September 23rd, 2019 | 56 mins 50 secs
english, historical linguistics, immigration, language, lexicography, linguistics, racism, sociolinguistics, words, xenophobia
Carrie and Megan talk to Ben Zimmer about the rhetoric of "infestation" and "invasion" and the history of their use.
August 26th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
aberdeen, accents, dialects, discrimination, edinburgh, english, gaelic, glasgow, language, linguistic discrimination, linguistics, scotland, scots, scottish, shetland islands, sociolinguistics
Carrie and Megan talk to Dr Sadie Ryan, host of the Accentricity podcast, the podcast that examines the eccentricities of language and identity and how the way we talk connects to who we are.
July 29th, 2019 | 48 mins 20 secs
border, critical linguistics, english, guatemala, interpretation, language, linguistic discrimination, linguistics, mexico, sociolinguistics, southern border, spanish, united states
Megan and Carrie talk to Dr Megan Strom, Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, about the importance of interpretation services in the United States.
January 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 40 secs
colonialism, education, english, language education, linguistics, raciolinguistics, sociolinguistics, spanish
Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Jonathan Rosa, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at Stanford University, about his forthcoming book "Looking Like a Language, Sounding Like a Race".
December 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
english, hiphop, language, linguistic discrimination, linguistics, rap, spanglish, spanish
Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Matthew Garley, Assistant Professor at CUNY, York College, about the use of Spanish and Spanglish in rap.
November 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
english, jawn, language, linguistic discrimination, linguistics, philadelphia, philly
Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Betsy Sneller, Postdoc at Georgetown University about all things Philadelphia English.
January 28th, 2018 | 39 mins 29 secs
english, ghana, ghanian pidgin, language, linguistics, lsa, pidgin, selikam gotah, sociolinguistics
Megan and Carrie talk with Selikem Gotah, Masters student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, about Ghanaian English, Ghanaian Pidgin English, and other languages of Ghana. Learn a little about the history of Ghana and the status of English, Pidgin and other languages in Ghana.