AFRILEX

1st International Conference
Programme

 

Date:

1-2 July 1996

Organisation:

Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa

 

 

Monday 1 July 1996

 

08:00 – 08:50

Registration

08:50 – 09:00

WELCOME, Chairperson of Afrilex

 

A word from the Organiser

 

SESSION 1 – CHAIRPERSON: RH GOUWS

09:00

Keynote Address 1

Wiegand HE (University of Heidelberg, Germany)

TEXTUAL CONDENSATION IN LEXICOGRAPY. TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPLETE THEORETICAL DRAFT

10:00 – 10:30

Feinauer I (University of Stellenbosch)

THE MICROSTRUCTURAL HANDLING OF SUBLEXICAL LEMMAS IN AFRIKAANS DESCRIPTIVE DICTIONARIES

 

10:30 – 11:00

Tea

 

SESSION 2 – CHAIRPERSON: AR CHUWA

11:00 – 11:30

Louwrens LJ (University of South Africa)

ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENTIFIC TERMINOLOGY IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES: THE TERMINOGRAPHER'S DILEMMA IN A NEW DISPENSATION

11:30 – 12:00

Alberts M (Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology)

LEGAL TERMINOLOGY IN AFRICAN LANGUAGES

12:00 – 12:30

Kabuta NS (Ghent University, Belgium)

LOAN-WORDS IN LUBA

12:30 – 13:00

Swanepoel JD (Technikon Pretoria)

WORD AND REALITY – THE DECONSTRUCTION OF THE RULE

 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

 

14:00 – 15:00

GENERAL MEETING

 

SESSION 3 – CHAIRPERSON: DJ PRINSLOO

15:00 – 15:30

Weiner ESC (Oxford University Press)

THE AFRICAN DIMENSION OF THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY

15:30 – 17:00

PUBLISHERS' SESSION

PUBLISHERS AND DICTIONARIES: YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW (a series of short (10-minute) presentations by publishers)

17:00 – 17:15

Discussion

 

18:00

ESKOM-AFRILEX Conference Dinner

 

 

Tuesday 2 July 1996

 

SESSION 4 – CHAIRPERSON: A CARSTENS

09:00

Keynote Address 2

Gouws RH (University of Stellenbosch)

EQUIVALENTS AND SURROGATE EQUIVALENTS IN THE LEXICOGRAPHICAL TREATMENT OF IDIOMS

10:00 – 10:30

Louw PA (University of Stellenbosch)

ADDRESSING PROCEDURES IN BILINGUAL DICTIONARIES

 

10:30 – 11:00

Tea

 

SESSION 5 – CHAIRPERSON: M ALBERTS

11:00 – 11:30

Silva PM (Dictionary Unit for South African English)

THE DICTIONARY OF SOUTH AFRICAN ENGLISH ON HISTORICAL PRINCIPLES: CHALLENGES AND INNOVATIONS

11:30 – 12:00

Murphy ML (University of the Witwatersrand)

AFRIKAANS AND AMERICAN MODELS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN ENGLISH LEXICOGRAPHY: RACIAL LABEL USAGE

12:00 – 12:30

Runcie M (Oxford University Press)

CONSIDERING THE LANGUAGE LEARNER: IMPLICATIONS FOR ELT LEXICOGRAPHY

12:30 – 13:00

Schulz B & Mantzel D (Dictionary Unit for South African English)

METHODOLOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN WRITING AN UPPER PRIMARY DICTIONARY FOR ESL LEARNERS IN SOUTH AFRICA

 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

 

SESSION 6 – CHAIRPERSON: NS KABUTA

14:00 – 14:30

Prinsloo DJ (University of Pretoria)

LEXICOGRAPHICAL PERSPECTIVE ON SPECIFIC PROBLEMATIC ASPECTS OF AFRICAN LANGUAGES

14:30 – 15:00

Chebanne AM (University of Botswana, Botswana)

PROBLEM OF POLYSEMY & POLYVALENCY OF A VERB: THE CASE OF DIRA/FAIRE (TO DO) IN THE FRENCH–SETSWANA DICTIONARY ENTRY

15:00 – 15:30

Chuwa AR (Institute for Kiswahili Research, University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)

PROBLEMS IN SWAHILI LEXICOGRAPHY

 

15:30

CLOSURE

 

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