Introducing endangered languages: Kelabit

23 November 2016 5.15pm 6.15pm

Venue:

Taylor Institution Library, Room 2 (Map)

Speaker(s):

Dr Charlotte Hemmings

Contact:

Johanneke Sytsema johanneke.sytsema@bodleian.ox.ac.uk | 01865 278159

Description

A seminar series with a book display organized by the Taylor Institution Library.

This talk will introduce Kelabit - an Austronesian language spoken on the island of Borneo, Indonesia and in Sarawak, Malaysia. Dr Hemmings will discuss results of the fieldwork she undertook for her PhD. She started documenting Kelabit and will speak about some interesting linguistic aspects of Kelabit and also about her experience of documenting an endangered language.

Booking

Free and open to all. No booking required.

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