LINGUIST List 12.2581

Tue Oct 16 2001

Books: Language Description

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  1. Nicholas Ostler, Language Description: Endangered Languages and the Media

Message 1: Language Description: Endangered Languages and the Media

Date: Sun, 14 Oct 2001 20:00:58 +0100
From: Nicholas Ostler <nostlerchibcha.demon.co.uk>
Subject: Language Description: Endangered Languages and the Media

The proceedings of the Foundation for Endangered Languages' fifth conference,
in Agadir, are now available:

"Endangered Languages and the Media"
ed. Christopher Moseley, Nicholas Ostler, Hassan Ouzzate
(ISBN 0-9538248-3-7)

It is an 131-page volume, and the contents look like this:

Index of Authors
Index of Languages and Families
Chris Moseley, Nicholas Ostler, Hassan Ouzzate	Prospect:
Endangered Languages and the Media

Section 1
Setting the Scene: Our Place in the Media
George Jones, Keynote Address: The state and the global marketplace 
in the provision of minority media services
Paul Lewis: Local language media:what does it take?
Lachman Khubchandani: Power of the media for the good of small languages: an
Indian experience of enriching diversity

Section 2
How the State Caters for Language Minorities
Samira El Atia & Douglas Kibbee: Language Protection & Cultural Policy
in France
Brigitta Busch: The virtual village square. Media in minority 
languages in the process of media diversification and globalisation: 
An example from Southern Carinthia (Austria)
Jilali Saib: Maintenance & promotion of Berber: the role of the 
electronic media

Section 3
Self-Help: Grass-Roots Solutions for Small Languages
Thomas Sawallis: Language in the Media Environment of the Florida Seminole
Elena Benedicto, Ely Frank, Pulinario Sebasti(++)n, Sim--n Avelino: Indigenous
Presence in the Nicaraguan Media: the Mayangna

Section 4
New Media: a Place for Small Languages in Cyberspace
Mohamed Ouakrim:Promoting the maintenance of endangered languages through
the Internet: the case of Tamazight
Erica McClure: The role of language in the construction of ethnic identity on
the Internet: the case of Assyrian activists in Diaspora
Onno Falkena: Frisian all over the world: the unique experience of one year

Section 5
Open Forum: Some Briefer Thoughts
Tapani Salminen: Television news bulletins in Forest Nenets
Joe Pfaffe & Susan Schulman: Nyae Nyae Revisited - the �village 
Schools Project� in Northern Namibia
Annatjie Louw: Is language shift to English imminent amongst young Afrikaans-
speakers in Rehoboth Gebiet?
Helene E. Hagan: Funding an �ethnic diversity� Public Access Television
Program in the USA
JosZ^ Flores Farf(++)n: The use of different media in reversing language shift
Nahua Illustrations
Mark L. Chamberlin & Heno Sarv: Geographic Center for Interactive 
Interdisciplinary Information

Section 6
Cementing the Community: Media as Carriers of Minority Traditions
Bernard Hervieux: The new vibrations of the traditional "teueikan"
Asunci--n Mart'nez Arbelaiz: Basque in the media
Julia Lonergan & Patricia Small: Tarahumara ritual spectacle in Noriahuachi:
visual metaphor experienced through mass media

Section 7
Language in the Ether: Across Political Boundaries
Aurolyn Luykx: Across the Andean Airwaves: Satellite radio broadcasting
in Quechua
Abdallah El Mountassir: Le sort de la langue berbre ^ travers la dZ^formation
et la transformation du nom propre berbre
Helena Drysdale: Silenced or liberated: Endangered languages in the 
European Union
Foundation for Endangered Languages: Manifesto

Copies are now available to non-members, at 18 pounds sterling ($30 
US) apiece (including surface postage and packing). For air-mail 
dispatch, please add 7.50 pounds/$12.50.
(Members can contact me at the address below for more favourable 
rates. Full members receive a copy automatically.)

You can pay by
- a cheque (in pounds sterling) payable to �Foundation for Endangered 
Languages�.
- a check (in US $) payable to �Nicholas Ostler�.
- proof of having sent an equivalent sum in your own currency to the 
society�s account, �Foundation for Endangered Languages�, Account no: 
50073456, The Cooperative Bank (Sort code: 08-90-02), 16 St. 
Stephen's Street, Bristol BS1 1JR, England.
- or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, EuroCard), enclosing Card 
number, Expiry date (month | year), Name (as on card), and Address 
(as on card).

To expedite delivery, please send orders to the below address.


-------------------------------------------------------------
 Nicholas Ostler
 Foundation for Endangered Languages
		UK Registered Charity 1070616
 http://www.ogmios.org
 http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Philosophy/CTLL/FEL/

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 Bath BA1 7AA England
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