SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Endangered Languages Week 2015

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED
EVENTS ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE

Date: 8 June 2015Time: 12:00 AM

Finishes: 12 June 2015Time: All Day

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Various rooms

Type of Event: Workshop

Monday 8 June

Gender and Fieldwork workshop

Room 4426, 09:00 - 17:00 (coffee and lunch breaks in between)

Voices from the Amazon: different ways of revitalising Quecha

Room 4426, 17:30 - 19:00

Tuesday 9 June

Challenges in establishing the N|uu orthography

Room G51, 14:30 - 15:30

Cultural spaces and language maintenance in the Casamance

Room G51a, 15:30 - 17:00

Language Dynamics in East Africa

Room G3, 17:30 - 19:00

Wednesday 10 June

Film Screening: El Tigre y el Venado ('The Tiger and the Deer')

Room G3, 15:00 - 17:00

A Celebration of Sylheti Culture and Language

Room G3, 17:00 - 20:30

Thursday 11 June

PAW - Diversity & Endangerment in the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve: The Case of the Paniya Language, by Cristina Muru

Room G51, 13:30 - 15:30

PAW Plants.Animals.Words: Meet and Greet

Room G51, 15:30 - 17:30

Kurdish Performance 

Room G51, 19:00 - 20:30

Friday 12 June

Film documentary screening: 'The Basque-Speaking People: The history of their language, the language of their history (Euskara Jendea)'

Room G51, 11:00 - 12:30

Improvised sung poetry tradition meets a modern society: 'bertsolaritza' and its role in the revitalisation of the Basque language

Room G51, 13:30 - 15:00

Current revitalisation initiatives in the Basque Country

Room G51, 14:15 - 15:00

Dance with us: learning the most basic Basque traditional dances

Room B104, 15:30 - 17:00

Language Landscape presents: Endangered Languages in the work of SOAS PhD students

Room G51, 17:00 - 19:00

Departmental Party

19:00 - 20:30

Organiser: Dr Mandana Seyfeddinipur

Contact email: ms123@soas.ac.uk , 613520@soas.ac.uk