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Language death: Connexipedia Article
A process that affects speech communities.
A Network of Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Mexico
The Internet has emerged as a space where many in Mexico can communicate online using indigenous languages, as well as to create new digital content instead of being just consumers of content.
The State of the World Atlas
Vergonha: Connexipedia Article
Vergonha is being made to reject and feel ashamed of one's (or one's parents') non-French language through official exclusion, humiliation at school and rejection from the media as organized and sanct...
You Can't Read This: Forbidden Books, Lost Writing, Mistranslations, and Codes
Written for children ages ten and up, You Can't Read This explores the development of alphabets, the decoding of ancient languages, and censorship in Ancient Rome and modern America.
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Bully for Brontosaurus
Reflections in Natural History
Gould, Stephen Jay
A collection of dicursive essays on natural history.
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
History of the world's great tongues, from the resilience of Chinese through twenty centuries of invasions to the self-regard of Greek and to the struggles that gave birth to the languages of modern E...
Documenting the planet's endangered languages and featuring Talking Dictionaries giving listeners a chance to hear samples of little-known languages.
Experiences in Translation
Identifies the different types of interpretive acts that count as translation. An enticing new typology emerges, based on Eco's insistence on a common-sense approach and the necessity of taking a crit...