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A borderland medley of “small” language histories - CERCLL

A borderland medley of “small” language histories - CERCLL

Initial glimpses

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?

AHR Forum Entangled Histories: Borderland Historiographies in ...