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LINGUIST List 23.2596

Mon Jun 04 2012

Confs: Language Documentation/France

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Date: 04-Jun-2012
From: Pascale Paulin <Pascale.Paulinish-lyon.cnrs.fr>
Subject: Twenty Years on: Reassessing Language Documentation and Language Revitalization
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Twenty Years on: Reassessing Language Documentation and Language Revitalization

Date: 06-Jul-2012 - 07-Jul-2012
Location: Lyon, France
Contact: Pascale Paulin
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/colloques/3l_2012/

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation

Meeting Description:

This conference will host international researchers from the main institutions involved in issues of language endangerment (including l’UNESCO, the Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project, the CTLDC consortium and the Sorosoro programme).

3L Summer School, Lyon, 6-7 July 2012
Twenty Years on: Reassessing Language Documentation and Language Revitalization

Day 1. Friday 6 July 2012
Institutionalizing endangered languages: from language documentation and archiving to revitalization

Colette Grinevald (LED-TDR, Dynamique Du Langage (DDL), Université de Lyon, Lyon, France - Consortium 3L)
20 years since (VW, DEL, UNESCO)

David Nathan (ELAR SOAS, University of London - Consortium 3L)
Training for documentation, archiving
Julia Sallabank (ELAP SOAS, University of London - Consortium 3L)
Thinking about revitalization

Coffee break

Alejandra Vidal & Lucia Golluscio (Universidad de Formosa & Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)
The VW DoBeS Argentina Chaco project: from documentation to revitalization

Anahit Minasyan (UNESCO - Paris)
The UNESCO atlas of the world's languages in danger (2009-2012)


Felix Ameka (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, Leiden, Holland - Consortium 3L)
The Volkswagen foundation: on-site training for documentation

Carol Genetti (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA - CTLDC)
Networks for building capacity in language revitalization: the consortium for training in language documentation and conservation

Ameka, Genetti, Grinevald, Nathan, & Sallabank, Vidal
Roundtable: looking back and looking ahead: what now?


Julien Meyer (HRELDP & Museu Goeldi - Belém - Brazil)
Documentation and revitalization of traditional verbal arts of the Amazon
Ana Vilacy Galucio (Museu Goeldi - Belém - Brazil)
Presentation of the Museu Goeldi indigenous languages archive
(Acervo de Línguas Indígenas do Museu Goeldi (ALIM))

Day 2. Saturday 7 July 2012
Taking stock and looking ahead: a critical approach to language revitalization

Grinevald, Costa, Bert & Sallabank (3L Consortium, LED-TDR, ELAP)
Current and future issues in revitalization

Lenore Grenoble (University of Chicago, Chicago, USA)
Language revitalization: retrospect, prospects, and beyond…

Coffee Break

Salikoko Mufwene (University of Chicago, Chicago, USA)
From the ecology of language evolution (2001), to Language evolution: contact, competition and change (2008)

Alexandre Duchêne (Institut de plurilinguisme, Fribourg, Switzerland)
From discourses of endangerment (2007) & ideologies across nations (2008) to language in late capitalism (2012): what is language used for in late modernity?


Jane Freeland (Honorary Research Fellow, University of Southampton, UK)
From language rights and language survival (2004) to future issues of revitalization

Colette Grinevald (DDL), Université de Lyon, Lyon, France - Consortium 3L)
Honoring 2012 Linguapax awardee Jon Landaburu for his work for the endangered languages of Colombia

Coffee Break

Costa, Duchêne, Freeland, Grenoble, Mufwene, & Sallabank
Round table: a critical approach to revitalization
Final public debate

Bert, Costa, Grinevald
LED-TDR, and conference organizers
Closing remarks

Closing cocktail

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