UNC Linguistics at Science Expo

UNC Linguistics at Science Expo

The Linguistics Department was represented at the UNC Science Expo this past Saturday, April 12, 2014.  Our booth offered a variety of activities including an …

 

Skype lecture by Dan Everett on Pirahã

Skype lecture by Dan Everett on Pirahã

The lecture dealt with linguistic fieldwork and the relationship between language and culture, culture and language.  Keywords: Pirahã, Brazil, monolingual linguistic fieldwork, recursion (and lack …

 

Maya 101 Spring 2013 Class

Maya 101 Spring 2013 Class

 

Maaya T’aan Spring 2013

Maaya T’aan Spring 2013

Jarana dance lessons this past April of 2013, imparted by Miguel Óscar Chan Dzul (Valladolid, Yucatan), as part of the Yucatec Maya Spring 2013 class. …

 

Guest Lecture by Tore Nesset on “Suffix Shifting” in Russian Verbs

Guest Lecture by Tore Nesset on “Suffix Shifting” in Russian Verbs

For more information on Tore’s work and that of his research group (CLEAR), click here.

 

Glyphic pumpkins by the Ling 558 students

Glyphic pumpkins by the Ling 558 students

 

Ko’one’ex Báaxal! Let’s Play!

Ko’one’ex Báaxal! Let’s Play!

Games for practicing verbs, dependent pronouns,subjects, objects, aspect markers.

 

New Friends and Old at the Universidad de Oriente, Valladolid

New Friends and Old at the Universidad de Oriente, Valladolid

Miguel Óscar Chan Dzul, Carlos A. Pérez y Pérez, David Mora-Marín, and Marta Poot Nahuat.

 

Maaya T’aan Summer 2012 Class

Maaya T’aan Summer 2012 Class

Ka’aj xi’ik te’ex utsil!

 

Maaya T’aan Summer 2012–Wilson Library, Stuart Collection

Maaya T’aan Summer 2012–Wilson Library, Stuart Collection

The Maaya T’aan Summer 2012 class visited the Wilson Library, UNC-Chapel Hill, on Wed, June 13.  Teresa Chapa and Claudia Funke offered a crash-course on …