LINGUIST List 27.899
Thu Feb 18 2016
Summer Schools: UMD-Summer: Guatemala: Language School and Mentored Research Experience (MLSC)/Guatemala
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UMD-Summer: Guatemala: Language School and Mentored Research Experience (MLSC)/Guatemala E-mail this message to a friend
Coordinating Institution: University of Maryland
Dates: 31-May-2016 - 30-Jun-2016
Location: Sololá, Guatemala
Focus: Two-week intensive language-learning experience at the Sololá Field Station in the highlands of Guatemala, followed by a two-week language research experience.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate
Special Qualifications: Sufficient background in linguistics is required; please contact organizers for more details.
UMD's Language Science Center is offering a two-week intensive language-learning experience at the Sololá Field Station in the highlands of Guatemala, followed by a two-week language research experience. The course will feature one of the indigenous languages of Guatemala, belonging to either the Mayan or Maipurean language families. You will stay with local families to experience daily life in Sololá, Guatemala, while working with experienced language teachers for 6-8 hours each day, immersing yourself in the language. Research projects will be on the language of instruction or a closely related language. You will work individually and in small groups while eliciting and analyzing language data.
Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Languages: Kaqchikel
Tuition: 2650 USD
Registration: 17-Feb-2016 to 15-Mar-2016
Contact Person: Maria Polinsky
Phone: (301) 405-7002
Fax: (301) 405-7104
Apply on the web: http://go.umd.edu/smguatemala
See "apply online" URL for more details.
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