Language and The Expanse
What: A topic-based talk about language! Language in The Expanse, in scifi, and in general.
Featuring guest co-host
Nick Farmer, creator of The Expanse’s Belter language
Recommended and Related Media
Nick posts lots of linguisty stuff and occasionally shares bits from his constructed language: belter!
Follow him on Twitter @NFarmerLinguist
The Art of Language Invention by David J. Peterson
The definitive guide to conlanging! A good read even if you don’t want to make your own languages, but are just interested in the intersection of language and fiction.
Read it with your eyes iTunes | Amazon
Read it with your ears iTunes | Amazon
What are constructed languages? Who makes them?
Designing the language for the TV show. Designing a posteriori languages and a priori languages and difficulties of each.
A Clockwork Orange, Andrew Niccol, and other uses of slang to flesh out fictional worlds.
What is a creole, and how did Nick approach designing one for The Expanse
Du ferí da Belte!
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