Linguistic Etnography: Theory and Method

BACKGROUND

While ethnography is known in humanities and social sciences, linguistic ethnography is relatively new to Indonesians. Nowadays, linguistic ethnography plays an important role for interdisciplinary research which uses ethnography and linguistic in their analysis. Therefore the Faculty of Cultural Studies, Universitas Brawijaya organizes a guest lecture to provide lecturers in Universitas Brawijaya and in Greater Malang area with the theory and method of linguistic ethnography. The guest lecture will be presented by Lusia Marliana Nurani, Ph.D, a graduate of Arizona State University, a Fulbright scholar, and a linguist from ITB, Bandung. Her Ph.D dissertation is an ethography study on the linguistic and social factors of modern Javanese spoken in Yogyakarta. The lecture will be attended not only by lecturers from Universitas Brawijaya, but also from the Greater Malang area. Around 50 attendees will be expected for this event.

ACTIVITY, DATE, AND VENUE:

AIFIS in cooperation with Universitas Brawijaya will conduct this event on:

Date : Monday, April 1, 2019

Time : 08.30-12.00 WIB

Venue : FIB Hall, FIB Building A, Universitas Brawijaya, Jalan Veteran, Malang

SPEAKER

Lusia Marliana Nurani, Ph.D is a Fulbright scholar who received her Ph.D from the Arizona State University in the United States. She is an ethnographer and a linguist from ITB, Bandung. Her Ph.D dissertation is an ethography study on the linguistic and social condition of modern Javanese spoken in Yogyakarta. One of its chapters is an ethographic study entitled ‘Peeling Back the External Layer of Onion: Indonesian Language Planning and Policy at the Macro Level and Its Impacts Toward Javanese Language’.

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