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John McWhorter

Political Commentator, Linguist & Professor at Columbia University

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 John McWhorter Biography

John McWhorter teaches linguistics, American Studies and music history at Columbia University. He hosts Slate's podcast Lexicon Valley and is Contributing Editor at The Atlantic. He is the author of over twenty books including The Language Hoax, Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue, The Power of Babel, Losing the Race, and What Language Is, and has created five sets on language in the Great Courses series.

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What Language Is: And What It Isn't and What It Could Be

What Language Is: And What It Isn't and What It Could Be

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English

Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue: The Untold History of English

Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America

Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America

Doing Our Own Thing

Doing Our Own Thing

The Story of Human Language Complete Set

The Story of Human Language Complete Set

Authentically Black: Essays for the Black Silent Majority

Authentically Black: Essays for the Black Silent Majority

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John McWhorter

Political Commentator, Linguist & Professor at Columbia University

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John McWhorter Biography

John McWhorter teaches linguistics, American Studies and music history at Columbia University. He hosts Slate's podcast Lexicon Valley and is Contributing Editor at The Atlantic. He is the author of over twenty books including The Language Hoax, Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue, The Power of Babel, Losing the Race, and What Language Is, and has created five sets on language in the Great Courses series.

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  • Erik Larson and John McWhorter - Aspen Ideas Festival
    During his first year as Prime Minister, Winston Churchill and the citizens of London endured 57 nights of consecutive bombing by German air forces....
  • John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!
    Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there's much more to texting -- linguistically, culturally -- than it...

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  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent John McWhorter or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for John McWhorter or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

John McWhorter is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book John McWhorter for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. John McWhorter generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Michael Eric Dyson, David Byrne, Dan Porterfield, Kai-Fu Lee and Darren Walker. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling John McWhorter for an upcoming live or virtual event.

John McWhorter Speaker Videos

  • Erik Larson and John McWhorter - Aspen Ideas Festival
    During his first year as Prime Minister, Winston Churchill and the citizens of London endured 57 nights of consecutive bombing by German air forces. While both the Blitz and Churchill have been...
    John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!
    Does texting mean the death of good writing skills? John McWhorter posits that there's much more to texting -- linguistically, culturally -- than it seems, and it's all good news. TEDTalks is a...

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