The Babel Young Writers’ Competition

Babel launched the Young Writers’ Competition in 2014, inspired by an article we published by young linguist Kateryna Pavliuk on British Sign Language. In 2015, we introduced two different categories – one for 16-18-year-old linguists, and another for...

The Babel Lecture

The fifth annual Babel Lecture was given by Jessica Coon, the linguistic consultant on the Hollywood film Arrival. Jessica discussed aliens, fieldwork and Universal Grammar, and how her linguistic expertise enabled her to help the makers of Arrival to portray...