Trials and Tribulations of maintaining minority languages alive : the example of Sardinian, Catalan, Alsatian and Breton languages


All home languages and cultures are at risk of erosion unless they are socially accepted and maintained alive. This is particularly true of all those languages which are regarded as ‘minority languages’ in the metropolitan area of New York City.


Francesco Fadda (Co-founder of InItaliano)

– Giuseppe Corongiu (Sardinia)
– Thierry Kranzer (Alsace)
– Marie-Reine Jezequel (Bretagne)
– Daniel Parcerisas (Catalan Institute of America)