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Gender Bias in Book Reviewing -- and What To Do About It

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Why are there so few women in book criticism?
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sociolinguistics - Has the use of body gestures during speech production the same importance in every culture? - Linguistics Stack Exchange

RT @StackLinguist: Has the use of body gestures during speech production the same importance in every culture? http://t.co/TioMi1098O #soci…
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Computer program roots out ancestors of modern tongues

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Automated reconstruction of long-extinct languages can test theories on how words evolve.
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Are Accents One of the Last Acceptable Areas for Discrimination?

The use of language and the ability to speak Standard English in America can have serious consequences for people in this country. One's intell
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3 steps to add your nonprofit’s url to Pinterest

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You may have missed the announcement Thursday that Pinterest is now giving website operators a way to verify your website on your Pinterest profile page. If you manage your nonprofit’s Pinterest account and want to associate it with your nonprofit’s website, follow the steps here.

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New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments - MIT News

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New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignmentsMIT NewsIn an effort to bring a more human dimension to the online-education experience, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Associate Professor Rob Miller...
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When a language dies | OUPblog

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By Nancy C. Dorian When he died recently, Bobby Hogg took the Cromarty fisherfolk dialect out of existence with him, at least as a fluently spoken mother tongue, and the media took notice.
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LOUIS WILDMAN: Shift to online education creates creative opportunities - Bakersfield Californian

LOUIS WILDMAN: Shift to online education creates creative opportunities - Bakersfield Californian | Words that count | Scoop.it
LOUIS WILDMAN: Shift to online education creates creative opportunitiesBakersfield CalifornianFor example, an online computer-assisted course on artificial intelligence was taught by Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig to 150,000 students through a...
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Short Form Content: Logic is not founded upon philology - Charles Sanders Peirce

"Logic is not founded upon philology." (Claiming otherwise is illogical, hoho.) http://t.co/4xDwbVbS
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Sociolinguistics - Linguistics - Oxford Bibliographies

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RT @clmallinson: My entry Sociolinguistics in Oxford Bib.'s Online-most viewed in 2012! Free til 12/31: invitea1 (user), invitew4 (pswd) http://t.co/5VYNtqml
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Florida universities plan to expand online degree programs - Orlando Sentinel

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Florida universities plan to expand online degree programsOrlando SentinelThe State University System is investigating ways to expand online education as a way to help more Floridians earn college degrees.
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We use the same reading strategies as did educated people in the 14th Century « FrogHeart

RT @DanielPaulOD: Wow. A model for how to hype medieval philology and mss studies. It's actually about florilegia http://t.co/N0BwR2hLq5
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anthropologyworks » Conference at American University on LGBTQ languages and linguistics

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RT @anthroworks: conference at American University on #LGBTQ #language and #linguistics this Friday http://t.co/rwBVmcUK
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Joshua Foer: John Quijada and Ithkuil, the Language He Invented

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Quijada, a fifty-four-year-old former employee of the California D.M.V., spent three decades inventing Ithkuil, an artificial language which is both maximally precise and maximally concise.
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Fundraising playbook for this holiday season INFOGRAPHIC

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Holiday months provide the #1 fundraising opportunity of the year for non-profits... See why and how!

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Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics : Trial from Wiley Online Library

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The Library is making The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics available to the entire campus as a trial ending Jan. 10. Let us know what you think! The Encyclopedia, published in November, is an online comprehensive ...
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Al Martinez: Religious symbols have place, even for nonbelievers - Los Angeles Daily News

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Al Martinez: Religious symbols have place, even for nonbelieversLos Angeles Daily NewsI am not a religious person and do not expect anyone to believe what I believe or to believe in what I do not believe, or any combination thereof.
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Online learning in 2012: a retrospective

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For those of us who work mainly in universities and colleges, the hype around MOOCs is like living in two parallel universes: what we do every day in online learning, and what we read or hear about in the media.
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Religious observance overwhelmed by secular symbols - Letters - The Boston ... - Boston Globe

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Religious observance overwhelmed by secular symbols - Letters - The Boston ...Boston GlobeKevin T. McLaughlin wonders why there is a “holiday tree” but not a “holiday candelabra” (instead of a menorah) in Copley Square (“Do you see what I see?
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UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Sociolinguistics

UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization | Sociolinguistics | Words that count | Scoop.it
RT @tallertelekids: UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue... http://t.co/V4sIIWt5 (RT @casmith099: UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue ...
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Adult education: How to become a good online learner - by Dr Pandula Siribaddana - Helium

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Online learning has become one of the most sought after learning modalities among the present generation and it seems to expand at a rate which do..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Adult educaton: How to become a good online learner
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Joshua Foer: John Quijada and Ithkuil, the Language He Invented

Joshua Foer: John Quijada and Ithkuil, the Language He Invented | Words that count | Scoop.it
Quijada, a fifty-four-year-old former employee of the California D.M.V., spent three decades inventing Ithkuil, an artificial language which is both maximally precise and maximally concise.
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