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Hong Kong Dialects

Dr Cathryn Donohue has been working with local communities in her Fieldtrip courses. The degree of language loss in these […]

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Linguistics for impact Talking Brains the Exhibition
- Prof Umberto Ansaldo

Tue 28 Feb 2017, 4:00 pm
Drake Gallery, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

In this talk I offer a virtual preview of the exhibition Talking Brains, set to open to the public in […]

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The Role of Iconicity in Sign Language Acquisition
- Gerardo Ortega, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen

Thu 21 Sep 2017, 3:30 pm
Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Abstract The study of iconicity, defined as the direct relationship between a linguistic form and its referent, has gained momentum […]

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