Terps in DC for Language Advocacy Day

February 16-17, many students and faculty are in D.C. for Language Advocacy Day, an annual event organized by the Joint National Committee on Language. Among them are linguistics students Jeffrey Green and Anton Malko, linguistics faculty Ellen Lau and Bill Idsardi, as well as Shevaun Lewis, Yi Ting Huang, Eric Pelzl, Sudha Rao, Lucy Claire Erickson, Lijuan Shi, Yoonjee Hong, Catherine MarĂ­a Pulupa, and Angela Harmon. They will be meeting with representatives from congress and various Executive Branch agencies to discuss how language science relates to the national interest.