Words on the Move

Professor John McWhorter talked about his book Words on the Move: Why English Won’t - and Can’t - Sit Still (Like, Literally), in which he… read more

Words on the Move Professor John McWhorter talked about his book Words on the Move: Why English Won’t - and Can’t - Sit Still (Like, Literally), in which he examines how language and word meanings change over time.

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  • John H. McWhorter Associate Professor Columbia University->Department of English and Comparative Literature
  • Erica Parker Senior Librarian New York Public Library->Programming

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  • WORDS ON THE MOVE : WHY ENGLISH WON'T - AND CAN'TSIT STILL (LIKE, LITERALLY)
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Words on the Move

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Program ID:
419544-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 14, 2017 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2017 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 14, 2017 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2017 | 5:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 16, 2017 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 22, 2017 | 8:45am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 2017 | 4:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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