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International Workshop on Endangered Scripts of Island Southeast Asia

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Aims

This workshop will discuss the writing systems and traditions of island Southeast Asia, focusing on (but not limited to) the endangered Indic scripts of the Philippines, Sumatra and Sulawesi. Papers are invited covering topics such as historical and structural relationships, literature, documentation, revival, modern functions, adaptations and social/cultural meaning. In addition to the academic component of the workshop, the organisers encourage participation by culture-bearers, activists and artists.

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Call for papers

  • Abstract: 500 words PDF format
  • Deadline: 2013 December 10
  • Full Paper: PDF Format
  • Final Deadline: 2014 February 10

Participants will be given maximum of 40 minutes for their presentation followed by 10 minutes question and answer.

Submit Abstracts and Final Papers to: pangilinan@aa.tufs.ac.jp and lingdy-office@aacore.net

Information

  • Workshop Dates:2014 February 27, 28 and March 1
  • Venue:Room 304, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • Registration Fee:Free
  • Host:LingDy2 Project, Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (ILCAA, TUFS).

Speakers

  • Peter K. Austin (SOAS, University of London)
  • Kanakan Balintagos (Solito Arts Productions)
  • Maria Matildis Banda (Udayana University)
  • Norman de los Santos (BHM Publishing House, Inc.)
  • Anthony Jukes (ILCAA Research Fellow / CRLD, La Trobe University)
  • Kristian Kabuay (Baybayin.com)
  • Piers Kelly (The Australian National University)
  • Uli Kozok (University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
  • Emerenciana Lorenzo Catapang (Mangyan Heritage Center)
  • Campbell Macknight (The Australian National University)
  • Christopher Miller (Independent Researcher, Montreal, Canada)
  • Michael Raymon M. Pangilinan (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • Anya Postma (Mangyan Heritage Center)
  • Titik Pudjiastuti (University of Indonesia)
  • Nurhayati Rahman (Hasanuddin University)
  • Ahmad Rapanie (South Sumatora Provincial Government)
  • Hideo Sawada (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • Asako Shiohara (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • Bruno Tiotuico (Alexandre Dayrit Tiotuico) (Ágúman Súlat Kapampángan)

Coordinators

  • Michael Raymon M. Pangilinan, Chief Coordinator (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
  • Anthony Jukes (ILCAA Research Fellow / CRLD, La Trobe University)
  • Christopher Miller (Independent Researcher, Montreal, Canada)
  • Asako Shiohara (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Program

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Registration

This workshop is open to the public. Please pre-register for the symposium by sending the following information via e-mail to the LingDy Project Administrative Office (lingdy-office[atmark]aacore.net) by February 20.

  1. Your name in full
  2. Contact information (Affiliation, e-mail address)

Activities

Film Showing

A film on the Surat Inaborlan of Palawan Island will be shown on the second night of the workshop as part of the presentation of Kanakan Balintagos (Auraeus Solito), an internationally acclaimed Filipino film maker and a member of the Palawán ethnic group of the island of Palawan in the Philippines.

Exhibition

As the core of the workshop revolves around the vitality of the various scripts of Island Southeast Asia, a small space has been dedicated for script exhibition during the activity. Participants are encouraged to contribute samples of documents and artworks from past and present for other participants to examine. Those who wish to participate in the exhibition must inform the coordinators ahead of schedule as to the nature and dimension of the materials that they wish to exhibit.

Please contact at:

LingDy2 Project Administrative Office
lingdy-office[atmark]aacore.net

Information for Speakers

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