Using education to create cohesion from conflict
Professor Joseph Lo Bianco learned at a young age how language could divide communities. He now uses it to help opposing sides in conflicts find common ground.
Preserving precious Indigenous languages
Linguists are using new technology to return decades-old recordings of now near-extinct languages to the Indigenous communities where they were made.
How small talk can lead to big things
Casual conversations between friends provide valuable tools for researchers, offering a rich opportunity to study how language structures deliver social action.