LINGUIST List 11.60

Sat Jan 15 2000

Calls: Romance Corpus Linguistics

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  1. Claus Pusch, Romance Corpus Linguistics:1ST FREIBURG WORKSHOP,Germany

Message 1: Romance Corpus Linguistics:1ST FREIBURG WORKSHOP,Germany

Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 23:33:45 +0100
From: Claus Pusch <>
Subject: Romance Corpus Linguistics:1ST FREIBURG WORKSHOP,Germany


Spoken Language Corpora: State of the Art, Projects, and New

organized by the Department of Romance Languages of Albert-Ludwigs

Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), October 6th / 7th 2000


The Freiburg workshop is intended to bring together linguists who are
working on corpora of Romance languages or using spoken data for their
research. Contributions may include:
- theoretical and methodological reflections on issues such as
collecting, transcribing, publishing and analysing spoken language
- presentation of current or recent corpus projects and tools for
analysing electronic corpora
- presentation of the results of recent research on varieties of
Romance, for which spoken language corpora were used.

Panel contributions: Contributors will be given a total of
50 minutes for their talks (30 minutes and a further 20 minutes for
discussion). Please submit your proposal (with the title, your name and
a 250-word abstract) to the workshop's convenor. The deadline for
submission of papers is February 25th, 2000. Papers may be read in
German, any Romance language, or English. Confirmation of acceptance of
your paper will be sent out before the end of March 2000.

Conference fee: You will be asked to pay a conference fee of 50 EUR (or
its equivalent). Undergraduate students and unemployed scholars
will pay a reduced fee of 30 EUR.

Practical information: The workshop will take place on the premises of
Albert-Ludwigs-University, centrally located in Freiburg, from 9 a.m. to
7 p.m. on October 6th and 7th, 2000. Freiburg is located in
south-western Germany and is easy to reach by either air or train travel
or by car. Registered participants will receive more details on travel
and accommodation in the second circular, which will be sent out in

For further information please contact:

Claus D. Pusch
Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet, Romanisches Seminar
Werthmannplatz 3, D-79085 Freiburg im Breisgau
Fax +49 / 7 61 / 2 03 31 95
E-mail <>

or check the conference web page at the following URL:
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