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Findings from the Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives

Description: This white paper comprehensively describes the insights that emerged from the Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives. Key topics include a typology of language archives, the perspectives of stakeholder groups, and improving access to language archives.
Date: July 25, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary & Roth, Heather
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Transcript Summary 1: Introduction and Background

Description: This document provides a transcript summary of the first part of the Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives; it contains an overview of language archives by Gary Holton and an overview of user-centered design by Christina Wasson.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary & Roth, Heather
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Transcript Summary 4: Sunday Discussion

Description: This document provides a transcript summary of the fourth part of Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives; it contains a detailed summary of discussions on the second day of the workshop.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary & Roth, Heather
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Transcript Summary 2: Individual Presentations by Workshop Participants: Perspectives of Stakeholder Groups

Description: This document provides a transcript summary of the second part of Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives; it contains a detailed summary of individual presentations by all workshop participants on the perspectives of stakeholder groups.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary & Roth, Heather
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Transcript Summary 5: Conclusions

Description: This document provides a transcript summary of the fifth and final part of Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives; it contains a detailed summary of the concluding discussion at the end of the workshop.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary & Roth, Heather
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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Transcript Summary 3: Saturday Discussion

Description: This document provides a transcript summary of the third part of Workshop on User-Centered Design of Language Archives; it contains a detailed summary of discussions on the first day of the workshop.
Date: July 15, 2016
Creator: Wasson, Christina; Holton, Gary & Roth, Heather
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Cross-Language Comparison of Mismatched Annotation in Interlinear-Glossed Texts

Description: This presentation explores the variation in interlinear-glossed text (IGT) in 5 closely related South-Central Tibeto-Burman languages with verb stem alternation, reduplicated adverbial modifiers, and pre-verbal directionals. While IGT is a rich representation of language, IGT for even closely related languages can look markedly different due to individual linguists’ divergent analyses. In comparing the discrepancies between representations of such features, we gain insight into the underlying a… more
Date: January 8, 2021
Creator: Burke, Mary & Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information
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2017 Dene/Athabaskan Language Conference and Workshop Day 3 Part 4

Description: This video continues from the 2017 Dene/Athabaskan Language Conference and Workshop Day 3 Part 3. Conference participants wrap up their reports about what they discussed in their groups. The conference is closed with a prayer led by Don Decker and Terrill Goseyun.
Date: June 29, 2017
Duration: 52 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Ross, Chasen & Sisk, Trevor
Partner: UNT College of Information
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2017 Dene/Athabaskan Language Conference and Workshop Day 2 Part 3

Description: This video continues from the Day 2 Part 2 video of the 2017 Dene/Athabaskan Language Conference and Workshop. Theodore Fernald describes efforts to teach the structure of Navajo in Philadelphia. Sharon Hargus details blends in Witsuwit’en.
Date: June 28, 2017
Duration: 18 minutes
Creator: Ross, Chasen & Sisk, Trevor
Partner: UNT College of Information

CoRSAL Collection @ UNT Digital Library

Description: Presentation given at the third Computational Resource for South Asian Languages symposium in 2019 at the University of North Texas, in Denton, Texas. This presentation describes the activities of the UNT Libraries to provide infrastructure and support for language documentation archiving and preservation via the CoRSAL Collection.
Date: October 29, 2019
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries

Archive and database architecture and usability

Description: Presentation for the 2017 Symposium on Developing Infrastructure for Computational Resources on South Asian Languages. This presentation discusses the use of a database for language archiving through the example of Himalayan Tibeto-Burman languages.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Caplow, Nancy J.; Khular, Sumshot & Willis Oko, Christina
Partner: UNT College of Information
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STREAMLInED Challenges: Aligning Research Interests with Shared Tasks

Description: This paper describes the use of Shared Task Evaluation Campaigns by designing tasks that are compelling to speech and natural language processing researchers while addressing technical challenges in language documentation and exploiting growing archives of endangered language data.
Date: March 2017
Creator: Levow, Gina-Anne; Bender, Emily M.; Littell, Patrick; Howell, Kristen; Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi; Crowgey, Joshua et al.
Partner: UNT College of Information

Discussion about the Mankiyali language

Description: This is a discussion between Muhammad Awaiz (a 32-year old male), Akbar Jan (a 45-year old female) and Shehnaz Bibi (a 24-year old female). The speakers talk about their daily life, their mother tongue, and about the documentation research project on the Mankiyali language.
Date: February 5, 2019
Duration: 7 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Anjum, Uzma
Partner: UNT College of Information
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Monologue on the need to document Lamkang

Description: Reverend Daniel Tholung of Thamlakhuren discusses the need to work toward promoting and preserving the language. He talks about how Shobhana Chelliah began her work on the Lamkang language and about how Shekarnong Sankhil of Thamlapokpi and he came to the UNT on Chelliah's invitation to interact with students and teach them about Lamkang.
Date: 2010
Duration: 21 minutes 29 seconds
Creator: Chelliah, Shobhana Lakshmi
Partner: UNT College of Information
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