AFRILEX

7th International Conference
Programme

 

 

Dates:

8-10 July 2002

Hosts:

Dictionary Unit for South African English, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa

Venue:

Eden Grove, Rhodes University

Theme:

Culture and Dictionaries

 

 

Monday 8 July 2002

 

08:30 – 09:20

Tea and Registration

09:20 – 09:35

Welcome – Chairperson of Afrilex (D.J. Prinsloo)

 

OFFICIAL OPENING

 

Word from the Local Conference Organiser (K. Kavanagh)

 

Keynote Address 1

09:35 – 10:30

Henning Bergenholtz (Denmark)

Towards a User-oriented Understanding of Descriptive, Proscriptive and Prescriptive Lexicography

 

10:35 – 11:00

Tea

 

Parallel Sessions

11:00 – 11:25

Godfrey Baile MAREME

Prejudice and Reality in a Setswana Monolingual Dictionary – The Systematic and Deliberate Biasing of Cultural Issues

Rufus H. GOUWS

Using a Frame Structure to Accommodate Cultural Data

11:30 – 11:55

Rachιlle GAUTON

Bilingual Zulu Dictionaries and the Translation of Culture

M.P. Mogodi

Layered Definitions: A Northern Sotho Case Study

12:00 – 12:25

P.A. MAVOUNGOU, T. AFANE OTSAGA & G.-R. MIHINDOU

Dictionaries Compiled with French and the Reproduction of the Gabonese Cultures

Kathryn KAVANAGH, Philisiwe MANYISA, Disebo MOETI & Neo MPALAMI

Work in Progress: First Steps in Using a Bilingual Dictionary Framework

12:30 – 12:55

Pieter N. VAN DER WESTHUIZEN

A Southern African Lexicographer's Working Definition of the Term Culture

Jacques A.J. VAN KEYMEULEN

Making a Dictionary of an Oral Tradition

 

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch

 

 

Parallel Sessions

Special Session 1:

Fundraising for Dictionary Publishing

14:00 – 14:25

Peter A. SCHMITT

Culture-specific Concepts in Technical Dictionaries

Dirk J. VAN SCHALKWYK

Financing of the National Lexicography Units (NLUs) in a New Lexicographic Dispensation

14:30 – 14:55

Elsabι TALJARD & Gilles-Maurice DE SCHRYVER

Semi-Automatic Term Extraction for the African Languages, with special reference to Northern Sotho

Jill WOLVAARDT

Dictionaries, A Cultural Investment? Some Thoughts on Fundraising for Dictionary Projects

15:00 – 15:25

Salmina NONG

The Lexicographic Treatment of Loan Words in Northern Sotho

Mariλtta ALBERTS

Funding for Technical Dictionaries

15:30 – 15:55

Linda VAN HUYSSTEEN

The Value of Culture in the Development of Medical Corpora in Zulu

ROUND TABLE:

Funding the Publication of Dictionaries – Action Plan

 

16:00 – 16:30

Tea

 

16:30 – 17:45

Visit to The Dictionary Unit for South African English (DSAE)

 

18:00

Official Welcome by the Vice-Chancellor of Rhodes University (Dr. D. Woods)

 

Vice-Chancellor's Cocktail Party (Venue: Albany History Museum)

 

 

Tuesday 9 July 2002

 

Keynote Address 2

09:00 – 09:55

A.C. NKABINDE (South Africa)

Cultural Implications on Lexicography

 

10:00 – 10:30

Tea

 

Parallel Sessions

10:30 – 10:55

L.E. MPHASHA

Cultural Relativism in Dictionaries: Is this the Right Direction?

Penny SILVA

The OED as Cultural Icon

11:00 – 11:25

Emmanuel CHABATA

Language Development in a Multilingual Society

Gregory JAMES & Bronson SO Ming Cheung

Culture and a Dictionary: Evidence from the First European Lexicographical Work in China

11:30 – 11:55

Emmanuel CHABATA & Webster MAVHU

Torn Between Calling a Spade a Spade and Being Euphemistic: The Dilemma of a Lexicographer Defining Offensive Headwords in Shona Monolingual Lexicography

Ron MOE

Compiling Dictionaries Using Semantic Domains

12:00 – 12:25

Diapo N. LEKGANYANE

On Corpora and the Process of Selecting High Function Words and Their Treatment in Currently Available Dictionaries for Sepedi

P.S. MALEBE & Gilles-Maurice DE SCHRYVER

From Corpus Data to the First isiNdebele Dictionaries

 

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

 

Parallel Sessions

13:30 – 13:55

Esau MANGOYA

Divergent Approaches to Corpus Processing: The Need for Standardisation

V.M. MOJELA

The Etymological Aspects of the Idiomatic and Proverbial Expressions in the Lexicographic Development of Sesotho sa Leboa – A Semantic Analysis

14:00 – 14:25

Vezumuzi kaDayisa NDLOVU

A Corpus-based Approach to Terminography: An Analysis and Evaluation of the ALRI Corpora

Matete MADIBA, Lorna MPHAHLELE & Matlakala KGANYAGO

Capturing Cultural Glossaries: A Case Study Presentation of N. Sotho Cooking Terms

 

14:30 – 15:10

GENERAL MEETING

 

15:15 – 15:30

Tea

 

15:30 – 17:30

Egazini Tour

 

18:30

PHAROS Conference Dinner

 

 

Wednesday 10 July 2002

 

Keynote Address 3

09:00 – 09:55

Arvi HURSKAINEN (Finland)

New Advances in Corpus-based Lexicography

 

 

 

10:00 – 10:30

Tea

 

 

 

 

 

Parallel Sessions

Special Session 2:

Morphological Analysers for the Bantu Languages

(A joint session of AFRILEX and the Special Interest Group (SIG) for Language and Speech Technology Development of ALASA http://www.alasa.org.za/sig.)

10:30 – 10:55

Karen HENDRIKS

The Treatment of Culture-Specific Lexical Items in Bilingual Dictionaries

Sonja E. BOSCH & Laurette PRETORIUS

Using Finite-State Computational Morphology to Enhance a Machine-Readable Lexicon

11:00 – 11:25

Advice VIRIRI

Missionary Influence on Shona Lexicography, with Special Reference to Father Hannan’s Problem of Translation

Mandlenkosi MAPHOSA

Word Division and Orthography as Some of the Factors Posing Challenges in the Development of the Ndebele Grammatical Parser

11:30 – 11:55

Nomalanga MPOFU

Cultural Aspects in the Shona Monolingual Dictionary: Duramazwi Guru reChiShona

Daniel RIDINGS & Webster MAVHU

Problems and Challenges Encountered when Developing a Morphological Parser for the Shona Language

12:00 – 12:25

Langa KHUMALO

History, Language Contact and Lexical Change: A Lexicography/Terminography Interface in Zimbabwean Ndebele

Gilles-Maurice DE SCHRYVER

First Steps in the Finite-State Morphological Analysis of Northern Sotho

12:30 – 12:55

D.J. PRINSLOO

The Lemmatization of Copulatives in Northern Sotho

Justus C. ROUX & Sonja E. BOSCH

Human Language Technologies and the National Lexicography Units

& ROUND TABLE

 

13:00 – 13:10

CLOSURE

 

13:15 – 14:15

Lunch

 

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