October 15, 2011

Call for Papers: Conference on Language Revitalization in the 21st Century

From http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3781.html

The CUNY Graduate Center and the International Centre for Language Revitalization of the Auckland University of Technology will hold a two-day symposium on language revitalization in New York City May 31 - June 1, 2012. The first day will include two keynote addresses and a host of invited speakers, while the second day will include a poster session and film festival. A central goal of this symposium is to share successful language revitalization strategies from around the world, and to understand how revitalization can strengthen local cultural identity and at the same time connect speakers to one another across the globe. Oral presentations will be organized around the following themes:

- Learning that works
- Development of tools, resources, and materials
- Collaborative initiatives between communities and academics
- Increasing awareness of threatened languages and revitalization movements

Call Deadline: 15-Dec-2011

View the full call for papers and posters at http://linguistlist.org/issues/22/22-3781.html

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