A borderland medley of “small” language histories - CERCLL
Initial glimpses of a proposed syllabus First half of class: [controlled content] literacy –recognition of lost indigenous alphabets sociolinguistics–dörp as a mode of self-governance in tribal cultures Second half of class: [student projects] linguistic identity work–insights from doing YouTube research what does dörp mean in my language? --learning to live without armies --how to trade [not raid] for a living
What can we learn about language histories on YouTube? Platt, Somali, Ojibwa Read it again… on YouTube Multilingual ‘web’ thinking Monological ‘dualist’ thinking Now who am I?