- The CONSORTIUM FOR LANGUAGE POLICY AND PLANNING is an
unincorporated association of a number of research universities, advocacy
bodies, and other scholars interested in issues of language policy and
- Research Universities are those
with programs involving
scholars, disciplines, departments, or schools focused (in whole or in
part) on research and study of language policy:
Arizona State University; Bar-Ilan University (Israel); City University of
New York (Graduate Center); Long Island University; New York University; Penn State
University; Stanford University; Université de la Haute-Bretagne (Rennes-2,
France); the University of Pennsylvania; University of Southhampton (England);
University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa;
National Institute of Education, Singapore; University of
Illinois, Champagne-Urbana; University of California LMRI.
- Individual Scholars
typically located at
without established programs, other than their own research interests:
- Advocacy Bodies are organizations,
institutes, centers etc.
that may carry out research and/or study language policy, but are
primarily devoted to the advocacy of
issues surrounding language policy and ethno-linguistic conflict:
Language Australia, The National Languages & Literacy
Institute of Australia; L'Institut d'Estudis Catalans, The Academy of the
Catalan Language, Barcelona.
The objectives of the Consortium are to enhance the quality of
research, teaching, and information dissemination on the subject of
language policy formation and study; to strengthen similarly-oriented
programs of its member institutions, and to foster dialogue on the process
of language policy formation in situations of ethnic and linguistic
conflict in the modern world.