Stories from Humanities:
Inspired by Tolkien, Dirk Elzinga created his own language as a teenager. That dabbling eventually led to a career as a linguist: one who is documenting a trio of endangered Native American languages.
Martine Leavitt was reading Calvin and Hobbes one rainy day when the thought occurred to her that nowadays Calvin might be diagnosed with having schizophrenia.
Humanities students Rachel Lott and Jamie Clegg felt honored when the women realized they were among only 10 Arabic language finalists chosen from students worldwide to address a United Nations General Assembly.
As a young missionary in Japan, Professor Van C. Gessel jokingly admits he was guilty of some cultural confusion. But now he's one of a select number of non-Japanese citizens to be commended for promoting cultural understanding.
If you've ever wondered how your writing style compares to the literary greats, the Essay Genome Project can help you find your place. Submit your writing to the project and receive personalized feedback about your writing style.
What makes age-old fairy tales stand the test of time? BYU English professor and folklorist Jill Terry Rudy has the answer. She's written the book on the prevalence of fairy tales in modern television shows.
A BYU professor and students have created an online video tool that could revolutionize how we teach and learn language, using hyperlinked subtitles.
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