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Coverage for grant FN-271115-20

Creating and Annotating a Seke Language Corpus [skj]
Ross Perlin, Endangered Language Alliance, Inc.

Grant details:

Just 700 Speak This Language (50 in the Same Brooklyn Building) (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kimiko de Freytas-Tamura
Publication: New York Times
Date: 1/7/2020
Abstract: Seke, one of the world’s rarest languages, is spoken by about 100 people in New York. ... “It’s absolutely invaluable to document, analyze, understand and maintain the linguistic diversity of the planet,” said Ross Perlin, a director of the language alliance and an adjunct professor of linguistics at Columbia University.