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Queerness in Linguistics (Who gets to study us? Part 2)

About one month ago, I wrote about some of the small frustrations that I encounter when I talk about my linguistics research. I described how it’s awkward at best (and demeaning at worst) when people make assumptions about my race … Continue reading

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LSA 2015

The Linguistic Society of America’s Annual Meeting was held in Portland this year. About three weeks ago, I took off on a road trip with a few fellow linguists to attend. “So you went to a linguistics… conference?” my other friends … Continue reading

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Road Trip

There is no Taiwanese word for “road trip.” Well, that’s not entirely accurate. But it did take my father a considerable amount of time to come up with a way to express, in his native language, the idea of traveling … Continue reading

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