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), Bozen/Bolzano (2017) and Antwerp (2018).


  • Call for papers: CMCCORPORA 2020 @ Radboud University Nijmegen (NL) The 8th conference on CMC and Social Media Corpora will be held at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on 24-25 September 2020. It will be hosted by the Centre ...
    Posted Feb 13, 2020, 9:25 PM by Michael Beißwenger
  • Call for papers: CMCCORPORA 2019 @ Paris Seine University The 7th conference on CMC and Social Media Corpora will be held at Paris Seine University, Sergy-Pontoise, France, on 9-10 September 2019.The call for papers invites submissions ...
    Posted Feb 26, 2019, 8:11 AM by Michael Beißwenger
  • CfP/extended submission deadline: 6th CMC and Social Media Conference, U Antwerp, 17/18 September 2018 Call for Papers (extended deadline: 13th May, 2018)==============================6th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora(CMCCORPORA18)==============================17th - 18th September 2018University of Antwerp, city campushttps ...
    Posted May 3, 2018, 10:22 PM by Michael Beißwenger
  • 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
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