Field Notes

Ep 6: Madoka Hammine on Insider Research in the Ryukyus

June 4, 2019

This episode is with insider researcher Madoka Hammine, who is a PhD student at University of Lapland in Finland. Madoka works on her heritage language, Yaeyama (Ryukyuan), as both a linguist and a language activist. Her PhD project is entitled: "embracing multilingualism in education", based on her fieldwork in both in Finland and Miyara village (Ishigaki, Japan).

Things mentioned in this episode: 

Madoka’s work (paper mentioned TBA): https://ulapland.academia.edu/MadokaHammine

Madoka’s profile at the University of Lapland

Madoka's podcast: おーりたぼーり ("Ooritaboori", content in Yaeyama, Japanese & English)

Yaeyama language: Wikipedia 

Sami languages: Wikipedia

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