Category: Linguistics

  • Shaka, When the Walls Fell

    I have to admit, I’m a life-long fan of Star Trek. I grew up watching reruns of The Original Series, went through Secondary School (High School) with Picard in The Next Generation, thoroughly enjoyed the myth-building in Deep Space Nine, and wound down with Janeway in Voyager. We shall not speak of Enterprise here… Now, […]

  • Language as prejudice

    So let’s start with: I am neither a linguist, nor a sociologist, but I’d love to hear from anyone with experience in those fields. I did a quick search on Google ScholarĀ and didn’t find anything related. I think a large part of racism is borne implicitly, a collection of attitudes and behaviour adjustments that, in […]