ERIC Number: ED362018
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Multilingualism in Europe and the US: A Communications Challenge for Transatlantic Relations and Global Business. Conclusions from an International Round Table Seminar Conducted by the European Institute (Washington, D.C., November 1992).
European Inst., Washington, DC.
A November 1992 conference on multilingualism and the role of language in European-American communications and trade is summarized in a series of brief essays. After a foreword from the president of the Commission of the European Communities, these articles are presented: an introduction (Jacqueline Grapin); "Towards Transatlantic Linguistic Cooperation: Conclusions from the Seminar" (Humphrey Tonkin); "The Realities of Multilingual Communication: Edited Extracts from Statements," including "Why New Amsterdam Speaks English" (Andreas van Agt)," A New Multilingual World in Atlanta" (William E. Brock), "Brussels: Where Language Is Politics" (Renee van Hoof-Haferkamp), "The UN: Generating a New International Terminology" (Francoise Cestac), "National Identity Versus European Integration" (Stanley Hoffmann), "Supporting Multilingual Education" (James Oberstar), "A Calendar for a European Common Language" (Francois Villaincourt), "The Bilingual Experience of the Franco-German Brigade" (Joachim Franke), and "Resisting the Anglo-Centric Approach" (Stephanie van Reigersberg); and "The Politics and Pragmatics of Language Diversity" (Humphrey Tonkin). A partial list of seminar participants is appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication, International Relations, International Trade, Language Attitudes, Language Planning, Language Role, Linguistics, Multilingualism, Official Languages, Political Influences, Social Bias, Vocabulary
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Inst., Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Europe; France; Germany; United Nations; United States