The ELI is proud to sponsor a Linguistics Department Colloquium series April 25th by Ander Egurtzegi entitled “Accentogenesis in Basque: From phrasal pitch accent to word-level stress”
For more information and the abstract, please check out the Events Page.
The Endangered Language Initiative of the Linguistics Program at the CUNY Graduate Center is pleased to announce two special events this coming Thursday, March 14th, relating to tone in endangered languages.
Our visitor is Christian DiCanio, Research Associate at Haskins Laboratories.
At 2pm, he will offer an informal workshop, “Fieldwork and tone in Mexico”. This workshop is free and open to the public and will take place in room 3305 at the Graduate Center. See the Event listing here.
It will cover fieldwork on Oto-Manguean languages, tonal systems, current research on tone, and methods for organizing lexical tone distinctions.
At 4:15, Christian will offer an invited talk titled “Coarticulatory variation in Trique tone” at the Linguistics Program in Room 6417. Event link here.
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The ELI is pleased to be host to two visiting scholars this spring, John Colarusso of McMaster University and Ander Egurtzegi of the University of the Basque Country.
Check out the Visiting Scholars page for more info!
Juliette Blevins and Daniel Kaufman are offering a research supervision course this Spring! A range of languages are being documented and described including:
Laz (South Caucasian)
Keep a look out for some of these projects on our projects page!
Zygmunt Frajzyngier, of University of Colorodo, will give a talk on Feb 7th at the Graduate Center Linguistics Colloquium series. The talk is titled When a language codes affectedness.
You can read the abstract here.
365 5th reports on Prof. Juliette Blevins’ address to Graduate Center faculty and discussion of the global language crisis
Faculty Lunch Hears of Future Plans and Lost Languages
Graduate Center event ‘Endangered Languages of France and Surrounds’ covered in local French language publication
Des Français défendent les langues régionales aux Etats-Unis
April 1, 2012
New York correspondent Sylvain Cypel of Le Monde discusses linguistic diversity in New York City, language endangerment, and the work of The Endangered Language Alliance.
Read the article here. In French.
Prof. Juliette Blevins and Dr. Daniel Kaufman are featured in a BBC news radio report on The Endangered Language Alliance
Avoiding linguistic extinction
October 1, 2011