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LINGUIST List 21.1184

Wed Mar 10 2010

Calls: Applied Ling, Computational Ling, Text/Corpus Ling/Poland

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        1.    Marek Lazinski, Slavicorp. Corpora of Slavic Languages

Message 1: Slavicorp. Corpora of Slavic Languages
Date: 08-Mar-2010
From: Marek Lazinski <M.Lazinskiuw.edu.pl>
Subject: Slavicorp. Corpora of Slavic Languages
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Full Title: Slavicorp. Corpora of Slavic Languages
Short Title: Slavicorp

Date: 22-Nov-2010 - 24-Nov-2010
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Contact Person: Jacek Duda
Meeting Email: jacek.duda1gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.slavicorp.polon.uw.edu.pl

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus
Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup

Call Deadline: 30-Jun-2010

Meeting Description:

The Faculty of Polish Studies of the University of Warsaw, the Foundation of
Polish Language and the National Corpus of Polish are pleased to announce the
first conference 'SLAVICORP. Corpora of Slavic Languages'. The conference is the
first meeting of the Corpus Linguistics Committee of the International Committee
of Slavists. As the Committee is still being formed, all individuals and
institutions are welcome to join it. We invite all slavists and linguists from
Slavic countries, and in particular representatives of Slavic national and
parallel corpora. The conference will be held at the University of Warsaw on
November the 22nd-24th 2010.

Call for Papers

The topics of the conference include, but are not limited to the following:

- Recent developments in national Slavic corpora
- New Slavic corpus projects
- Parallel Slavic corpora
- Slavic corpora and corpus based dictionaries
- Diachronic corpora and digital literature databases
- Corpora in teaching. Incorporating corpora in university and high-school
syllabuses
- Search tools and tagsets. Grammatical annotation in Slavic languages.

Abstracts of the conference talks should not exceed 300 words in length and they
should be submitted to jacek.duda1gmail.com. Talks can be delivered in any
Slavic language, as long as they are accompanied by an English version of the
abstract, in which case the abstract can exceed the 300 words limit. Make sure
you have printed handouts with the abstract in English for your talk.

Call deadline 30 June 2010. Notifications of acceptance will be sent to all
participants by 31st of July 2010.

Registration will open in forthcoming months, which is when information about
hotels and accommodation costs will be made available.

Organising Committee:
Marek Lazinski
Milena Hebal-Jezierska
Jacek Duda
Adam PrzepiĆ³rkowski

For further Information:
Visit our webpage http://www.slavicorp.polon.uw.edu.pl or contact us at
jacek.duda1gmail.com
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