Leah Velleman

Leah Velleman is a linguistics PhD candidate at UT Austin. She studies Mesoamerican languages, word meanings, and how conversations work.

Lexicon Valley
Oct. 30 2014 10:26 AMWhat Ghostbusters Tells Us About the Hidden Rules of Conversation
Lexicon Valley
Aug. 26 2014 9:53 AMWhen "North" Isn't Actually North: Geocentric Direction Systems
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