Dynamics of Indigenous Language Shift

PART OF: Aboriginal Language Revitalization

Course description

This course introduces the human dynamics—and political and social factors—associated with Indigenous language shift and language loss, including the profound psychological, intellectual and spiritual effects on individuals, families, communities and cultures. Language revitalization is explored as a source of healing and empowerment.

Formerly part of LING 180. Credit will be granted for only one of LING 180A or LING 180.

Course code: LING 180A

How to register

Courses within the Certificate in Aboriginal Language Revitalization program are offered within community partnerships, on campus in Victoria or at the En’owkin Centre in Penticton. Registration is done solely through the department. Please contact the Program Coordinator for upcoming offerings, locations and registration forms at calr@uvic.ca or 250-721-8504.