Translating Historic Documents Originally Written in a Native American Language: The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters Saturday, December 12, 3-5 pm. Free parking is available. Admission is free. Parking passes available onsite. Directions: City of College Park City Hall Council Chambers 4500 Knox Rd, College Park, MD 20740 The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters—Dakota Kaskapi Okicize Wowapi (Minnesota Historical […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Announcing Next Speaker Series Event: The Dakota Prisoner of War Letters
The February-May 2015 Internship Program has just wrapped up. Below are a few highlights from the program. School System: Prince George’s County, Maryland (Career Academy Program) School: Parkdale High School (Global Studies Intern Program in the World Language Department) Intern: Demi Pedley (graduating senior, Spanish studies) Generally, the Career Academy asks high school departments to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Don Quixote, Bullfights, and Spanish Treats: the Spring 2015 Internship Program
Thank you to Dr. Campi and everyone who joined us for the discussion “Contemporary Mongolia’s Utilization of Language and Script for Political Purposes” this past Saturday! To view slides from the presentation, simply click on an image.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Contemporary Mongolia’s Utilization of Language and Script for Political Purposes
Contemporary Mongolia’s Utilization of Language and Script for Political Purposes Dr. Alicia Campi Saturday, May 9, 3-5 pm. Free parking is available. Admission is free. Parking passes available onsite. Directions: City of College Park City Hall Council Chambers 4500 Knox Rd, College Park, MD 20740 The Mongolian language and original Uighur script, developed at the time of Chinggis Khan in […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Announcing Next Speaker Series Event: Spotlight on Mongolia
The mission of the National Museum of Language is “To inspire an appreciation for the magic and beauty of language.” We seek your help in recruiting new members to our Board of Trustees, to help us move forward with new talent and energy. You can nominate yourself or someone else who has agreed to be nominated. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on NML Board Nominations
NML needs people like you who are passionate about language. Contact us to volunteer as a docent, greeter, committee member, or grant writer. Here are some of the things we need help with from our volunteers: Update and monitor our social media accounts: Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Website Inform the public of our activities through regular print and broadcast […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Volunteer
Letter from the President: Dear Associates, Members, and Friends of The National Museum of Language: The Board of Trustees is making some significant changes to our operations which will better promote our defined mission: To promote understanding of, and appreciation for, the beauty and magic of language — in history, contemporary affairs, and the future. […]Continue Reading... 1,217 Comments.
Rebecca Oxford and Rashi Jain’s Presentation on World Englishes Video: View Online | PowerPoint: View Online | Download PowerPointContinue Reading... 1,011 Comments.
Sign Writing Resource Page Bilingual Deaf Education article: Signing on to Deaf Education Deaf Bilingual BlogContinue Reading... Comments Off on American Sign Language
A tuition-free language program for children entering grades 4 or 5 in Fall 2013. July 15-19, 2013 12-4 pm. (12:00 – 12:30 Guided computer/reading time; 12:30 – 4:00 Interactive activities). Registration is $15. Special Features: A different language and culture each day: Chinese (mainland China), French (France, Senegal), Spanish (Spain, Mexico), & Arabic (Egypt). Children will experience storytelling with […]Continue Reading... 600 Comments.