[Ads-l] MetroLex II: Lexicography, Language, and the Law

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Thu Mar 17 01:43:30 UTC 2016

(Where it says "Feb. 11th" below, please read "Apr. 11th.")

On Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 8:12 PM, Ben Zimmer <bgzimmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Dictionary Society of North America has partnered with local
> organizations in the New York City area to establish a series of
> meetups called MetroLex. MetroLex meetups bring together
> lexicographers, linguists, technologists, educators, and other
> language professionals to share research and projects relating to
> dictionary technology, dictionary use, language documentation,
> semantic ontologies, and lexicography.
> After the great success of our first meetup, we are pleased to
> announce the second in the series, which will once again be hosted by
> Oxford University Press (NY). It will be held on April 11th at 6:45
> p.m at OUP's lobby conference room at 198 Madison Avenue near the
> corner of 35th Street. The theme of this session will be
> "Lexicography, Language, and the Law." Three speakers will be making
> brief presentations about ongoing projects:
> * Robert A. Leonard, Hofstra University, Professor of Linguistics and
> Director of the Institute for Forensic Linguistics
> * Lawrence Solan, Brooklyn Law School, Professor of Law and Director
> of the Center for the Study of Law, Language and Cognition
> * Fred R. Shapiro, Yale Law School, Associate Librarian and Lecturer
> in Legal Research
> If you would like to attend the Feb. 11th meetup, please follow the
> Eventbrite link below and register. (Seating is limited.)
> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/metrolex-ii-lexicography-language-and-the-law-tickets-23060334080
> For further information, please contact DSNA executive secretary
> Rebecca Shapiro at <rshapiro at citytech.cuny.edu>.

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