3rd GLOBALEX Workshop on Lexicography & Neology: Focus on Corona-related Neologisms

  • Date
  • 31.8.2021, 9.30 – 14.30 (CEST)
  • Location
  • Virtual
    Please register by August 15th:

ELEXIS is co-organising the third iteration of Globalex Workshop on Lexicography and Neology (GWLN) that will be held online in conjunction with the AUSTRALEX 2021 conference, on August 31.

You are invited to attend GWLN3, the participation is free:

Please register by August 15 to receive the contact detailsgwln2021@ids-mannheim.de.

The focus of GWLN-3 is on neologisms arising in relation to the Corona pandemic. The 12 papers in the workshop cover issues related to the detection of such neologisms and their lexicographic processing and representation, offering cross-world views on COVID-19-driven neologisms for eight languages.

GWLN 2021 is supported by Globalex – the Global Alliance for Lexicography and follows the two GWLN events organized in conjunction with the DSNA (2019) and EURALEX (2020) conferences.

The organizers are Annette Klosa-Kückelhaus (IDS, Leibniz-Institute of the German Language) and Ilan Kernerman (K Dictionaries).

The program is as follows:



Annette Klosa-Kückelhaus, Ilan Kernerman
Neologisms in New Zealand Sign Language: A case study of Covid-19 pandemic-related signs
Mireille Vale, Rachel McKee, Sara P. Alexander
New Zealand
10:00-10:20 Neoterm or neologism? A closer look at the determinologisation process Rute Costa, Raquel Silva, Margarida Ramos, Ana Salgado, Sara Carvalho, Bruno Almeida Portugal EN, PT
10:20-10:40 Social semantic variation of English Covid-related neologisms Quirin Würschinger, Barbara McGillivray, Hans-Jörg Schmid Germany and UK EN
10:40-11:00 Wiktionary’s revision history for uncovering lexical innovations related to topical events Franck Sajous France EN, FR
11:00-11:15 BREAK
11:15-11:35 The Oxford English Dictionary and the language of Covid-19 Danica Salazar, Kate Wild UK EN
11:35-11:55 Usage analysis of Korean neologisms related to COVID-19 and their description in Korean lexicography Hyeonah Kang, Jinsan An, Kilim Nam Korea KO
11:55-12:15 Corona-related neologisms: A challenge for Croatian standardology and lexicography Milica Mihaljević, Lana Hudeček, Kristian Lewis Croatia HR
12:15-12:35 How the COVID-19 emergency is changing the Hungarian language. Building a Hungarian/Italian/English glossary of the COVID-19 pandemic Judit Papp Italy EN, HU, IT
12:35-12:50 BREAK
12:50-13:10 The neologisms of the COVID-19 pandemic in European Portuguese: From media to dictionary Sílvia Barbosa, Susana Duarte Martins Portugal PT
13:10-13:30 Lexicographic detection and representation of Spanish neologisms in the covid pandemic Pedro J. Bueno, Judit Freixa Spain ES
13:30-13:50 Lexicographic representation and productivity of Spanish neological resources during the COVID-19 pandemic Andreína Adelstein, Victoria de los Ángeles Boschiroli Argentina ES
13:50-14:10 Spanish lexical creativity in the covid pandemic: Neologisms and occasionalisms Magdalena Coll, Mario Barité Uruguay ES
14:10-14:30 DISCUSSION & WRAP-UP Annette Klosa-Kückelhaus, Ilan Kernerman

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