Tag Archives: Endangered Alphabet

International Mother Language Day Speaker: Maung Nyeu

Champlain College is excited to host Maung Nyeu, founder of Our Golden Hour. Nyeu is an ethnic Marma from the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. He grew up under threat of genocide and ethnic cleansing, but is now completing his PhD at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Nyeu has founded three schools, where indigenous children are educated […]

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ENDANGERED ALPHABETS TO VISIT AMERICAN U

The American University Library is presenting a symposium on Language and Endangered Alphabets next Wednesday, April 2. The Department of World Languages and Cultures, the Katzen American University Museum, the Center for Teaching, Research, and Learning, and the University Honors Program are co-sponsoring the event. Endangered Alphabets The presenter is author and journalist Tim Brookes, Director […]

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TIM BROOKES TRAVELS WITH ENDANGERED ALPHABETS

Professional Writing professor, Tim Brooks, was invited by First Nations University in Regina, Saskatchewan, to open an exhibition of the Endangered Alphabets carvings, February 16-22, 2014, and give the keynote talk in a day of presentations and lectures on indigenous languages. “It was a wonderful occasion,” says Brookes.  “When I began the Alphabets project my […]

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