Endangered Languages and the Land: Mapping Landscapes of Multilingualism

Editors: Sebastian Drude, Nicholas Ostler, and Marielle Moser

Proceedings of the Foundation for Endangered Languages Conference on Endangered languages and the land: Mapping landscapes of multilingualism, held at the Vigdís World Language Centre, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, 23-25 August 2018

Published December 2018 by the Foundation for Endangered Languages and EL Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-916072-60-2


Title Author(s) Pages
Table of Contents, Index of authors, Index of languages and language families iii
Endangered languages and the land: Mapping landscapes of multilingualism (Preface) Sebastian Drude, Nicholas Ostler, Marielle Moser 1-3
Section 1: Endangered languages and the land
Claiming vitality: How identification with territory and language influences language vitality Christina Ringel 4-13
Language revitalization, land and identity in an enclaved Arab community in Cyprus Marilena Karyolemou 14-18
Landmarks and Kwoma identity Renée Lambert-Brétière 19-25
Mapping Indigenous landscape perceptions Rebekah R. Ingram 26-32
Section 2: Mapping landscapes of multilingualism
Why we need better language maps, and what they could look like Sebastian Drude 33-40
A typology for understanding and evaluating maps of Indigenous languages Adam Stone 41-48
Mapping worldwide language use and multilingualism through public engagement Tess Wood, Michelle Morrison 49-55
Mapping language and land with the Nunaliit Atlas Framework: Past, present and future Erik Anonby, Kumiko Murasugi, Martín Domínguez 56-63
Atlas of the Inuit Language in Canada: Mapping and visualizing language beyond the land Kumiko Murasugi 64-68
Mapping the Enets speaking people and their languages Olesya Khanina, Yuri Koryakov 69-77
Section 3: 20 years of language documentation
Reflections on documentary linguistics Bradley McDonnell, Andrea Berez-Kroeker, Gary Holton 78-83
Section 4: Other topics in endangered languages
ELCat Open Data: Creating a next generation catalogue of language vitality Gary Holton 84-89
Support for endangered and low-resource languages via e-Learning, translation and crowd-sourcing Roman Yangarber 90-97
The dialect of Gammalsvenskby: Scandinavian-Slavonic language contact Alexander Mankov 98-105
Dynamic multilingualism and language shift scenarios in Indonesia Maya Ravindranath Abtahian, Abigail C. Cohn 106-112
Section 5: Non-peer-reviewed papers
Is the Icelandic Sign Language an endangered language? Rannveig Sverrisdóttir 113-114
Census data on Australian Languages Jane Simpson, Denise Angelo, Emma Browne, Inge Kral, Francis Markham, Carmel O’Shannessy, Danielle Venn 115-120
Places of the heart: Issues in Indigenous place naming in Torwali of northern Pakistan and Aboriginal languages of south eastern Australia Mujahid Torwali, Jakelin Troy 121-127
The map cover image, used with permission, is adapted from: Caines, Andrew, Christian Bentz, Dimitrios Alikaniotis, Fridah Katushemererwe, and Paula Buttery. 2016. The Glottolog Data Explorer: Mapping the world’s languages. Proceedings of the VisLR II Workshop at LREC 16. https://cainesap.shinyapps.io/langmap/

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