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LINGUIST List 22.1912

Mon May 02 2011

Confs: Socioling, General Ling/Thailand

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        1.     Natchanan Yaowapat , 21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society

Message 1: 21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Date: 01-May-2011
From: Natchanan Yaowapat <fhumncnku.ac.th>
Subject: 21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
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21st Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society
Short Title: SEALSXXI

Date: 11-May-2011 - 13-May-2011
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Contact: Kitima Indrambarya
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.sealsxxi.hum.ku.ac.th

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Other Specialty: Southeast Asian Languages

Meeting Description:

The 21st Annual Conference of Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (SEALS
XXI) will be hosted by Department of Linguistics of Kasetsart University, 11-13
May 2011, Bangkok, THAILAND.

Keynote speakers/Plenary Sessions

'Linguistics and Genetics: Complementary Approaches to the Study of Human Diversity'

- Pranee Kullavanijaya, Chulalongkorn Univessity
- Samerchai Poolsuwan, Thammasat University
- Patcharee Lertrit, Mahidol University

'Changes in Burmese Phonology and Orthography'

- David Bradley, University of La Trobe

'A Model for the Preservation of Languages in Southeast Asia'

- Suwilai Premsrirat, Mahidol University

Round Table Session ''Language Documentation''

Theme – to showcase examples of language documentation projects being done throughout Southeast Asia, specifically digital video/ audio recordings of a language and how this is helping to preserve that language, or how this is helping the local people to document their language

- Chair – Brian Migliazza

Kayan community-based language documentation (dictionary)

- Ken Manson (Payap University)

Documentation of Solega (Dravidian), with a focus on traditional ecological knowledge

- Aung Si (ANU)

Documenting Endangered Languages, Preserving Endangered Knowledge: Sample Cases from Thailand

- Isara Choosri (Mahidol)

Registration Fees:

International Scholars 5,200 baht
International Students** 2,600 baht
Thai Scholars 4,000 baht
Thai Students** 2,000 baht
Daily Scholars 1,300 baht***
Daily Students** 700 baht***

* Registration fees include: conference sessions, conference kit, conference welcome reception, coffee break and luncheons during conference days.
** To qualify for student rate, a copy of the student ID must be submitted.
*** Conference kit and welcome reception excluded

Payment Method: Cash at the registration desk on May 11, 2011

For more information, please visit our website at www.sealsxxi.hum.ku.ac.th

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