Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Reflections on language documentation in the Chaco
|Title:||Reflections on language documentation in the Chaco|
|Date Issued:||01 Dec 2018|
|Publisher:||University of Hawai'i Press|
|Citation:||Golluscio, Lucía and Alejra Vidal. 2018. Reflections on language documentation in the Chaco. In McDonnell, Bradley, Andrea L. Berez-Kroeker, and Gary Holton. (Eds.) Reflections on Language Documentation 20 Years after Himmelmann 1998. Language Documentation & Conservation Special Publication no. 15. [PP 303-320] Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.|
|Series:||LD&C Special Publication|
|Abstract:||This chapter focuses on field research aimed at documenting Chaco languages with varying degrees of vitality, specifically those spoken in Argentina and in the vicinity of the Argentinian/Paraguayan, Argentinian/Bolivian, and Paraguayan/Bolivian borders. The case studies here selected provide an overview of recent experiences conducted in Chaco within the framework of Himmelmann 1998’s foundational program on documentary linguistics and subsequent publications along these lines. We emphasize the results of collaborative research on equal grounds and a discourse-oriented approach to language documentation. Our reflections also highlight the current threatening situation of indigenous peoples and their languages and discuss the function of language documentation, preservation, and archiving in this fragile scenario, with a view to supporting community language use and transmission as well as ongoing and future research in South America.|
|Rights:||Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License|
|Appears in Collections:||
LD&C Special Publication No. 15: Reflections on Language Documentation 20 Years After Himmelmann 1998|
Please email email@example.com if you need this content in ADA-compliant format.
Items in ScholarSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.