"Linguistics" Blogs & Blog Posts

Separated by a Common LanguageSeparated by a Common Language

Observations on British and American English by an American linguist living...

 
Memoirs of a LinguistMemoirs of a Linguist

This blog is about the daily activities of a 28-year-old Ph.D. candidate, w...

 
The Brazuca BlogThe Brazuca Blog

A blog about Brazil, the Lusophone world and Portuguese language.

 


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University of Virginia linguistic anthropologist Mark A. Sicoli and colleagues are applying the latest technology to an ancient mystery: how and when early humans inhabited the New World. Their new research analyzing more than 100 linguistic features...

A team of international researchers, led by Colorado State University's Michael Gavin, have taken a first step in answering fundamental questions about human diversity. The computer model placed a population of people in one cell on the grid and the...

Baboons produce vocalizations comparable to vowels. This is what has been demonstrated by an international team coordinated by researchers from the Gipsa-Lab (CNRS/Grenoble INP/Grenoble Alpes University), the Laboratory of Cognitive Psychology (CNRS/...

Languages are constantly changing. The sociolinguist Tobias Leonhardt from the University of Bern, born in 1989, has been in the South Seas to investigate what drives these changes. Kiribati is a long way away from my university in Bern – over 9,...

2016's lawsuit between Paramount and the Trekkers who crowdfunded Axanar, a big-budged fan film set in the Trekverse, continues its slog through the courts, and continues to be enlivened by the interventions of the Language Creation Society, an organ...

When a colleague's tip led Jose Antonio Mazzotti, the King Felipe VI of Spain Professor of Spanish Culture and Civilization at Tufts, to a remote village in central Peru, most scholars believed that the ancient, undocumented language known as Iskonaw...

The naming of colors has long been a topic of interest in the study of human culture and cognition -- revealing the link between perception, language, and the categorization of the natural world. A major question in the study of both anthropology and...