A conference took place in New Orleans last month exploring the links between music and endangered languages. Here is a paper presented at the conference that examines links between a revival in devotional music among young Muslims and language maintenance.
Photos and abstract from our successful panel at the Sociolinguistics of Globalisation conference in Hong Kong have now been uploaded to here.
Some members of the SLR network are meeting in Hong Kong later this week to participate in a panel at the conference on Sociolinguistics and Globalisation at the University of Hong Kong.
This conference in New Orleans may be of interest.
Details of the first event of ‘Heavenly Acts – aspects of performance through an interdisciplinary lens’ can be found here.
An obituary for Joshua A Fishman has been written by Bernard Spolsky and appears here.
We now have our own URL – http://www.sociologyoflanguageandreligion.com
Please link to this through your webpages, social media etc.
Just completed an overdue update of the website including details of last summer’s events in Jyväskylä and Brisbane and forthcoming June 2015 event in Hong Kong.