Understanding Pragmatics with David Crystal

Thursday, May 31, 2018

IDEA Founder and Director Paul Meier’s new In a Manner of Speaking podcast for the month of June has just been posted. This month Paul welcomes David Crystal,…

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Welcome new subjects from Bulgaria, Nebraska

Monday, May 28, 2018

Thanks to Associate Editor Kris Danford, we have two new subjects from vastly different parts of the world: Nebraska 3 from the United States and Bulgaria 4 from…

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There’s no place like home

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Paul Meier founded IDEA in 1998 in Lawrence, Kansas, while he was head of voice and speech in the theatre department at the University of Kansas. (He is…

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South Africa sees its 50th subject

Monday, May 21, 2018

We’re proud to announce our 50th and 51st South African subjects. The two women were recorded by IDEA Associate Editor Nadia Barnard.

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New Asian, African subjects added

Monday, April 30, 2018

Please welcome two new samples from Asia (one from the Fujian Province of China and the other from Kazakhstan) and also a new sample from South Africa. The…

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Introducing three new African subjects

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Courtesy of IDEA Associate Editor Nadia Barnard, we now have three new African samples: South Africa 47, South Africa 48, and Zimbabwe 6.

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Welcome new associate editor

Monday, April 23, 2018

We’re pleased to announce a new IDEA associate editor, Bryn Austin. And check out Bryn’s latest contribution to the archive: Italy 24.

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Introducing two new Cuban-American subjects

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Thanks to IDEA Associate Editor Sarah Nichols, we now have two new Cuban-American subjects from Miami. They are Florida 15 and 16.

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Welcome new editor and three samples

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Please welcome new Associate Editor Scott Stackhouse, along with three of Scott’s new samples: Ethiopia 3, Kenya 2, and Zacatecas (Mexico) 2. Check back next week for more…

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Introducing nine new subjects

Thursday, April 12, 2018

It’s Christmas in April, as we’re proud to introduce nine new samples to IDEA. Five are from the United States: Florida 13, Florida 14, Georgia 4, Michigan 21,…

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