Field Notes

Ep 5: Khairunnisa on Insider Researcher Language Documentation on Sasak

May 28, 2019

This episode is with Khairunnisa, who is researching variation and politeness strategies in her own language, Sasak (Lombok, Indonesia). In this episode, Khairunnisa discusses how working as an insider researcher influences her research methods, and how she manages the challenges of adhering to expected societal norms in her own community. 

Things mentioned in this episode: 

Sasak on Wikipedia 

OLAC resources in and about the Sasak language

Language Documentation Training Center at UH

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