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Fieldwork-based projects of senior students in courses of the School of English, and the School of Humanities (Linguistics):

 

LCOM3001 Cultural Dimensions of Language and Communication
(Course lecturer: Dr Lisa Lim, School of English, HKU)

 

ENGL2123 Language and Identity in Hong Kong
(Course lecturer: Dr Katherine Chen, School of English, HKU)

 

CCGL9024 The Life and Death of Languages: Diversity, Identity and Globalization
(Course lecturer: Dr Umberto Ansaldo, Linguistics, School of Humanities, HKU)

 

Academic publications

Books

  • Hong Kong by Martin Hürlimann (1962). Viking Press.

Language policy

Weitou

Tanka

Hakka

Hokkien

Chiu Chau

Shanghainese

Indian

Pakistani

Nepali

Filipino

Indonesian

Thai

 

Government publications

 

 

Social Support

  • Christian Action – a registered charitable organization that aims to help legal immigrants from mainland China and ethnic minorities who need help in Hong Kong.
  • Association for Conservation of Hong Kong Indigenous Languages – it aims to preserve and promote local Weitou, Hakka, and other being extinct chinese dialects.
  • Endangered Language Alliance – an independent non-profit based in New York City and the only organization in the world focused on the immense linguistic diversity of urban areas. Many of the New York area’s estimated 800 languages are highly endangered; for many, New York is a major center. ELA documents and describes underdescribed and endangered languages, educating a larger public and collaborating with communities.