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Supporting small languages together: The history and impact of the International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation series

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dc.contributor.author Berez-Kroeker, Andrea L.
dc.contributor.author Handley, Noella
dc.contributor.author Rentz, Bradley
dc.contributor.author Yoshioka, Jim
dc.contributor.author Anderson, Victoria
dc.contributor.author McDonnell, Bradley
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-27T02:27:54Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-27T02:27:54Z
dc.date.issued 2020-10
dc.identifier.citation Berez-Kroeker, Andrea L., Noella Handley, Bradley Rentz, Jim Yoshioka, Victoria Anderson, & Bradley McDonnell. 2020. Supporting small languages together: The history and impact of the International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation series. Language Documentation & Conservation 14: 642-666.
dc.identifier.issn 1934-5275
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/24966
dc.description.abstract The International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation series, or ICLDC, has, since its inception in 2009, become the flagship conference for the field of language documentation. Every two years, conference attendees gather at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa to share their experiences working on diverse topics related to the preservation of underrepresented languages worldwide. Attendees come from a range of backgrounds: Indigenous language communities, language activism organizations, K–12 school systems, as well as students and faculty from colleges and universities. They represent dozens of countries and hundreds of languages, and they have one goal in mind: supporting small languages together. In this paper, we trace the history of the ICLDC series since the first iteration and discuss the scope of its impact on the field of language documentation and conservation according to conference attendees. We also look ahead to the changes that the covid-19 pandemic will bring to the structure of the conference in 2021 and beyond.
dc.description.sponsorship National Foreign Language Resource Center
dc.format.extent 25 pages
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher University of Hawaii Press
dc.rights Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/
dc.subject conferences
dc.subject language documentation
dc.subject underrepresented languages
dc.title Supporting small languages together: The history and impact of the International Conference on Language Documentation & Conservation series
dc.type Article
dc.type.dcmi Text
prism.publicationname Language Documentation & Conservation
prism.volume 14
prism.startingpage 642
prism.endingpage 666
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