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Foundation for Endangered Languages

FEL 24 (2020)
Teaching and Learning Resources for Endangered Languages

Hosted online by University College London (UCL), UK
23-25 September 2020

This page last updated: 30th June 2020

An online conference

Due to the global coronavirus situation, this year’s FEL conference will take place online. The conference will have talks in three different time-zone areas to cater for presenters and attendees in the Americas; Africa, Europe, Middle East; and the Asia-Pacific area. Information about the conferencing tool, registration and other practicalities will be made available from the main conference website.

There is no conference fee but all participants are encouraged to make a donation to FEL instead.

About the conference

The theme of this year’s FEL conference is teaching and learning materials (including primers, grammars, dictionaries, textbooks, websites, language documentation and other audiovisual material, apps, etc.) for, in, and about endangered languages. We have included presentations that focus on the types of pedagogical resources that are appropriate for endangered language situations (including the teaching and learning of speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, as relevant), and the roles they can play in the support for and revitalisation of endangered languages. Presentations will also explore how such resources can contribute to the status and profile of a language, and what practical and pedagogical solutions and resources work best for first, heritage, and second language speakers and learners.

For more information and updates see the conference website.

Registration

Please register to participate in or attend the conference online. Register at https://fel24.eventbrite.co.uk/ by 19th September 2020 (you can register for one, two or three days).

There is no registration fee but we encourage all participants and attendees to donate to FEL’s grant programme. Please make your donation at https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/fel24.

Contact information

For further information please See the conference website or email fel.london2020@gmail.com.

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