Video and Multimedia

Video 1: Dreaming in Different Tongues: Languages and the Way We Think

Description: Panelists from this UC Berkley event discuss the connections between thought and language use.

Video 2: The Ancestor of Language

Description: In this TED Talk, Physicist Murray Gell-Mann discusses “the common ancestry of our modern languages.”

Audio 1: Linguist Considers ‘What Language Is’--And Isn’t

Description: This feature from NPR’s Talk of the Nation discusses what constitutes “real” language.

Audio 2: Keeping the Native Nipmuc Language Alive

Description: This NPR All Things Considered clip, the nearly extinct native language of Nipmuc is discussed.

Web 1: Website

Description: This website provides more information on Esperanto, the international language.