Call for Papers: Colloquium on GIS and Geography in Language Documentation
Andrea L. Berez
aberez at umail.ucsb.edu
Fri Aug 1 20:29:44 UTC 2008
Call for Papers for a themed session on all aspects of geography and
information systems (GIS) in Language Documentation, to be submitted
as part of
the 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation at
the University of Hawai'i, March 12-14 2009. The main conference
website is at http://nflrc.hawaii.edu/ICLDC09 .
ABSTRACT DEADLINE: 1 SEPTEMBER 2008.
We are welcoming abstracts for a themed session on geography and the use of
geographic information systems (GIS) in language documentation and
Topics may include:
- the role of geographic knowledge in language maintenance programs
- the use of GIS technology in linguistic fieldwork
- the digitization and/or dissemination of legacy place-based linguistic data
- any other topic on the relationship between language documentation,
conservation, geography and/or GIS.
Papers will be allowed 20 minutes with 10 minutes of question time.
Abstracts must be first submitted directly to the session organizer, Andrea
Berez, at aberez at umail.ucsb.edu by September 1, 2008. Once the session
organized, accepted abstracts will be submitted to the main conference
Please note that the deadline for abstracts for this themed session is earlier
than the deadline for the main conference.
Maximum abstract length is 400 words. Please send your abstract as a pdf
attachment to aberez at umail.ucsb.edu .
More information about the 1st International Conference on Language
Documentation and Conservation can be found at the conference website, at
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