Tuesday, May 16 to Thursday, May 18, 2017  |  various times  |  Korean Studies Auditorium and Moore Hall 258

NINJAL/NMJH/UHM Workshop: Underdescribed Languages and Histories: Linguist’s and Historian’s Challenges

This three-day workshop is a result of collaboration between the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL), the National Museum of Japanese History (NMJH), and UHM linguistics community (EALL & Linguistics). It explores issues surrounding documentation, conservation and revitalization of endangered and understudied languages and their speech communities, as well as their records.

May 16, Day 1:  Endangered and underdescribed languages and dialects in Japan
Center for Korean Studies

May 17, Day 2:  Documentation, conservation, and revitalization of endangered and underdescribed languages and their speech communities
Center for Korean Studies

May 18, Day 3:  The Hawai‘i Nikkei Collection Project: Sociolinguistic and historical studies of recordings of the first generation Japanese immigrants to Hawai‘i
Moore 258

Prospective participants are strongly encouraged to pre-register for the event at the on-line registration page.