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Thu Feb 01 2007

Confs: Language Description/USA

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        1.    Brent Henderson, Documenting Endangered Languages in Africa


Message 1: Documenting Endangered Languages in Africa
Date: 31-Jan-2007
From: Brent Henderson <bhendrsnufl.edu>
Subject: Documenting Endangered Languages in Africa


Documenting Endangered Languages in Africa

Date: 24-Mar-2007 - 24-Mar-2007
Location: Gainesville, FL, USA
Contact: Brent Henderson
Contact Email: bhendrsnufl.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.doce-conferences.ufl.edu/acal-alta/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Description

Meeting Description:

Symposium at Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 38) and African
Language Teacher's Association (ALTA 11): 'Documenting Endangered
Languages in Africa.'

A symposium ''Documenting Endangered Languages in Africa'' will be held on
March 24th, 2007 as part of the Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL
38) and African Language Teacher's Association (ALTA 11) at the University of
Florida.

Schedule of talks:
Ronald Schaefer
'Edo North, residual zones, and language endangerment'

Tucker Childs
'What happens to class when a language dies? Language changes vs. language
death'

James Essegbey
'Locative predication in Nyangbo: losing typological characteristics
due to contact'

Salikoko Mufwene
'Language endangerment: the story from sub-saharan Africa'

Azeb Amha
'Language and ethnicity: exploring the Zargula and Gamo linkages'

Bruce Connell
'Language ecology and language endangerment: an instance from the
Nigeria-Cameroon borderland.'

Maarten Mous
'Language documentation as a challenge to description'
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