The aim of this workshop is to discuss methodogical issues connected with the use of standardized word lists - and more generally: questionnaires - in primary data collection for linguistic research. The workshop is a joint arrangement by the project partners (University of Gothenburg, Uppsala University and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig).
Organizers: Anju Saxena (Uppsala University) and Lars Borin (University of Gothenburg)
Location: Lilla hörsalen, Humanisten, University of Gothenburg (Renströmsgatan 6: map)
Time: Tuesday, 26th October 2010
|10.00–10.15||Welcome||Lars Borin||10.15–10.30||IDS: The Intercontinental Dictionary Series||Bernard Comrie, MPI Leipzig||10.30–11.10||The use of an extended IDS list in the Loanword Typology Project||Martin Haspelmath, MPI Leipzig||11.10–11.50||Kinnauri varieties - the lexical evidence||Anju Saxena, Uppsala University||11.50–13.00||LUNCH||13.00–13.40||Hot, warm, chilly, cool and cold: On the place of standardized word lists in a lexical-typological study of the temperature domain||Maria Koptjevskaja Tamm, Stockholm University||13.40–14.20||Questionnaires as a research methodology||Östen Dahl, Stockholm University||14.20–14.40||TEA/COFFEE||14.40–15.20||Where’s the sense in word lists? Lexical typology meets lexical semantics||Lars Borin, University of Gothenburg||15.20–16.00||Standardisation versus spontaneity – a fieldworker's perspective||Bettina Zeisler, Universität Tübingen||16.00–16.40||Discussion||16.40–16.45||Concluding words||Anju Saxena||17.00–||Get-together|
Registration: Lunch and tea/coffee are included in the workshop. While there is no registration fee for the workshop, for planning purposes registration is obligatory. This can be done by sending an email to <anju.saxena at lingfil.uu.se>. The registration deadline is 13th October, 2010. Please state any dietary preferences when registering.
The workshop program can be downloaded from here.