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LEXVIN 2009 : FIRST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP Linguistics Approaches to Food and Wine Description


When May 7, 2009 - May 8, 2009
Where Madrid, Spain
Submission Deadline Mar 15, 2009
Notification Due Mar 30, 2009
Final Version Due Apr 15, 2009
Categories    NLP

Call For Papers

Call for papers

"Linguistics Approaches to Food and Wine Description"

The linguistic description of the tasting experience provides for excellent
arena where the complexities of this type of verbalization can be analyzed
and studied. A multisensory and interdisciplinary approach is needed in the
coding and decoding of the food and wine sensory descriptions. Because of
this, the present workshop provides an opportunity for a joint examination
of sensory analysis and to the evaluation of the role that different
linguistic approaches can take when dealing with this type of restricted
lexicons. Finally, the development of lexical applications related to the
world of food and wine description is expected to show how the industry and
this field-dependent semantic research can benefit from a mutual

LEXVIN, the UNED based research group is pleased to announce the FIRST
INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP on "Linguistics Approaches to Food and Wine
Description" to be held at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
in Madrid (Spain) on May 7-8, 2009.

This International Workshop is proud to host the following distinguished
Carita Parais (University of Växjö).
Adrienne Lehrer (University of Arizona)
Ricardo Mairal (UNED)

The workshop will concentrate on the following areas:
- Use of cognitive approaches in food and wine description
- Semiotics
- Intercultural Studies
- Sociolinguistics
- Pragmatics
- Discourse Analysis
- Corpus Linguistics
- Lexicology and Computer Studies
- Language for Specific Purposes

Important dates
- 15 March: Abstracts of a maximum of 500 words,( figures and references
apart) must be submitted no later than 15th of March 2009.
- 30 March: Acceptance of proposals
- 15 April: Full papers, camera ready for proceedings

Paper's format
20 minutes presentations / 6 pages

Official languages
Spanish and English

Organizing Committee
Beatriz Rodriguez López (UNED)
Maika Guarddon Anelo (UNED)
Raquel Varela Méndez (UNED)
Ernesto Suarez Toste ( UCLM)
Margarita Goded Rambaud (UNED)

Proceedings will be published by the UNED

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