AFRILEX

11th International Conference
Pre-Conference Workshop

Last update: 6 May 2006

 

 

Dear Member,

 

You are cordially invited to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop of the African Association for Lexicography that will be held at the University of Venda for Science and Technology, Thohoyandou, Republic of South Africa.

 

DATES

Monday 3 and the morning of Tuesday 4 July 2006

 

THEME: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SOUTH AFRICAN LEXICOGRAPHY

Presenters: Prof. Rufus Gouws (University of Stellenbosch) and Prof. Danie Prinsloo (University of Pretoria)

Contents:

During this workshop, fundamental issues in South African lexicography will be discussed. The discussion will be based on the newly-published (2005) book Principles and Practice of South African Lexicography by R.H. Gouws and D.J. Prinsloo.

The book Principles and Practice of South African Lexicography is directed at experts in the field of practical and theoretical lexicography in South Africa, applying the general theory of lexicography to the South African lexicographic environment. For more information on this manual and its authors, click here. Themes that will be addressed during the workshop include the following:

        material collection and corpus building,

        the user-perspective,

        the frame structure of dictionaries,

        macrostructural and microstructural aspects,

        definitions,

        equivalent relations, and

        the access structure.

 

REGISTRATION FEE

        Before 20 June 2006: R600. The registration fee includes a copy of the book Principles and Practice of South African Lexicography by Gouws, R.H. and Prinsloo, D.J. 2005. Stellenbosch: SUN PReSS.

        Late registration: R700. At the workshop venue on 3 July 2006 from 08:00 onwards.

        This workshop forms part of the activities of the 11th International AFRILEX Conference on Lexicography. To register, please fill in the form included with the latest Circular.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Attendees must please organise their own accommodation. An updated list of available accommodation can be found here.

 

Looking forward to seeing you in Thohoyandou.

 

AFRILEX greetings!

 

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