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Language Sciences Film Series
Movie Night and Q&A series
Join Language Sciences for a series of virtual movie nights, followed by a Q&A with a language expert.
|Date and Time||Movie||Speaker||Access Link|
|Thursday 2nd July 2020, 5:00 p.m. (PDT)||'First Words', an episode of Babies (2020)||
University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor of Psychology, and Principal Investigator of the UWM Infant Learning Lab, interviewed in First Words
Intro by Dr. Janet Werker
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Thursday 27th August 2020,
Film screening/viewing: 5:00 p.m. (PDT)
Q&A: 6:30 p.m. (PDT)
|Remembering Inninimowin (2010)||
Director of Remembering Inninimowin, doctoral student in the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Intro by Dr. Dallas Hunt
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Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues
The world’s first feature documentary about constructed languages like Klingon, Dothraki, Na’vi, Esperanto and the people who make them.
UBC Language Sciences held two screenings of the film Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues and hosted a panel discussion with the film co-producers on October 29th and 30th 2018.
These screenings were held in Vancouver and Kelowna, with panelists Christine Schreyer, Language creator for Man of Steel and Alpha (University of British Columbia - Okanagan); David Peterson, Language creator for HBO's Game of Thrones and many others; Robyn Stewart, Klingon speaker, translator for Star Trek: Discovery (Vancouver screening only); and Marc Okrand, Language creator of Klingon (Kelowna screening only).
The production of Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues was supported by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council. Support for this screening is provided by the UBC Language Sciences Initiative through funds from the UBC Vice President Research + Innovation.