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October 2017

Tuesday Seminar: Leah Pappas, Katherine Strong, Thomas Kettig

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AGSCI 220, United States + Google Map

Speakers: Leah Pappas; Katherine Strong; Thomas Kettig Date: 10/10 (Tues.), 12:00-1:15PM Leah Pappas Title: New Caledonia Preliminary Fieldwork   Abstract: New Caledonia is a French Overseas Territory and home to 28 Austronesian languages. Although many of these languages are dying as a result of French influence, the Kanak culture is still strong. This talk outlines the steps that must be taken by an outsider to be able to work with the Kanak people. It discusses the cultural and linguistic programs…

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Tuesday Seminar: Chien-Jer Charles Lin (10/17)

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Speaker: Chien-Jer Charles Lin, (Associate Professor of Chinese Linguistics, East Asian Languages and Culture, Indiana University) Date: Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 Title: Processing Prenominal Relative Clauses in Mandarin Chinese: Forms and Functions Time: 12:00 – 1:15 PM Place: AGSCI 220 Abstract: The last 15 years of research on Chinese relative clause processing have indicated both promising directions as well as puzzles. This talk reviews the landscape of these findings and how this line of research sheds light on the processing of head-final structures.…

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Da Pidgin Coup (10/16)

October 16 @ 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: Oct. 16 (Mon.), 12:30PM Where: Sato Center Will include debriefing of the Pidgin Summit, talk story, and lunch courtesy of the Student Activity Program Fee Board (SAPFB)!

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LDTC Workshop

October 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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Austronesian Circle: Joel Bradshaw (10/20)

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MOORE 575, University of Hawaii at Manoa + Google Map

Our 5th Austronesian Circle meeting will be held next Friday. Dr. Joel Brashaw will give a talk on his recent research on Numbami, an Austronesian language spoken in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea.   Welcome to join us!    -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   Speaker: Dr. Joel Brashaw Title: Polysemy and complementarity: Core verbs and their uses in Numbami Abstract: please click here Date/Time: 10/20 (Friday), 3-4PM Location: Moore 575

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Da Pidgin Coup (10/23)

October 23 @ 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: Oct. 23 (Mon.), 12:30PM Where: Sato Center Will include debriefing of the Pidgin Summit, the recent Civil Beat article, KITV news poll, and Lee Cataluna column in the Star Advertiser, talk story, and lunch courtesy of the Student Activity Program Fee Board (SAPFB)!

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LDTC Workshop

October 23 @ 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: Ono, Rentz (10/24)

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
AGSCI 220, United States + Google Map

Speakers: Christianne Ono, Bradley Rentz Date & Time: 10/24 (Tues.), 12:00-1:15PM Place: AGSCI 220 Title 1: Preliminary Fieldwork in the Ikema-jima and Nishihara Ikema Miyakoan Communities Abstract: Ikema is a variety of Miyako, which in turn is a "Definitely Endangered" Southern Ryukyuan language (UNESCO, 2010). It is spoken in three communities on three separate islands: the original Ikema-jima community on Ikema Island, the Nishihara community on Miyako Island, and the Sarahama community on Irabu Island. This talk presents the researcher's…

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Data Science Group for Language Researchers (10/30)

October 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MOORE 162, 1890 East-West Rd
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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The first meeting of the Data Science Group for Language Researchers will be held on Oct. 30 (Mon.) from 4-5PM in the Phonetics Lab (Moore 162). Geoff LaFlair from Second Language Studies will be leading this meeting, with a talk on "Project management with R Studio and Git." The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in learning about improving quantitative research and data management skills for language-related research. Please contact Bradley Rentz for more information or to be…

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LDTC Workshop

October 30 @ 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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