LINGUIST List 27.1527

Fri Apr 01 2016

Calls: Anthropological Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Doc, Ling & Lit, Socioling/Portugal

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <>

Date: 31-Mar-2016
From: Vera Ferreira <>
Subject: Endangered Languages and Language Varieties in the Iberian Peninsula
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Full Title: Endangered Languages and Language Varieties in the Iberian Peninsula
Short Title: LAPI

Date: 01-Jul-2016 - 02-Jul-2016
Location: Alcanena (Santarém), Portugal
Contact Person: Vera Ferreira
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Documentation; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Apr-2016

Meeting Description:

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Social and Language Documentation (CIDLeS) cordially invites scholars working on minority and endangered languages in the Iberian Peninsula to join us at the 1st International Symposium on ''Endangered languages and language varieties in the Iberian Peninsula: Documentation and revitalization'' (LAPI 2016).

LAPI 206 aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum in which scholars can exchange methodologies and experiences of best practice on language documentation and revitalization in the Iberian Peninsula, and discuss issues related to language diversity, multilingualism, new speakerness, oral literature, language technologies for lesser-used languages, presence in the digital world, language policy but also the role of performing arts in revitalization processes.Anthropological Ling

Online registration:

Scientific Committee:

Clara Keating (CES - Centro de Estudos Sociais)
Claudia Soria (Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale «A. Zampolli»)
Elisabete Paiva (Associação Cultural Materiais Diversos)
Juan Pablo Mora (Universidad de Sevilla)
Luz María Lepe (Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro)
Paulo Vicente (CIDLeS)
Peter Bouda (CIDLeS)
Vera Ferreira (CIDLeS)
Xosé Afonso Álvarez Pérez (Universidad de Alcalá)

Organizing Committee:

Luz María Lepe (Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro)
Paulo Vicente (CIDLeS)
Peter Bouda (CIDLeS)
Rita Pedro (CIDLeS)
Vera Ferreira (CIDLeS)


Projecto FRONTESPO - Frontera hispano-portuguesa: documentación lingüística y bibliográfica (Universidad de Alcalá, Spain)
Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (Mexico)
Laboratorio Nacional de Materiales Orales (Mexico)
Associação Cultural Materiais Diversos (Portugal)
DLDP - Digital Language Diversity Project (Italy)

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstract submission deadline extended.

The abstracts should be focused on the Iberian Peninsula and be in line with the following topics:

- Language diversity in the Iberian Peninsula
- Language documentation
- Oral literature and its documentation
- Language revitalization
- New speakerness
- Language technologies for lesser-used languages
- Presence in the digital world
- Language policy
- Multilingualism
- Role of performing arts in revitalization processes

Abstracts should be no more than 400 words in length, include 3 to 5 keywords and be sent to until 10 April 2016. Please include the following information in the body of the email, but NOT in the abstract:

- Name of the author(s)
- Intitution(s)
- E-mail address of the author(s)

LAPI accepts all the languages in the Iberian Peninsula. However, for intelligibility and dissemination reasons we recommend the use of Portuguese, Spanish or English. Each presentation will be 25 minutes long plus 5 minutes for discussion.

Important dates:

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 10 April 2016
Notification of acceptance: 20 April 2016
Deadline for early bird registration: 30 April 2016
Registration deadline: 31 May 2016

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