Conlangery #137: Telicity and Lexical Aspect

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George and William come back to talk about telicity and lexical aspect. Listen to us talk about endpoints in events and puzzle over why achievement and accomplishment are supposed to mean different things. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery137.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSGeorge and William come back to talk about telicity and lexical… Read more »

Conlangery SHORTS 29: Reflections of a PhD graduate

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George reflects on completing his PhD, and talks to those conlangers who might be considering graduate study in linguistics. Script below the fold: http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort29.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS George reflects on completing his PhD, and talks to those conlangers who might be considering graduate study in… Read more »

Conlangery #136: Nymeran with Colm Doyle

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Colm Doyle comes on to talk about his Nymeran language, created for the comic series Glow, as well as some of the process and challenges of making a conlang and script for comics. Top of Show Greeting: Vaq’ǫ̀ʔ Nąśą /vàqʼõ̀ʔ nã̀ʃã́/ Glow issue 2 Kickstarter http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery136.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe:… Read more »

Conlangery #135: Using Linguistic Theory for Conlanging

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Joey Windsor and Christophe Grandsire-Koevets join George to discuss what tools we can get from more advanced linguistics theoretical frameworks. What tools do they provide the conlanger, and where do you have to be careful about applying them. Top of Show Greeting: Gidurguyt [ɡɪ-ərdɡuː-jɪt] LCC Presentations: Doug Ball’s Talk Unfortunately, the video of Joey’s talk… Read more »

Conlangery SHORTS #27: #Lexember 2017 Wrap-up

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George discusses last year’s Lexember and some of the things that came out of that. Also, help us correct our transcripts on the Conlang Sources Wiki. What we reblogged on Tumblr. The Conlangery Twitter account. (Sorry, twitter search is bad, so I can’t  conveniently direct you just to Lexember retweets.) http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort27.mp3 Podcast: Play in new… Read more »

Conlangery #134: Converbs

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Today, Matt Pearson joins George and William to talk about non-finite “adverbial” verb forms called converbs. Top of Show Greeting: Old Niveni Links and Resources: Imperative Converb in Archi (conference abstract) Expressing adverbial relations in clause linkage with converbs: definitional and typological considerations (workshop slides) Ylikoski, J. (2003). Defining non-finites. Action nominals, converbs and infmitives…. Read more »

Conlangery #133: Language and Identity

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Jake and Kaye come on to talk about how language can interact with identity, across ethnicity, race, gender, sexuality, and class identities. Top of Show Greeting: Faikari. /ˈvɐ͡ɪ.kʰɒ.ˌʁi/ Links and Resources: Plural you Key and Peele skits 1, 2 Stigmatization of speech associated with women “Sounding gay” Journal of Gender and Language Mondorf, B. (2002)… Read more »

Conlangery SHORTS #26: Phonix

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This week, George discusses Phonix, a sound change applier that will help you with your historical conlanging. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort26.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Android | RSS This week, George discusses Phonix, a sound change applier that will help you with your historical conlanging. http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/ConlangeryShort26.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window |… Read more »

Conlangery #132: Coptic (natlang)

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This episode, we discuss Coptic, the last descendant of thousands of years of Ancient Egyptian, now spoken mainly as a liturgical language in Coptic Christian churches in Egypt. Top of Show Greeting: Nalathis Special Mention: Go watch Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues! Links and Resources: Plumley, Martin (1948) An Introductory Coptic Grammar. London: Home… Read more »

Conlangery #131: The Seventh Language Creation Conference #LCC7

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This month Christophe and William come on to talk about their experience at LCC7. Along with a few people William recorded on his phone. View the conference page here and all the videos of talks here. Top of Show Greeting: Croatian (translated and performed by Dorian Frangen) http://media.blubrry.com/conlangery/p/content.blubrry.com/conlangery/Conlangery131.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Download… Read more »