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Join us for free presentations on how political instability and violence break apart communities and erode their ability to pass down their written and spoken word.
Cultural Transmission, Language
I leaned forward to look for a—“Sharpener! Damn it, how do we say it in Galician?”
In my village, most girls stay at home and do domestic work. I was a bit of a wild child.
Celebrations, Cultural Transmission, Language
A village festival in the middle of snowy January in an unheated barn? No problem!
The fourth annual film festival takes place in D.C. February 21 to 24, 2019.
In the summer, the Ferme Seguin in Southern France provides weekly guided tours in French, English, and Occitan.
Immigration & Migration, Language
When Oswaldo Martín immigrated to East Oakland, California, nineteen years ago, no one in his class or neighborhood spoke his language.
Here in Baile an Fheirtéaraigh (Ballyferriter Village), the language is not some abstract entity, but embedded in the world around us.
Language, Traditional Knowledge
What common patterns can an ethnomusicologist and an astrophysicist find in their respective work? More than you might think.
A multi-voiced conversation about our complex society is happening right in front of our ears.