Linguistically Aware

Welcome to Linguistically Aware, a conversation-based podcast about the ways we use, understand, and think about language. In this podcast, which is broadcast once monthly on CJSW 90.9 FM, I am sitting down with linguists, experts on language, to talk about a number of roles language plays in our lives. Listen to the recordings below and enjoy!


19. SLT

This is the nineteenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about the Speech Language Therapy (SLT) and its connection to the knowledge of Linguistics, more specifically Phonetics.

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 15th February, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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18. Voice Quality + Passion for Phonetics

This is the eighteenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks with Dr. Steven Winters about different types of voice qualities and how they are perceived in/by the society.

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 18th January, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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17. Voice Quality

This is the sixteenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks with Dr. Steven Winters about different types of voice qualities and how they are perceived in/by the society.

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 21th December, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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16. The Life of pronouns II

This is the sixteenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks with Dr. Dennis Storoshenko about the life of pronouns that determine certain gender stereotyping in both language use and in the research set-up. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 16th November, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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15. The Life of pronouns

This is the fifteenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks with Dr. Dennis Storoshenko about the research methods he is using in Syntactic research, and a wonderful life of pronouns they/them.  

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 19th October, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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14. A Speck of Sociolinguistic

This is the fourteenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about language variation, a very important aspect of Sociolinguistic research.  

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 21st September, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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13. The Conversation

This is the thirteenth episode (quite coincidentally completed on Friday 13th, 2021)  of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about the use of stress in the movie The Conversation.  

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 17th August, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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12. Language and Literacy

This is the twelfth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan and Harrison Campbell talk about the language used in the research on literacy.  

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 20th July, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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11. Human vs. Animal Language

This is the tenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about similarities and differences between the human language and animal communication systems. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 22nd June, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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10. Cyber Crime Language

This is the tenth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan and Mike Hracs talk about the language used in cyber-related crime activities such as phishing emails and ransomware. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 18th May, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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9. Misconceptions about Language

This is the ninth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan talks about some common misconceptions about language and language use. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 20th April, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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8. Speech Recognition

This is the eighth episode of Linguistically Aware in which Dušan and Lyndon Rey talk about the speech recognition systems. 

The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 16th March, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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7. Myths about Accents and Language Learning

This is the seventh episode of Linguistically Aware, aired by CJSW on 16th February, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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6. Indigenous Language Documentation

This is the sixth episode of Linguistically Aware, aired by CJSW on 19th January, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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5. Indigenous Language Teaching

This is the fifth episode of Linguistically Aware, aired on  CJSW on 15th December, at 11.30 am and 8.30 pm.

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4. Language in Advertising

This is the fourth episode of Linguistically Aware, aired on  CJSW on 17th November,

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3. Sound Symbolism

This is the third episode of Linguistically Aware. The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 24th June, at 8 pm.

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2. The Art of Constructing Languages (Conlanging)

This is the second episode of Linguistically Aware. The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 29th April, at 8 pm.

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1. Rap Linguistics

This episode is the first in a brand new series of podcasts called Linguistically Aware. The podcast was aired on CJSW 90.9 fm, on 25th March, at 8pm.

Check out our promotional video for the podcast! The entire episode is one click away – right below the image.

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