Conference on CMC and Social Media Corpora for the Humanities

cmccorpora ( is a series of conferences dedicated to the collection, annotation, processing and analysis of corpora of computer-mediated communication (CMC) and social media for research in the Humanities.

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The conferences bring together language-centered research on CMC and social media in linguistics, philologies, communication sciences, media and social sciences with research questions from the field of corpus and computational linguistics, language technology, text technology and machine learning. The conferences feature (a) research in which computational methods and tools are used for language-centered empirical analysis of CMC and social media phenomena in the humanities, (b) research on processing and annotation of CMC and social media data with approaches from the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Text Technology, (c) corpus-linguistic research on collecting, processing, representing and providing CMC corpora on the basis of standards in the field of the Digital Humanities.

Previous conferences have been held in Dortmund (2013, 2014), in Rennes (2015), Ljubljana (2016) and Bozen/Bolzano (2017).


  • Call for papers: cmccorpora2018 @ University of Antwerp The 6th conference on CMC and Social Media Corpora will be held at University Antwerp, Belgium, on 17-18 September 2018. Please check the call for papers: https://www.uantwerpen ...
    Posted Feb 12, 2018, 11:13 AM by Michael Beißwenger
  • Recent publications Two new publications linked to the cmcconference series have recently been published:Fišer, D. & Beißwenger, M.(Eds., 2017). Investigating Computer-Mediated Communication: Corpus-Based Approaches to Language in the Digital ...
    Posted Oct 3, 2017, 2:11 PM by Ciara Wigham
  • CMCCorpora18 Save the date!The 6th CMC and Social Media Corpora for the Humanities conference (CMCCorpora18) will be held on 17-18 September 2018 at Universiteit Antwerpen in Antwerp, Belgium.
    Posted Oct 3, 2017, 1:59 PM by Ciara Wigham
  • CfP: cmccorpora2017 @ Eurac, Bolzano The 5th conference CMC and Social Media Corpora for the Humanities will be held in Bolzano/Bozen, Italy on 3-4 October 2017. Please check the call for papers: https ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2017, 2:34 AM by Michael Beißwenger
  • 4th CMC-corpora conference in Slovenia: Tweet story [View the story "4th Conference on CMC and Social Media Corpora for the Humanities" on Storify]
    Posted Sep 29, 2016, 5:42 AM by Thierry Chanier
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