LDLT3

Language Documentation &

Linguistic Theory 3

School of Oriental and African Studies, London

18 - 20 November 2011

Workshop Programme

ELAR Workshop on Language Documentation and Archiving

28 November 2011: Speakers' PPTs and PDFs can be downloaded from this page. Click the Presentation link next to each author's name.

 

When: Friday 18 November 2011, 9:40am to 17:30pm

Where: SOAS, Russell Square Campus, Brunei Gallery, Room B202 | map

Programme: see below. Click on any title to view its abstract

Presentations: (other than plenaries) will be 20 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions and discussion

Registration:

Where: the registration desk will be in the main SOAS foyer (Russell Square Campus, College Buildings) | map

When: Registration opens at 9.15 on Friday 18 November

Note: please pre-register online before Tuesday 15 November 2011

 

See also: Conference programme

This page last updated: 28 November 2011


Friday 18 November 2011, SOAS Brunei Gallery B202
09.15Registration
SOAS, Russell Square Campus, College Buildings, main foyer | map
09.40Welcome and Introduction
David Nathan Endangered Languages Archive, SOAS | Presentation

SESSION A: NEW METHODS FOR CREATING AND STRUCTURING ARCHIVE CONTENT
Chair: Paul Trilsbeek
10.00 Language documentation and archiving with Pacx, an XML-based tool for corpus creation and management
Ulrike Gut, University of Augsburg | Presentation
10.30 Introducing RAMP: an application for packaging metadata and resources offline for submission to an institutional repository
Jeremy Nordmoe, SIL International | Presentation
11.00 Archiving grammatical descriptions
Sebastian Nordhoff & Harald Hammarström, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig | Presentation
11.30 Break
SESSION B: PLENARY LECTURE - TONY WOODBURY
Chair: Peter Austin
12.00Archives and audiences: toward making endangered language documentations people can read, use, understand, and admire
Tony Woodbury, University of Texas at Austin | Presentation
13.00Lunch

SESSION C: ENHANCING ARCHIVE USAGE AND EFFECTIVENESS
Chair: Mandana Seyfeddinipur
14.30 Increasing the usage of endangered language archives in the years to come
Paul Trilsbeek & Alexander Koenig, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen | Presentation
15.00 Think globally, archive locally: opportunities and challenges in working with local archiving institutions
Joshua Wilbur, Humboldt-Universitšt zu Berlin | Presentation
15.30 Break

SESSION D: NEW MODELS FOR ARCHIVING
Chair: David Nathan
16.00 Living archives: a community-based language archive model
Mary Linn, Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, University of Oklahoma | Presentation
16.30 Web software for participant-driven language archiving
Edward Garrett, University of Virginia
SESSION E. SUMMARY & DISCUSSION
Lead: Tony Woodbury
17.00 Reflections and open discussion
17:30 Close