Inventing the Klingons: Language and Galactic Politics

Starts:
6:00 pm on Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Ends:
8:00 pm on Wednesday, October 22, 2014
URL:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1542752659272796/
Address:
College of Arts and Sciences
Room:
211
Contact Organization:
Department of Classical Studie
Contact Name:
Peter Michelli
Contact Phone:
617-353-2427
Fees:
free
Speakers:
Professors Nikolaev and Samons, Classical Studies Department
Audience:
bu
Join us for pizza, drinks, and a talk by Professors Sasha Nikolaev and Jay Samons on the development of the Klingon language and the role of Klingons as the 'other' in galactic politics. Following the lecture we'll enjoy a screening of the classic the Next Generation episode, "Reunion." Free and open to the BU community. Presented by the Department of Classical Studies and the Arts & Sciences Core Curriculum, in coordination with the Undergraduate Classics Association and the BU Linguistics Association. Sponsored by the NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorship.