John H. McWhorter
© Eileen Barroso, Columbia University

Guest 2021.

Bibliography

Words on the Move
Why English Won’t – And Can’t – Sit Still (Like, Literally)
Henry Holt
New York, 2016


Talking Back, Talking Black
Truths About America’s Lingua Franca
Bellevue Literary Press
New York, 2017


The Creole Debate
Cambridge University Press
Cambridge, 2018

 

Woke Racism
How a new Religion has betrayed Black America
Penguin Random House
USA, 2021

 

Die Erwählten
Wie ein neuer Rassismus die Gesellschaft spaltet
Hoffmann & Campe
Hamburg, 2022
[Ü: Kirsten Riesselmann]

John H. McWhorter [ USA ]

born in Philadelphia in 1965, is a linguist and professor of linguistics at Columbia University. He has published several books, on language as well as on race issues. His research focuses on language change and language contact around the world.