Addendum 31: Bat Signals

If you listened to our episode about bat communication, you might want to read the actual science behind animals and animal communication. (And don’t forget to subscribe so you never miss an episode!) Bats communicate (and argue) a lot (original article including supplementary information) Prairie dogs communicate too Alpha wolves don't exist (in the wild) Rats carry disease … Continue reading Addendum 31: Bat Signals

Episode 31: Todos/Todas/Todes Addendum

In our latest episode, we chat with Dr. Santiago Kalinowski, the Director of the Linguistics Department at the Argentinian Academy of Letters. We get into the topic of lenguaje inclusivo/inclusive language in Spanish. Spanish is a “morphologically rich” language… That is to say, unlike English, nouns encode grammatical gender–masculine and feminine–so, any modifying adjectives or … Continue reading Episode 31: Todos/Todas/Todes Addendum

Transcript 11: French (Canadian) Fries

CARRIE: Hi and welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. MEGAN: I'm Megan Figueroa. CARRIE: And I'm Carrie Gillon and today we have another guest. We're gonna be talking about Canadian French with Dr. Nicole Rosen, who is a Canada Research Chair in Language Interactions at the University of Manitoba. She … Continue reading Transcript 11: French (Canadian) Fries

Transcript 10: Down in the Holler

MEGAN: Welcome to the Vocal Fries Podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. CARRIE: I’m Carrie Gillon MEGAN: And I’m Megan Figueroa. We have one housekeeping item: another email. It’s our third email. We’re just gonna keep counting. That’s how exciting that is. And it’s from the Ivory Coast. Hello Carrie and Megan, I was listening … Continue reading Transcript 10: Down in the Holler