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SLLLC Hosted Seventh Language Creation Conference

The Language Creation Conference (LCC) is a biennial international conference that explores different facets of language creation

By Joseph Windsor

 
Where did the Elvish that Legolas and Galadriel speak come from? Where did the Klingon that Worf and Gowron speak come from? Someone had to invent those languages - and yes, inventing languages is a thing!

 
The Language Creation Conference (LCC) is a biennial international conference that explores different facets of language creation - from theoretical linguistic discussions, to the how and why, all the way to performance pieces in constructed languages.
 
The LCC is the premier event of the Language Creation Society, an international not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the art of language creation and to raise public awareness of this art form.
 
This year, we hosted the 7th LCC in Calgary, AB, at the University of Calgary on July 22-23. This was the first time that the LCC was held in Canada, and it was the biggest LCC yet!
 
 
View the Schedule of Presenters

 

 
Good news! The entire conference was live streamed on the Language Creation Society's youtube channel: Fiat Lingua (youtube.com/fiatlingua). There is no subscription fee, and you can tune in for the talks you wanted to see (more information to be posted on our website soon - conlang.org).

 


Additionally, we hosted the world premier of the SSHRC-funded documentary film "Conlanging: The Art of Crafting Tongues" at the Plaza Theatre in Kensington on July 22. The screening was followed with a Q&A session with the Director and some of the Producers, as well as conlangers who appeared in the film.
 

For more information, please visit the LCC website.