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Gwenaelle Lefeuvre

Bonjour, I'm Gwenaëlle!

I'm a particle physicist by day, volunteer translator and editor for GV Lingua French by night, language passionate 24/7. Strong advocate that the languages we speak all deserve equal respect, and that Europe could be a better place if it valued its regional languages, I tweet on the topic at @DiffractedWord (personal account) and @AcademieDuGallo (organisation I co-founded for the revival of Gallo, the Romance language of Brittany). I grew up in France, lived in NY State, am now settled on the South English coast and never go to India often enough.

Hum, 2017? Start my language blog (finally!) + be able to have short chats in Hindi + meet more fellow GV members.

Also a cheese-lover, a chatterbox, and a bookworm. Get in touch!

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Latest posts by Gwenaelle Lefeuvre

25 July 2017

A Storytelling Initiative Aims to Preserve Urban Linguistic Diversity

"What is it like to speak to an audience that is not understanding your language?"

13 June 2017

‘Untranslatable’ Blog Shines a Light on the Unique Vocabulary of Small Languages

Do you know what "vakasteglok" in the Mwotlap language means? How about "kwadi" in the Hunsrik language?

2 August 2014

Mapping for Niger Turns One, Community Reflects

The Mapping for Niger grantee project celebrates its first anniversary with all its contributors, who reflect on what participating in the project has meant to them.