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Representing ILIT


  • Democracy in Our Wiki-World (February 8, 2008)
    Luiza Newlin-Lukowicz, Roxana Ma Newman, and Hannah Morales gave a presentation on LINGUIST's Wikipedia Update Project to revise and edit linguistics articles in the online encyclopedia. The presentation was given in the context of a one-day symposium sponsored by EMU's Department of English Language and Literature and the Department of History and Philosophy.


  • Conference on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity (November 2-3)
    Anthony Aristar gave a presentation on ILIT's E-MELD Project in a special session featuring the research and projects of language institutes around the world. This was part of the Conference on Cultural and Linguistic Diversity held at the World Language Centre in Iceland.
  • Internationalization and Unicode Conference (October 15-17)
    Michael Appleby was a panelist in the "Unicode on the Front Lines" session of the 31st Internationalization and Unicode Conference in San Jose, CA and spoke on the use of Unicode in ILIT's E-MELD Project for documenting endangered languages.
  • NSF/NEH Workshop on Documentation of Endangered Languages (October 14-16)
    Anthony Aristar and Helen Aristar-Dry were invited to and attended the NSF/NEH Workshop on Documentation of Endangered Languages, New England Center, Durham, NH.
  • Oliver Wilke Stiftung (October 9-10)
    Michael Appleby represented ILIT at a meeting on human languages of the Oliver Wilke Stiftung held at the University of Buffalo.
  • NSF Human and Social Dynamics Workshop (October 1-3)
    Anthony Aristar and Helen Aristar-Dry were invited to and attended the NSF Human and Social Dynamics Workshop, Washington, D.C.
  • NSF Workshop on Data Visualization (September 26-28)
    Anthony Aristar and Helen Aristar-Dry were invited to and attended the NSF Workshop on Data Visualization, Washington, D.C.
  • Poznan Linguistic Meeting (September 13-16)
    Helen Aristar-Dry presented a plenary paper, "Mapping new territory: Integrating GIS into a cyberinfrastructure for linguistics" at the 38th Poznan Linguistic Meeting held at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland.
  • TILR Workshop (July 13-15)
    Michael Appleby gave a demonstration of the GOLD ontology at the "Toward the Interoperability of Language Resources (TILR)" Workshop at Stanford, CA, to show how to access it from the ILIT website and encourage feedback from linguists.
  • MPI-EVA Database Meeting (June 25-29)
    Anthony Aristar attended a language database meeting at the Department of Linguistics of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.
  • SILS (June 1-3)
    Helen Aristar-Dry presented a paper, "Technology in Language Documentation," at the Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium (SILS). Mt. Pleasant, MI. Bethany Townsend and Megan Zdrojkowski were co-organizers of the symposium. Other crew members who attended were Catherine Adams, Ania Kubisz, Matt Lahrman, Dan Parker, Jeremy Taylor, Jana Thompson, Hunter Townsend, and Martin Warin.
  • Surrey Morphology Group (May 8-18)
    Helen Aristar-Dry, Michael Appleby, and Martin Warin traveled to the University of Surrey to work with members of the Surrey Morphology Group who are collaborating on ILIT's GOLD Ontology project.
  • LSA (January 4-7)
    Anthony Aristar, Helen Aristar-Dry, and LINGUIST List crew members attended the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Annual Meeting in Anaheim, CA.
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