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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, 2017 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Psychology, Psy auditorium (Psy 105)
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, OR 97202, USA

Event Type

Lecture

Audience

Faculty, Students, Alumni, Open to the Public

Cost

Free

Department
Linguistics
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