English and Mandarin as Global Languages

Dr. Eric Henry, a linguistic anthropologist whose research explores the use of English and Mandarin as global languages, presented a lecture highlighting the ways in which languages are often adapted by their users. Students reflected on how both English and Mandarin, despite an emphasis on 'standard' usage, exist in many fascinating variations all over the world.

 Dr. Eric Henry presents a lecture exploring linguistic variation at the Summer Institute

Dr. Eric Henry presents a lecture exploring linguistic variation at the Summer Institute