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LINGUIST List 24.4154

Tue Oct 22 2013

Calls: Writing Systems, Lexicography, Applied Ling, Computational Ling, General Ling/UK

Editor for this issue: Bryn Hauk <brynlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Oct-2013
From: Lynne Cahill <lynnecasussex.ac.uk>
Subject: 9th Workshop on Written Language and Literacy
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Full Title: 9th Workshop on Written Language and Literacy
Short Title: AWLL9

Date: 04-Sep-2014 - 05-Sep-2014
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Lynne Cahill
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/english/newsandevents/orthographic

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Computational Linguistics; General Linguistics; Lexicography; Writing Systems

Call Deadline: 11-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

This workshop is the ninth in a series of international meetings devoted to the issue of writing systems. The writing systems workshops have offered a forum for discussion between researchers from a range of different countries and linguistic backgrounds, working in a variety of fields of writing research such as theoretical linguistics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics and language education.

Call for Papers:

The focus of this 9th workshop is the use of databases and lexicons. Especially welcome are contributions on the following questions:

- What kind of orthographic information is available in databases?
- In what ways can mono- and crosslingual information be incorporated?
- To what extent can rule-based information be employed in lexicons and/or databases?
- How can the relationship between orthography and phonology be represented in databases/lexicons?
- What practical purposes (e.g. computational, pedagogic, lexicographic) can be served by databases/lexicons?

Submission Guidelines:

Authors should submit abstracts of no more than 300 words (Font: Times New Roman 12, line spacing: 1.5). Speakers will have 30 minutes for their presentation, and 15 minutes for discussion and questions. Please submit abstracts electronically (rtf, pdf, doc, docx).

Important Dates:

First call for proposals: October 2013
Second call for proposals: January 2014
Submission deadline: April 11, 2014
Notification of acceptance: May 9, 2014
Workshop: September 4-5, 2014

Program Committee:

Lynne Cahill (School of English, University of Sussex)
Anneke Neijt (Dutch Department, University of Nijmegen)
Beatrice Primus (German Department, University of Cologne)
Terry Joyce (Tama University, Tokyo)

Contact: awll9sussex.ac.uk

Website: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/english/newsandevents/orthographic

Association website: http://faculty.tama.ac.jp/joyce/awll/index.html

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