Nick Enfield | What is lost when a language dies?
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What is lost when a language dies?

 

Language loss is a silent phenomenon – creeping and incremental like erosion.

But what precisely do we lose when a language is no longer spoken?

Perhaps we should be asking: what do we keep when linguistic diversity is maintained?

Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sydney, Nick Enfield hosts a panel at the Sydney Writers Festival with Awaye!’s Daniel Browning, American journalist Russ Rymer and Gadigal language teacher Joel Davison.

Guests

Professor Nick Enfield
professor of linguistics at the University of Sydney
Joel Davison
web developer and Gadigal language teacher for the Bayala project of the 2017 Sydney Festival
Russ Rymer
American journalist and editor who has reported on language loss in India

Credits

Producer
Daniel Browning

Originally published on The Radio National

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