UH Professor Kenneth Rehg to serve as chair of the Committee on Endangered Languages
Linguistics Society of America: the Committee on Endangered Languages and Their PreservationUniversity of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Visiting Assistant Professor
Professor Kenneth L. Rehg was asked to serve as the chair for the Linguistic Society of America's Committee on Endangered Languages and Their Preservation for a one-year term beginning January 2009.
Professor Rehg, a phonologist specializing in the Oceanic linguistics, has been devoted in his work on endangered languages and language documentation, especially in the Oceanic region including Micronesia.
Professor Rehg is an editor of the journal Language Documentation and Conservation (www.nflrc.hawaii.edu/ldc/) as well as one of the faculty advisers for the Language Documentation Training Center (www.ling.hawaii.edu/%7Euhdoc/index.html). He is also one of the authors of the Ponapean-English Dictionary (1979 with Damian Sohl) and the author of the Ponapean Reference Grammar (1981).
For more information, visit: http://www.lsadc.org/info/lsa-comm-endanger.cfm