INVITED SPEAKERS

Ofelia Zepeda: Tohono O’odham community member, Regents Professor Tohono O’odham language and linguistics, University of Arizona, co-founder American Indian Development Institute, Poet, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, USA

Jing-lan Joy Wu: Associate Professor, Department of English, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

D. H. Whalen: Founder and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Endangered Language Fund, Distinguished Professor in the Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences program, at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, as well as holding appointments in the Linguistics department there and at Yale University.

Elaisa Vahnie: Executive Director of Burmese American Community Institute (BACI) in Indianapolis, USA/Myanmar

Diego Tituaña: Second Secretary Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations

Moses Simelane: Director for Inclusive Education, Department of Basic Education, South Africa

Keren Rice: University of Toronto Professor of Linguistics, Officer in the Order of Canada

Maung Nyeu: Indigenous community member Chittagong Hill Tracts, Harvard University, Our Golden Hour Founder, Bangladesh

Zaw Myint: Director General of the Department of Myanmar Nationalities’ Languages, Ministry of Education, Myanmar

Salomé Gutiérrez Morales: Research Professor, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS), Mexico

Barbra Meek: Comanche Tribe, Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, USA

Candace Kaleimamoowahinekapu Galla: Kanaka Maoli, Language & Literacy Education, Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, University of British Columbia, Canada

Daryl Baldwin: Miami Tribe of Oklahoma, Director of the Myaamia Center at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, USA

Pius Akumbu: Babanki community member, University of  Buea, Cameroon, Africa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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