Gary F. Simons

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gary F. Simons plays a role.


Simons, Gary F. and M. Paul Lewis 2013 The world’s languages in crisis: A 20-year updateResponses to Language Endangerment: In honor of Mickey Noonan, Mihas, Elena, Bernard Perley, Gabriel Rei-Doval and Kathleen Wheatley (eds.), pp. 3–20 | Article
“The world’s languages in crisis” (Krauss 1992), the great linguistic call to arms in the face of the looming language endangerment crisis, was first delivered in an Endangered Languages Symposium at the 1991 annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Using the best available sources, he… read more
Simons, Gary F. 2009 12. Linguistics as a community activity: The paradox of freedom through standardsTime and Again: Theoretical perspectives on formal linguistics, Lewis, William D., Simin Karimi, Heidi Harley and Scott O. Farrar (eds.), pp. 235–250 | Article
The Internet has given us a new playing field for global collaboration. It could transform the practice of linguistics through universal access to huge quantities of digital language documentation and description. But this transformation can happen only if certain aspects of community practice are… read more