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University Courses of Klingon

The Klingon language has never been taught seriously at a university, but it appeared frequently as a one time special event or as a base for related topics.

List of courses

2020: Arizona

Unconfirmed sources say there is a 1-unit freshman honors seminar on Klingon language this semester taught by Prof. Natasha (nataSa) Warner at the University of Arizona.[citation needed]

2019: Turin

On November 8th, 2019, the news was spread that the University of Turin would offer a course for Klingon language, Dothraki and Elvish.(1) (2) It was presented by Chiara Meluzzi (born 1986) (3)

2018: Klubschule Migros

Klubschule Migros is a Swiss private school which offered some Klingon classes.

2014: University of Texas

The module "Invented Languages: Klingon and Beyond" offered by the University of Texas at Austin did not teach to speak Klingon, but used invented languages as a vehicle to discuss current ideas about linguistic theory. (4)

2013: University of Texas

Cecile McKee, a UA professor in the department of linguistics, along with her students and members of the general public have spent the semester answering that question: "What can we learn about language by studying film?" (5)

See also


1 : (it) All'Università di Torino un nuovo corso per studiare il Klingon! Talking Trek, di Jareth Warhol November 8th, 2019

2 : (it) All’Università di Torino un Corso per studiare Elfico, Klingon e Dothraki Lorenzo Pietroletti, November 8th, 2019

3 : (it) La professoressa che insegna la lingua dei Klingon, LaStampa, November 14, 2019

4 : 10 University Courses You Won’t Believe Actually Exist, Sep 29 2014

5 : Studying the Linguistic Relevance of Star Trek, on UA news, by La Monica Everett-Haynes, March 15, 2013

Category: Appearance    Latest edit: 23 Feb 2020, by KlingonTeacher    Created: 23 Feb 2020 by KlingonTeacher
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