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Book: The Five-Minute Linguist

Chapter: 66. How Can You Keep Languages in a Museum?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.38188


The National Museum of Language combines virtual exhibits, outreach and community engagement to inspire an appreciation for the magic and beauty of language. These efforts include a movable museum, summer language camps, a speaker series and a website featuring world language themes, articles, blogs and information that appeal to a national audience. Online exhibits make the history of developing the Dictionary of American Regional English come to life.

Chapter Contributors

  • Jill Robbins ( - jillrobbins) 'National Museum of Language'
  • Pat Barr-Harrison ( - pbarr) 'Independent scholar'
  • Gregory Nedved ( - gnedved) 'National Museum of Language'