Living Languages Megan and Carrie talk to Ebony Joachim, at Living Languages, who runs professional development courses for Indigenous communities in Australia, about her work, language revitalization and documentation, and the languages of Australia.
Practice Makes Easier Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Melissa Baese-Berk, Associate Professor at the University of Oregon, about native and non-native English and the different levels of effort required to understand each.
Linguistic Injustice Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Sharese King, postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago, about Rachel Jeantel and her treatment by the justice system and the media during the George Zimmerman trial.
Bilingualism is. It just is. Megan talks with Dr. Nelson Flores, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Jonathan Rosa, Associate Professor at Stanford, about the bilingual brain, semilingualism, and why people keep confusing them for the other.
Chaos and Order Megan and Carrie talk with David Bowles, a Mexican-American author from south Texas who teaches at the University of Texas Río Grande Valley, about Classical Nahuatl and the culture of the people who spoke it.
Reid between the Lines Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Marianne Mason, newly minted Associate Professor of Spanish at James Madison University, about police interviews, the Reid technique, and linguistics and the law.
Creating Puentes Megan and Carrie discuss the letter to the LSA and then talk with Dr. Marie-Eve Monette, founder of Creating Puentes, about the importance of translation and interpretation services and her life as a French speaker living in the US.
Third Time’s the Charm It’s the Fries 3 year anniversary! Carrie and Megan respond to listener voicemails about linguistic discrimination.
Dismantling White Supremacy Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Anne Charity Hudley, Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, about how to dismantle white supremacy in linguistics.
Teach Your Kids about Linguistic Discrimination Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Katherine D. Kinzler, Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago, about her new book How You Say It: Why You Talk the Way You Do—And What It Says About You.
Sounds about White Megan and Carrie talk with JPB Gerald, host of Unstandardized English, a podcast about language teaching, race, and whiteness, EdD student and adult educator about whiteness in language education.
Abso-2020-lutely Carrie and Megan discuss the nominations and winners of the American Dialect Society’s Word of the Year for 2020.