Stories about "What I Mean When I Say"
Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:56 pm
A bat can be a nocturnal mammal, or a home-run hitter. For Susan Dewsnap, it's an important piece of pottery equipment.
Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:08 am
For most of us, an utterance is a spoken expression. For Bates ethnomusicologist Gina Fatone, the term is both broader and more specific.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 9:55 am
You can host a party. You can host a TV show. But in Bates biologist Lee Abrahamsen’s profession, you’re more likely to host a parasite.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 11:57 am
For Professor of Sociology Emily Kane, the word "agency" frequently describes not a place but a state of being.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 5:29 pm
Alexandre Dauge-Roth researches the narratives of survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. When he uses the word “negotiate,” what does he mean?
Friday, March 18, 2016 9:55 am
Philosopher Lauren Ashwell puts a metaphysical spin on an everyday term.
Monday, November 18, 2013 9:17 am
What does "space" mean to a neuroscientist?
Friday, November 1, 2013 10:00 am
When rhetoric professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano says "myth," she means this.