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University Faculty and Alumnus Speak at Chicago Manual of Style Panel

A panel discussion moderated by WBEZ’s Eight Forty-Eight host Alison Cuddy on the beloved behemoth of language, The Chicago Manual of Style, featured two familiar University of Chicago faces.

Among the four panelists were Jason Riggle,¬†Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Director of the Chicago Language Modeling Laboratory, and Ben Zimmer (AM’98, Division of the Social Sciences), former writer of the New York Times Magazine’s “On Language” column and Executive Producer of Visual Thesaurus and Vocabulary.com.

Additional panelists included Carol Saller and Anita Samen from University of Chicago Press.

Along with this discussion, part of the International House Global Voices Program, other videos of interest can be found on the UChicago YouTube channel.

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