Publication details [#61456]

Bakalian, Anny and Talar Chahinian. 2016. Language in Armenian American communities: Western Armenian and efforts for preservation. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2016 (237) : 37–58.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper explores the state of Western Armenian language instruction in Armenian day schools across the US to assess the condition of language spread and acquisition via the particular structure of private schools and their success in the heritage language preservation of Western Armenian, which UNESCO categorized as imperiled language in 2010.