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Linguist Discusses New York Jewish Conversation

Linguist Discusses New York Jewish Conversation

Deborah Tannen, a professor in the department of linguistics at Georgetown, analyzed the multifaceted nature of American Jewish speech on Wednesday evening in theBioethics Research Library. “Don’t Just Sit There. Interrupt!: A Linguistic Analysis of New York Jewish Conversation” kicked off the Program for Jewish Civilization’s 2013-2014 lecture series. While Tannen has[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Court of Public Opinion Free to Fight Hate Speech

Mark Stern argued in his column “No Suppression of Stupidity” (A3, Oct. 23, 2012) that Metro’s recent attempt to censor racist advertisements was a violation of free speech. The ads, sponsored by the anti-Islamic American Freedom Defense Initiative read, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support[Read More…]

by October 26, 2012 0 comments News