Literature and Language

Language reconstruction and strengthening community: the role of archival resources

Language reconstruction and strengthening community: the role of archival resources

Daryl Baldwin is a citizen of the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. The Myaamia Center is a unique collaborative effort supported by the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma and Miami University in Oxford, Ohio for the purpose of advancing the language and cultural needs of […]

Worlds at Home: On Cosmopolitan Futures – “Reading Worlds at Home”

Worlds at Home: On Cosmopolitan Futures – “Reading Worlds at Home”

“Reading Worlds at Home” Featuring readings by Shani Mootoo, Lydia Kwa, and Larissa Lai and a discussion of the film All Our Father’s Relations  by Elder Larry Grant and Sarah Ling. The event was part of “Worlds at Home: On Cosmopolitan Futures,” a public symposium bringing together scholars from across Canada, the US and Australia to […]

Leanne Hinton: What counts as a "success" in language revitalization?

Leanne Hinton: What counts as a "success" in language revitalization?

Journalists, grant givers and an interested public often ask which language revitalization programs and strategies have been successful. But “language revitalization” is a broad term that can include many different possible goals, and “success” is a point of view rather than a concrete fact. This paper is a result of conversations with Indigenous language activists […]

Richard Wagamese – Reading of "Indian Horse"

Richard Wagamese – Reading of "Indian Horse"

Join us Thursday, October 31st, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Lillooet Room (Room 301) at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre for a reading by author Richard Wagamese from his latest novel, Indian Horse.

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