Episode 43: Language Documentation & Revitalization in Canada with Nicholas Welch

This month’s episode is with Nicholas Welch from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Nicholas is the Canada Research Chair in Change, Adaptation and Revitalization of Aboriginal Languages and Assistant Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Linguistics from the University of Victoria. His Ph.D. is from the University of Calgary and his dissertation was entitled: “The bearable lightness of being: The encoding of coincidence in two- copula languages“. He has done extensive research on Dene and Algonquian morphosyntax, and has also done language revitalization work with languages of Labrador. In addition to teaching, Nicholas is also part of the Indigenous Languages Laboratory and Archive (ILLA) at Memorial University and runs its website and YouTube channel.

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