- Watch this video about the work of the NYC-based Endangered Language Alliance:
And watch a few videos (at least a total of 30 mins) from their YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPgQAg8bQc-EDqWMtYLmEtQ
- Map #24–“Mother Tongues and Queens: The World’s Languages Capital.” In Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, pp. 192-194. Berkeley: University of California Press.
- Svoboda, E. “Where Do “New” Languages Come From?” Sapiens, February 6, 2019.
- Goodwin, C. 2004. “A Competent Speaker Who Can’t Speak: The Social Life of Aphasia” Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 14(2):151-170.
- A Life Without Words (A. Isenberg, 2011): https://login.ez-proxy.brooklyn.cuny.edu/login?url=https://brooklyn.kanopy.com/video/life-without-words
- Riehl, A. “Why Are Languages Worth Preserving” Sapiens, November 8, 2019.
- Schwartz, S. 2018. “The Predicament of Language and Culture: Advocacy, Anthropology, and Dormant Language Communities” Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 28(3):322-355.
Mon 2/15: NO CLASS
- Kulick, D. 2019. “The Air We Breathe” and “A Village in the Swamp.” In A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea, pp. 14-26 and 27-51. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.
- Kulick, D. 2019. “Moses’s Plan,” “Going to Hell” 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, pp. 75-89, 252-258, and 246-253. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill.