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Title:Reflections on language community training
Bibliographic Citation:Fitzgerald, Colleen M.; 2018-12-01; Kaipuleohone University of Hawai'i Digital Language Archive;http://hdl.handle.net/10125/24811.
Creator:Fitzgerald, Colleen M.
Date (W3CDTF):2018-12-01
Description:I reflect upon four decades of language community training, treating Watahomigie & Yamamoto (1992) and England (1992) as the starting point. Because the training activities these papers report began in the 1970s, there is a convincing and growing literature on training, including work published in the years since Himmelmann’s (1998) article. The upshot of my reflections is this central point: Language documentation is better when it occurs alongside an active training component. Underlying this point is an acknowledgement that linguists and communities are engaged in mutual training, and in fact, that a binary distinction between linguist and community member is a false dichotomy. The Chickasaw Model, a model that formalizes training, linguistic analysis, documentation, and revitalization as a feedback loop (cf. Fitzgerald & Hinson 2013; 2016), offers a way to capture a fully integrated approach to training. I conclude with nine significant contributions growing out of the training literature.
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Identifier:Fitzgerald, Colleen M.. 2018. Reflections on language community training. In McDonnell, Bradley, Andrea L. Berez-Kroeker, and Gary Holton. (Eds.) Reflections on Language Documentation 20 Years after Himmelmann 1998. Language Documentation & Conservation Special Publication no. 15. [PP 86-99] Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.
978-0-9973295-3-7
Identifier (URI):http://hdl.handle.net/10125/24811
Publisher:University of Hawai'i Press
Relation:LD&C Special Publication
Rights:Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License
Subject:training
revitalization
feedback loop
community-based research models
documentation
Table Of Contents:ldc-sp15-fitzgerald.pdf

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