|Full Title:||Documentary Linguistics: Asian Perspectives 2|
|Location:||The University of Hong Kong, China|
|Start Date:||25-May-2017 - 27-May-2017|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|Meeting Description:||After the success of DLAP-1 hosted by the Department of Linguistics at The University of Hong Kong in April 2016, we are happy to announce the 2nd Documentary Linguistics: Asian Perspectives event, to be held at The University of Hong Kong, 25-27 May 2017.
We will again combine workshops with conference presentations. The theme for DLAP-2 will be ‘Transformations and Sustainability’. The aim is to look at how documentary linguistics (a) impacts communities and society, in terms of the social transformation that it can bring about; (b) inspires students and scholars, in terms of the role it plays in training and the advancement of the language sciences; and (c) shapes individual and institutional horizons, creating future opportunities for minority voices.
As with DLAP-1, a number of travel grants will be made available to individuals facing financial challenges who wish to attend the workshop and the symposium.
|Linguistic Subfield:||Anthropological Linguistics; Language Documentation; Linguistic Theories; Sociolinguistics|
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