On February 16th, Juan Jesús Vázquez Álvarez gave a talk titled “Indigenous Languages in Educational Policies” in San Cristóbal de Las Casas as part of the Symposium: Las lenguas indígenas y los desafíos en el Siglo XXI, organized by INALI and the Asociación Indígena Académica. The event emphasized the importance of continuing to use indigenous languages in a variety of contexts in order to continue strengthening these languages.
The 5th Form and Analaysis in Mayan Linguistics workshop (FAMLi V) will take place in Antigua, Guatemala this August. The call for papers is here and abstracts are due May 13th.
Juan Jesús Vázquez Álvarez will give a talk “Las lenguas indígenas en las políticas educativas” (“Indigenous Languages in Education Policies”), in the 1st Forum: Indigenous Languages and Challenges in the 21st Century, organized by INALI and the Asociación Indígena Académica in connection with International Mother Language Day. The talk will take place on February 16 in the Aula Magna of the Faculty of Law of the UNACH, in San Cristóbal de Las Casas.