Discovery Series - Pappuswamy, Akhunzada, and Gaur

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 10:00

Union 385

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Discovery Series Presents:

Calling all archivists, linguists, and language enthusiasts!

You will be interested in the next Discovery Series Lecture Event which features three lectures on archiving in South Asia.  The event will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in Union 385.  Lunch and refreshments will be provided.  You can also join via ZOOM.  The schedule and ZOOM access instructions can be found at the CORSAL website.

The invited speakers are:

  • Umarani Pappuswamy
    Professor-cum-Deputy Director of the Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL)
    Creating Computational Resources for Endangered Languages of North-East India
  • Fakhruddin Akhunzada
    Executive Director, Forum for Language Initiatives (FIL), Islamabad
    Language Documentation and Archiving in Pakistan
  • Ramesh Gaur
    Dean and Director (Lib.&Inf.)i, Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA)
    Digital  Preservation and Access to Indian Cultural Heritage

This event is made possible by the College of Information Discovery Series, a generous grant from the UNT Charn fund, the Department of Linguistics, and is organized in conjunction with the 3rd meeting of the Computational Resource for South Asian Languages.  You can contact the PI, Shobhana Chelliah for further information via email.

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