Three grad students have been recognized as UBC Public Scholars. The Public Scholars Initiative supports doctoral students “make purposeful contributions to the public good through collaborative, action-oriented, and/or creative forms of scholarship.” They are Anne Bertrand, Roger Yu-Hsiang Lo, and Michael Schwan.
Anne’s project is called ‘The grammar of scalarity in Ktunaxa’ and is supervised by Martina Wiltschko. Roger’s is “From annotation to assessment: Tools for sign language phonetic and phonological research” and is supervised by Kathleen Currie Hall. Michael’s is “Gitksan Neologism Formation: The Future of Gitksan With Roots in the Past” and is supervised by Henry Davis.
Congratulations all around!