Monday May 4 | Language in an Electronic AgeMay 1, 2009 at 10:30 am | Posted in Coming Up | 4 Comments
Strunk and White’s hugely popular grammar book The Elements of Style turns 50 this year. Since then, the English language has been influenced by the advent of rock and roll, rap, mass communication and now social media. We’ll look at some of the most recent changes in the way we communicate with each other.
Cynthia Lewis – Professor of English, Davidson College
Pam Kelley – Staff Reporter, Charlotte Observer
Ben Zimmer – Executive Director, Visual Thesaurus