Linguistics Archive

Deborah Bennett, Berklee College of Music – Gender-Neutral Language

How do languages of the past stack up to today’s new social norms? Deborah Bennett, professor

Amanda Caleb, Misericordia University – The Rhetoric of Pandemics: Health, Politics, and the Public

On Misericordia University Week: What did you think when you heard the word pandemic for the

Daniel Gallagher, Cornell University – Latin Alive!

On Cornell University Week: Is Latin a dead language? Daniel Gallagher, senior lecturer, makes the case

Katelyn Knox, University of Central Arkansas – Race and National Identity in Contemporary France

How do you fight racism in a supposed post-racial society? Katelyn Knox, associate professor in the

Jessica Cox, Franklin & Marshall College – Codeswitching

On Franklin & Marshall Week: Being bilingual can have advantages. Jessica Cox, assistant professor of Spanish

Stephen Howe, Fukuoka University – Yes and No in England and America

How many ways can you say yes or no? Stephen Howe, associate professor in the department

Douglas Dowland, Ohio Northern University – Language and Nationalism

The words we use when we talk about our country can have powerful meanings. Douglas Dowland,

Nicole Holliday, Pomona College – What Do We Assume Based on the Voices We Hear

The sound of your voice can tell a lot about you. Nicole Holliday, assistant professor of

Aroline Hanson, Arcadia University – Bringing Back Brunca

On Arcadia University Week: Extinct languages can be brought back from the dead. Aroline Hanson, assistant

Jacqueline Bruscella, SUNY Oneonta – Happy Holidays

Do you say Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas? Jacqueline Bruscella, assistant professor of communication at SUNY