The 3rd of May at 13 00 in room 314 A and B three Icelandic scholars Thórdís Úlfarsdóttir (Editor-in-chief at The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies), Halldóra Jónsdóttir (Project manager and Editor at The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies) and Anna Helga Hannesdóttir (Professor in Nordic Languages, Department of Swedish, University of Gothenburg) will give a talk on the ISLEX Scandinavian dictionary.
ISLEX is an online, multilingual dictionary between modern Icelandic and six Scandinavian target languages: Danish, Norwegian (both Bokmål and Nynorsk), Swedish, Faroese and Finnish. Halldóra and Thórdís represent the Icelandic part of the project (the source language). They will describe the background of the project and show some examples from the dictionary. Anna represents the Swedish target language. She will talk about some of the challenges that the editors of the target languages have to deal with.
The talk will be held in Scandinavian languages.
All are warmly welcome.