Viewing and Discussion of The Linguists with Dr. Tatiana Gordon

Scientists estimate that of 7,000 languages in the world, half will be gone by the end of this century. The Linguists features David Harrison and Gregory Anderson, scientists racing to document languages on the verge of extinction. In the rugged landscapes of Siberia, India, and Bolivia, the linguists’ resolve is tested by the very forces stifling languages: institutionalized racism and violent economic unrest. David and Greg’s journey takes them deep into the heart of the cultures, knowledge, and communities at stake. Directed by Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller & Jeremy Newberger; 2008, 65 minutes


Watch The Linguistsin advance and join Dr. Tatiana Gordon, professor of Teaching, Learning and Technology and Director of TESOL and Bilingual Education at Hofstra for the discussion of the film.


Hofstra community members can watch film using their Hofstra login at

Those not affiliated with Hofstra can watch the film at  (rental fee is $10.00).


Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020

Time:  6:30 p.m.

Location: online; Advance registration required

Please RSVP using the RSVP for this Event link. Registrants will be sent an event link to attend prior to the event. 

Free and open to the public.



In case you missed the live event, please see recording:

Viewing and Discussion of The Linguists with Dr. Tatiana Gordon



Thursday, July 09, 2020



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