Esperanto in the Media

This page showcases some recent publications about Esperanto in news media and major blogs around the world.

Variety: Acrostic, by Deb Amlen @ New York Times, 18 February 2017

Throwback Thursday: When a New Language Was Popularized in Boston, by Madeline Bilis @ Boston Magazine, 16 February 2017

What’s behind Emoji’s global success, by Tom Cheshire @ Sky News, 26 January 2017

Anton Ginzburg. Blue Flame: Constructions and Initiatives @ Southern Alberta Art Gallery

Mass in Esperanto to be celebrated in Prague once in three months @ Prague Daily Monitor, 16 January 2017

Powerful New Holocaust Story Honors Mother’s Survival from Auschwitz @ Benzinga, 16 January 2017

From Klingon to Dothraki: Understanding invented languages, by Mary Elizabeth Garcia @ University of California Santa Cruz Newscenter, 13 January 2017

Why Tolkien’s fantastic imaginary languages have had more impact than Esperanto, by Philip Seargeant @ The Conversation, 11 January 2017

A Language for Idealists (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Deborah Yaffe @ Princeton Alumni Weekly, 11 January 2017

Bialystok Story, If Swastikas Can Silence Esperanto, by Marcin Kacki @ Worldcrunch, 22 December 2016

Esther Schor blends memoir and history in ‘Bridge of Words,’ the story of Esperanto (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Michael Upchurch @ Chicago Tribune, 20 December 2016

Jewish inventor of Esperanto snubbed by hometown, “Catholic nationalism” blamed @ JP Updates, 18 December 2016

Bridge of Words (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Paul Webb @ Hong Kong Review of Books, 17 December 2016

Polish town snubs UNESCO honors for father of Esperanto @ The Times of Israel, 17 December 2016

Father of Esperanto snubbed in Polish home town @ Yahoo News, 16 December 2016

Esperanto Day: Ten strange facts about the universal language @ International Business Times, 14 December 2016

The Uncivil Servant: In Praise of Esperanto (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Mitchell Abidor @ Jewish Currents, 13 December 2016

Slovenian war novel translated to Esperanto @ STA, 9 December 2016

The (Not-So) Jewish Roots of Esperanto (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Philologos @ Mosaic Magazine, 7 December 2016

Esperanto: Universal Language, or Yet Another ‘Jewish Conspiracy’? (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Ezra Glinter @ Haaretz, 28 November 2016

Saluton (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Guy Sorman @ L’Hebdo, 25 November 2016

BOOK REVIEW: ‘Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Draam of a Universal Language’ (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Martin Rubin @ The Washington Times, 21 November 2016

Ponto el vortoj donas novan bildon de Esperantujo (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Steven Brewer @ Libera Folio, 16 November 2016

The Jewish Roots of Esperanto (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Michael Wex @ New York Times Book Review, 11 November 2016

The Joy of Esperanto, by Esther Schor @ The Daily Beast, 29 October 2016

The Secret Language of George Soros (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by David Mikics @ Tablet Magazine, 26 October 2016

A Language to Unite Humankind (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Joan Acocella @ The New Yorker, 31 October 2016

Book review: Charting history, hopes of Esperanto (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Chris Foran @ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 14 October 2016

Lingwe Universalia (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Britt Peterson @ Slate, 4 October 2016

Review: Bridge of Words (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language) @ Kirkus Reviews, 4 October 2016

Nostalgia for World Culture: A New History of Esperanto (review of Esther Schor’s book, Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language), by Ross Perlin @ LA Review of Books, 2 October 2016

Esperanto And The Dream Of A Universal Language (interview with Esther Schor), by Chris Malina @ Wisconsin Public Radio, 28 September 2016

Bonvenon to Esperanto. Language created to unify world, by Lucia Benavides @ MyStatesman, 16 September 2016

Who the hell is George Soros?, by Jeffrey A. Friedberg @ Canada Free Press, 15 September 2016

Parolas esperanton? Esperanto language still has appeal in Brazil, by Kevin G. Hall @ Miami Herald, 31 August 2016

The Secret Jewish History of Esperanto, by Steven G. Kellman @ Forward, 30 August 2016

Building a fairer world through Esperanto (interview with Mark Fettes) @ The Slovak Spectator, 3 August 2016

Explore a language today, by Robert Patten @ East Idaho News, 27 July 2016

Esperanto in China faces uncertain future, by Daniel Boltinsky @ China.org.cn, 26 July 2016

World Esperanto Congress Nitra expects 1,400 visitors from 60 countries, by Spectator staff @ The Slovak Spectator, 21 July 2016

Rocking to the Veena, by Srishti Lal @ Bangalore Mirror, 14 May 2016

English becomes Esperanto @ The Economist, 23 April 2016

Why a Universal Language Will Never Be a Thing, by Jason Koebler @ Motherboard, 22 April 2016

An Old Language with a Growing Digital Fan Club, by Fiona Zublin @ Ozy Magazine, 22 April 2016

An opportunity to learn a global language @ Rosebank Kllarney Gazette, April 14, 2016

How many words do you know?, by Hope Babowice @ Chicago Daily Herald, February 29, 2016

Life In Berlin: Chuck Smith And Berlin’s Esperanto Community, by @ NPR Berlin, 5 January 2016

Meet your neighbors: The doctor who prescribes Esperanto, by Jeremy Cohen @ Forest Hills Connection, 16 December 2015

Людвик Заменхоф @ Полит.РУ, 15 December 2015

Today in history: How will you celebrate Zamenhof (aka Esperanto) Day?, @ People’s World, 15 December 2015

Poems of Polish Nobel laureate Szymborska translated into Esperanto, @Arutz Sheva, 2 December 2015

Lidia Zamenhof in Cleveland – the heavy price of anti-immigrant fear and bigotry: Jeremy Genovese (Opinion), by Jeremy Genovese @ cleveland.com, December 1, 2015

As You Like It in Esperanto: Washington, DC, 1910, by Sarah Hovde @ Shakespeare & Beyond, 16 November 2015

Looking back – Esperanto classes 1920, @ Fife Today, 10 November 2015

Kas nutiko esperanto kalbai?, by Vanda Ibianska @ Bernardinai, 28 October 2015

Völker, verständigt euch, by Von Joachim Göres @ Der Tagesspiegel, 18 October 2015

Daha önce hiç Esperanto kelimesini duydunuz mu?, by Vasil Kadifeli @ Radikal Blog, 21 August 2015

Juan José Millás y el esperanto, by Javier Alcalde Villacampa @ El País, 19 August 2015

Eine Sprache für die ganze Welt, by Lioba Hölzle @ Augsburger Allgemeine, 14 August 2015

At the Universal Congress of Esperanto, by Harry Stopes @ LRB blog, 4 August 2015

Esperanto vs Western Sahara Challenges Our Ideas Of What International Football Looks Like, by James Patrick Gordon @ Paste Magazine, 1 August 2015

Slovaks take part in 100th World Congress of Esperanto, by Slovak Spectator Staff @ The Slovak Spectator, 23 July 2015

Che fine ha fatto l’esperanto, by Staff @ Il Post, 18 July 2015

Esperanto Is Not Dead: Can The Universal Language Make A Comeback?, by Stina Sieg @ NPR, 13 June 2015

Esperanto Language Staying Alive In Arizona And Beyond, by Stina Sieg @ KJZZ, 5 June 2015

Konstrui Pli Bonan Lingvon (To Build a Better Language), by Sam Dean @ The Verge, 29 May 2015

Why language-learning startup Duolingo is rolling out courses in Klingon and Esperanto, by Broede Carmody @ Startup Smart, 4 May 2015

What It’s Like to Raise Your Children Speaking Esperanto, by Alice Robb @ The New Republic, 19 February 2015

How Did Science come to Speak Only English?, by Michael D. Gordin @ Aeon, 4 February 2015

What the World Will Speak in 2115, by John H. McWhorter @ The Wall Street Journal, 2 January 2015

Dream of a Common Language, by  Andrea Kannapell @ The New York Times, 15 December 2014

5 Examples of Esperanto in Popular Culture, by Charlie Wells @ The Wall Street Journal, 11 November 2014

One of the Perks of Speaking Esperanto? Free Lodging Around the World, by Charlie Wells @ The Wall Street Journal, 11 November 2014

Tongue tied, by Betsy Gomberg @ JUF News, 21 August 2014

Common Core and Esperanto, by Peter Greene @ Huffington Post, 28 July 2014

Esperanto: A ‘bridging’ language, by Albert Stalin T. Garrido @ Rappler, 26 July 2014

Game of Allophones: Word Whiz Creates Languages for Shows Like Game of Thrones, by Shelby Pope @ California Magazine of Cal Alumni Association UC Berkeley, Summer 2014

Ĉu Esperanto estas simpla kaj facila?, by Jouko Lindstedt @ Libera Folio, 15 May 2014

What can bitcoin learn from the failure of ‘global’ language Esperanto?, by Tom Higginson @ Coin Desk, 14 October 2013

Johnson: Simple, logical and doomed, by R. L. G. @ The Economist, 26 September 2013

Ĉu vi parolas Esperanton? Esperanto speakers launch new drive to gain international recognition, by Richard Garner @ The Independent, 25 July 2013

Otto Jespersen and progress in international language, by  James McElvenny @ History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences, 15 May 2013

“Esperanto ist so viel leichter als Latein!” (interview with Michael D. Gordin) @ der Standard, 21 August 2012

L.L. Zamenhof and the Shadow People, by Esther Schor @ The New Republic, 30 December 2009

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