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MERIDIUM Newsletter May 2011

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In this issue, we are pleased to publish links to useful websites dealing with aspects of language diversity. Please click on the links below for more information about each project and the related initiatives.

 

May, 2011

Focus on:

Research and discussions on Language Diversity in the World

 

Language in the World at the Linguistic Institute of the University of Colorado
The 2011 Linguistic Institute will take place July 7-August 2 on the campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder, with major sponsorship by the Linguistic Society of America and the University of Colorado Department of Linguistics. The theme of the 2011 Linguistic Institute is Language in the World.
The Institute focus will be on interdisciplinary, empirically based approaches to language that acknowledge its dual nature, both as a real-time interactional strategy and as a product of interaction. An Institute focus will be the documentation and revitalization of endangered languages, with courses that will survey methodologies and available tools and resources.
http://verbs.colorado.edu/LSA2011/


Segnaliamo un seminario sulle Lingue del Mondo, che rivolge particolare attenzione alle lingue in estinzione e alle pratiche di conservazione e rivitalizzazione. Il seminario si interessa alle lingue studiandole nel loro duplice aspetto di strategia interazionale e prodotto dell'interazione. Il sito offre materiali e spunti di riflessione

 

Summer School 2011 at the Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University
The 6th Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics will be held from 18 July -29 July 2011 at the Faculty of Humanities of Leiden University.

Una Scuola Estiva per approfondire le tematiche della diversità linguistica.

http://hum.leiden.edu/summerschool

 

 

VIOT conference
On 21-23 December 2011, the 12th VIOT conference will take place at Leiden University. Theme of the conference will be 'Language Use and Diversity'.

A dicembre 2011, una conferenza internazionale si occuperà di diversità linguistica in relazione all'uso del linguaggio. http://www.research.leiden.edu


 

From Canada: classroom Resources
A website where to find tutorials for teachers, included Multilingualism resources for teachers and school administrators

A questo indirizzo è possibile reperire materiale (in inglese o francese) di ausilio per l'insegnamento e la gestione scolastica, incluso materiale sul multilinguismo.

http://www.curriculum.org/

 

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