LINGUIST List 23.544

Thu Feb 02 2012

Confs: Language Documentation/USA

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <>

Date: 31-Jan-2012
From: James Essegbey <>
Subject: Workshop on Video Recording in Language Documentation
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Workshop on Video Recording in Language Documentation

Date: 11-Feb-2012 - 12-Feb-2012 Location: Gainesville, Florida, USA Contact: James Essegbey Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Meeting Description:

Dr. Mandana Seyfeddinipur from the Endangered Languages Documentation Program, School of Oriental and African Studies, will be training workshop participants in video recordings techniques and processing video data.

The following talks are also lined up for the semester at the University of Florida:

Speaker: Anthony Woodbury, University of Texas at AustinTitle: The Complexity of Tone in the Chatino languages of Oaxaca, Mexico.Place: 219 Dauer HallDate: Friday, February 10, 4:00-5:30 pm.

Speaker: Mandana Seyfeddinipur, Hans-Rausing Endangered Languages Documentation Program, SOASTitle: Gestures and language documentation: A case study in of a Persian gesturePlace: 302 Pugh HallDate: Monday, February 13, 4:00 - 5:30

Speaker: Friederike Luepke, Hans-Rausing Endangered Languages Documentation Program, SOASTitle: Beyond documenting the ancestral code - avenues for documentary linguistics in an African contextPlace: 1208 TurlingtonDate: Tuesday, March 20, 4:00 - 5:30

For further information about the talks contact Jack Martin,


9:00 - 10:30Multimodality in communication

10:30 - 11:00Break

11:30 - 12:30How to record video

12:30 - 2:00Lunch

2:00 - 3:00Preparing video equipment

3:00 -5:00Practice recording

5:00 - 6:00Uploading recording


10:00 - 12:00Review of recording

12:00 - 2:00Lunch

2:00 - 3:30Editing material

3:30 - 4:00Break

4:00 - 5:30Transcription and annotation

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