Tim Brookes

Tim Brooks has written sixteen books, specializing in a combination of personal experience and accurate research. He’s been a commentator/essayist for National Public Radio since 1989, and he’s also been published in the New York Times Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, Harper’s, National Geographic and dozens of other publications. All this experience and all these interests culminated in the creation of the Endangered Alphabets Project, an attempt to address the issue of global cultural endangerment by carving artwork (and creating educational materials) in nearly-extinct writing systems.

Tim Brookes

As language professionals we hear a lot about the dangers of disappearing languages. But what about writing systems? What happens to a culture when new generations can’t read its ancestral alphabet? Join us for a fascinating—and … Read more

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