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Media: Mesoamerican Conference Discusses Endangered Dialect

Submitter: Brent Woo

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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Subject Language(s): Itzá

Language Family: Mayan

Media Body: The endangered lect Yucatec-Maya (Mesoamerican) was discussed at the International Conference on Mesoamerican Linguistics.

The International Conference on Mesoamerican Linguistics, on culture contact in Mesoamerica along with revitalization of the endangered Mesoamerican and Spanish languages, was held at California State University, Fullerton on February 22-23, 2013. Bernard Comrie, director of the linguistics department at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany and distinguished professor of linguistics at the UC Santa Barbara, was the keynote speaker at the conference.

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Issue Number: 24.1014
Date Posted: February 26, 2013