M&M best BA programme at the University of Groningen
The department is really excited to announce that in the official Dutch National Students Survey students have evaluated our programme on Minorities and Multilingualism as the best BA programme of the University…May 18, 2016
So, what is this actually about?
Yeah, what is this actually about? That’s easy – M&M. No, it has nothing to do with the colourful chocolate covered peanuts (even if the three new flavours are very exciting news);…April 22, 2016
Ukraine’s future today
One of the Ukrainian Erasmus Exchange students in our program, Alina Cherkas, writes a blogpost on the referendum on Ukraine that takes place in the Netherlands, just today. She is puzzled why…April 6, 2016
Staff & Student drinks
On Friday 18 March, Study Association Multi organised their monthly social event. M&M Students and staff were invited to enjoy a drink together at ‘Het Pakhuis’ in the city centre of Groningen.…April 5, 2016
Can you recognise Frisians in Dutch?
Connected to the department of Minorities and Multilingualism is a research group: Multilingual Melodies. This group investigates the melody and intonation of language spoken in the province of Fryslân. At this moment, an…April 4, 2016
The Other Side of Research
During our Introduction to Minority Languages class, we were required to partake in a research experiment at the university, to gain an insight into what it is like to be a subject…February 26, 2016
OMG! Can we use social media to investigate language change?
For the last class of Introduction to Minority Languages II the first-year students (of BA M&M) were asked to do a small investigation of language in social media. One of the larger…January 26, 2016
A Global Crisis of Identity
Reports reach us daily about the state of the world, which should induce us to worry about its future: mass killings in Paris; a criminal, misogynist mob greets the New Year in…January 21, 2016
Knocked out by language change
Regilio Tuur is a once famous lightweight boxer from Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Every Dutchman has heard him give interviews in Dutch many times. Here we see him perform in a Dutch…January 14, 2016
Lecture on Writing systems and Invented languages
“Sumerian? Maya? Armenian? Cherokee? – What writing systems should I select if there are so many? How can I fit into 45 minutes if there is a universe of scripts, each of…December 10, 2015