Videos

DVD, VHS, and Streaming Videos from Sinclair Library

Note: VCRs are available at Sinclair Library for you to use.

All of these videos are available at Sinclair Library or the Department of Linguistics. Plan ahead: there may be high demand just before LBC due dates and so your selection may become limited. If you have trouble getting access to videos, please let your instructor know.

Please be sure to CHECK CALL NUMBERS CAREFULLY.
There are some videos with similar names that have NOT been approved for the Linguistics Beyond the Classroom program.

You can look up videos by title, call number, etc. in the Voyager catalog. Note that the call number for these videos includes the word “videotape” or “DVD”.

For streaming video: Login with UH user ID required; QuickTime required to view; free download at http://www.quicktime.com

Title Call number
American tongues VIDEOTAPE 1146,
DVD 10802
Apes and language VIDEOTAPE 11381
As Nutayunean [We Stil Live Here] (2010) DVD 10693
Baby talk VIDEOTAPE 2173,
DVD 9499,
streaming
Birth and Death: The Life Cycle of Language (2007) [all segments, 48 mins] streaming
Birth of a language VIDEOTAPE 17759
Civilization to Colonization: Language Takes Written Form (2007) [all segments, 48 mins] streaming
Combining Documentation Initiatives with Language Instruction to Improve Bilingual Education at Wapichana (Arawak) Schools in Brazil (2013 SLS Thursday Lecture Series) [all segments, 87 minutes] streaming (1st half)streaming (2nd half)
Constant Change: The Diversification and Spread of Language (2007) [all segments, 48 mins] streaming
The first signs of Washoe VIDEOTAPE 3552
Ha Kam Wi Tawk Pidgin Yet? (2009, Searider Productions) (requested)
Human development. The first 2 1/2 years. Volume 3: Language development VIDEOTAPE 7030
Human language series, part 1: Discovering the human language VIDEOTAPE 10824,
DVD 10485
Human language series, part 2: Acquiring the human language VIDEOTAPE 10825,
DVD 10485
Human language series, part 3: The human language evolves VIDEOTAPE 10826,
DVD 10485
In search of the first language VIDEOTAPE 11472
Language streaming
Let There Be Words: The Origin of the Human Language (2007) [all segments, 48 mins] streaming
The Linguists (2008, Ironbound Films) (check with instructor)
Mother Tongues: Languages Around the World (2007) [all segments, 48 mins] streaming
Nous pros, nous loin VIDEOTAPE 2241
Pidgin: The Voice of Hawai’i (2009, Marlene Booth) DVD 7664
We Still Live Here [As Nutayunean] (2010) DVD 10693
Yeah you rite! VIDEOTAPE 9012

Podcasts

Radiolab episode “Words” Listen to all 3 segments:

Words that Change the World
A World Without Words
New Words, New World

Questions or Problems

If you have questions about the Linguistics Beyond the Classroom Program, or any problems with the program, please contact the chair of the Linguistics Beyond the Classroom committee:

Dr. Amy Schafer, Associate Professor of Linguistics, aschafer@hawaii.edu

If you have questions about the use of human subjects in research, please contact the University of Hawai’i Committee on Human Studies.