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Full Title: Contact, Variation and Change: Afro-Latin Language Varieties

Location: Aarhus, Denmark
Start Date: 04-Dec-2014 - 05-Dec-2014
Contact: Eeva Sippola
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting Description: Contact, Variation and Change: Afro-Latin Language Varieties, Aarhus University, Denmark, December 4-5, 2014.

The focus of this workshop is on linguistic analysis of the Afro-Spanish and Afro-Portuguese varieties, and computational models related to the study of contact varieties. The workshop aims to enhance cross-linguistic research about varieties of Spanish and Portuguese in contact with African Languages, the materials and corpora available for the study of Afro-Latin varieties, and the computational models and programs for analyzing varieties involving contact, variation and change.

Invited Speakers:

Laura Álvarez (Stockholm University)
Angela Bartens (University of Turku)
Alan Baxter (Universidade Federal da Bahia)
Anna Jon-And (Stockholm University)
Sandro Sessarego (University of Texas at Austin)

The workshop is organized by Eeva Sippola and Ana Paulla Braga Mattos, members of the Cognitive Creolistics project at Aarhus University. A previous version of the workshop focusing on corpora development was organized at Stockholm University in April 2014.
Linguistic Subfield: Computational Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Typology
Subject Language: Portuguese; Spanish
Subject Language Family: Niger-Congo
LL Issue: 25.2894

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