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· February, 2018

Stories about Language from February, 2018

26 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.

24 February 2018

These Sámi Women Are Trying to Keep Their Native Skolt Language Alive

Rising Voices

“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.”

10 February 2018

Taiwan Literature Award for Migrants Makes Space for Different Narratives

Rising Voices

Since 2014, the Taiwan Literature Awards for Migrants has provided a platform for foreign-born people in Taiwan to share their stories.

8 February 2018

Searching for ‘indios’ in Ecuador and Venezuela: A Lesson in Language and Data

NewsFrames

What happens when the data doesn’t support the story we first set out to tell?