Exploring Invented Languages

David Peterson, inventor of the Dothraki language from the HBO series “Game of Thrones” and other television languages, will be speaking about invented languages during a series of two presentations.
Do the Evolution: Grammaticalization in Action
4:30 p.m.
Sept. 17
Student Union Building Georgian Room B                
Genuine Fiction: The Art of Language Invention
7 p.m.
Sept. 18
Baldwin Hall Room 176 (The Little Theater)

Sept. 17 will focus on the relationship between linguistics and invented languages. Sept. 18 will be aimed at the pop culture phenomenon of invented languages. There is no cost to attend either presentation. For more information, email Douglas Ball, professor of linguistics, at dball@truman.edu.

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