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September 2017

Austronesian Circle 9/8

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MOORE 575, University of Hawaii at Manoa + Google Map

Join us on Fri., Sept. 8, for our first Austronesian Circle meeting of Fall 2017! Speaker: Peter Schuelke Title: Symmetrical Voice Alternations without Verbal Voice Morphology: Evidence from Ampenan Sasak Time: 3-4 pm Abstract: View here Location: Moore 575 (conference room) See you there!

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LAE Labs Workshop: Recorder/Microphone

September 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MOORE 162, 1890 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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Are you planning to do any audio or video recording this semester? This week we will be featuring a workshop on using our microphones and recorders. Gyu-Ho will guide you through selecting a recorder that is appropriate for your needs, using a microphone if necessary, and making good decisions about the settings you use. This workshop should be especially useful for people who plan to make recordings during the school year; we may be able to offer the same workshop…

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Da Pidgin Coup

September 11 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
TP101, 1859 East-West Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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***laes minet rimainda*** ***This meeting will be made possible in part through funding from SAPFB (Student Activity Program Fee Board)*** hallohauzit evrewan... jas wan kwik rimainda get Pidgin Coup mitin tude... 12:30... Sato Ctr TP101... go kam diskas da Pidgin Summit aen it lanch wit as krDasi awv SAPFB... aen if yu no kaen mek om, no foget fo raejesta fo da samet asap...

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Tuesday Seminar: Dr. Alan King

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
AGSCI 220, United States + Google Map

Speaker: Dr. Alan King Title: Kotik molmal! Discovering Lenca, a lost language of Central America Abstract: Two related languages named Lenca were spoken in Honduras and El Salvador until the 20th century near the geographical border between two major cultural and linguistic areas. I will report on a current attempt to "reconstruct" these languages by supplementing standard linguistic analysis of data with clues from "indirect evidence" such as internal coherence, cognate languages, general typological profiling and locally shared areal features.…

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LDTC Workshop

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MOORE 575, University of Hawaii at Manoa + Google Map

Linguists and native speakers of underdocumented languages work together on mini-documentation projects in a series of 8 workshops per semester. Workshops are open to everyone. Check the full schedule at http://ling.hawaii.edu/ldtc/workshops/. For more information please contact ldtc@hawaii.edu.

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Tuesday Seminar: A.L. Blake, Peter Schuelke

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AGSCI 220, United States + Google Map

Speaker: A.L. Blake, Peter Schuelke Date: 9/19 (Tues.), 12:00-1:15PM Title: Botanical knowledge of the Abui: a field report; Roviana fieldwork in the Solomon Islands Abstract 1: When language- and culture- shift is underway, ecological domains of knowledge are in particular danger of being lost (Si 2011). This talk reports on progress in documenting the botanical knowledge of the Abui people of Alor Island, Eastern Indonesia, encoded in the languages of Abui (a threatened non-Austronesian language of the Timor-Alor-Pantar language family),…

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Austronesian Circle (DATE CHANGE): Peter Schuelke 9/22

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MOORE 575, University of Hawaii at Manoa + Google Map

Speaker: Peter Schuelke Title: Symmetrical Voice Alternations without Verbal Voice Morphology: Evidence from Ampenan Sasak Abstract: Click here. Time: 9/22 (Fri) 3-4pm Location: Moore 575  

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LAE Labs Workshop: Intro to PRAAT

September 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Phonetics Lab (Moore 162), 1890 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI United States
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Have you ever wanted to do speech analysis, but don't know where to start? Are you taking classes that will require you to look at speech sounds, but it's all new to you? Just interested in knowing how to do basic stuff with waveforms and spectrograms? If you've said yes to any of these questions, this week's workshop is for you! Thomas will be leading an Introduction to Praat that will go over the very basics: how to open files,…

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Da Pidgin Coup

September 25 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Sato Center for Pidgin, Creole, and Dialect Studies, 1859 East-West Rd. TP 101
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
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When: Mon., 9/25 Where: TP 101, Sato Center for Pidgin, Creole, and Dialect Studies Speaker: Claire Stabile Don't forget to register for the upcoming Pidgin Summit, "Eh, Get Pidgin?" on Oct. 11, 2017 (Wed.), from 9AM-3PM at Farrington High School. The goals of the summit will be: To enhance participants' understanding of the history and linguistic structure of Pidgin To draw attention to the ways that multilingual pedagogies including Pidgin can enhance learning To raise awareness of the connections between…

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LDTC Workshop

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MOORE 575, University of Hawaii at Manoa + Google Map

Linguists and native speakers of underdocumented languages work together on mini-documentation projects in a series of 8 workshops per semester. Workshops are open to everyone. Check the full schedule at http://ling.hawaii.edu/ldtc/workshops/. For more information please contact ldtc@hawaii.edu.

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