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Pilar Valenzuela

  

Chapman Linguist Protects Languages and Lives in Peru During COVID-19

October 19, 2020 by | News

Pilar Valenzuela’s field work in Peru is usually about documenting indigenous languages among people she has worked with since her graduate school days. But now, in the era of COVID-19, she’s working just as hard to save their lives. “How can you do this sophisticated research when people are dying?” Valenzuela says. Through the documentation

New study will allow the Shipibo-Konibo people to officially register with traditional proper names

March 14, 2019 by Pilar Valenzuela | News

It has been estimated that up to 45% of Peru’s ca. 33 million people is Amerindian. Almost 50 different indigenous groups, speaking their own languages, inhabit the country’s Andean and Amazonian regions. Until recently it was almost impossible for Native parents to officially register their children using proper names in their own languages, either because

Faculty Book to be Presented in Peruvian Amazon

December 7, 2012 by | Lang

On December 10, 2012 at 7 p.m. Dr. Pilar Valenzuela, Associate Professor in the Department of Languages will present he r new book titled, “Voces Shiwilu: 400 Años de Resistencia Lingüística en Jeberos / Shiwilu Voices: 400 Years of Linguistic Resistance in Jeberos” at the Auditory of Instituto de Investigacionesd de la Amazonía Peruana, in

Languages Professor, Pilar Valenzuela, Presents New Book

November 1, 2011 by | Lang

Dr. Pilar Valenzuela (Associate Professor in the Department of Languages) recently participated in the presentation of the book Estudios sobre lenguas andinas y amazónicas. Homenaje a Rodolfo Cerrón-Palomino, which she co-edited with colleagues from Leiden University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. The book, which contains 21 articles dealing with various topics on Andean

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