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LINGUIST List 20.1761

Thu May 07 2009

Calls: Language Documentation/UK

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <elyssalinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Chaithra Puttaswamy, 3L Student Conference on Language Documentation and Description

Message 1: 3L Student Conference on Language Documentation and Description
Date: 06-May-2009
From: Chaithra Puttaswamy <3lstudentconferencegmail.com>
Subject: 3L Student Conference on Language Documentation and Description
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Full Title: 3L Student Conference on Language Documentation and Description

Date: 03-Jul-2009 - 03-Jul-2009
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Conference Organiser
Meeting Email: 3lstudentconferencegmail.com
Web Site: http://www.hrelp.org/events/3L/student.html

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 11-May-2009

Meeting Description:

The Student Conference on Language Documentation and Description is organised
by the students of Endangered Languages Academic Programme at the School of
Oriental and African Studies, University of London on 3rd July 2009. This
conference is part of the 3L Summer School on Language Documentation and
Description 2009. The one-day conference aims to provide a platform for
students to share their work with their peers and senior scholars and receive
constructive feedback.

Call for Papers

Students are invited to submit an abstract of no more than 400 words in English
or French by 11 May 2009. Each presentation will be of 20 minutes duration
followed by 10 minutes for questions. The abstracts should be submitted online
via the abstract submission site:

http://linguistlist.org/confcustom/customhome.cfm?emeetingid=0202J84458B6625A408040441&CFID=26024150&CFTOKEN=75770472

Preference will be given to students who are accepted to attend the summer
school, though non-attendees are also invited to submit abstracts and may be
selected to present at the conference. Note that students presenting at the
conference who are not enrolled in the 3L Summer School will be asked to pay a
participation fee of 10 GBP to help cover costs.

The participation fee includes:
- Conference booklet
- Refreshments and biscuits during coffee breaks
- Lunch

Themes for the conference are:
- Language documentation as theory and practice
- Applied aspects of language documentation
- New techniques and technology for documenting and describing lesser known
languages
- Community-oriented language documentation
- Documentation and description - a balancing act
- Language revitalisation

Important Dates:
- Deadline for submission of abstracts: 11 May 2009
- Notification of Accepted Papers: 30 May 2009
- Conference: 3 July 2009

The conference will take place in rooms G50 and G51 located in the SOAS main
building (referred to as College Buildings), Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square,
London WC1H 0XG.

For any enquiry, please contact the organising committee at:
3lstudentconferencegmail.com.
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