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Hello, aliens. Can we talk?

As a group of scientists and amateur space enthusiasts work toward sending a direct message into outer space, two big questions emerge: How do we communicate? And what do we say? We spoke to Northeastern lecturer Adam Cooper—an expert in linguistics—and to the president of the team spearheading the initiative.

The Syntax of Justice Conference

Professor Janet Randall helped to organize The Syntax of Justice Conference that took place last month on March 30 and 31. The conference focused on the relationship between language and the law. One of our students, Gabrielle Leavitt, wrote about her experience attending the conference and what she learned there. On March 31st, Northeastern University […]