Linguists in the news! Vocal fry, self-identity, and Lunar French

Pat Keating appears in an article covering what is”vocal fry” and who use it.

Vocal Fry Article

An open letter Sameer Ud Dowla Khan (PhD 2008, now at Reed) wrote to NPR Show “Fresh Air” was mentioned in an article on self-identity and the style of language one uses to express their identity.

Self-identity Article

Eleanor Glewwe (3rd year) and Isabelle Lin (2nd year) were asked by the artist Glenn Kaino to create a dialect of French that would have developed on the moon, had France colonized the moon in the 16th century. The article talks about Kaino’s exhibit at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

Lunar French Article