|Full Title:||9th Workshop on Written Language and Literacy|
|Location:||Brighton, United Kingdom|
|Start Date:||04-Sep-2014 - 05-Sep-2014|
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|Meeting Description:||Orthographic Databases and Lexicons
Ninth International Workshop on Writing Systems and Literacy
Brighton, UK, September 4th-5th 2014
University of Sussex
This workshop is the ninth in a series of international meetings devoted to the issue of writing systems. The writing systems workshops have offered a forum for discussion between researchers from a range of different countries and linguistic backgrounds, working in a variety of fields of writing research such as theoretical linguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics and language education.
Earlier themes included ‘What Spelling Changes’ (1997), ‘Writing Language’ (2000), ‘From Letter to Sound’ (2002), ‘Mapping graphemes onto phonemes’ (2004), ‘Constraints on Spelling Changes’ (2006), ‘Typology of Writing Systems’ (2008), ‘Units of Language - Units of Writing’ (2010) and ‘The Architecture of Writing Systems’ (2012). Previous meetings were held in Nijmegen (The Netherlands), Cologne (Germany), Antwerp (Belgium) and Braunschweig (Germany). This ninth workshop will take place in Brighton (UK).
Viorica Marian (Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University); Boris New (Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurocognition, Université de Savoire).
Lynne Cahill (School of English, University of Sussex), Anneke Neijt (Dutch Department, University of Nijmegen), Beatrice Primus (German Department, University of Cologne), Terry Joyce (Tama University, Tokyo).
Researchers who would like to attend the workshop without presenting a paper are also welcome. Registration details will be available nearer the date of the workshop. The workshop program and the abstracts of the accepted papers, along with travel and accommodation information will be circulated electronically well before the workshop.
|Linguistic Subfield:||Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Writing Systems|
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