All posts filed under ‘Language

Make reading, like eating, every day, until reading becomes, like looking, a natural exercise, but always a joyful one. —Gabriela Mistral

Creating differences

Still, as we know, standardizing language in particular was a powerful way of making nation-states, given the way it combines both centralizing and uniformizing possibilities, and simultaneously allows for the masking of the privilege and power inherent in making decisions about what counts as a (proper) language, and what does not; it is possible to […]