Esperanto in the Media

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

Hebrew, Esperanto have some amazing stories to tell, by Howard Freedman @ The Jewish News of Northern California, 3 March 2017

La voĉo de la espero, by Bjarne Riiser Gundersen @ Morgenbladet, 24 February 2017

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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