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Message 1: Politics of Lang-LANGUAGE POLICY AT THE MILLENIUM

Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 17:12:20 +0200
From: Bernard Spolsky <spolsbmail.biu.ac.il>
Subject: Politics of Lang-LANGUAGE POLICY AT THE MILLENIUM

BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY
Language Policy Research Center
& The Lechter Institute for Literary Research

Second International Symposium on Language Policy
LANGUAGE POLICY AT THE MILLENIUM

Beck Auditorium, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan,
23-25-November ?1999

TUESDAY 23 NOV. 1999
Monolingual Policies and Their Effects

10 - 12:30 Opening Session
Chair: Joel Walters, Bar-Ilan University
Joshua A. Fishman, Yeshiva University
Language Planning for Jewish Languages
Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Tel Aviv University
The Transformation of Diaspora: The Linguistic Dimension
* * * *
14:30 - 16:00
Chair: Elana Shohamy, Tel-Aviv University
Joseph Lo Bianco, Language, Australia
Democracy and Technique: The Postpositivist Challenge to
Language Policy
Shaw N. Gynan, Western Washington University
Post-Stroessner Language Planning in Paraguay
* * * *
16:30 - 18:00
Chair: Richard Ruiz, University of Arizona
Dennis Baron, University of Illinois
Ebonics and the Politics of English
Discussion

WEDNESDAY 24 NOV. 1999
Plurilingual Policies and Their Problems
9:00 - 10:30
Chair: Kees de Bot, Catholic University of Nijmegen
Peter Nelde, Catholic University Brussels
Language Planning Strategies for a New Multilingualism
Chefena Hailemariam, Sjaak Kroon, and Joel Walters
Univ. of Asmara, Tilburg Univ. and Bar-Ilan Univ.
Unity and Diversity: Towards a Language Policy for Eritrean
Education
* * * *
11:00 -12:30
Chair: Sjaak Kroon, Tilburg University
Lachman M. Khubchandani, Center for Communication Studies
Reassessing Language Policies for Plurilingual Societies:
What We Still Need to Learn
Vic Webb, University of Pretoria
Language Policy and Language Politics in a Pluralist
Democracy: The South African Case
* * * *
14:00-15:30
Chair: Harold Ormsby, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de
Mexico
Maria Estela Brisk, Boston College
Quality Bilingual Education: Defining Success
Priya Hosali, Central Institute of English and Foreign
Languages
Language Policy: The Indian English Perspective
* * * *
16:00 - 17:30
Chair: Grace Feuerweger, OISE, University of Toronto
Su-chiao Chen and Hui-mei Chu, National Dong Hwa University
& Taipei Municipal Teachers College, Taiwan
New English Language Policy and Planning in Taiwan
Marilena Karyolemou, University of Cyprus
A Language or Two for a New University: Language, Politics
and Ideology in Cyprus
THURSDAY 25 NOV. 1999
Practice, Ideology, Policy
9:00-10:30
Chair: Susan Rothstein, Bar-Ilan University
Carol Myers-Scotton, University of South Carolina
Inside and Outside: Structural and Social Constraints on
Contact Phenomena
Muhammad Amara, Bar-Ilan University
Hebrew Features in Israeli Palestinian Arabic: Israelization
or Palestinization"
* * * *
11:00- 12:30
Chair: Muiris O'Laoire, University College Galway
Yasir Suleiman, University of Edinburgh
Language Policy in the Arabic-speaking World
Christina Bratt Paulston, University of Pittsburgh
Reconstructing Language Policy: Languages in First Century
Palestine
* * * *
14:00- 15:30
Chair: Jonathan Fine, Bar-Ilan University
Normand Labrie, OISE/University of Toronto
Institutional Language Policy vs. Linguistic Minority
Politics in French Speaking Communities in Canada
Elana Shohamy and Ofra Inbar, Tel Aviv University
The Creation of Policy: Teaching Spoken Arabic in Tel Aviv
* * * *
16:00-17:30
Chair: Joshua A. Fishman, Yeshiva University
Bernard Spolsky, Bar-Ilan University
Language Policy, Language Ideology, and Language Practice
Discussion



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Bernard Spolsky spolsbmail.biu.ac.il
Department of English and Language Policy Research Center
Bar-Ilan University, 52900 Ramat-Gan, Israel
Phone 972-3-531-8125 (o) 972-2-628-2044 (h)
Fax 972-3-535-4062 (o) 972-2-628-5472
URL:http://www.biu.ac.il/hu/en/staff/b.spolsky
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