Andrew Hsiu

Andrew Hsiu

San Diego, California, United States

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Published on Dec 21, 2017

Dear project backers,

Dear project backers,Field notes and audio recordings are now all publicly online, with audio recordings archived on Zenodo, an open-access online research data repository. Five languages had been ...

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Published on Feb 05, 2015

Recent progress in Southeast Asian historical linguistics

In recent years, Southeast Asian historical linguistics has been moving at fast pace, with many important milestones accomplished within the last 10 years. This is quite fortunate, given that many ...

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Published on Feb 05, 2015

Travel to China for language research

Thanks to everyone who has helped contributed to my fundraising campaign for research on endangered languages in China!Now that my basic costs for travel within China have been covered, the next st...

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Published on Feb 03, 2015

"Living fossil languages" of southern China: Why study language diversity?

1. A Special Thank YouA huge thanks to everyone who has supported my project! I have just booked my plane tickets to Kunming, China, and will be in Yunnan Province, China between this mid-April and...

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Published on Jan 13, 2015

A typical field session

A typical field session: The language consultant pronounces words and sentences in his native language as I perform audio recordings using a USB microphone connected to a netbook co...

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Published on Jan 13, 2015

My mission to find the only woman in China who still speaks Red Gelao

A motorcycle-taxi taking me through the rugged mountainous landscape of Yunnan in 2012. My goal was to find the only woman in China who could still speak Red Gelao.

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Published on Jan 13, 2015

Minivan-taxis are available for hire at the town centers for $30-$50 (200-300 Chinese yuan) per trip

Typical village scene, with a minivan-taxi in the foreground. Minivan-taxis are available for hire at the town centers for $30-$50 (200-300 Chinese yuan) per trip. A one-way trip to...

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Published on Jan 13, 2015

The last human on earth that can recall any Wai Gelao words

The last Wai Gelao in Funing County, Yunnan Province, China who can recall any words in Wai Gelao. She is in her mid-80's. She only remembers several vocabulary words.

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Very interesting, thanks!
Reminds me of my aunt's research, who studied frog ecology in Taiwan. :)