Fachbereich 10: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Institut für Allgemeine und Angewandte Sprachwissenschaft (IAAS)

The Early Documents On and In Chamorro

Colloquium on the occasion of the foundation of
CHiN – Chamorro Linguistics. An International Network.
Part of the Festival of Languages

Sunday, September 27, 2009 – 10:00 to 18:00


Thomas Stolz stolz@uni-bremen.de

Provisional Programme

Sunday, September 27, 2009
10:00–10:15 Opening and Introduction
10:15–10:45 Robert A. Underwood (President of the University of Guam)  Info Language policy on Guam
10:45–11:15 Peter Onedera (University of Guam)  Info On Chamoru literacy
11:15–11:30 Coffee break
11:30–12:00 Rosa Salas Palomo (University of Guam)  Info Crash-course Chamoru for beginners
12:00–13:30 Lunch break
13:30–14:00 Rafael Rodríguez-Ponga (Asociación Española de Estudios del Pacífico)  Info Communication between islanders and visitors: 1565 vocabulary of the language of Guam
14:00–14:30 Thomas Klein (Georgia Southern University)  Info Chamorro morphophonology in earlier German documents
14:30–14:45 Coffee break
14:45–15:15 Pierre Winkler (University of Amsterdam) Translating Father Sanvitores' Grammaticae Institutiones Marianae Linguae
15:15–15:45 Thomas Stolz (University of Bremen) The first printed book in Chamorro: El verdadero cristiano instruido (1863).
15:45–16:00 Coffee break
16:00–16:30 Steven R. Fischer (Auckland) Older sources in Rapanui
16:30–17:00 Chamorro Dance by Erikarose A. Camacho
17:00–18:00 Foundation of CHiN