26th Linguistics Symposium 2011

Keynote Speakers

Daryl Baldwin

Myaamia Project, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
"neetawaapantamaanki iilinwiaanki 'Searching For Our Talk'"

Daniel L. Everett

Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bentley University
"Cognitive Fire - Language as a Cultural Tool"

Carol Genetti

Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Training as empowering social action: An ethical response to language endangerment"

Lenore Grenoble

Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago
"Unanswered questions about language revitalization: New directions for research"

K. David Harrison

Department of Linguistics, Swarthmore College, and National Geographic Society
"Endangered languages: Local and Global Perspectives"

Iren Hartmann & Cecil Garvin

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
Ho-Chunk Nation
"Reporting on a Native Speaker – Linguist Collaborative Project: Creating a Hoocąk Textbook"

Marianne Mithun

Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara
"What can Revitalization Work Teach us about Scholarship?"

Sarah Thomason

Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan
"How to avoid pitfalls in documenting endangered languages"