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The Navajo Language Academy

2010 Summer Linguistics Workshop


July 5 30, 2010

Location: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

All classes meet in Dane Smith Hall, Room 123


8:10-10:10 The Navajo Verb System
(Michele Kiser & Irene Silentman)

10:30 - 12:30 Topics in Navajo Syntax
(Paul Platero & Peggy Speas)

2:00 - 4:00 Athabaskan Historical Linguistics
(Jeff Leer)

We regret that the Phonology/Acquisition course has been canceled for this year. We will have extra afternoon discussion and research time instead.

Classes run 2 hrs each per day, 5 days per week, for 4 weeks.


Fees & Additional Information

See you in July!

Navajo Linguistics Workshops include:
A course in a different subfield of linguistics each year (syntax, phonology, semantics, morphology)
A course in Navajo verb structure
Classroom techniques for teaching verb forms
An overview of linguistics
Colloquia by scholars
Presentations and discussions of research in progress
Discussions of language planning
Time for collaborative research or lesson planning

The Workshops are Intended to Serve:
Navajo linguists
Navajo language teachers
Other linguists with a research interest in Navajo or a related Athabaskan language
Graduate and undergraduate students

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