Workshop on Language in Use, October 23-4, 2004

Suzanne Kemmer kemmer at
Thu Oct 14 20:17:56 UTC 2004

The Rice University Department of Linguistics is
hosting a workshop on  LANGUAGE IN USE
Sat.-Sunday Oct. 23-24, 2004, in the Humanities Building
at Rice.

Presenters include faculty and doctoral students from U.T. Austin and
Rice University, who will be speaking on a wide range of linguistic
topics including corpus linguistic studies and methodology, discourse,
sociolinguistics, laboratory phonology, historical linguistics, and
computational linguistics, as well as grammatical analyses based on
more traditional methodologies.
The main focus is on language as used by speakers and hearers, and the
empirical data used to model language.

Registration of attendees outside Rice and U.T. Austin is possible
on a space-available basis. Registration is $5 and includes two box
lunches and a Saturday night barbecue. To register/inquire whether
space is available for further registrants, please contact Martin
Hilpert at hilpert at  .

To reserve a space, payment of the $5 registration fee by October 20 is

The program will be finalized ca. Oct. 17. Please see the departmental
website under Activities for the workshop schedule
which should be posted by the 20th at the latest.

The workshop is co-sponsored by the Department of Linguistics  and
the Center for the Study of Cultures at Rice University, with
and cooperation by U.T. Depts. of German and Linguistics.

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