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This episode of Onward California features Patrick Boudreault, a deaf professor of linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, who explores how contemporary language is evolving, reshaping established communities and providing the opportunity to forge new ones. Patrick considers the role of technologies, like text messaging and Facebook, and what lessons we could all learn from how deaf culture engages in language.
Onward California is a documentary series that takes you into the lives of University of California faculty and researchers and illuminates how their work is impacting Californians each and every day.