Author Archive for trip kirkpatrick

Catching Up with Language Play

Overview I’ve been reading and thinking about play in language learning lately, with an interest both intuitive and intellectual. Before going much farther, I should make a few distinctions clear. The first is that I don’t mean the observation of…

Conversation on Language and Globalization

Earlier this fall, the Columbia University Language Resource Center held an event questioning “why the issue of language study has hardly been included in the ongoing globalization of the university as an institution.” Since then, they have blogged about it…