Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues – Presented by the UBC Language Sciences Initiative

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Date(s) - 30 Oct 2018 until 30 Oct 2018
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Mary Irwin Theatre at the Rotary Centre for the Arts


Join the UBC Language Sciences Initiative for our screening of the documentary Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues. In addition to the film, we welcome four specialists in constructed languages for a panel discussion of their work:

Christine Schreyer, Language creator for Man of Steel and Alpha (University of British Columia – Okanagan)
David Peterson, Language creator for HBO’s Game of Thrones and many others
Marc Okrand, Language creator of Klingon for the Star Trek series

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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.

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