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UCLA Zapotexts Group

Workshop to present and discuss the latest research on Zapotec Texts.

Friday, May 07, 2010
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall
(History Conference Room)
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Body Part Words in the Colonial Valley Zapotec Corpus: Their Referential, Locative, and Other Uses
Brook Lillehaugen received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from UCLA in 2006. She has worked on Tlacolula Valley Zapotec and Colonial Zapotec since 1999 and is particularly interested in
prepositions, body part words, grammaticalization, syntax, and semantics. Formerly at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, Seminario de Lenguas Indígenas, Universidad
Nacional Autónoma de México, she is currently Head Lexicographer at DrillSgt.com.

Of Archives, Landscapes, and Communities: Working with Indigenous Texts from Colonial Oaxaca, Mexico
Michel Oudijk is a researcher at the Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas, Seminario de Lenguas Indígenas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. He received his Ph.D.
from the Research School of African, Asian, and Amerindian Studies at Leiden University (Netherlands) in 2000. Since 1990, Oudijk has worked with various aspects of Zapotec
culture and history, always based on the study of pictographic or alphabetical texts, relating these to present day indigenous societies and landscapes.
 


Cost : Free and Open to the Public

Xochitl Flores-Marcial
xochitlx@ucla.edu

Download file: Zapotextsworkshopflyer.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute

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