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Episode 111: Greg Kobele discusses mathematical linguistics

January 27, 2019 - 22:56
This month, we talk to Greg Kobele (Universit├Ąt Leipzig) about what linguistics is and how abstract mathematics can be of use to it. Click here to listen to our conversation. Linguists study the rules that speakers of a given language actually follow when they speak. Not made-up rules like “never end a sentence with a […]

Further reading on Du Bois

January 25, 2019 - 18:38
For those of you who are interested in following up on what Chike Jeffers and I discussed, you can’t go wrong reading Du Bois himself: The Souls of Black Folk, W.E.B. Du Bois You may also be interested in reading the papers that were given during this event on Elizabeth Anderson’s book: Fall 2013 Symposium: […]

Episode 110: Chike Jeffers discusses the social and political philosophy of W.E.B. Du Bois

December 15, 2018 - 13:49
This month, we sit down with Chike Jeffers (Dalhousie University) to discuss the work of W.E.B. Du Bois. Click here to listen to our conversation. It’s the end of the American civil war. 4 million slaves have just been freed. Now what do we all do? The question still wasn’t settled by the turn of […]