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Category:   E-Material
Subject:   Endangered Languages, Migration and Marginalisation - new book
From:   Nicholas Ostler
Email:   nostler_(on)_chibcha.demon.co.uk
Date received:   02 Dec 2005

The Foundation for Endangered Languages held its ninth conference last month in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Its theme was the marginalisation of languages due to histories of migration, especially in Africa, but also in Siberia and other parts of Europe, Asia and Australia. Its proceedings are now available, entitled "Creating Outsiders: Endangered Languages, Migration and Marginalisation" and edited by Nigel Crawhall and Nicholas Ostler (ISBN 0-9538248-7-X) It is an 184-page volume, and the contents look like this: Map of Language Locations by Page Number Index of Authors Note on Spelling of Clicks Index of Languages and Families Nigel Crawhall, Nicholas Ostler Preface Section 1 Keynote Address Rajend Mesthrie Language Endangerment in the Indic and Zanzibari Communities of KwaZulu-Natal Section 2 Outward Migration and Endangered Languages Tomasz Wicherkiewicz Diaspora Languages at the Edge of Extinction: Karaim, Tatar and Armenian in Central-Eastern Europe at the End of the 20th Century Tjeerd de Graaf Dutch in the Steppe? The Plautdiitsch Language of the Siberian Mennonites and their Relation with the Netherlands, Germany and Russia Evgeniy Golovko The Making of Identity, the Making of a Language: on some Linguistic Consequences of the Russian Colonization in Siberia Section 3 Inward Migration and Endangered Languages Laura Bennetts The Marginalisation of Mosuo Mary E. Kropp Dakubu Role Restriction and Marginalisation in an Urban Context: the Fate of Ga in Accra Maarten Mous Yaaku and Ma'a: an Endangered Language and the Way Out Mamadou Lamine Sanogo Survivance linguistique en pays tiefo: le cas de Peni Section 4 First Peoples Nigel Crawhall The Story of !Ui : Causality and Language Shift in Africa Jakelin Troy, Michael Walsh Languages Off Country? Revitalizing the 'Right' Indigenous Languages in the South-East of Australia Herman M. Batibo Hua: a Critically Endangered Khoesan Language in the Kweneng District of Botswana Soldier David Naude, Willemen le Roux Endangered Languages, Migration and Marginalisation of the Anikhwe Kipnyango Seroney Identity, Immigration and Colonial Dominance in Kenya: Terik and Luhya, 1942-1950 Kems C. Monaka, Andy M. Chebanne San Relocation: Endangerment through Development in Botswana Section 5 Policy, Power and Endangered Languages Salem Mezhoud Salvation Through Migration: Immigrant Communities as engine rooms for the survival and revival of the Tamazight (Berber) language William Fierman Kazakh Language: from Semi-Endangerment to Partial Recovery Mekonnen Gabre-Yohannes Alemu Multilingual Policy of Education for revitalizing Marginalised Indigenous Languages in Ethiopia Thamar E. Gindin The Hebrew Component and the Israeli Component: "Sandwich Languages" in Israel Section 6 States and Minorities Patrick Heinrich Reversing Language Shift on Okinawa Island Finex Ndhlovu Zimbabwe’s Postcolonial Language Policy Formulation Paradigms 1987-1998: Another Recipe for the Marginalisation of Minority Languages Maya Khemlani David The Network Theory and Language Maintenance: a Study of Three Communities in Peninsular Malaysia Galina Dyrkheeva The Buryat Language in Bilingual Environment: Buryat-Russian, Buryat-Chinese, Buryat-Mongol Section 7 Migrations in History and Prehistory Brigitte Pakendorf Language Loss vs Retention in connection with Prehistoric Migrations in Siberia: a Linguistic-Genetic Synthesis Ronald P. Schaefer, Francis Egbokhare and Demola Lewis Marginalisation of Northern Edo Vernaculars Wilson McLeod Gaelic in Scotland: The Impact of the Highland Clearances Copies are now available, at 20 pounds sterling ($35 US) apiece (including surface postage and packing). For air-mail dispatch, please add 7.50 pounds/$12.50. You can pay by - a cheque (in pounds sterling) payable to "Foundation for Endangered Languages". - a check (in US $) payable to "Nicholas Ostler". - proof of having sent an equivalent sum in your own currency to the society’s account, "Foundation for Endangered Languages", Account no: 50073456, The Cooperative Bank (Sort code: 08-90-02), 16 St. Stephen's Street, Bristol BS1 1JR, England. - or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, EuroCard), enclosing Card number, Expiry date (month | year), Name (as on card), and Address (as on card). To expedite delivery, please send orders to the address below. Christopher Moseley <chrismoseley50_(on)_yahoo.com> 9 Westdene Crescent, Caversham Heights, Reading RG4 7HD, England _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(on)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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