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My Language Revitalization Journey

Yu Lha is the author of Warming Your Hands With Moonlight, a book about the oral traditions in Siyuewu Village, a rural community in Tibet where she grew up. Khroskyabs, the language spoken there, is an unwritten tongue and spoken only in the local area. Yu Lha dreams of preserving her people’s customs, culture, and language by creating a system to capture Khroskyabs in written form. Yu Lha (Yi Na) is a linguistics student at the University of Oregon. Her passion for language resonated with her English teachers who pursued options for her to continue her education in the US.

Thursday, October 5 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Psychology, Psy auditorium (Psy 105)
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

Event Type

Lecture

Audience

Faculty & Staff, Students, Alumni, General Public

Departments

Linguistics

Cost

Free

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