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Goffe Woordwaark

Gronings is alive and kicking!

Our mysterious-looking Professor Goffe Jensma talks about Gronings and the project Wordwaark, a new language database. Gronings is alive! That the Groninger language is alive and kicking, was demonstrated at The Dag van de Grunneger toal (Day of Groninger language) that took place on Saturday March 17 2018 at the Groninger Archieven. It was an…

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Lecture: Exploring Language in the Amazon

What happens when you’re a linguist that steps out of a motorboat into an indigenous village in the Amazon? In this lecture, linguist Bernat Bardagil-Mas will talk about his time among the Panará, a native community of Mato Grosso, Brazil. He will discuss how this type of research unfolds, and how it can be meaningful…


Minority Languages in Social Media

On December 22th, students from the master Multilingualism presented their posters based on their original language research. Among the subjects they presented were: linguistic landscaping, sign language and religion, language attitudes towards Frisian but also towards other minority languages, language in education, and many more topics. Minority Languages in Social Media One of the MA students,…

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