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International Institute Conference.

Indigenous Languages: From Endangerment to Revitalization and Resilience
Thursday, October 25, 2018
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
10th floor Weiser Hall Map
The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2019 as the Year of Indigenous Languages, and the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is looking to strengthen its ties with academic institutions. Areas studies centers at the International Institute will present a joint conference; topics to be covered include: indigenous language education, identity and representation, the intersection with national politics, culture production and heritage, and the historical context for the construction of indigeneity.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to us at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange. Please contact: lacs.office@umich.edu.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Interdisciplinary, International
Source: Happening @ Michigan from International Institute, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies, Romance Languages & Literatures, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, African Studies Center, Center for South Asian Studies, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Donia Human Rights Center, Department of Anthropology, Department of Linguistics

International Institute Programming

The International Institute’s centers sponsor numerous conferences, lectures, exhibits, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to educate the university community and the public about global issues and inspire discussion and dialogue. 

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