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On girlhood, girls voices, Girls, and hegemonic whiteness

In the pilot episode of HBO’s Girls Lena Dunham’s character Hannah experiences a complete and utter emotional shock when her parents come to New York to tell her that they will no longer support her financially. 1,118 more words

Girl Talk

An update from Angela Creese, Principal Investigator

We are now just over 8 months into the start of our research project, Translation and Translanguaging: Investigating Linguistic and Cultural Transformations in Superdiverse Wards in Four UK Cities… 681 more words

The Language and Symbolic Power of Code: An Open Blog

All this reading recently in Johnson’s chapter “Bookrolls as Media” and in Stolley’s “The Lo-Fi Manifesto” about the symbolic power associated with languages and medias of all sorts has got me thinking about some of the sociological implications of language and media. 846 more words

Steampunk, Science, and Sociolinguistics: a Steampunk Feminist Perspective

Sociolinguistics is the study of the positive and negative effects of society on language, while the sociology of language is the reverse, and focuses on language’s effect on society.

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Control your emotions!

Wed 19th Nov sees two events with visiting examiner Gunter Senft (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics). There’s a masterclass on Fieldwork methodology, 10-12, and a talk 1-2, with the title… 180 more words

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LinguistMix: planning, purism and multilingualism

LinguistMix is on again this Thursday in University Place: 17.30-19.30 in room 6.207. There will, as usual, be two short talks and plenty of time for refreshments and socializing. 166 more words


The Challenges of Maintaining Indigenous Ecological Knowledge

The Challenges of Maintaining Indigenous Ecological Knowledge

By Joe McCarter, Michael C. Gavin, Sue Baereleo, and Mark Love

Increased interest in indigenous ecological knowledge (IEK) has led to concern that it is vulnerable amidst social and ecological change.

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