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Category:   E-Discussion
Subject:   Vacant Positions /ComputaionalLinguistics/Phonology
From:   Fiorella de Rosis
Email:   fide_(on)_flashnet.it
Date received:   12 Oct 2005

Any woman in ELSNET? comments on that issue only from men? I may say that I would not accept to work in a country in which women are discriminated in this way. And I feel proud of being part of a European culture in which this kind of discriminations are not admitted. Multiculturalism is a richness, but being open to other cultures does not mean necessarily accepting discriminating and unfair rules. Fiorella de Rosis At 15:55 2005-10-12 +0200, ELSNET wrote: > Eric Atwell wrote: >> This is a sensitive linguistic issue... I wonder whether anyone >> would object if an advert like this appeared on ELSNET: >> Springbok University - College for Whites is a newly established institution of higher education in S.A. ... >> As we are starting computational Linguistic courses this >> spring (Feb 5th), we are searching for a full-time qualified >> white lecturer with an MA or Ph.D degree in Computational >> Linguistics and Computational Phonology to fill the required >> position in the University... > > There is a whole range of alternative possibilities (white=>black, > catholic, visually impaired, vegetarian, homosexual, German, ...), > and I'm sure that this would be a great discussion topic > (with a very serious undertone) for over a beer next time we > meet at a conference, but I would prefer not to speculate about > what we would do in hypothetical cases, and just to wait until > some real case comes up. > > Steven Krauwer > > -- > ______________________________________________________________________ > ELSNET, UiL OTS, Utrecht Univ, Trans 10, 3512 JK Utrecht, Nederland > phone: +31 30 2536050, fax: +31 30 2536000, email: elsnet_(on)_elsnet.org > http://www.elsnet.org > _______________________________________________ > Elsnet-list mailing list > Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org > http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list ------------------------------------------ Prof Fiorella de Rosis Intelligent Interfaces Department of Informatics University of Bari Via Orabona 4 70126 Bari, Italy derosis_(on)_di.uniba.it http://www.di.uniba.it/intint/ ------------------------------------------- _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list
 

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