Summer Session June 7 - July 8, 2021

Summer Session to be offered on-line

UPDATE In order to prevent the spread of the corona virus and to ensure the health and safety of our students and instructors, AILDI has made the decision to offer the summer session courses on-line.

The dates for summer session have been scheduled for June 7 - July 8, 2021.

The theme for AILDI 2021 is Traditional Innovations: Indigenous Language and Culture On-line.

Summer 2021 Course Listings: (Due to the courses being on-line, students can register for one course.  You are still welcome to take two courses if you wish.

LING 427/527: Linguistics for Native American Communities (3 units)

Monday through Friday, 1:00 - 2:45 pm

Adrienne Tsikewa

Introduction to Linguistics for Native American Communities

Course Description: 

This course examines how the field of linguistics (in particular American linguistics) is built upon the study of the Indigenous languages of the Americas. It will also consider the role linguistics has in community efforts of language revitalization. We will focus on students’ respective languages for study.

Course Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the major structural subfields of linguistics: phonetics, morphology, and syntax
  • Foster an awareness of language reclamation efforts
  • Articulate some of the social, political and economic factors that affect different Indigenous languages in North America today, and factors that have affected them in the past.
  • Identify linguistic structures in several Indigenous languages, representing widely divergent language families

LING 497B/597B: Multimedia for Language Work (3 units)

Monday through Friday, 11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Mosiah Bluecloud

Workshop in Language Documentation

LING 424/524: Evaluating Technology (3 units)

Monday through Friday, 9:00 - 10:45 am

Amy Fountain

Methods & Ethics in Linguistic Research

TLS 402/502: Virtual Immersion: Learning and Teaching (3 units)

Sheilah Nicholas

Monday through Friday, 3:00 - 4:45 pm

Linguistics for Teachers

TLS 428/528: Indigenous Language & Culture in Education (3 units)

Monday through Friday, 5:00 - 6:45 pm

Vanessa Anthony-Stevens

Curriculum & Instruction in Bilingual & Second Language Settings