Professors Andrea Berez and Victoria Anderson receive NSF grant for the 4th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $286,827 to University of Hawai’i for support of the project entitled “Discourse and prosody in non-native speakers’ reference resolution,” under the direction of Therese Gruter (SLS) and Amy Schafer (Linguistics).
This award is effective September 1 , 2013 and expires February 28, 2017.
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Phonetic Realization of Medial Stop Consonants in Akuntsu
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Universal 20 and Word-Order Variation in Korean [PDF]
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The Effect of a Single Formant on Dialect Identification [PDF]
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The Status of Subject and Object Pronominal Elements in Lukunosh Mortlockese [PDF]
A research group based in the UH Mānoa Department of Linguistics has uncovered the existence of old Hawai’i Sign Language, a previously undocumented sign language used in the islands. For more information see the department’s press release and the official UH press release. For a visual demonstration of HSL, please see this video.
The Endangered Languages Project, a web site developed by Google and backed by the Alliance for Linguistic Diversity, launched today at www.endangeredlanguages.com. A central feature of the website is the Catalogue of Endangered Languages, compiled by University of Hawaiʿi at Mānoa linguists and the LINGUIST List at Eastern Michigan University, and sponsored by a grant from the National Science Foundation.