Linguistics News Item

10th DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference

Several UNT faculty and students presented at the annual
DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference
Held at Texas A&M Commerce November 9th, 2018. 

UNT presentations at the DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference:

The reconstruction of Proto-Segai-Modang (Kalimantan, Indonesia) - Alexander Smith

The Passive Side of Sexual Violence: A Linguistic Analysis of ICTY “Landmark Cases” - Kristyne Wahlert & Ashley Balcazar

Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Khurkhuls - Bebica Louriyam

Documentation of Endangered Manuscripts of Kashmir

The proposed project seeks to digitize and document a selection of highly endangered private collections of rare manuscripts from different parts of Kashmir (India). Often called the Sharada Peeth (‘seat of knowledge’) of the Indian subcontinent, Kashmir has served as an established center of learning from the Vedic times. Various internationally celebrated works dealing with religion, philosophy, history, language and literature were composed in the region.