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David Eddington lectures at BYU Education Week on the history of the human language, how we process language, and how language changes.
Art and writing are means of self-expression. They provide an outlet to escape into another world, especially when the real world is full of chaos and cacophony. Some have become so removed from the world that they become known as “reclusive artists.”
At Education Week, Dr. Matthew Wickman used modern poetry to show how we can find answers to our questions through Christ.
How we remember the past is personal. Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal commemorates the completion of the transcontinental railroad with an online multimedia poetry project that allows readers to “choose their own adventure” as they navigate the experience.
Professor Dan Dewey (Linguistics) has been appointed as department chair for the Department of Linguistics. Dewey succeeds Professor Norm Evans, who has served in this capacity for the past few years.
Writing can be an arduous pursuit, but teaching others how to write can be even more difficult. Educators from around the state met for three weeks to share insights and ideas on writing instruction for all grade levels.
Students interested in publishing and media careers can join BYU’s student chapter of LDSPMA to connect with like-minded students and industry professionals
Olson’s first novel, Sing Me Forgotten, was published in March of 2021 by HarperCollins and is a testament to her perseverance as a writer.
The LSS leadership team invited professors from around campus to present on how they incorporate linguists into their careers and professions.
College of Humanities alumna Lori Fuller Sosa recently received an editing scholarship sponsored by ACES: The Society for Editing.
With hundreds of participants and attendees, this year’s English Symposium was a massive success despite the challenges of moving to an online format.
Professor Jason Kerr (English) dives into the work and career of 17th century English preacher.