The Changing World Language Map: A Megaproject in Progress

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 10:30am to 12:00pm
SDU Main Building - Faculty Lounge
free

Island Studies welcomes Dr. Stan Brunn, Professor Emeritus from the University of Kentucky, to speak on “The Changing World Language Map: A Megaproject in Progress” in UPEI’s Main Building Faculty Lounge Tuesday, June 27, at 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Brunn will be speaking about his latest book project on the world’s languages called The Changing World Language Map. One of the most well-respected cultural geographers in North America, Dr. Brunn is widely published, including serving as editor of the five-volume, 3200+ page The Changing World Religion Map (Springer, 2015).

Dr. Brunn is Professor Emeritus in the Geography Department at University of Kentucky, where his teaching and research interests include political, social and urban geography, the geographies of information and communication, the geographies of religion and languages, time-space geographies and innovative cartographies. He has been a visiting professor at universities around the globe.

As part of his presentation, he invites interested parties to contribute to the project and is willing to take questions on the current state of US politics.

Admission is free and everyone is welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Laurie at brinklow@upei.ca or 902-894-2881.

Laurie Brinklow
Phone: 
(902) 894-2881
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