Linguists are heroes!

Recently I came across three fictional narratives where linguists are the heroes. I am talking about the film Arrival (2016, based on the 1998 short story The Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang), the podcast The Message (2017, produced by Panoply and GE Podcast Theater), and the tv show... [Read More]

ESU 2018

This year I was lucky to be able to attend the European Summer University in Digital Humanities (ESU) at Leipzig University in Germany. This was the 9th time this event takes place. During two weeks around 60 participants and almost 30 instructors and speakers from all over the world get... [Read More]