The Babel Young Writers’ Competition

Babel launched the Young Writers’ Competition in 2014, inspired by an article we published in 2013 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...

The Babel Lecture

The 2019 Babel Lecture The fifth annual Babel Lecture will be given by Jessica Coon, the linguistic consultant on the Hollywood film Arrival. Jessica will discuss aliens, fieldwork and Universal Grammar, and how her linguistic expertise enabled her to help the makers...