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Saturday, September 2 • 9:30am - 10:30am
What is 'Klingon'?

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The Klingon language, which began as a few lines of dialogue in the first Star Trek movie, has grown to be what the Guinness Book of World Records once dubbed the world’s “largest fictional language.” This session will look at how and why the language was created, how filmmaking influenced (and altered) its grammar and vocabulary, and how the language is faring in the “real world.”

Speakers
avatar for Marc Okrand

Marc Okrand

Linguist, creator of the Klingon language and author of Klingon for the Galactic Traveler, The Klingon Way, and The Klingon Dictionary

Volunteers
avatar for Karina DarJuan

Karina DarJuan

Director of Pop Culture, Escape VelocityAssistant Curator, Museum of Science FictionCurrently studying "Film and Fashion Makeup Design" at New Image College, Vancouver BC

Saturday September 2, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
1 - Northwest (500)

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