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For a School of Resistance
An original and documented program of education policy that offers a response to the success of disinformation and extremisms confronting the young.
When the Subject Speaks
Why do we speak? This banal question nonetheless encompasses a multiplicity of meanings.
We Are Not Bonobos: I Talk, Therefore I Am
The conquest of language and writing against the chaos of the world and all its forms of manipulation
Language and Science, Speech and Thought In the beginning, is it language, speech, or thought?
The fruit of the most recent autumn colloquium at the Collège de France, an interdisciplinary reflection on questions concerning the role of language and speech in the age of the internet and new technologies.
Music or Death The language of music explained by an eminent linguist
Music does indeed have a strong message to convey
Babel 2.0 Where does machine translation go?
The complexity of natural language and its ambiguities are well designed to confuse the fully rational algorithms of our computers. The
Religions, the Word and Peace
A unique and original contribution, both erudite and mordant, from a specialist, on the question of the ties between violence and religions, which is such a crucial one in today’s world.
Language Against Barbarism Teaching Our Children to Live Together
Mastering language skills is crucial to a childs academic and social future. Children who know how to speak, read and write not only know how to think for themselves, they also know how to think with others, to accept them, and to find their own place in society.
Read, write and be free From Literacy to Democracy
The essential, driving role of literacy in the transformation of existing pseudo-democracies into real democracies
Writing in a Language Other Than Mine
An in-depth study of the works of authors who have chosen to write in a foreign language
The Writer’s Vocation
From earliest childhood we all know how violent, unfair, even inflexible, language can be — particularly when we have to confront our parents’ or schoolteachers’ anger.
Salikoko S. Mufwene , Cécile Vigouroux
Colonisation, Globalisation and the Dynamism of the French Language
The future of the French language in the world, as seen by two internationally renowned experts
Against Uniform Thinking
An eminent linguist and popular media personality who has mastered more than 50 languages, Claude Hagège is the sole figure with the authority to defend linguistic diversity and to make his voice heard.
Against Uniform Thinking
The threat of uniform thinking, relayed notably through the English language, should lead us to react in defence of linguistic and cultural diversity.
Talk to People You Don’t Like The Challenge Of Babel
A virulent criticism of everything that keeps the French from sharing a common language