Two Canadians, an Australian and an American walk into a linguistics conference… what is this? A crossover episode? Transcript

https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!c9517 MEGAN: Welcome to the Vocal Fries podcast, the podcast about linguistic discrimination. CARRIE: I'm Carrie Gillon. MEGAN: And I'm Megan Figueroa. CARRIE: Today we have a few housekeeping items before we begin. The first thing is, we recorded this episode during the Linguistic Society of America, or the LSA, conference this year, and so … Continue reading Two Canadians, an Australian and an American walk into a linguistics conference… what is this? A crossover episode? Transcript

Bat Signals Addendum

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!) https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!7ac68 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 … Continue reading Bat Signals Addendum

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. https://radiopublic.com/the-vocal-fries-GOoXdO/ep/s1!16a71 Spanish is a “morphologically rich” language… That is to say, unlike English, nouns encode grammatical gender–masculine and feminine–so, any modifying adjectives … Continue reading Todos/Todas/Todes Addendum