From Altay to Yughur
By Michael Erdman
From Altay to YughurApr 14, 2021
As you might have noticed from this blog, From Altay to Yughur, I'm a bit of a fan of the written word. That's why I've taken on the topic of writing, and publishing, for my second podcast. I look at how writing fits into my life and my job, how I feel about turning my PhD into a book (I haven't done so), and what some of the highs and lows of the publishing process can be.
From Altay to Yughur's Inaugural Podcast! Learning Languages
Hello, hello, hello!
Have you been following me? Do you enjoy the pieces that I've been been posting to my blog From Altay to Yughur? Then you'll love this! Welcome to the very first podcast of From Altay to Yughur! In this episode - hopefully the first of many - I talk about learning languages for curation, and how or if we can learn enough of the languages on which we focus to create meaningful and useful collections. I've also got a paper suggestion for you too, so stick around to the end of the episode to hear more about it.
As promised, I'm providing the references for two papers that I discuss in the episode:
Gallagher, John. (2021). 'How to learn a language (and stick at it)', in Pysche, 10 March. Last accessed: 31 March 2021. Accessed from: https://psyche.co/guides/how-to-approach-the-lifelong-project-of-language-learning.
Sutherland, Tonia and Purcell, Alyssa. (2021). 'A Weapon and a Tool: Decolonizing Description and Embracing Redescription as a Liberatory Archival Practice', in The International Journal of Information, Diversity & Inclusion, 5 (1). Last accessed: 31 March 2021. Accessed from: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/ijidi/article/view/34669.
And, of course, the one reviewed...
Shneer, David. (2003). 'Who Owns the Means of Production? The Soviet Yiddish Publishing Industry in the 1920s', in Book History, 2 (6), pp. 197-226. Accessed from: https://www.jstor.org/stable/30227348.
Happy listening, and I look forward to hearing from you!