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Confs: Sociolinguistics/Canada

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        1.     Adriana Diez , Methods in Dialectology

Message 1: Methods in Dialectology
Date: 19-Nov-2010
From: Adriana Diez <methods14uwo.ca>
Subject: Methods in Dialectology
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Methods in Dialectology

Date: 02-Aug-2011 - 06-Aug-2011
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Contact: David Heap
Contact Email: methods14uwo.ca
Meeting URL: http://westernlinguistics.ca/methods14/

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

The fourteenth Methods in Dialectology will be held at the University of
Western Ontario (London, Ontario, Canada) from 2 to 6 August 2011.
Themes and keynote speakers will be announced at a later date.

There are already a number of workshop sessions proposed, and further
suggestions for special sessions or workshops are welcome. Potential
organisers are asked to provide details of their plans, including their names,
scope of session, estimated number of papers, and arrangements for
abstract review. Please send these to the Organising Committee
(methods14uwo.ca) by September 30, 2010, in order to facilitate
integrating with the wider conference.

The main language of the conference is English but specific sessions or
workshops may be conducted in French. Proposals for sessions in other
languages should be addressed to the organizing committee.

Workshops:

Methods in Dialectology 14 will offer 8 different workshops in which you can
participate.

- 'Dialect and Heritage Language Corpora for the Google Generation'.
Karen Corrigan of Newcastle University, UK.

- 'Nouveaux corpus de français oral'.Robert Papen, Raymond Mougeon,
Jacques Durand, Chantal Lyche.

- 'English and European Historical Dialectology'.Marina Dossena, Università
degli Studi di Bergamo, Italy.

- 'Dialogue on dialect standarization' Carrie Dyck, Karen Rice, Tania
Granadillo, Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada.

- 'Dialect and Regiolect Syntax'.Alexandra Lenz (Vienna, Austria), Helmut
Weiß (Frankfurt, Germany), Jürg Fleischer (Marburg, Germany). l

- 'Gabmap - ?A Web Application for Measuring and Visualizing Distances
between Language Varieties'. John Nerbonne et al., University of
Groningen.

- 'Methods in Malagasy dialectology' Ileana Paul, UWO

- 'Atlas Lingüístico de la Península Ibérica (ALPI) :'Lessons and
Perspectives'. David Heap et al, UWO etc.

For more details about the Workshops in Methods 14 please visit our
website:http://westernlinguistics.ca/methods14/workshops.html

Organizing committee:
David Heap, François Poiré, Jeff Tennant (University of Western Ontario)
Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto)
Ruth King (York University)
Svetlana Kaminskaïa (Waterloo University)
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