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Masha organizes Winter School course on K'iche'

January 25, 2021 Linguistics

A group of students in Guatemala, standing outside in front of their classroom

First ever online course on a Mayan language.

January 18-30, the Language Science Center hosts a two-week intensive language course in K'iche', organized by Maria Polinsky and Pedro Mateo Pedro. The language instructors are Sindy Fabiola Can Pixabaj (K’iche’ name: Ixk’at), and Mario Marroquin Pelíz (K’iche’ name: Tz’unuj), who have developed their own textbook. Students include Polina Pleshak, Maryland undergrad Daniella Almeida, and six other people from UCLA, Toronto, Berlin, and Moscow.