Stories about Language from February, 2018
Twitter Thread of Observations and Surprising Moments in Japan Goes Viral
When a user experience designer traveled to Tokyo he was surprised and amazed by the small details of daily life. His observations about Japan then went viral on Twitter.
These Sámi Women Are Trying to Keep Their Native Skolt Language Alive
“Adults and children are enthusiastic to learn the language, but we should make a situation where Skolt Sámi is becoming a normal language to use in everyday life.”
Taiwan Literature Award for Migrants Makes Space for Different Narratives
Since 2014, the Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants has provided a platform for foreign-born people in Taiwan to share their stories.
Searching for ‘indios’ in Ecuador and Venezuela: A Lesson in Language and Data
What happens when the data doesn’t support the story we first set out to tell?