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Confs: Language Documentation/USA

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        1.     Seunghun Lee , Workshop for International Mother Language Day

Message 1: Workshop for International Mother Language Day
Date: 29-Nov-2010
From: Seunghun Lee <seunghunleeccsu.edu>
Subject: Workshop for International Mother Language Day
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Workshop for International Mother Language Day

Date: 25-Feb-2011 - 25-Feb-2011
Location: New Britain CT, USA
Contact: Seunghun Lee
Contact Email: seunghunleeccsu.edu

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Meeting Description:

Central Connecticut State University (New Britain, CT) will celebrate
International Mother Language Day (February 21) with various events. On
February 25, 2011, a workshop celebrating 'Mother Language Day' will be
held in Torp Theatre at CCSU from 12:30 pm. This all-afternoon event will
feature four talks on endangered languages and a screening of a short film
about endangered languages. This event is free and open to the public. For
more information, please contact Dr. Seunghun Lee
(seunghunleeccsu.edu).

International Mother Language Day
Feb. 25, 2011
Torp Theatre
Central Connecticut State University

Program (as of Nov. 29, 2010)

12:30 pm - 1 pm
Welcome! (with refreshments)

1 pm - 2 pm
Doug H. Whalen (Endangered Language Fund)
- Endangered languages

2 pm - 3 pm
Stephanie Fielding
- Mohegan language
(funded by the International Studies Program)

3 pm - 3:30 pm
Break with a short movie (Refreshments)

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Brad Montgomery-Anderson
(Northeastern State University, Oklahoma)
- Mayan language
(funded by the Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Center)

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Akinbiyi Akinlabi (Rutgers University)
- Two endangered Nigerian languages
(funded by the Africana Center)

5:30 pm - 6 pm
Discussion & Concluding remarks

Exhibitions (Feb. 21, 2011 - Mar. 4, 2011)

'Endangered Alphabets' (Tim Brookes)
- a talk at 2 pm, Feb. 21, 2011 (Special collection room, CCSU library)
'Books on endangered languages in the Elihu Burritt Library' (Seunghun
Lee)

Organized by

Dr. Seunghun Lee (English, CCSU)
Dr. Doug Whalen (Endangered Language Fund)
Kevin Hughes (Endangered Language Fund)

Supports from

Endangered Language Fund
Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Center (CCSU)
Africana Studies Center (CCSU)
English Department (CCSU
International Studies Program (CCSU)
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