Partnership

  1. Collaboration with linguists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA and Universitas Atmajaya, Jakarta, Indonesia

 

Ika Nurhayani, Ph.D, a lecturer of the Master’s Programme in Linguistics served as a member of the Indonesian committee of the virallanguages.org, a volunteer-run initiative launched by a group of linguists, anthropologists, and activists to provide Covid-19 information using marginalized or less spoken languages in 2020-2021. Infomation on Virallanguages Indonesia can be seen in the following link: http://virallanguages.org/id/home/

The Indonesian committee consists of linguists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa (Bradley McDonnell Ph.D, Jacob Hakim, Khairunnisa, Jessica Charest, Shirley Gabber, Leah Pappas, Sebastian Ohara-Saft and Katherine Strong), Universitas Atmajaya Jakarta (Yanti, Ph.D) and Universitas Brawijaya (Ika Nurhayani Ph.D). Information on the committee members can be seen in the following link: https://www.hawaii.edu/news/2020/09/04/global-communication-covid19/

The collaboration results in videos informing people on how to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in several local languages in Indonesia such as Torajanese, Madurese, Malay Palembang, Malay Kapuas Hulu, Sumba Timur, and dialects of Javanese.

Students of the Master’s Programme in Linguistics participated as team leaders, language consultants and speakers of the videos as can seen in the YouTube channel of virallanguages:

  1. Lusi Susanti provides information about Kapuas Hulu, a dialect of Malay spoken in West Kalimantan in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AiIS9MPWDY
  2. Christian Bani was a team leader of the videos providing information on Covid in which can be seen in the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hq_PZjPQBao
  3. Muhammad Iqbal Ali Maghrobi was a team leader of the video using Osing, a less spoken dialect of Javanese from Banyuwangi, East Java. The video can be seen in the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIgNY3ofyac
  4. Holifatul Hasanah speaks about the prevention of Covid-19 in Madurese in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SE8A2-rHpd0

The members of the virallanguages Indonesia presented their works in combating Covid-19 with local languages at the 7th ICLDC (International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation) organized by the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2021.

The presentation can be seen in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQwZ5U6dJqw

 

2. Collaboration with Cornell University, USA

Ika Nurhayani, Ph.D, a lecturer of the Master’s Program in Linguistics collaborated with Professor Abigail Cohn, Ph.D from the Department of Linguistics, Cornell University, to write a paper on phonology entitled ‘Phonological strategies for intensifying adjectives in Javanese’ which was published in NUSA, a journal on Indonesia languages published by Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS) as seen in this link: http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/en/publications/nusa/back-issue/61. The article can be seen in:

http://repository.tufs.ac.jp/bitstream/10108/89603/2/02Nurhayani_Cohn.pdf

In February 2019, Professor Abigail Cohn, Ph.D from Cornell University gave a guest lecture on linguistics for the students of the Master’s Program in Linguistics. The guest lecture was entitled Linguistic Research and Language Shift in Indonesa. More information on the guest lecture can be seen in:

https://www.aifis.org/lectures-and-workshops/2020/2/4/linguistic-research-and-language-shift-in-indonesia-by-prof-abigail-cohn

In 2019, Cornell University hosted Ika Nurhayani, Ph,D to perform a research on Dayak Desa, a language spoken in West Kalimantan. The research was funded by the AIFIS-Luce Fellowship. More information on the AIFIS-Luce Fellowship can be seen in the following: https://www.aifis.org/grant-recipients

In 2021, the Master’s Program in Linguistics hosted a graduate student conference which presented graduate students of linguistics from Universitas Brawijaya, Cornell University, University of Hawaii at Manoa, and Universitas Negeri Malang. Ekarina Winarto, a Ph.D candidate from Cornell University spoke about her research in syntax. More information can be seen in https://www.aifis.org/lectures-and-workshops/2021/7/29/language-documentation-and-studies-of-english-spoken-in-indonesia

 

3. Collaboration with AIFIS (American Institute for Indonesian Studies)

AIFIS and the Master’ Program in Linguistics have collaborated since 2018 to hold several events of linguistics training and guest lectures. The guest lectures among others can be seen in the following: 

  1. Guest Lecture of Linguistics Anthropology by Moniek van Rheenen (Uniiversity of Michigan, Ph.D Candidate) entitled ‘Modern Migration, Language Habits & Youth Identity in Pekanbaru, Indonesia’. More information on the guest lecture: https://www.aifis.org/lectures-and-workshops/2021/10/25/guest-lecture-modern-migration-language-habits-amp-youth-identity-in-pekanbaru-indonesia
  2. Book Launching and linguistic discussion of a prominent Indonesian scholar in linguistics, Prof. Effendi Kadarisman, Ph.D presenting Dr. Thomas Conners from the University of Maryland, and Dr Thomas Hunter, from the University of British Columbia. More information: https://www.aifis.org/lectures-and-workshops/2020/8/26/book-lauching-tumpeng-akademik
  3. Guest Lecture in Linguistics: Linguistic Research and Language Shift by Prof. Abigail Cohn from Cornell University

More information:

https://www.aifis.org/lectures-and-workshops/2020/2/4/linguistic-research-and-language-shift-in-indonesia-by-prof-abigail-cohn

  1. Guest Lecture: Language and Linguistics Teaching during Covid-19 Pandemic by Dr. Juliana Wijaya from UCLA

More information:

https://www.aifis.org/lectures-and-workshops/2020/9/2/language-and-linguistics-teaching-during-the-covid-19-pandemic

 

4. Collaboration with the Faculty of Literature, Universitas Negeri Malang

The Master’s Program in Linguistics has collaborated with the Faculty of Literature, Universitas Negeri Malang, since 2020.

  1. Nurenzia Yannuar, Ph.D from Universitas Negeri Malang gave a guest lecture on Linguistic Teaching During Covid 19 pandemic for students and lecturers of the Master’s Program in Linguistics. More information can be seen in: https://www.aifis.org/lectures-and-workshops/2020/9/2/language-and-linguistics-teaching-during-the-covid-19-pandemic
  2. Ika Nurhayani, Ph.D from Brawijaya University gave a guest lecture on Trends and Issues of Linguistics for students of the Faculty of Literature of Universitas Negeri Malang in 2021. The guest lecture can be seen in this video: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=ika+nurhayani
  3. Ika Nurhayani, Ph.D from Brawijaya University gave a guest lecture on Malangan Javanese for the students of the Faculty of Literature, Universitas Negeri Malang in 2021. The guest lecture can be seen in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCrC0bBPGeM
  4. Naima Khairunnisa, a master student from the Faculty of Literature, Universitas Negeri Malang was invited to talk at the 2021 Malang Graduate Student Conference, an event organized by the Master’s Program in Linguistics which also presented three students from the program, namely Rhada Swari, Christian Bani and Alifa Fadillah.

More information can be seen in:      https://fib.ub.ac.id/2021-malang-graduate-students-webinar-in-linguistics-sesi-dua/