We are once again posting various media and social media links recommended by SLA members or correspondents. Some of these were featured earlier on our Twitter or Facebook pages. Consider following us there, if you don’t already.
The links do not reflect the official opinion of the Society for Linguistic Anthropology, its officers or its individual members. If they sound interesting, you may want to check them out.
- “A Linguist Explains Emoji and What Language Death Actually Looks Like” by Gretchen McCulloch at The Toast
- “Class Struggle is the Name of the Game at Universities. It’s the Ethical Elephant in the Room” by Brian McKenna at AAA Ethics blog
- Endangered Alphabets features carvings by Tim Brookes of a word or phrase in an endangered script, combining preservation of language with aesthetic appreciation.
- New York Times notes “A New Verb in Mexico: Trumpear”.
- Ilana Gershon interviewed Shalini Shankar about her book, Advertising Diversity: Ad Agencies and the Creation of Asian-American Consumers at CaMP Anthropology.