Background

Established in 1992.

Charge

The Committee on Endangered Languages and their Preservation (CELP) calls attention to the rapid loss of language diversity worldwide and encourages the documentation and study of endangered languages.

Responsibilities

The work of the Committee includes but is not limited to the following:

Membership (open)

At least 6 members, serving three-year terms.

Committee Structure, 2016

  • Senior Co-chair: Shobhana Chelliah, University of North Texas
  • Junior Co-chair: Andrea Berez-Kroeker, University of Hawaii
  • CELP blog liaison: Kristine Hildebrandt, SIU Edwardsville
  • Executive Committee Liaison: Natalie Schilling
  • Staff Liaison: David Robinson
  • Sub-committee Structure
  • Complete list of members

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  • In February 2015 the LSA passed, by an overwhelming majority, a resolution opposing the use of Native American-themed mascots in sports. Read more about this resolution here
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