SMVDU Katra. Dr. Amitabh V. Dwivedi, Faculty, Shri Mata Vasihno Devi University, Katra, discussed language documentation methods used in documenting lesser-known languages of Jammu & Kashmir, such as Bhadarwahi, Sarazi, Dogri, etc. at an international conference, organized by Lyceum Northwestern University & International Educators’ Forum on Language Teacher Education, Dagupan City, Philippines.
Dr. Dwivedi gave a presentation on “Descriptive Linguistic Fieldwork: Language Revitalization of lesser known languages & cultures” under the theme, “Revisiting the Breadth and Depth of Philippine Ethnic Histories, Ethnolinguistics and Lexicography” where he discussed his descriptive linguistic fieldwork experiences in documenting Bhadarwahi, Sarazi and Dogri languages, while illustrating the relationship between documentary & descriptive goals of fieldwork, and highlighting the geographical areas of languages of Jammu & Kashmir. His presentation was greatly appreciated by the participants, and the Chairperson, Mr. Alexander G. Julio, and Convener, Dr. Maria Madrid, thanked him for sharing his knowledge.