Australex. September 25, 2007

Specialist vocabulary and dictionaries








Draft Program


Tuesday, 25 September – University of Adelaide (North Terrace Campus, Napier Building LG23)

8.00 – 9.00 am Registration and Welcome
9.15 – 10.15

Keynote Speaker. Adam Smith, Pam Peters, Macquarie University
Computer corpora and terminography: the TermFinder project

10.15 10.30 Morning Tea
10.30 – 11.00

Jirapa Vitayapirak , King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkraban, Thailand
Bilingualized technical dictionaries: the needs of Thai ESP learners

11.00 - 11.30

Rodney C. Jubilado & Maria Khristina S. Manueli, University of Malaya
The Features of Malay and Tagalog Dictionaries

11.30 – 12.00

Paul Sutton
The Fatal Cleopatra

12.00 – 12.30

Julia Miller , Flinders University
Idioms in English learners dictionaries

12.30 13.30 Lunch
13.30 – 14.00

Lan Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Corpora and the Internet as resources for new financial terms

14.00 – 14.30

Giles-Maurice de Schryver, Ghent University (Belgium), University of the Western Cape (South Africa), and TshwaneDJe HLT
On the need to guide the compilation of reference works with a ruler

14.30 – 15.00

Juliane Klein, University of Leipzig
The need to compile standardized technical vocabularies for the official African languages of South Africa – attempt at a theoretical framework

15.00 15.15 Afternoon Tea
15.15 – 15.45

Michael Walsh, University of Sydney
The lexicon of Australian Aboriginal song

15.45 – 16.15

Rob Amery (University of Adelaide) & Vincent Kanya Buckskin (Kaurna Warra Pintyandi)
Pinning Down Kaurna Names: Linguistic Issues Arising in the Development of the Kaurna Place Names Database

16.15 – 16.45  Ghil'ad Zuckermann, University of Queensland
One Toponym, Two Parents: Ideological Hebraization of Arabic Place-Names in Zionist Israeli


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