Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Sept. 26 talk - Reviving the Spirit Within: Minority languages of Japan

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Reviving the Spirit Within: Minority languages of Japan


Date:    Sept. 26, 2016
Time:   5:30 PM
Place:   Center for Language Exploration, Acquisition, and  
             Research (CLEAR), Asbury - North Wing, Lower Level

This talk by Ken Knight, Ph.D., will be simultaneously hosted by the Japanese Language Program and CLEAR at American University and the Linguistics Student Organization at California State University Northridge.


Dr. Knight will discuss the cultural and political forces that have led to the marginalization and loss of native minority languages in Japan as well as revitalization efforts underway to counteract the cultural and linguistic attrition faced by native Japanese groups dispersed across the globe.

Please come and participate in this lively discussion.

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