Off Topic #15
9:46 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Off Topic #15: The Shape of Language


In this episode of Off Topic we explore the ways in which language shapes our understanding of the world around us.  Is it our language that inspires our thoughts or our thoughts that inspire our language?  We speak with poets, academics, language creators and more in an effort discern the shape of language in our lives.

Off Topic #15: The Shape of Language

In this episode...

Re Evitt - Associate Dean and English Professor at Colorado College.

David Peterson is a language creator. He has created languages for television programs such as Game of Thrones and Defiance.

William Davis is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Colorado College.

Darren Wershler is an English Professor at Concordia University, and author of The Iron Whim.

Christian Bok is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary. He is the author of several books of poetry, including Eunoia and Crystallography