This week’s episode is with Sheena Shah, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Hamburg in Germany. She is currently working on a 2-year project documenting siPhuthi. Sheena has conducted linguistic fieldwork on a number of languages in Southern Africa, including several indigenous click languages. Sheena’s mother tongue is Gujarati and for her Ph.D., she worked with Gujarati diaspora communities in London, Johannesburg, and Singapore.
Things mentioned in this episode:
- siPhuthi language
- N/uu language
- Gujarati language
- N/uu reader
- Sheena’s ELAR deposits: Documentation for the revitalisation of N|uu & A multi-media digital corpus of siPhuthi
- Sheena on Twitter: @DrSheenaShah
- ASPECTS OF TONE AND VOICE IN PHUTHI (Ph.D. Dissertation by Simon Scurr Donnelly)
- Diversity in Academia on Instagram: @diversityinacademia
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