Yeah, the ‘C’ is pronounced as an /s/. That threw me, too.
What do you get when you combine downtime, chats with colleagues, and acceptance of what lies beneath? (Caution: contains rambling and diagrams with lots of circles).
In one morning I’ve been asked six times to comment on this topic. Does this mean my reputation as a linguist is improving?!
So the conference in Salzburg happened. I presented my work, I didn’t panic (too much) on my flights, and although I’m still a newbie to the world of SFL, I had a (mostly) warm welcome.
Now with 70% less camera shake!
Still getting used to filming/editing/not getting irritated at my own voice, but TA-DAAAAH. Here’s Ep. 1 (although technically the second episode) of Linguistics in a Nutshell.
As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the awareness of sign languages (particularly BSL) seems to have increased heavily over the past year. That could very easily be due to my involvement in research, but we’ll stick with this as an opening gambit for now…
Roughly two hours ago I received my first paper submission notification. Here are a few reflections of the thought process that have occurred in that time…