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Friday, 07 January

347. Language Loyalties in a Changing World: A Session to Honor Joshua Fishman

3:30–4:45 p.m., 404A, LA Convention Center

Program arranged by the ADFL Executive Committee

Presiding: Christina Kramer, Univ. of Toronto

Speakers: Nancy H. Hornberger, Univ. of Pennsylvania; Neil G. Jacobs, Ohio State Univ., Columbus; Humphrey R. Tonkin, Univ. of Hartford; Guadalupe Valdés, Stanford Univ.; Shuhan Wang, National Foreign Language Center

Terrence Wiley, Arizona State Univ.

Honoring the sociolinguist Joshua Fishman on his receipt of the ADFL Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, speakers will discuss how Fishman has inspired a generation of scholars, educators, and advocates who work in the fields of heritage language education, bilingual education, American mulitingualism, language and society, language and ethnicity, “non-state peoples,” language planning, and the sociology of Jewish languages other than Hebrew.

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