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The Art of Language Invention

David J. Peterson, language creator

October 18, 2017 · 4:30 pm6:00 pm EDT · 101 McCormick Hall

Program in Linguistics

Master language creator David J. Peterson will offer a captivating overview of language creation.  He presents the essential tools necessary for inventing and evolving new languages, using examples from a variety of his creations, including Dothraki and Valyrian from HBO’s Game of Thrones and Shivaisith for Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World.

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