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, Guillem Belmar, presented his research on the use of minority languages in social media. For the occasion, Guillem made a video about the motivation for his research. He states that as social media are so widely used, they can be very useful for researching practices, attitudes and perspectives on minority languages. Furthermore, he presents some of the results in the video and encourages viewers to use their minority language on the net.
Take a look at Guillem’s poster and his video on YouTube to find out some of his conclusions: