SIL International and the disciplinary culture of linguistics: Introduction

@article{Dobrin2009SILIA,
  title={SIL International and the disciplinary culture of linguistics: Introduction},
  author={Lise M. Dobrin},
  journal={Language},
  year={2009},
  volume={85},
  pages={618 - 619}
}
  • L. Dobrin
  • Published 17 October 2009
  • Linguistics
  • Language
This collection of papers is an attempt to begin a new conversation among academic linguists about the scope, institutional underpinnings, and implications for academia of the work being carried out by our missionary counterparts, particularly the Bible translation organization SIL International (SIL). The observation that we take as our starting point is one that some linguists might never have considered, while others take it for granted: that there are systematic dependencies between our… 

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