Native Languages of the Southwest at UT Arlington
From the 2012 Oklahoma Breath of Life Workshop; the Alabama group, with UT Arlington Linguistics &Student Lori McLain Pierce

Department of Linguistics & TESOL | The University of Texas at Arlington

CoLang 2014: Institute on Collaborative Language Research

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Brent Henderson


Biography

Brent Henderson's research interests include theoretical syntax and morphology with a strong empirical basis. Most of this work centers around Bantu (and to a lesser extent Semitic) languages and is couched within the ‘minimalist program’ approach to generative grammar. He also has a focus on language documentation and have been documenting the Chimiini Language, an endangered language of the southern Somali coast, for four years now. Finally, for six years he has worked on the Board of Directors of Wuqu’ Kawoq
Maya Health Alliance, a healthcare NGO in Guatemala that has worked to build a model of rural development that is also an effective model of for language revitalization.




CoLang 2014 Course
Syntactic Documentation - 2hr
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Public Event
Revitalizing language through responsible healthcare: the Wuqu' Kawoq model
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