Iceland Airwaves Culture Interview: Keeping The Icelandic Language alive

Iceland Airwaves 2013 radio documentary special will air Monday, February 24 from 9 to 11 p.m. Tune in to WCRX-FM 88.1 in Chicago or listen to the livestream. Here’s another story from the Iceland Airwaves 2013 class.

Iceland has a long history of staunch linguistic purism. Eiríkur Rögnvaldsson, a linguistics professor at the University of Iceland, talks about efforts to preserve the Icelandic language and the threat of English based technology.


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