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ANTH 3360: Language Loss: Culture, Politics and Self: Unit 1: What’s at Stake?

Language Loss: Culture, Politics, and Self

Schedule: Unit 1

  • Aug. 28: Course Overview
    • Video: Going the Bilingual Way
  • Sept. 2: Labor Day—No class

Unit 1: What’s at Stake?

  • Sept. 4: Read: Bourdieu, Pierre 1991 
  • Sept. 5 (CONVERSION DAY): Read:
    • Mehta, Sukehta 2016 
    • Arnold, Carrie 2016 Can an Iphone app help save and endangered language? 
    • Agudo, Roberto Rey 2019 
  • Sept. 9: Read: Kulick, Don 2019 “A Village in the Swamp” and “What Actually Dies When a Language Dies?” In A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, pp. 14-38 and 246-253.
  • Sept. 11: Read: Flores, Nelson and Jonathan Rosa 2015 

Resources: Unit 1