I recently became a member of the Global Coalition for Language Rights, the leading movement behind Global Language Advocacy Day. My new membership heightened a responsibility to represent the message ‘language rights are human rights’ this advocacy day on the 22nd February 2022. Usually I would discuss my creative projects that legitimise minority and low status languages but instead I took a moment to reflect on my personal language journey via Twitter:
In the spirit of a new approach to sharing myself via blog writing (as discussed here), I paste the full thread below.
Claire French Claire French is a performance maker and researcher, specialising in multilingual, applied and autobiographical performance.