The Navajo Language Academy

2012 Summer Linguistics Workshop


July 9 - 27, 2012

Location: Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff


8:45-10:15 Introduction to the Navajo Verb 
(Michele Kiser, UNM)

8:45-10:15 Advanced Verb Structure 
(Lorene Legah, DineL College; Paul Platero, UNM)

10:30 - 12:30 Introduction to Linguistics
(Maya Honda, Wheelock College, and Wayne O'Neil, MIT)

1:00 - 2:30 Research 
(Peggy Speas, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

2:45- 4:15 Teaching Practicum 
(NLA Staff)

Classes run 1 & 1/2 hrs each per day, 5 days per week, for 3 weeks.

Registration (click here)

Fees & Additional Information (click here)

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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