The Routledge Handbook of Endangered and Minority Languages: Call for Reviewers

deadline for submissions: 
October 31, 2023
full name / name of organization: 
Dr Chris Shei Swansea University UK
contact email: 

If you would like to serve as a reviewer for the handbook please email me. Having reviewed three papers and provided detailed feedback, your name will be listed as a member of the Editorial Board at the front of the book on a conspicuous page.

The handbook has 52 prospective chapters now but there will be withdrawals and rejections before final completion. If you have a full paper to contribute between now and December 2023 please feel free to approach me at We may still be able to use your paper.

Current table of contents:

The Routledge Handbook of Endangered and Minority Languages

Edited by Weixiao Wei and James Schnell

I. The documentation and revitalization of endangered languages
1. Battling against the death of endangered languages
2. Preserving local languages in the Pacific Region: The role of key stakeholders
3. Learning from language revitalization movements to promote Uyghur language resilience in diaspora
4. Preserving an endangered language in remote Central Australia: the ideological dimensions shaping teaching and learning in a school-based language maintenance program
5. “Speak Standard Mandarin, Write Standard Characters:” Mandarin language promotion and its effect on minority languages in China
6. Learning and preserving endangered languages through experiential-outdoor immersive learning: The case of Kristang in Singapore
7. Indigenous Artificial Intelligence: Virtual and Augmented Reality as Tools in the Cultural Preservation of Endangered or Extinct Languages
8. Challenges of Language Survival in Digital Perspectives: Case and Context of India
9. Language obsolescence and grammatical changes: A case of Gouchang
10. Language learning as social justice: Discussion of language revitalization contexts
11. The role of new media in maintaining endangered languages: Insights from Igbo
12. Preserving an Indigenous Language: The Cuna Náhuat Program's Impact on Indigenous Communities in El Salvador
13. The Linguistic Landscape of an Endangered Language: The case of an educational context in Gagauzia ATU
14. Linguistic consequences of language obsolescence: evidence from the Saaroa language

II. Multilingualism and interculturality
15. The relevance of multilingualism in spreading democracy – Countering the weaponization of language by authoritarian regimes
16. Raising intercultural awareness in European University Alliances: opportunities, challenges and limitations
17. Multilingualism in Minority Schools: New Realities
18. Textual phenomena adessing youth: Orthographic, typographic, and ideological aspects of the Greek-Cypriot dialect
19. Language as a resource: International student practices in language switching that resist the tacit “English as medium” policy
20. Ideological monolingualism and the languages classroom in England
21. Challenging standard language ideology in L2 learning contexts
22. Developing a critical perspective in intercultural language teaching and learning
23. English Language Planning and Internationalization in Multilingual Societies: the case of China and Taiwan
24. Basque and Occitan in the new global context: some reflections on language coexistence in multilingual education
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25. Language ideologies and education: Using perceptual dialectology to teach linguistic and cultural diversity
26. From bilingualism to multilingualism in language revitalisation contexts: Challenges and potential for policy and practice
27. A Translanguaging Case Study of a recent immigrant in dual language education: Resistencia a la violencia, y a la rígida separación de lenguajes

III. Disadvantaged languages, learners or teachers
28. The slow-turning post-colonial tide in Aotearoa NZ: minority languages in teacher education
29. Learning Armenian in the 21-st century: Lessons of Change and Permanence
30. Border cultural identity
31. Adaptive Teaching and Learning: Unpacking Invisible Barriers to Leveraging the Knowledges and Experiences of Migrant Language Learners
32. The Use of Home Languages of Immigrant Background Students: Theoretical and Practical Aspects
33. Minority language maintenance and identity formation in the context of complementary schools in Greece
34. Non-Native English Teachers: A Blessing in Disguise
35. Celtic Lessons: Revitalising Cornish Through the Education System
36. On the role of colonial languages in the indigenous language classroom
37. Exploring the role of multi-ethnic Expatriate chilen in promoting Arabic in the United Arab Emirates
38. The Influence of Current Affairs and Historical Context on Minority Language Learning in Estonia and Croatia
39. Community Support and Japanese as a Heritage Language in Linguistically Mixed Families
40. Minoritized languages as educational resource in the European context
41. The role of language attitudes and ideologies in minority language learning

IV. Language learning, preservation and revitalization in the new global context
42. The Global Language – Latin
43. Using technology to advance the learning of the endangered Dompo language of Ghana
44. Minority Language Education in Turkish K-12 schools: A critical policy analysis
45. Towards a Theory of Skills Training for Community-led Language Revitalization
46. The Emergence of New Speakers of the Regional Language: the case of Alsatian
47. The non-fictional picturebook for the construction of chilen's and teachers' representations regarding endangered languages. Design and results of a multimodal educational project for the Aragonese language
48. Language Revitalisation: Case Studies from the Nordics
49. Modularity as a practical approach to teaching and learning about LGBTQIA+ communities and beyond in Japan
50. Rhizomatic Design: A model for promoting critical literacy and learner agency in language learning
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51. Developing Respect for Language Variation through a Focus on Place
52. Artificial Intelligence Assisted Language Learning for ALL in the New Global Context: Threats and Opportunities