29.3058, Confs: Language Documentation/USA

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LINGUIST List: Vol-29-3058. Tue Jul 31 2018. ISSN: 1069 - 4875.

Subject: 29.3058, Confs: Language Documentation/USA

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Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 13:34:19
From: Lenore Grenoble [grenoble at uchicago.edu]
Subject: Workshop: Multilingualism, Contact and Documenting Endangered Languages

Workshop: Multilingualism, Contact and Documenting Endangered Languages 

Date: 06-Jan-2019 - 06-Jan-2019 
Location: New York, New York, USA 
Contact: Lenore Grenoble 
Contact Email: grenoble at uchicago.edu 

Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation 

Meeting Description: 

Workshop: Multilingualism, Contact and Documenting Endangered Languages, to be
held in conjunction with the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society
of America in New York City, on the afternoon of Sunday, January 6,
1:00pm-6:00pm, organized by Jack Martin & Lenore Grenoble.

Venue: The workshop will be held at the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel
(http://www.sheratonnewyork.com/). This is the site of the LSA annual meeting

The workshop is funded by a grant from NSF DEL #1748376. It will kick off the
Year of Indigenous Languages, and is endorsed by the LSA’s Committee on
Endangered Languages & their Preservation (CELP).  Attendance is free and open
to all.

The workshop is aimed at advancing the field of language documentation by
focusing on documenting multilingualism and language contact. Emphases of the
workshop will include consideration of the state of multilingualism in
endangered language ecologies, identification of the current state of
knowledge in this area, and examination of tools and methodologies for
documenting and studying language contact in progress. 


Erin Debenport
Pierpaolo di Carlo
Jeff Good
Kristine Hildebrandt 
Paul Kroskrity
Isabelle Léglise 
Pedro Mateo Pedro
Wilson Silva 
Michael Silverstein 
Kristine Stenzel 
Nick Williams


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