African Association for Lexicography

 

AFRICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LEXICOGRAPHY

 

Programme

19th International Conference

 

Research Unit for Language and Literature in the SA Context, North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa

 

Monday 30 June 2014

 

Pre-conference workshop

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

 

Lexicographic activities in South Africa: achievements, challenges and the road ahead

 

 

Session 1: 09:00 – 10:25

Dictionary compilation by the National Lexicography Units and private entrepreneurs

 

10:30 – 10:55

Tea

Transnet Corridor, Frans du Toit Building

 

 

Session 2: 11:00 – 11:40

Lexicographic teaching and teaching of dictionary use

Beyer, H., Gouws, R. & Prinsloo, D.J.

 

Session 3: 11:45 – 12:25

Dictionary publishing

 

 

12:30 – 13:25

Lunch

Venue: Alumni Saal (Room 217, F14 Building, Hoffman Street)

 

 

Session 4: 13:30 – 14:25

Scientific e-Lexicography for Africa (Sela)

Heid, U., Bothma, T.J.D., Gouws, R., Beyer, H., Taljard, E., Faas, G. & Bosch, S.E.

 

 

Session 5: 14:30 – 15:25

Resources and tools for linguistic/lexicographic research and development

(RMA, CTexT)

 

18:00 – Cocktail Party

Venue: Alumni Saal (Room 217, F14 Building, Hoffman Street)

 

Tuesday 1 July 2014

 

08:30 – 09:10

Registration

Venue: Transnet Corridor, Frans du Toit Building

09:15 – 09:30

Official Opening

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

 

A word of welcome from the President of Afrilex

Victor Mojela

 

Opening speech by the Director of the Research Unit

Justus C. Roux

 

Keynote Address 1: Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

 

09:30 – 10:25

Making the most of your resources: Dictionary specifications, data classification and user-oriented dictionaries

Ulrich Heid, University of Hildesheim, Germany

 

10:30 – 10:55

Tea

Transnet Corridor, Frans du Toit Building

 

Parallel Sessions

 

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

Venue: Hall G10, Frans Du Toit Building

11:00 – 11:25

Article structures: From printed to e-dictionaries

Gouws, R.H.

Developing an isiZulu Dictionary of Linguistics Terms: Challenges and Prospects

Khumalo, L.

11:30 – 11:55

The Use of Dictionaries in Examinations: A Contextual and Theoretical Study at a South African University

Nkomo, D.

Challenges posed by cultural varieties in dialects: A case study of Northern Sotho

Selokela, M.R. & Mojapelo, W.M.

12:00 – 12:25

Standardizing what we don’t speak, and speaking what we don’t standardize, – the role of standardization in the compilation of standard dictionaries in Sesotho sa Leboa

Mojela V.M.

A functional analysis of Afrikaans cellphone dictionaries with recommendations for improvement

Du Plessis, A.

12:30 – 12:55

The challenges of compiling entries for a trilingual dictionary: The case of the English – Lozi – Kwangwa dictionary project

Lubinda, J.

Towards a Southern African Defining Vocabulary

Hiles, L.

 

13:00 – 13:55

Lunch

Venue: Alumni Saal (Room 217, F14 Building, Hoffman Street)

 

Parallel Sessions

 

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

Venue: Hall G10, Frans Du Toit Building

14:00 – 14:25

Constructing an online monitor corpus of South African English by means of a semi-automated software system

Bowker, R.

A lexicographic profile for Luxembourgish: reality versus the wishes and needs of the speech community

Klein, J.

14:30 – 14:55

Microstructural Elements for a Gisir-French Dictionary

Nyama-Bouyanga, Fidιlia D. & Mavoungou, P.A.

The implications of cultural aspects in bidirectional learners’ dictionaries with Afrikaans and French as language pair

Otto, A.N. & Stone, H.

 

15:00 – 15:25

A LSP Approach for Encyclopedic Dictionaries within the Emerging Gabonese Lexicography

Saphou-Bivigat, G.

Enhancing a theoretical framework for the lexicographical presentation of collocations in an Afrikaans and German electronic dictionary

Reinhardt, H.

 

 

 15:30 – 15:55 Tea

Venue: Transnet Corridor, Frans du Toit Building

 

Parallel Sessions

 

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

Venue: Hall G10, Frans Du Toit Building

16:00 – 16:25

Lexicographic Criteria for Local Language Schoolbooks: The Case of the Mbolo Learning Method for Gabonese Languages

Ella, E.M.

Keeping house with pictures to depict culture and dictionary culture in bilingual dictionaries

Gouws, R.H. & Prinsloo, D.J.

16:30 – 16:55

From Theory to Practice in Gabonese Lexicography: A Case Study in Mpongwe and Yilumbu Dictionaries

Mabika-Mbokou, L.

"Framing" a sign 

language dictionary – suggestions for outer texts in an electronic dictionary.

Fourie Blair, H.

 

17:00 – 17:25

A Multilingual Culinary Dictionary of Gabon: An Ongoing Project

Ompoussa, Virginie & Ndinga-Koumba-Binza, H. Steve

A Monolingual  Sesotho Dictionary as a Source for Language Learning

Mahloane, M. J.

 

17:30 – 18:30

Annual General Meeting

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

 

19:00

Conference Dinner

Venue: Crista Galli (Thabo Mbeki Avenue, R501)

 

Wednesday 2 July 2014

 

Keynote Address 2: Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

09:00 – 09:55

Innovation in e-lexicography

Theo Bothma, University of Pretoria, South Africa

 

10:00 – 10:25

Tea

Venue: Transnet Corridor, Frans du Toit Building

 

Parallel Sessions

 

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

Venue: Hall G10, Frans Du Toit Building

10:30 – 10:55

A critical evaluation of lexicographic guidance in linked Kindle e-dictionaries

Bothma, T.J.D. & Prinsloo, D.J.

Toward a Comprehensive Dictionary of Gabonese French Slang Words and Expressions

Mavoungou, P.A. & Mousounda Ibouanga, F.

11:00 – 11:25

The Impact of Culture Reproduction in Dictionaries on French Language Acquisition: A Case Study at the University of the Western Cape

Nyangone Assam, Blanche

Multiple labels in OALD8 and LDOCE5

Vrbinc, M.

11:30 – 11:55

Standardising the Spelling of Loanwords in Setswana Custom Dictionaries

Ndinga-Koumba-Binza, H. Steve & Roux, Justus C.

Run-on entries in OALD8: Do they cater for the needs of the target user?

Vrbinc, Alenka

 

12:00 – 12:25

Multilingual Legal dictionary of the CLTAL: Prospects and challenges with regard to Northern Sotho

Mojela, V.M. & Mojapelo, M.W.

Explaining dysfunctional effects of lexicographic messages: The case of the vuvuzela

Beyer, H.L.

 

12:30 – 13:25

Lunch

Venue: Alumni Saal (Room 217, F14 Building, Hoffman Street)

 

Parallel Sessions

 

Venue: G01 Frans du Toit Building

Venue: Hall G10, Frans Du Toit Building

13.30 – 13.55

A practical evaluation to determine to what extent Pharos’ Aanleerderwoorde-boek vir skole / Learner’s dictionary for schools succeeds in satisfying the lexicographical needs of foreign learners at a tertiary level

Claassen, D.

Acronyms and Abbreviations in Dictionaries: a case of Tlhalosi ya Medi ya Setswana by T.J. Otlogetswe

Mathangwane, J.T.

14:00 – 14:25

What’s in a Name? A Case of Dictionary Titles

Wababa, Z. & Nkomo, D.

The TED’s 1950 Orthography & developments of standard dictionaries in the Sotho languages, a case of Setswana & Sesotho sa Leboa

Mareme, Godfrey B & Mojela, Victor M.

14:30 – 14:55

A critical evaluation of the paradigm approach in Sepedi lemmatisation – the Groot Noord-Sotho Woordeboek as a case in point

Prinsloo, D.J.

Treatment of variation in fixed expressions in Setswana dictionaries

Otlogetswe, T.J.

 

15:00

Closure

 

Thursday 3 July 2014

 Post-conference excursion

Game drive & geological tour to the Vredefort Dome World Heritage area