Readings on Linguistic Diversity and Biodiversity

On November 8th, 2017, the Global Language Justice Reading Group delved into the scholarly work of Suzanne Romaine. A linguistic anthropologist, Romaine has pioneered work establishing a link between biodiversity and linguistic diversity.  Indeed, in an essay entitled “Co-occurrence of linguistic and biological diversity in biodiversity hotspots and high biodiversity wilderness areas” (2012), Romaine argues precisely that:…