Multi-disciplinary Lexicography: Traditions and Challenges of the XXIst Century
Editor: Olga M. Karpova and Faina I. Kartashkova
Date Of Publication: Feb 2013
The present book is based on presentations made during the IXth International School on Lexicography, “Multi-disciplinary Lexicography: Traditions and Challenges of the XXIst Century”, at Ivanovo State University, September 8–10, 2011, and continues a series of collective monographs devoted to the theoretical and practical problems of lexicography, published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in 2007, 2009 and 2010. The scope of topics discussed in four parts (Dictionary as a Cross-road of Language and Culture, Dictionary Use and Dictionary Criticism, Terminology and LSP Studies, and Projects of New Dictionaries) is rather wide and focuses on burning problems of European, Russian and world lexicography, as well as on projects of new dictionaries. This book will be of interest to theoreticians, practitioners, and students of linguistic faculties.
Olga M. Karpova, Doctor of Philology, is Professor, Vice-Rector for Public Relations and Head of the English Philology Department at Ivanovo State University, Russia, and founder of the Ivanovo Lexicographic School. She has supervised 28 Doctor of Philology students. Professor Karpova specialises in the theory and practice of English lexicography, being particularly interested in writers’ dictionaries of different types, with special emphasis on Shakespeare lexicography. She is the author of 21 books and 300 articles. Olga Karpova is a member of EURALEX with two Verbatim Awards (1993, 1997); the International Society for Historical Lexicology and Lexicography (UK); and the National Association of Applied Linguistics (NAAL, Russia). She has received numerous awards for outstanding scientific achievements and initiatives. She is currently the Project Leader of the Dictionary for Guides and Tourists, Florence in the Works of World Famous People, created with the promotion of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation® – Life Beyond Tourism®.
Faina I. Kartashkova, Doctor of Philology, is Professor of the English Philology Department at Ivanovo State University, Russia. She defended two dissertations on “Functioning of Synsemantic Nouns in Text” (Leningrad State University, 1980) and “Indirect Nomination in English Speech” (Saint-Petersburg State University, 2001). Her research interests cover issues of speech and non-verbal communication, with special reference to gender aspect, phraseology and culture-through-language studies. Prof. Kartashkova is the founder and Head of the Interregional Laboratory of Communicative Human Behaviour. She is a member of International Association of Cognitive Research, and has published 120 papers, among them five books on indirect nomination and interrelation of non-verbal and verbal communication. She has supervised 13 PhD students.
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