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Alan Timberlake - "Conflicting Realms of Russian: “God sent Russia Putin” to P****-Riot"

 

 

Alan Timberlake, Columbia University. "Conflicting Realms of Russian: “God sent Russia Putin” to P****-Riot". Public Lecture - Part of Year of Russia's Realms. University of Kentucky, College of Arts and Sciences

 

 

Second Language Shows Benefits to Aging Brain

As people age, cognitive flexibility — the ability to adapt to unfamiliar or unexpected circumstances — and related "executive" functions decline. Recent studies suggest lifelong bilingualism may reduce this decline — a boost that may stem from the experience of constantly switching between languages. However, how brain activity differs between older bilinguals and monolinguals was previously unclear.

Summarizing Sarikoli: Clint Parker Discusses Translating Chinese

Clint Parker is an undergraduate student in Chinese and Linguistics. Parker recently began work on a project translating a descriptive summary of a minority dialect called Sarikoli. The descriptive summary is in Chinese, and Parker is translating it into English.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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