A TED talk discussing the important difference between writing and speech in the context of the recent advent of texting. McWhorter points out:
Once you have [mobile devices] in your pocket that can receive that message, then you have the conditions that allow that we can write like we speak. And that’s where texting comes […]
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Linguistics Informational Meeting & Social
Linguistics Informational Meeting & SocialStarts: 5:00 pmEnds: February 11, 2016 - 6:30 pmLocation: Greene Hall 321
You are invited to come to our annual Linguistics Informational Meeting and Social. It will take place Thursday Feb 11 at 5pm in Greene Hall 320.
We are looking forward to a great opportunity for current minors, faculty, and prospective minors to socialize, share information about the program including upcoming courses, research opportunities, and other events, and have a bite to eat.
Please share this invitation with your students and other faculty.
Linguistics Speaker: Dr. Jason Rothman
Linguistics Speaker: Dr. Jason RothmanStarts: 12:00 amEnds: February 26, 2016 - 11:59 pmLocation: TBA
- Linguistics Informational Meeting & Social
Periodically during the semester, WFU faculty and friends in languages and linguistics gather in Greene Hall 528 to discuss their research and current topics in the field.
For more information on our current schedule of Lingustics Circle presentations and talks subscribe to the Linguistics minor calendar, join our campus listserv or refer to this site's calendar of upcoming events.