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LINGUIST List 24.1441

Thu Mar 28 2013

Calls: Language Documentation/Australia

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 27-Mar-2013
From: Nick Thieberger <thienunimelb.edu.au>
Subject: Research, Records and Responsibility: Ten Years of the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures
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Full Title: Research, Records and Responsibility: Ten Years of the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures
Short Title: RRR

Date: 02-Dec-2013 - 04-Dec-2013
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Contact Person: Nick Thieberger
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://paradisec.org.au/2013Conf.html

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Call Deadline: 31-May-2013

Meeting Description:

Research, Records and Responsibility (RRR): Ten Years of the Pacific and Regional Archive for Digital Sources in Endangered Cultures (PARADISEC)
Venue: University of Melbourne, Australia

A PARADISEC conference

Keynote Speaker:

Shubha Chaudhuri
Associate Director General (Academic)
Archives and Research Centre for Ethnomusicology
American Institute of Indian Studies
Gurgaon, India

The Workshop will cover tools or methods that facilitate any part of the workflow involved in language documentation, including, but not limited to:

- Recording (e.g. BOLD)
- Metadata creation
- Transcription
- Annotation (including interlinear text)
- Data management
- Lexical data management
- The Text Encoding Initiative and its uses for Language Documentation projects

Call for Papers:

Paper abstracts for RRR due 31 May 2013, notification by 15 July 2013. Full papers will be submitted for a peer-reviewed volume hosted in an open-access online repository at Sydney University.

Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

- Community-driven archive projects and how they might change the way archives operate
- Dialogic fieldwork, how archival materials might influence the way researchers do fieldwork
- The reanimation of archival materials - communities breathing life into historical recordings
- The use of archived ethnographic material for:
Linguistic analysis
Other scholarly research
Building corpora from archival materials
Unexpected uses of archived linguistic or musicological records
- Benefits of textual corpora with linked media
- Collections as scholarly outputs - criteria for assessment
- Sharing data and metadata across archives nationally and internationally
- Locating, describing and digitising analog collections, what remains to be done?

This conference will run next to the ‘Workshop on Digital Tools and Methods for Language Documentation’ (http://paradisec.org.au/2013ParadisecToolsMethods.html) and the CFP applies to both the conference and workshop.

Proposed Program:

5 minute demonstrations of each tool/method, to be followed by extended talks (30 minutes - 20+10)

Paper proposals should be submitted via the EasyChair site:

https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=paradisec2013rrr



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