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Vancouver Institute – Mohamed Fahmy Lecture

Vancouver Institute – Mohamed Fahmy Lecture

Mohamed Fahmy is an award-winning journalist and author. He covered the Iraq war in 2003 for the Los Angeles Times, and published Baghdad Bound based on his experiences. He has done extensive work in the Middle East for CNN, Dubai TV, and Foreign Policy. In 2011, he received the Peabody award for his coverage of […]

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 […]