Focuses on language endangerment as a worldwide phenomenon, affecting a majority of the world's languages. Explores contemporary language endangerment and revitalization through an interdisciplinary lens by considering: How do languages become endangered (e.g., genocide, national language policies, diaspora)? What is at stake (e.g., culture, science, identity, sovereignty, environment)? How and why do various communities respond (e.g., pedagogy, technologies, rhetorics)? Considers language endangerment and revitalization around the world. Requirement Designation: D7D-Inter-Discipline or Disc-Specific Soc Science.