Summer Internships, Endangered Languages Project

Position Announcement: Summer Internships, Endangered Languages Project
  • Part-time (10 hours/week), paid contract positions.
  • 12 weeks (June 7-August 30, 2021)
  • Fully remote. Applicants located anywhere in the world are eligible and encouraged to apply.
  • For this position, we are seeking people who are committed to revitalizing Indigenous and endangered languages, and creating digital resources to support language champions around the world. If you’re interested in using technology to support language documentation and revitalization, passionate about international collaboration, and eager to get hands-on experience in digital research, outreach, or community facilitation, this internship might be for you.

Concurso de becas de investigación Juan Calfucurá

SULA 11 – Semantics of Under-represented Languages in the Americas 11

Semantics of Under-represented Languages in the Americas 11

Short Title: SULA 11
Date: 04-Aug-2020 – 07-Aug-2020
Location: Mexico City / Online, Mexico
Contact: Violeta Vazquez Rojas
Contact Email: sula11mexico@gmail.com
Meeting URL

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics

Meeting Description:
This year’s Semantics of Under-Represented Languages in the Americas will be held in a virtual format, organized by El Colegio de México and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, August 4 – 7, 2020. See more details about the transmission on our website, or write us an email if you are interested in participating in the Zoom meeting.

The goal of the conference is to bring together researchers working on indigenous languages and dialects spoken in the Americas in order to strengthen the connection between semantic fieldwork and formal semantic theory. We encourage the participation of linguists involved in fieldwork, language documentation and revitalization who also carry out theoretically oriented analyses. Graduate students are strongly encouraged to participate.

Program Information:
The full program can be viewed here

Clase abierta de quichua virtual y gratuita

CLASE ABIERTA DE QUICHUA *VIRTUAL* y *GRATUITA*
Viernes 07/08 19.30hs.

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Con inscripción previa escribiendo a: quichuaenlauba@gmail.com
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¡Nos preparamos para los cursos del segundo cuatrimestre! Inscripciones del 08/08 al 22/08
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Phd – University of Manchester y Perú

Applications are now invited for a fully funded four year PhD studentship with integrated teaching certificate.

The University of Manchester has established funding through GCRF for studentships to build connections with countries that are overseas development assistance (OOA) recipients.

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries. GCRF forms part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) commitment. ODA-funded activity focuses on outcomes that promote the long-term sustainable growth of countries on the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) list. 

GCRF PhD programme

The GCRF PhD studentship programme is a four year programme with integrated teaching certificate and The University of Manchester has up to 12 studentships available. Applicants can apply to one of the below projects which will start in either April or September 2020.

Funding for the programme will include tuition fees, an annual stipend at the minimum Research Councils UK rate (around £15,000 for 2019/20), a research training grant, training allowance and travel allowance. 

How to apply

The formal application process will open on 13 January 2020 and close 31 January 2020.

Interviews will take place March 2020.

Applicants are asked to contact the lead supervisor displayed in the project information for an initial discussion about the project.

 

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