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Confs: Language Documentation/USA

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        1.     Joyce McDonough , Language Documentation Workshop for Undergraduates

Message 1: Language Documentation Workshop for Undergraduates
Date: 23-Feb-2012
From: Joyce McDonough <joyce.mcdonoughrochester.edu>
Subject: Language Documentation Workshop for Undergraduates
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Language Documentation Workshop for Undergraduates

Date: 23-Mar-2012 - 24-Mar-2012
Location: Rochester, NY, USA
Contact: Joyce McDonough
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ling.rochester.edu/ldp_workshop.html

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Meeting Description:

The Department of Linguistics at the University of Rochester will hold a
Workshop on Language Documentation and Field Linguistics on Friday
and Saturday, March 24 - 25, 2012. The Workshop is open to
undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in Field
Linguistics and Language Documentation. The workshop will consist
of four sessions covering topics in the methodologies of language
documentation and field linguistics as an introduction to current
Language Documentation practices. Registration is open and is limited
to the first 40 undergraduate participants. Some travel funding is
available. We encourage participation of undergraduate ASL Signers.
ASL interpreters can be provided upon request. Please contact Patty
Clark at clarkbcs.rochester.edu by 6pm on March, 17, 2012.
Interpreters cannot be guaranteed after that date.

Language Documentation Workshop for Undergraduates
At the University of Rochester
March 23-24, 2012
Department of Linguistics
University of Rochester

Department of Linguistics
Lattimore Hall
Friday, March 23, 8am - 9pm. Saturday, March 24, 9am - 5pm.

Workshop leaders:

Claire Bowern, Department of Linguistics, Yale University
Joyce McDonough, Department of Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive
Sciences, University of Rochester
Wilson de Lima Silva, Department of Linguistics, University of
Ted Supalla, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Linguistics, and American Sign
Language, University of Rochester

The workshop will consist of 2 sessions each day with time for
discussion, a Friday evening panel and closing lecture on Saturday. The
sessions are:

1. Language Documentation and Fieldwork preparation
2. Elicitation and recording (audio and video) techniques
3. Processing and analysis of collected data (software)
4. Archiving and metadata and data management

Panel on Friday evening on the ethics of fieldwork and language
documentation, data collection/management and data dissemination.

Keynote lecture (Saturday afternoon):

'A practical epistemology for semantic elicitation, in the field and
J├╝rgen Bohnemeyer, University at Buffalo - SUNY

For complete program and registration, go to:

Registration is limited to the first 40 undergraduate participants.

A light lunch will be served on both days. Dinner will be served on

An ongoing lecture series FIELD LINGUISTS is being held in conjunction
with this Workshop. For information:

Some funding for travel is available. Please contact
linguisticsrochester.edu for more information.

Funding provided by the NSF and Department of Linguistics, University
of Rochester

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