Sad news about Joshua Fishman

Sadly, on Sunday, 1st March, the world famous sociolinguist Joshua Fishman passed away. To commemorate his life, a series of YouTube videos of an interview with him at the Trace Foundation, discussing minority languages and corpus planning, has been made. It can be found at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4actLHRLC4&list=PLBD228921EC37AE32. Also, please note that two volumes published in conjunction with the celebration of Joshua Fishman’s 80th birthday are the following: Language Loyalty, Language Planning, and Language Revitalization: Recent Writings and Reflections from Joshua A. Fishman, ed. by Nancy H. Hornberger & Martin Pütz http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?K=9781853599019 Language Loyalty, Continuity, and Change: Joshua A. Fishman’s Contributions to International Sociolinguistics, by Ofelia García, Rakhmiel Peltz, and Harold F. Schiffman http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?K=9781853599026 Finally note that at the following link you can find a guide to the Joshua A. Fishman Papers at the Department of Special Collections and University Archives Stanford University Libraries http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt4k4025n4/entire_text/
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