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How language shapes our identity

Sociolinguist Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner on the relationship between language and identity.

The way we speak and write is a major part of our identity. In this talk sociolinguist Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner explores what dialects tell us about our social networks, whether alphabets really mean anything, and why youth speak is not all that terrible.


Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner | talks


Date and Time:

25 October 2014 at 2:30 pm


1 hour



The Faculty of Law
10 West Rd

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Organised by:

Cambridge Festival of Ideas
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