Corpora of spoken German: ‘Hidden treasures’ and their potential usesExport this event to calendar

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies welcomes Silke Reineke of the Leibniz Institute for the German Language (IDS) for a talk on her work with corpora of spoken German. The “Archive of Spoken German” at IDS in Mannheim is comprised of a large corpora of audio and video recordings from different periods and settings, ranging from biographical interviews, everyday interactions, to spoken academic discourse. Dr. Reineke will lead the audience on a small virtual tour through the archive to shed light on some of its ‘hidden treasures’ and their potential uses for cultural history and for teaching and learning German.

This is a free event open to all. Registration is not required to attend the event. Hope to see you there!


About the speaker

Dr. Reineke is a researcher at the Leibniz Institute for the German Language in Mannheim (Germany) who specializes in shared knowledge during spoken interaction and working with oral corpora. She holds an M.A. in German Studies from the University of Waterloo and a PhD from the University of Mannheim.

Location 
HH - J.G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities
Room 373
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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