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Episode 12: Keren Rice, part 2, on Community-Based Research

One great interview deserves another! This week we are continuing our conversation with Dr. Keren Rice of the University of Toronto. We turn from the Dene languages to Community-based Research in the field of Linguistics. What are the concepts behind “working together” with a community to accomplish linguistic and anthropological goals? Tune in to find…

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Episode 4: Judie Maxwell, part 3, on Language Rights and Revitalization

In this episode, we finish the conversation with Judie Maxwell of Tulane University in New Orleans. All it takes is one person to shift that perception, and you can change the trajectory. And it’s so much easier to do before you lose your last speaker. Topics include: how languages encode human knowledge and worldviews the…

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Episode 3: Judie Maxwell, part 2, on Language Death and Vitality

In this episode, we continue our conversation with Judie Maxwell of Tulane University. “It’s amazing that languages like the Mayan languages of Guatemala have survived 500 years, and that speaks a lot to the resilience and determination of the people.” Topics include: languages vs. dialects the language that was split by a river What a…

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Episode 2: Judie Maxwell, part 1, on Language Diversity

In this episode, we talk to our own beloved professor Judith M. Maxwell of Tulane University about language diversity. Because the purpose of this podcast is to discuss the unique languages of the world, the first few episodes are intended to help set the stage for a discussion of the world’s unique languages. We talk…

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Episode 1: Introduction to the podcast

In this inaugural episode, we introduce ourselves and the podcast! We discuss our passions for language, how we got into Linguistics, and all that jazz. We then talk about what to expect from the podcast, including why we decided to do a new podcast on Linguistics. We laugh, we open up about ourselves, we get…

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