I moderated the plenary session of the 14th Philippine Linguistics Congress where renowned linguist R. David Zorc read his newest paper "Axis Relationships in the Philippines -- Where Traditional Subgrouping Falls Short". I consider this a milestone since I have been deeply engaged with Dr. Zorc's work since I began taking an interest in the Bisayan variety Porohanon spoken in the Camotes Islands, Cebu. The recording of the session may still be accessed at https://fb.watch/7ExFXFUbRl/. Read more about Zorc delivers plenary at the 14PLC
Representatives of the Philippine Information Agency - NCR interviewed me and Asst. Prof. Felipe P. Jocano, Jr. of the Anthropology Department to get our thoughts on social dialects and language change in relation to Buwan ng mga Wika [Languages Month] 2021.
A recording of our conversation can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/PIAMetroManila/videos/993151608176091.
Asst. Prof. Divine Angeli Endriga and I were invited to give a talk on the #LexiCOVID Project at the Sentro ng Wikang Filipino [Center for the Filipino Language]-UP Diliman's webinar entitled "Saup-saup 1". We are also joined in the panel by Dr. Kristoffer Berse of the UP Resilience Institute who gave a talk on communication in times of disaster and calamity. Accessible at https://fb.watch/7nqR_HdsF8/. Read more about SAUP-SAUP 1: Leksikograpiya at Disaster [Lexicography and Disaster]
As project collaborator in the #LexiCOVID Project, I served as co-discussant along with Asst. Prof. Divine Angeli Endriga and Inst. Noah Cruz in this webinar organized by the UP Samahang Linggwistika [UP Linguistics Society] in celebration of their foundation week this year.
The livestream recording can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/updsalin/videos/264703718687278/.
I was invited to speak at the online edition of the Binalot Talks, a series of lectures held every Wednesday, lunchtime and hosted by the Archaeological Studies Program (ASP) of the University of the Philippines. I talked about my current research on Porohanon (ISO 639-3 prh), its linguistic features and community profile.
This was also posted on the UP Dept. of Linguistics Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/UPLinguistics/posts/3945039448882176.
The student formation Rise for Education Alliance - College of Social Sciences and Philosophy (R4E-CSSP) invited me to be a resource person for their online lecture series entitled SangKAPP: Iisang KAPP Tungo sa Iisang Paglinang [One KAPP toward one Cultivation]. The theme for the third day was Mga Pang-Aabuso sa Salita at Gawa [Abuses in Word and Deed]. I talked about the Duterte administration's constant use of war-...