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· May, 2020

Stories about Languages from May, 2020

A conversation with Udmurt language digital activist Artyom Malykh

"My primary motivation is to keep the language of my community alive. Udmurt must be used in as wide a variety of spaces as possible in order to ensure that...

Q&A: Meet Biyanto Rebin, Javanese/Indonesian language activist

Please meet Biyanto Rebin, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during May 27-June 02, 2020. He will be sharing his work with Indonesian and Javanese, both spoken in Indonesia.

‘Language revolt': This activist tweets against erasure of first languages in South Africa

A language reclamation activist confronts linguistic imperialism and the dehumanisation of two South African first languages through digital inclusion advocacy.

Q&A: Meet Tumi Tanakyuwan, Thau language activist

Please meet Tumi Tanakyuwan, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during May 20-26, 2020. She will be sharing her work with the Thau language, spoken in Taiwan.

Q&A: Meet R. Ashwani Banjan Murmu, Santali language activist

Please meet R. Ashwani Banjan Murmu, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during May 13-19, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Santali language, spoken in India, Bangladesh...

Interview with Isela Xospa, Náhuatl language digital activist

Learn more about Isela Xospa. She is the host the @ActLenguas Twitter account during April 27 - May 3, 2020 and tells about her work with the Náhuatl language.

Interview with José Chuvé Mengarí, Bésiro language digital activist

Learn about José Chuvé, the host of the @ActLenguas Twitter account for April 6-12, 2020, and about his work with the Bésiro language.

Q&A: Meet Zubair Torwali, Torwali language activist

Please meet Zubair Torwali, the host of @AsiaLangsOnline Twitter account during May 6-12, 2020. He will be sharing his work with the Torwali language of Pakistan.