Languages and Cultures of Okinawa Learn about Okinawan language endangerment, language policy, multilingualism, linguistic fieldwork while gaining insight into the history, politics and culture(s)/ society of Okinawa. We will closely examine one of the minority languages, Miyako, to gain a deeper understanding of these issues. Students will give reports focusing on areas such as education, religion, sports, music, dance, food, the Ryuukyuu Kingdom, and the US military presence. Click the ttitle for more information!

29 May 2013