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Tue Jan 22 2008

Confs: General Linguistics/USA

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        1.    Rebekka Siemens, Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation


Message 1: Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation
Date: 21-Jan-2008
From: Rebekka Siemens <siemensrebekkayahoo.com>
Subject: Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation
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Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation
Short Title: InField

Date: 23-Jun-2008 - 03-Jul-2008
Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA
Contact: Carol Genetti
Contact Email: infieldlinguistics.ucsb.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/infield

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa
Barbara, is pleased to announce the first:

Institute Field Linguistics and Language Documentation
(InField)

Workshops: June 23 - July 3, 2008
Field Training: July 7 - August 1, 2008
UC Santa Barbara Campus

The Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation is designed
for field linguists, graduate students, and language activists to receive
training in current techniques and issues in language documentation,
language maintenance, and language revitalization.

We encourage linguists, students of linguistics, and language activists to
apply for the:

Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation
UC Santa Barbara

http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/infield/

Workshops: June 23rd - July 3, 2008
Field Training: July 7-August 1st, 2008

Application Deadline: February 29, 2008

The Institute on Field Linguistics and Language Documentation is designed for
field linguists, graduate students, and language activists to receive training
in current techniques and issues in language documentation, language
maintenance, and language revitalization.

Workshops:

Steps in language documentation
Models of language documentation and revitalization
Language activism
Introduction to linguistics for language activists
Language resources and the community
Grant writing for language activists or linguists
Web and WIKIs for language documentation
Audio recording
Video recording
Lexicography
Orthography
Discourse Transcription
Principles of archiving, metadata, media, file formats
Principles of database design
Toolbox
Field phonetics
Life in the field
Problematizing the field experience
Intellectual property rights

Field Training (Intensive field methods):

Patricia Shaw
University of British Columbia,
Language: Kwakwala

Tucker Childs,
Portland State University,
Language: Mende

Carol Genetti,
UC Santa Barbara,
Language: TBA

For application and complete information, point your browser to:
http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/infield/

Sponsors:

U.S. National Science Foundation and the U.S. National Endowment for the
Humanities: Documenting Endangered Languages Program

University of California, Santa Barbara: Division of Humanities and Fine Arts,
the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, and the Department of Linguistics


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