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Message 1: Symposium: Corpus Linguistics / Modern Hebrew

Date: Fri, 17 Dec 1999 21:24:58 +0200
From: Uri Horesh <urihorespost.tau.ac.il>
Subject: Symposium: Corpus Linguistics / Modern Hebrew

INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM:
CORPUS LINGUISTICS AND THE STUDY OF MODERN HEBREW

EMORY UNIVERSITY
ATLANTA, GA

FEBRUARY 3-4, 2000



Thursday, February 3, 2000
==========================
The Joseph W: Jones Room, Woodruff Library

9:00-9:30 AM Opening Addresses:
 - Rebecca Chopp, Provost
 - Gordon Newby, Chair, Middle Eastern Studies

Session 1: Methodology I
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9:30-10:30 AM John Sinclair, The University of Birmingham, England
 and the Tuscan Word Center, Italy
 - Corpus Linguistics: The State of the Art

10:30-11:10 AM Jack Du Bois, The University of California, Santa Barbara
 - The Corpus of Conversational American English

11:10-11:30 AM Coffee Break

Session 2: Methodology II
- -----------------------
11:30 AM-12:10 PM Elena Tognini-Bonelli, The University of Lecce
 and the Tuscan Word Center, Italy
 - Corpus Linguistics and the Teaching of Languages

12:10-12:50 PM Dominic Glennon, Cambridge University Press, England
 - Computational Aspects

12:50-2:00 PM Lunch break

Session 3: Other Corpora
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2:00-2:40 PM Otto Jastrow, The University of Erlangen-Nuerenberg, Germany
 - The Corpus of Palestinian Arabic

2:40-3:20 PM Debra Spitulnik, Emory University
 - Documenting Bemba Language Change (Zambia)
 Through Corpus Linguistics

3:20-3:40 PM Coffee Break

Session 4: Sociology and Statistics
- ---------------------------------
3:40-4:10 PM Shlomo Izre'el, Tel Aviv University, Israel
 - The Emergence of Modern Hebrew

4:10-4:50 PM Eliezer Ben Rafael, Tel Aviv University, Israel
 - Israel as a Multilingual Society

4:50-5:30 PM Giora Rahav, Tel Aviv University, Israel
 - Sampling of Population and the
 Formation of a Representative Corpus

5:30-5:50 PM Respondent: Regina Werum, Emory University


The Faculty Dining Room, Dobbs University Center
Public Lecture:
- -------------
8:00-9:00 PM John Sinclair, The University of Birmingham, England
 and the Tuscan Word Center, Italy
 - Lexical Grammar: A New and Revolutionary Look at Language

Friday, February 4, 2000
========================
Session 5: Modern Hebrew I
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9:00-9:40 AM Yaakov Bentolila, Ben Gurion University, Israel
 - Spoken Modern Hebrew across Generations

9:40-10:20 AM Shmuel Bolozky, The University of Massachussetts, Amherst
 - Phonological and Morphological Variation in Spoken Hebrew

10:20-11:00 AM Geoffrey Khan, Cambridge University, England
 - Modern Hebrew Syntax: The State of the Art

11:00-11:20 AM Coffee Break

Session 6: Modern Hebrew II
- -------------------------
11:20 AM-12:00 PM Mira Ariel, Tel Aviv University, Israel
 and The University of California, Santa Barbara
 - Why Would a Pragmatician Need a Corpus of Spoken Hebrew?

12:00-12:40 PM Benjamin Hary, Emory University
 & Shlomo Izre'el, Tel Aviv University, Israel
 - Toward the Compilation of the Corpus of Spoken Hebrew

12:40-2:00 PM Lunch break

Session 7: Discussion
- -------------------
2:00-3:00 PM Demonstrations of Computer Programs:
 Jack Du Bois (The Santa Barbara Corpus);
 Dominic Glennon (CUP Corpus)

3:00-4:30 PM Discussion of Programming and Other Technical Issues


For more information, please contact Professor Benjamin Hary
<bharylearnlink.emory.edu> OR Professor Shlomo Izre'el
<izreelpost.tau.ac.il>.
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