A person’s voice is like a fingerprint. Everyone talks differently, and everyone voice is unique. How we use language is a way of showing who we are.
Two alumni award winners are graduates of UMBC’s language, literacy, and culture Ph.D. program, the first of its kind to bring an interdisciplinary approach to research that crosses the humanities, social sciences, and education.
As one of three Peace Corps staff in the Kyrgyzstan capital, Bishkek, Ryan Monroe finds the work enriching but challenging—and just what he had hoped for.
UMBC’s Russian Chorus is one of only three like it in the whole country. Students and alumni continue to participate primarily because of one man: Slava Liberman.
LEARNING (FROM) THE LINGO
“Baldamoreans do not speak the king’s English.”
That’s how one Lexington Market patron jokingly described the city’s linguistic style to...