Wuhan Soundtrack: Louis Armstrong

The Wuhan Soundtrack- Louis Armstrong     But for real, for real, the real soundtrack here is the language I don't speak filling the air and swirling around me. I hear it like background music everywhere I go. Shit, it's background music even when people are speaking it in my face, even then I'm…Wuhan Soundtrack: … Continue reading Wuhan Soundtrack: Louis Armstrong

Hand to mouth

Interesting piece in Aeon Magazine summarizing the conversations about the primacy of gestures in the evolution of our linguistic capacities, the essential human characteristic. If language began with gestures around a campfire and secret signals on hunts, why did speech come to dominate communication?By Kensy CooperriderRead at AeonHand to mouth