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FIRST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP Linguistics Approaches to Food and Wine Description
Dates May 7, 2009 (iCal) - May 8, 2009
Homepage: www.lexvin.com/workshop.html
Location: Madrid, Spain
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Important dates
Submissions: Mar 15, 2009
Camera ready due: Apr 15, 2009
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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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Facts about "LEXVIN 2009"
AcronymLEXVIN 2009 +
Camera ready dueApril 15, 2009 +
End dateMay 8, 2009 +
Has coordinates40° 25' 0", -3° 42' 13"Latitude: 40.416705555556
Longitude: -3.7035833333333
Has location cityMadrid +
Has location countryCategory:Spain +
Homepagehttp://www.lexvin.com/workshop.html +
IsAEvent +
Start dateMay 7, 2009 +
Submission deadlineMarch 15, 2009 +
TitleFIRST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP Linguistics Approaches to Food and Wine Description +