The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

64. How are Endangered and Sleeping Languages Being Revitalized?

The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick

Tracy Hirata-Edds [+-]
University of Kansas
Tracy Hirata-Edds (Applied English Center, University of Kansas) partners with Native communities to enhance opportunities for culture and language learning/teaching, teacher training, and revitalization. Her interests include endangered languages, documentation, and language development.
Mary Linn [+-]
Smithsonian Museum
Mary S. Linn (Curator of Cultural and Linguistic Revitalization at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage) researches effective grassroots strategies in language and cultural sustainability and training in community-based language documentation and archiving in Oklahoma and worldwide.
Marcellino Berardo [+-]
University of Kansas
Marcellino Berardo (Applied English Center, University of Kansas) has been active in U.S. language revitalization programs and second language pedagogy. His specialties include language description and advanced second language teaching/learning.
Lizette Peter [+-]
University of Kansas
Lizette Peter (Department of Teaching and Leadership, University of Kansas) is Associate Professor of second language acquisition, teaching, and learning. She has collaborated with several communities on endangered language revitalization initiatives.
Gloria Sly [+-]
Independent scholar
Gloria Sly (Tahlequah, Oklahoma) initiated and guided various language programs of the Cherokee Nation.
Tracy Williams [+-]
Oneida Language Department
Tracy Williams (Director of the Oneida Language Department in Oneida, Wisconsin, and doctoral student, University of Arizona) has been engaged in revitalizing her language, Oneida, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Indigenous language education.

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Languages of the world vary in their vitality. Communities with threatened, endangered, and sleeping languages envision and cultivate meaningful contemporary contexts and strategies for using their languages.

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Hirata-Edds, Tracy; Linn, Mary; Berardo, Marcellino; Peter, Lizette; Sly, Gloria; Williams, Tracy. 64. How are Endangered and Sleeping Languages Being Revitalized?. The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 321-326 Jul 2019. ISBN 9781781798553. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=38186. Date accessed: 16 Dec 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.38186. Jul 2019

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