Guest post: “An Alphabettist, but Not a Linguist”


I had no idea, when I started the Endangered Alphabets Project in 2009, that my greatest asset would be my ignorance, and that what would make this language-and-culture endeavour something new and unusual was that I had absolutely no training or expertise as either an anthropologist or a linguist. Continue reading


How low can/do/should you go?


The title of this post relates┬áneither to limbo nor the sense of emotional trauma, although being a postgrad student, you’d think it’d have something to do with the latter… Continue reading