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Coverage for grant PD-50023-12

Desano Collaborative Project (639:3): Collection of Audio-Video Material and Texts
Wilson Silva, RIT

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No Loss for Words (Media Coverage)
Publication: USC Donsife News
Date: 1/15/2014
Abstract: USC Dornsife senior Evangeline Alva travels to the Amazon as a research assistant of the Desano Language Documentation Project, directed by Dr. Wilson Silva, a linguist at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Dr. Silva’s project, currently funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities’s grant for the Documentation of Endangered Languages (NEH-DEL), aims to document Desano, an indigenous language, spoken in Brazil and Colombia.
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Saving Language, Preserving Culture (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Vienna McGrain
Publication: RIT athenaeum
Date: 5/22/2014
Abstract: RIT linguist Wilson Silva treks through the Amazon to document dying languages
URL: http://