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Ross Perlin

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Ross Perlin

Ross Perlin is codirector of the Endangered Language Alliance, where for the last seven years he has overseen research projects focused on mapmaking, documentation, policy, and public programming for urban linguistic diversity. Ross has also written on language, culture, and politics for the New York Times, the Guardian, and Harper’s, and published a book on unpaid work and youth economics (Intern Nation). He teaches linguistics at Columbia.

Articles by Ross Perlin

From Five Continents to Five Boroughs: A Language Map for New York City
By Ross Perlin
Ross Perlin, codirector of the Endangered Language Alliance, explores five languages—Lenape, Nahuatl, Seke, Irish, and Mandinka—that are featured alongside scores of others on the organization’s…