Jaehong Shim

Pronouns: He/Him/His
Cohort Year: 2022
Research Interests: Language documentation, Morphosyntax, Manchu-Tungusic languages, Language contact, Korean dialects

Jaehong is a first-year student in the linguistics department. He is interested in morphosyntactic change of endangered Manchu-Tungusic languages, as well as documenting them through field methods. He has worked on Uilta (Manchu-Tungusic), Manchu (Manchu-Tungusic), and his native Southwestern Korean dialect (Jeollabuk-do). He received his BA in linguistics and anthropology and MA in linguistics from Seoul National University. He also translated the Little Prince into Jeollabuk-do dialect of Korean as part of an attempt to revitalize it. He hopes to know more about experimental methods in general, as well as field methods in more detail.