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FYI: Brazilian Lgs, Quechua course

Author: marcus antonio rezen

FYI Body: Specialization in Brazilian Indigenous Languages

This specialization program intends to prepare linguists to do
research on indigenous languages from Brazil providing intensive
training on methodologies for description and analysis of data as well
as on the evaluation and reanalysis of published and unpublished
materials on brazilian indigenous languages.

The program will be developed in the National Museum of the Federal
University of Rio de Janeiro between August/97 and June/98. Four
courses will be taught:

1. Phonetic and Phonological systems of Brazilian Indigenous Languages;
2. Morphosyntactic Features of Brazilian Indigenous Languages;
3. Phonological Analysis of Brazilian Indigenous Languages;
4. Morphological and Syntactic Analysis of Brazilian Indigenous Languages;

Instructors will be the following faculty members of the Linguistic
Division of the Department of Anthropology of the National Museum:

Bruna Franchetto, Doctor in Social Antropology (Federal University of Rio
de Janeiro);
Charlotte Emmerich, Doctor in Linguistics (Federal University of Rio
de Janeiro);
Marilia Faco Soares, Doctor in Sciences (State University of Campinas-
Yonne de Freitas Leite, Doctor in Linguistics (University of Texas,
Marcia Maria Damaso Vieira, Doctor in Sciences (State University of
Campinas- UNICAMP);
Marcus Maia, Doctor in Linguistics (University of Southern California).

In addition to the regular courses a series of lectures will be
conducted by the faculty of the National Museum and by visiting
scholars focusing on the following topics:

- The history of the studies on Brazilian Indigenous Languages;
- Field work techniques;
- The comparative method and the classification techniques;
- Ethnological and Cognitive aspects of Brazilian Indigenous Languages;
- Ethnographic and sociolinguistic aspects of Brazilian Indigenous Languages.

Applications will be accepted from April to June/97 and must include the
following documents:

1.copy of undergraduate degree;
2.curriculum vitae;
3.2 letters of recommendation;
4.registration fee;
5.two photos.

Selection of 20 candidates will be based on CV analysis and interview.

For further information, please contact:

Below is an announcement that has just come up in a Brazilian
newspaper. As it might be of interest to some list members and/or
their students, I'm fowarding it on (followed by a schematic
translation to English).



<< Curso de extens=E3o universit=E1ria na l=EDngua e cultura quichua na=
Ibero-americana da Universidade Internacional da Andaluzia, em La
Rabida, Huelva, na Espanha - De 30 de junho a 25 de julho de 1997.
Diretor: Prof. Alejandro Mendoza Orellana, da Universidade de
Cuenca, Equador. Pedidos de bolsas at=E9 16 de maio de 1997. Endere=E7=
Universidade Internacional de Andaluzia, Sede Iberoamericana Santa
Maria de La Rabida, 21819, Palos de la Frontera, Huelva, Espanha.
Fone: (34-59)(959) 350452. Fax: (959) 350158. E-mail: Home Page: >>
("O Globo," March 30, 97)

Quechua language and culture:

- (post-graduate level) extension course at the
Ibero-American Headquarters of the
International University of Andaluzia, in
La Rabida, Heulva, Spain.
- date: June 30 to July 25
- diretor: Prof. Alejandro Mendoza Orellana
Universidad de Cuenca
- scholarships may be requested till May 16th
- address: Universidade Internacional de Andaluzia
Sede Iberoamericana Santa
Maria de La Rabida,
21819, Palos de la Frontera,
-Tel: (34 59)(959) 350452
-Fax: (959) 350158
-Home Page:

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