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Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Arika Okrent was born in Chicago and attended the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Arika Okrent is a linguist. She earned an M.A. in Linguistics from the Gallaudet University, and a Ph.D. in Psycholinguistics from the University of Chicago in 2004. She speaks English, Hungarian, and American Sign Language. She is particularly known for her 2009 book In the Land of Invented Languages, a result of her five years of research into the topic of constructed languages.
In the Land of Invented Languages, Spiegel & Grau , 2010
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In the Land of Invented Languages: Adventures in Linguistic Creativity, Madness, and Genius
Release Date: 2010-05-11
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