ERIC Number: ED458818
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Sep-21
Reference Count: N/A
Endangered Languages and Literacy. Proceedings of the Fourth FEL Conference (Charlotte, North Carolina, September 21-24, 2000).
Ostler, Nicholas, Ed.; Rudes, Blair, Ed.
Papers for the fourth Foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL) Conference include the following: "Endangered languages and Literacy" (Nicholas Ostler, Blair Rudes); "Keynote Address: On Native Language Literacy: a Personal Perspective" (Ofelia Zepeda); "A Community's Solution to Some Literacy Problems: The Mayangna of Nicaragua" (Elena Benedicto); "Pathway to an Acceptable Orthography" (Francene Patterson); "Technology, Literacy, and Orality: The Case of Coeur d'Alene Language" (Gary Sobbing, Audra Vincent); "Building a Frame for Our Past: Contemporary Guatemalan Mayan Literature" (R. McKenna Brown); "The Future of Koho: Mon-Khmer Language of Vietnam" (Neil H. Olsen); "The Applied Linguist in Indian Country: Preservation and Revival of the Catawba Language" (Claudia Y. Heinemann-Priest); "How Do You Write Lisu?" (David L. Morse, Thomas M. Tehan); "Orthography as Literacy: How Manx Was Reduced to Writing" (Mark Sebba); "Four Orthographies for Forest Nenets?" (Tapani Salminen); "When You Choose, Must You Lose? Standard Orthography versus Dialect Diversity" (Blair A. Rudes); "Developing a Standard Orthography for an Oral Language: The Innu Experiment" (Anne-Marie Baraby); "Literacy Ideologies and the Future of Gascon" (Thomas Field); "Perspectives on Literacy in Endangered Language Revitalization" (Patricia Shaw); "Incorporating Literacy Style Prior to Literacy in the Elementary Tribal School" (Kristin Denham, Kevin George, Erek Rensink, Jonathan Sarr); "Literacy Ability and Practice in Peru: An Indigenous Account" (Kathleen Tacelosky); "The Bilingual-Bicultural Literacy Program for the Tarahumara of Chihuahua" (Carla Paciotto); "The Prospect of Taiwanese Indigenous Language Instruction in Taiwan: Looking at a Successful American Indian Community School" (Jiwas Bawan); "All Literate and Nothing to Read: The Problem of the Lack of Written Literature in Rotuman" (Marit Vamarsai); "Gaulish Literacy: A Dying Glimmer" (Nicholas Ostler); "Orthography, Lexicography, and Language Change" (Ivy Doak, Timothy Montler); "Limitations of Literacy in Bagri" (Lakhan Gusain); and "Semantic Barriers to Literacy in the Sierra Tarahumara" (Julia E. Lonergan). References are included at the end of each paper. (KFT)
Descriptors: American Indians, Applied Linguistics, Dialects, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Language Attitudes, Language Maintenance, Lexicography, Literacy, Native Speakers, Oral Language, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Spelling, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Foundation for Endangered Languages, 172 Bailbrook Lane, Bath, BA1 7AA, England ($30). Web site: http://www.bris.ac.uk/Depts/Philodophy/CTLL/FEL.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Foundation for Endangered Languages, Bath (England).
Identifiers - Location: Guatemala; Mexico; Nicaragua; Peru; Taiwan; Vietnam