January 02, 2008

A straw in the wind?

I'm not sure. Robert Chametzky writes:

Something you don't see every day: a professor of literature advocating -- in print -- that students of literature study linguistics. Robin J. Sowards, "Why Everyone Should Study Linguistics", The Minnesota Review, Spring 2007.

I might have hoped for more compelling examples of the benefits, but it's a welcome sign to see the argument being made.

Posted by Mark Liberman at January 2, 2008 05:19 PM