Thursday, December 28, 2017

5 Day Funded Workshop on LANGUAGE DOCUMENTATION & REVITALIZATION- 26th February to 2d March, 2018 , CIIL Mysore

Scheme for Protection & Preservation of Endangered Languages 

At present several projects on documenting endangered languages are going on simultaneously in India and in most of these projects there is hardly any emphasis on revitalizing these endangered languages. Responding to this need for revitalization efforts the Scheme for Protection & Preservation of Endangered languages is organizing a 5 day workshop on Language Documentation and Revitalization. This workshop aims to inform and introduce its participants to different models of revitalization & their suitability, designing revitalization programs, community participation in documentation & revitalization, MTBMLE, challenges in developing orthography, training native speaker to record/document, dictionary preparation and use of technology for documentation. 

Invited Speakers

 Dr. Julia Sollabank SOAS, University of London, UK
Prof. Anita Abbi Hon. Director, Centre for Oral and Trilml Literature, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi 
Prof. Peter Austin SOAS, University of London, UK 
Dr. Sheeny Shah SOAS, University of London, UK 
Prof. P.K. Pandey JNU, New Delhi 
Prof. Minati Panda JNU, New Delhi

Interested scholars must f ill the prescribed form attached herewith and send us latest by 10th Jan. 2018. Since seats are limited, applicants have to forward the application forms with approved from their PhD supervisor/Haid of Department. Priority will be given to independent scholars/ doctoral & M.Phil. students/community people who are working in the areas relevant to the workshop theme. However, students enrolled in master degree programme in linguistics, and allied subjects may also apply. 
The Institute will reimburse 3AC fare to shortlisted participants and will also be provided with modest accommodation in the CIIL campus on prior request. 

This link below will give you access to the application form: 

Organizing Committee 
Prof. D.G. Rao Director, CIIL 
Prof. Umarani Pappuswamy Head, Centre for Language Documentation, CIIL Sujoy Sarkar Officer-in-charge, SPPEL 
Central Institute of Indian Languages Government of India, Manascigangotri Mysuru - 570 006 
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