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Query Subject:   Political correctness & translation
Author:   Alberto Alvarez Lugris
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Computational Linguistics

Query:   Dear linguisters

a friend of mine is doing research on the application of the
concept of ''political correctness'' to translation and wants to
know about web sites on this topic. Any suggestion will be
wellcome.

I promise to post a summary. Thank you very much

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Alberto Alvarez Lugris
Facultade de Humanidades
Universidade de Vigo Tlf. +34 +86 81 22 71
Apto. 874 Fax: +34 +86 81 23 60
36200 VIGO email: alugris@uvigo.es
Pontevedra
GALICIA (Spain)
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Sun, 4 May 1997 10:43:06 -0400 (EDT)
StThGries
StThGries@aol.com
linguistic software for introductory course



Dear Linguist Listers,

a friend of mine and I are currently giving an introductory computer
course for students of linguistics at the university of Hamburg,
Germany. After having dealt with the basics we consider essential for
students (MAC OS, word processing, databases, and internet research)
we plan to demonstrate some genuine linguistic software (such as,
e.g., SIGNALYZE, Syncwriter, Collate, or some parsers). My friend and
I would be grateful if you had some hints as to

1.) what linguistic software you would consider suitable for a course
the main objective of which is to provide a survey of a linguist's
possibilities of working with a computer;
2.) which web-sites provide demos, freeware, or shareware for us to
download and use in our course.
If you have any ideas other than
''http://www.language.software.registry'' please mail them to me
directly to ''StThGries@aol.com''. I will post a summary of the
responses.

Thank you very much in advance,
Stefan Th. Gries






Sat, 3 May 1997 13:11:54 -0400 (EDT)
Theriault Alain
theriaal@ERE.UMontreal.CA
A reference



Hi there
Would any one of you, fellow linguists, know of a book called:
Elements de Semiologie. It has 4 chapters: I Langue et parole, II
Signifie et Signifiant, III Syntagme et systeme and IV Denotation et
Connotation.
I have the the full text but it stops at page 83 where the Index
begins. I don't have neither the author's name nor the year, nor the editor.

If anyone knows about the full reference of this book, I would be verry
happy.

Thanks to all of you

Alain Theriault |
Etudiant au doctorat | Vegetarians eat vegetables;
Departement de linguistique et traduction | Beware of humanitarians!
Universite de Montreal |
theriaal@ere.umontreal.ca |
LL Issue: 8.659
Date posted: 04-May-1997



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