World Oral Literature Project Media

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Created: 2011-12-06 16:01
Institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Description: The World Oral Literature Project is a global initiative to document and disseminate endangered oral literatures before they disappear without record. This collection contains interviews with Project Director, Dr Mark Turin. The interviews are from various sources and have aired on a number of television and digital channels.
 

Media items

This collection contains 6 media items.

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Media items

Mark Turin on BBC World News TV June 2013

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An interview with Mark Turin of the World Oral Literature Project on BBC World News TV at 12:15 GMT on Wednesday, 26 June, 2013.

Collection: World Oral Literature Project Media

Institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Thu 4 Jul 2013


Our language in your hands podcast with La Trobe University

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Matt Smith of La Trobe University interviews Dr Mark Turin of the World Oral Literature Project. Here they discuss the BBC Radio 4 series 'Our language in your hands' and Turin's...

Collection: World Oral Literature Project Media

Institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Mon 28 Jan 2013


Our Language in Your Hands: Nepal

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'Landlocked and mountainous Nepal is home to over 100 languages, many of which are now endangered. Languages spoken for generations may soon be extinct. Anthropologist and...

Collection: World Oral Literature Project Media

Institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Tue 4 Dec 2012


Our Language in Your Hands: New York City

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'New York has long been a city of immigrants, and as a result of waves of immigration, language experts describe it as the most linguistically dense city on earth. Mark Turin...

Collection: World Oral Literature Project Media

Institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Wed 19 Dec 2012


Our Language in Your Hands: South Africa

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'Anthropologist and linguist Dr Mark Turin travels to South Africa to get to grips with the country's complex language politics and policies. Until the mid 1990s, there were just...

Collection: World Oral Literature Project Media

Institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Mon 10 Dec 2012


The MacMillan Report: Interview with Dr Mark Turin, 30 Nov 2011

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13 minute interview with Dr Mark Turin about the World Oral Literature Project.

Collection: World Oral Literature Project Media

Institution: Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Created: Tue 6 Dec 2011