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World Oral Literature Project

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The World Oral Literature Project is an urgent global initiative to document and make accessible endangered oral literatures before they disappear without record. The project has been established to support local communities and committed fieldworkers engaged in the collection and preservation of all forms of oral literature by providing funding for original research, alongside training in fieldwork and digital archiving methods. We hold a series of talks throughout the year, and a workshop in December.

For more information about the project visit http://www.oralliterature.org

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Script Boxes and Story Boxes: The Material Culture of Oral Narratives in India

UserProfessor Rukmini Bhaya Nair (Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi).

HouseMcDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site.

ClockFriday 01 June 2012, 16:30-17:30

The Encyclopaedia of Literature in African Languages

UserUrsula Baumgardt and Marie Lorin (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO) and Mixed Research Unit (UMR) CNRS, Language, Languages and Cultures of Black Africa (LLACAN)).

HouseMcDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 17:00-18:00

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