AFRILEX

6th International Conference
Programme

 

Date:

2-4 July 2001

Organisation:

Sepedi Dictionary Unit, University of the North, Pietersburg, South Africa

Conference Theme:

Computational Lexicography and the Development of Corpora

Also invited:

Papers on any aspect of lexicography

 

 

Monday 2 July 2001

 

09:00 – 09:45

Tea and Registration

09:45 – 10:00

Welcome – Chairperson of Afrilex

 

OFFICIAL OPENING

 

Word from the Local Conference Organiser

 

Keynote Address 1

10:00 – 11:00

Gilles-Maurice de Schryver (Belgium)

LEXICOGRAPHERS’ DREAMS IN THE ELECTRONIC–DICTIONARY AGE

 

Special Session 1

11:00 – 11:50

D.J. van Schalkwyk & G.J. van Wyk

WORK DIVISION WITHIN A SUCCESSFUL LEXICOGRAPHY UNIT

 

Parallel Sessions

11:55 – 12:20

Bosch Sonja E. & Pretorius Laurette

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF COMPUTATIONAL MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS FOR ZULU LEXICOGRAPHY

Dube Thulani

PROBLEMS IN CREATING THE FRONT MATTER FOR A FIRST MONOLINGUAL DICTIONARY

12:25 – 12:50

Hadebe Samukele

THE NDEBELE-LANGUAGE CORPUS: A REVIEW OF SOME FACTORS INFLUENCING THE CONTENT OF THE CORPUS

Lubinda J.M.

INVESTIGATING DICTIONARY CULTURE AMONG SOME HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS IN LESOTHO

 

12:55 – 13:55

Lunch

 

14:00 – 14:25

Mareme G.B.

ORAL CORPORA: A NIGHTMARE FOR THE SETSWANA LEXICOGRAPHY UNIT

Alberts Mariëtta

E-TERMINOLOGY

14:30 – 14:55

Van der Westhuizen P.

REMEDIAL STEPS TAKEN BY LEXICOGRAPHERS DURING THE LEXICOGRAPHIC PROCESS TO ADDRESS THE INADEQUACIES OF THE ORTHOGRAPHY OF THE XHOSA LANGUAGE

Ndlovu Vezumuzi

A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE ISICHAZAMAZWI SESINDEBELE

 

15:00 – 15:30

Tea

 

 

Tuesday 3 July 2001

 

Special Session 2

09:00 – 09:55

James Emejulu, Blanche Nyangone Assam, Ludwine Mabika Mbokou, Thierry Afane Otsaga, Paul Mavoungou, Guy-Roget Mihindou

LEXICOGRAPHY IN GABON – A PANEL DISCUSSION

 

Special Session 3

10:00 – 10:30

R.H. Gouws

PUTTING THEORY TO PRACTICE – THE COMPILATION OF THE DICTIONARY OF LEXICOGRAPHY AND DICTIONARY RESEARCH

 

10:35 – 10:55

Tea

 

Parallel Sessions

11:00 – 11:25

Lepota B. & De Schryver Gilles-Maurice

THE LEXICOGRAPHIC TREATMENT OF DAYS IN SEPEDI, OR WHEN MOTHER-TONGUE INTUITION FAILS

Chabata Emmanuel

AN ADVANCED DICTIONARY? SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DURAMAZWI RECHISHONA AND DURAMAZWI GURU RECHISHONA

11:30 – 11:55

Mojalefa M.J.

INCONSISTENCIES IN RECENT SEPEDI ORTHOGRAPHY AND TERMINOLOGY

Chabata Emmanuel & Mavhu M. Webster

THE AFRICAN LANGUAGES RESEARCH INSTITUTE (ALRI) AS A MILESTONE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ZIMBABWEAN LANGUAGES

12:00 – 12:25

Mokone N. & R.M Ramagoshi

LEMMATIZATION OF INFLECTIONAL VERBS IN THANODI YA SETSWANA BY JOSEPH TSONOPE

Ndlovu Vezumuzi

TERMINOLOGY DEVELOPMENT – WHO CREATES WHAT? SOME EXPERIENCES FROM THE COMPILATION OF A MUSICAL GLOSSARY

 

12:30 – 13:25

Lunch

 

13:30 – 13:55

Wright M.

XML: A BETTER TYPE OF DICTIONARY GLUE

Khumalo L.

DEFINING FORMATS AND CORPUS-BASED EXAMPLES IN THE GENERAL NDEBELE DICTIONARY: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

14:00 – 14:25

Mbatha M.O.

DEFINING THE ALREADY DEFINED

Khumalo L. & Maphosa M.

CORPUS-AIDED LEXICOGRAPHY VS. LANGUAGE POLICY ISSUES: A CASE STUDY OF HEADWORD SELECTION IN THE GENERAL NDEBELE DICTIONARY

 

14:30 – 15:55

GENERAL MEETING

 

16:00 – 16:30

Tea

 

18:00

PHAROS Conference Dinner

 

 

Wednesday 4 July 2001

 

Special Session 4

09:00 – 10:05

M.P. Mogodi, M.C. Mphahlele, B. Lepota & Gilles-Maurice de Schryver

COMPUTATIONAL SUPPORT FOR THE NATIONAL LEXICOGRAPHY UNITS – THE SEPEDI NLU AS A CASE IN POINT

 

10:10 – 10:25

Tea

 

Keynote Address 2

10:30 – 11:25

D.J. Prinsloo (South Africa)

CORPUS-BASED AFRICAN-LANGUAGE LEXICOGRAPHY

 

Parallel Sessions

11:30 – 11:55

Van Huyssteen Linda

THE VALUE OF ORAL CORPORA IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDIZED MEDICAL CORPORA IN ZULU

Chitauro-Mawema M.B.

THE MORPHEME OF RESPECT [VA-] IN SHONA

12:00 – 12:25

Madiba Matete

INTERACTIVE LEXICOGRAPHY: EXPLORING ELECTRONIC POSSIBILITIES

Maphosa Mandlenkosi

LEMMATISATION OF NOUNS IN THE GENERAL NDEBELE DICTIONARY: BREAKING FROM THE TRADITION – AN ACCOUNT OF THE REASONS BEHIND THE MOVE

12:30 – 12:55

Webster M. Mavhu

PROBLEMS AND CHALLENGES ENCOUNTERED WHEN DEVELOPING ELECTRONIC CORPORA FOR NON-DOCUMENTED LANGUAGES: A CASE FOR ZIMBABWE

Mpofu Nomalanga

PROBLEMS OF HEADWORD PRESENTATION IN A MONOLINGUAL DICTIONARY: THE CASE OF THE ADVANCED SHONA DICTIONARY

 

13:00 – 13:10

CLOSURE

 

13:15 – 14:10

Lunch

 

To previous Conference Programs    1st (1996)    2nd (1997)    3rd (1998)    4th (1999)    5th (2000)

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