Alaska Native Language Archive
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PO Box 757680
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UAF is currently recruiting
a PhD student to work with the Eyak Project,
beginning Fall 2013.
Applications are due January 31, 2013.
For more information see the project website.
Mass Language Extinction, and Documentation: The Race Against Time.
|Offprint. M. Krauss presents his views on the impending global mass language extinction. A short history of efforts to adress and publicize the problem. Global total number of languages spoken. Classifying and counting languages as "safe", endangered or moribund. Language size distribution, extreme instability. Prevention of language loss, linguists' role. Reasons for preventing language loss: Ethical arguement, scientific arguement, biological arguement or "logosphere". A tragedy quite unnecessary. Documentation and the linguists' role. Documentation goals and priorities.Priorities within linguistics. Cost of documentation.|
|Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim.2001 C002. Lectures on Endangered Languages:2 -from Kyoto Conference 2000-.|
|Osaka Gakuin University, Osaka, Japan.|
Krauss, Michael E. (author)
Link to this page: http://www.uaf.edu/anla/item.xml?id=G961K2001