


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    Dr Robbie Love Lecturer, Languages and Applied Linguistics

    Dr Love's research harnesses technology to better understand how people use language and help people to communicate more effectively.

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