In the light of some recent white supremacist propaganda showing up on my campus, I’ve decided to spotlight a tiny bit of the amazing work being done around the country by linguists of color. 583 more words
Tags » Sociolinguistics
This month we are publishing Medical Discourse in Professional, Academic and Popular Settings edited by Pilar Ordóñez-López and Nuria Edo-Marzá. This post debates whether some of the metaphors used to discuss cancer are more appropriate than others. 464 more words
This is the first week of teaching at Exeter, so I’m putting the finishing touches on my first few lectures and seminars of the year. Since both of the undergrad modules AND the MA mini-module I’m teaching this year are all brand new courses that I’m writing and teaching single-handedly, it’s been a busy few weeks. 741 more words
Finally, a date has been set for Engerom Linguistic Circle’s first meet-up!
The theme for the evening is Young Urban Speech, and as an introduction to the topic, we have invited two student speakers to share their BA projects with us, Nicklas Kelly Austad and Estelle le Duc. 261 more words