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Field Linguistics Workshop

ILCAA offers various workshops on "field linguistics", aimed especially at graduate and post-graduate students and junior scholars.

Workshops offered are mostly but not exclusively on documentation and description of underdocumented languages. They are complementary to courses offered at universities in Japan, thereby filling the gaps in the training of young linguists -- an important role of ILCAA.

At most of the Field Linguistics Workshops, participants are required to bring their original data, i.e., data obtained through their original field research. The instructors give guidance, but the participants also learn from each other, through sharing their ideas and experience.

ILCAA maintains a young scholars group called "Fieldling". Members of Fieldling can make requests about workshops on certain areas or on certain topics of field linguistics; many of the requests are conceptualized and conducted at ILCAA. This is a way of answering and meeting the needs of young scholars community.

There are three series of workshops under Field Linguistics Workshops:

Documentary Linguistics Workshop
Annually held a week-long intensive workshop and related workshops on language documentation.
Grammatical Studies Workshops
Workshops on various grammatical topics.
Technical Workshops
Workshops on technical issues concerning field linguistics, such as managing and processing linguistic data.

Field Linguistics Workshop Follow-up Sessions

ILCAA offers follow-up sessions to support the participants of each Field Linguistics Workshops.

At the follow-up sessions for Documentary Linguistics Workshop and the Technical Workshops, we will cover topics concerning linguistic data management, such as the use of text editors, unicode fonts, input methods, regular expression, grep, metadata, comma-separated values file, and Toolbox.

Follow-up sessions for the Grammatical Studies Workshops are in plans.

Field Linguistics Workshop Follow-up Session 3

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Date/Time:13 May 2011 (Fri.) 16:00-17:30
Venue:Room 304 (Multimedia Conference Room), ILCAA
Lecturer: Hideo SAWADA (ILCAA), Iku NAGASAKI (ILCAA) 
Details: This session is held as a follow-up for the participants of Toolbox WS (2010/07/11), ELAN WS (2010/07/19), Perl WS (2010/12/04) and DocLing WS (2010/02/02-05,2011/02/19-24).
In each session, we will cover topics concerning lingusitic data management, e.g., text editors, unicode fonts, input methods, regular expression, grep, metadata, comma-separated values file, and Toolbox (individual practice/consultation).
Language: Japanese
Report(Japanese): (70KB)

Field Linguistics Workshop Follow-up Session 2

Date/Time:7 October 2010 (Thu.) 16:30-18:00
Venue:Room 306 (Multimedia Seminar Room), ILCAA
Lecturer: Hideo SAWADA (ILCAA), Iku NAGASAKI (ILCAA) 
Details:Regular Expressions for Beginners
Report(Japanese): (75KB)

Field Linguistics Workshop Follow-up Session 1

Date/Time:30 July 2010 (Fri.) 16:30-18:00
Venue:Seminar room, ILCAA
Lecturer: Hideo SAWADA (ILCAA), Iku NAGASAKI (ILCAA) 
Details:
(1) Using text editors
(2) Unicode fonts for IPA
(3) Individual consultation for Toolbox users
The session is conducted in Japanese.
Report(Japanese): (134KB)



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