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Minority Language in Today's Global Society By Trace Foundation
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The fragility of minority languages is becoming apparent in a globalizing world. Linguists, civil society organizations, local communities, governments and supranational organizations are advocating... More > for maintaining and reviving endangered languages to preserve the world’s cultural heritage and indigenous peoples’ cultures and identities. This publication, the first of a two-volume set entitled Minority Language in Today’s Global Society, is intended as a small contribution to this effort, and examines issues concerning the status of minority languages with a special focus on the Tibetan language and its dialects. The legal issues and policy framework surrounding minority language use, as well as strategies for language revitalization, are also addressed. This work is part of Dendzom, a publication series by Trace Foundation, which supports the continuity and development of Tibetan culture, language and places, improving lives and strengthening communities on the Tibetan plateau.< Less
Minority Language in Today's Global Society vol. 2 By Andrea Snavely, Kunsang Gya, Tsering Shakya
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The fragility of minority languages is becoming apparent in a globalizing world. Linguists, civil society organizations, local communities, governments and supranational organizations are advocating... More > for maintaining and reviving endangered languages to preserve the world’s cultural heritage and indigenous peoples’ cultures and identities. This publication, the second of a two-volume set entitled Minority Language in Today’s Global Society, is intended as a small contribution to this effort, and examines issues concerning the status of minority languages with a special focus on the Tibetan language and its dialects. The legal issues and policy framework surrounding minority language use, as well as strategies for language revitalization, are also addressed. This work is part of Dendzom, a publication series by Trace Foundation, which supports the continuity and development of Tibetan culture, language and places, improving lives and strengthening communities on the Tibetan plateau.< Less
Stories in the Key of C. Minor. By Russell Bittner
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Six stories, all of which start within a five-mile radius of 350 5th Avenue, the address of the Empire State Building, the original “Ground Zero.” With this first book of five short... More > stories and one novella, Russell Bittner believes that worlds can be discovered and described in a dewdrop, in a teardrop, in a leaky faucet—and that all that’s required is a good magnifying glass, keen powers of observation, and a feel for how language might be made to form a picture in the reader’s mind. NYC—fugheddaboud Brooklyn—is home to scoundrels and angels, derelicts and daredevils, high flyers, low flyers and every kind of flyer for every kind of service one human being is able to coerce, cheat, beggar or beat out of another. Russell captures that here in the key of C Minor—the key of melancholy.< Less
Stories in the Key of C. Minor. By Russell Bittner
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Six stories, all of which start within a five-mile radius of 350 5th Avenue, the address of the Empire State Building, the original “Ground Zero.” With this first book of five short... More > stories and one novella, Russell Bittner believes that worlds can be discovered and described in a dewdrop, in a teardrop, in a leaky faucet—and that all that’s required is a good magnifying glass, keen powers of observation, and a feel for how language might be made to form a picture in the reader’s mind. NYC—fugheddaboud Brooklyn—is home to scoundrels and angels, derelicts and daredevils, high flyers, low flyers and every kind of flyer for every kind of service one human being is able to coerce, cheat, beggar or beat out of another. Russell captures that here in the key of C Minor—the key of melancholy.< Less
Teaching Issues in Minority Languages around the World (Volume 2: Europe, Caribbean and Africa): Teaching Supplementary Materials) By Hugo Yu-Hsiu Lee
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This is a teaching supplementary material to teach issues of language minorities and minorities language in Europe, Caribbean and Africa for postgraduate students.
Teaching issues in minority languages around the world (Volume 1: The Americas): Teaching supplementary materials By Hugo Yu-Hsiu Lee
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This volume presents the teaching supplementary materials for issues in minority languages, with a focus on the context of the Americas (USA, Canada, Peru and Colombia).
Teaching Issues in Minority Languages around the World (Volume 3: Asia & the Pacific): Teaching Supplementary Materials By Hugo Yu-Hsiu Lee
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A teaching supplementary material to train our postgraduate students (who major in language science related fields) about interactions between majority and minority languages and among older and... More > newer minority languages in increasingly changing multilingual societies.< Less
Volume 6989, Ulmus minor --- Ulster English By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6989, Ulmus minor---Ulster English Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big... More > data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 4850, Minorities Treaty --- Minstead training trust By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4850, Minorities Treaty---Minstead training trust Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman... More > scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 4724, Meanings of minor planet names 141001-142000 --- Meanings of minor planet names 62001–63000 By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4724, Meanings of minor planet names 141001-142000---Meanings of minor planet names 62001–63000 Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of... More > human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less