A MYRIAD OF VOICES
Come along with us to Malaysia, the land of the Hibiscus, as we take you on a journey to discover and behold a myriad of vibrant voices.
A MYRIAD OF VOICES
LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY & VITALITY IN MALAYSIA
The documentary film A Myriad of Voices: Linguistic Diversity and Vitality in Malaysia is a student project showcasing linguistic diversity and vitality in Malaysia as experienced by students of the University of Hong Kong during their field linguistics excursion. Come along with us to Malaysia, the land of the hibiscus, as we take you on a journey to discover a myriad of vibrant voices.
This project is funded by the General Research Fund grant No. 17608819 of the Government of Hong Kong and The University of Hong Kong, School of Humanities Seed Grant to Dr. Kofi Yakpo.
© 2020 Directed, edited, and filmed by Pang Man Long Michelle.
Produced by School of Humanities (Linguistics Department) of The University of Hong Kong.
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JOIN US ON OUR JOURNEY IN SECTIONS
> OUR EXPERIENCE
Why do we need field trips? What factors should we consider picking a field trip destination? Understand what goes behind the planning of our field trip to Malaysia from the eyes of our organizers.
> THE JOURNEY
Want to explore our trip to Malaysia chapter by chapter? Each chapter in Our Journey corresponds with the ones in the documentary. Browse them side by side and explore at your own pace.
> MULTILINGUAL MALAYSIA
Learn about the linguistic landscape in Malaysia? This section includes interviews with Malaysian students, demographic infographs, and an introductory guide to Papiá Kristang, the focus language of our trip.
> STUDENT PROJECTS
What can we do with the data elicited from the field trip? Read the project papers written by our coursemates, with topics ranging from variational phonetics, verb phrase constructions, tesne and aspect, to locative constructions.