LINGUIST List 29.3115

Tue Aug 07 2018

Summer Schools: Workshop and Practicum: Indigenous Nigerian Sign Language Documentation/Nigeria

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Date: 31-Jul-2018
From: Emmanuel Asonye <>
Subject: Workshop and Practicum: Indigenous Nigerian Sign Language Documentation
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Host Institution:

Dates: 11-Oct-2018 - 22-Oct-2018
Location: Abuja, Kaduna, FCT, Kaduna, Nigeria

Focus: This Language Documentation Summer School will focus on basic principles and signed language documentation tools.
Minimum Education Level: BA
Special Qualifications: The workshop is also recommended for signed language interpreters and Special Education teachers without any linguistics experience.

The summer school is intended to provide training in technological tools for language documentation. There will be various training courses offered and panel discussions held regarding the use of such technology in and out of the field. Students will be able take away a basic understanding of language tools, audio or video recording, data processing and life in the field.

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Subject Languages: Nigerian Sign Language

Tuition: 100 USD
Registration: 01-Aug-2018 to 01-Oct-2018
Contact Person: Emmanuel Asonye
                Phone: 5056390377

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Participants are advised to pay to the institution's bank account before filling out the application form. Registration begins on Aug 01, 2018 and ends on Oct 01, 2018.

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