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Creating resources in and for San Francisco del Mar Huave, a near-dormant language Dr Yuni Kim (University of Essex) The Huaves are a marginalised ethnic group occupying four villages – each with its own variety of the Indigenous language, which is an isolate – on the Pacific coast of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca State,…

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As part of the Yemen in Conflict project, LAAF in partnership with Writing on the Wall brings together four Yemeni female poets. About this event Yemen in Conflict is an ongoing project between LAAF, the University of Liverpool and the University of Leeds. The project has involved people who are passionate about Yemen, its poetry and…
Poetry reading and discussion by Amita Sanghavi: poetry on the Omani mountains Ahmed al-Mashikhi & Kamela al-Barami: Shehret, Oman Mercy Geno Apache: Ugandan poetry Jordan Megolonyo: Akholi poetry Elena Vedernikova: Meadow Mari (Uralic) poetry Katrina Porteous: Northumberland poetry Hungary 2pm, Uganda 3pm, Oman4pm Centre for Endangered Languages, Cultures and Ecosystems LEEDS Poetry_20210519
You’re warmly invited to this CLER & Language@Leeds conversation with Dr Nelson Flores, University of Pennsylvania and Dr Giovanna Fassetta, University of Glasgow, with contributions from University of Leeds colleagues: Dr Daniel Fobi, Dr Kate Spowage and Rumana Hossain. The speakers’ presentations in diverse areas of language education inquiry will lead to a more general reflection. Join us…
Panel on Counter-Narratives in Language Education Research Toward a Raciolinguistic Genealogical Perspective on Language Education Policy  Dr Nelson Flores  (University of Pennsylvania)   Abstract: This presentation proposes raciolinguistic genealogy as a methodological approach to the study of language education. It briefly defines three components of this approach: 1) a genealogical stance that brings attention to…
Join us for our next session in the Multimodality Talks Series: When: 14th May 2021 12.00-1.30pm GMT Time Where: Register for the event at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/najma-al-zidjali-covid-19-whatsapp-stickers-as-public-signs-in-oman-tickets-132315885375 and you’ll receive a link to attend the talk Covid-19 WhatsApp Stickers as Public Signs in Oman Dr Najma Al Zidjaly, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Abstract: In this paper, I…
The programme is as follows: Amer al-Kathiri: الأصوات الانفجارية في اللهجات العمانية Leonid Kogan (Keynote speaker): Recent Lexicographic Research on Soqotri, with an Emphasis on the Comparative-Historical Dimension To attend the workshop if you are not on the distribution list, please contact Janet Watson: j.c.e.watson@leeds.ac.uk
We are delighted to share details of this academic year’s final meeting of the Interdisciplinary Renaissance & Early Modern Seminar. Dr Natalya Din-Kariuki (Warwick) will present a paper titled ‘”More particularly described, then it hath been ever done before in our English tongue”: travel writing, chorography, and pilgrimage in Coryats Crudities (1611)’. Natalya’s work examines the literary and…
The programme is as follows: Amer al-Kathiri: الأصوات الانفجارية في اللهجات العمانية Leonid Kogan (Keynote speaker): Recent Lexicographic Research on Soqotri, with an Emphasis on the Comparative-Historical Dimension To attend the workshop, please contact Janet Watson: j.c.e.watson@leeds.ac.uk
A series of online workshops organized by Janet C. E. Watson (Leeds) Kamela Russell (UC Berkeley) and Fabio Gasparini (FU – Berlin) Leonid Kogan –  Recent lexicographic research on Soqotri with an emphasis on the comparative-historical dimension For further information about the programme and access to the Zoom event please contact us: http://J.C.E.Watson@ leeds.ac.uk russellkamala@gmail.com…
Napoleon will be giving a talk titled: ‘Bilingualism in Children with Developmental Disorders: From Language and Cognition to Human Rights’. If you would like to attend, please contact Chris Dixon (c.l.dixon@leeds.ac.uk) for a Teams invite