Klingon in the media - FEDCON lecture by Lieven L. Litaer
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The Klingon language is widely known from the films and series of the Star Trek franchise. However, the language has long since grown beyond its borders and appears very frequently in other situations, such as movies, TV series, commercials, but also in many books and games. Everyone knows Sheldon’s famous allusions from The Big Bang Theory without a doubt, but Klingon has also been used in many foreign films and series – and more than you might think.

The lecture Klingon in the media by Lieven L. Litaer shows and explains the most interesting phenomena. The viewer is very surprised by the frequency of the quotations, which one never would have thought would occur in such series at all. At the same time, however, it also explains whether the translations used are correct at all, or whether it was just gibberish.

Lecturer: Lieven L. Litaer
Duration: 60 min  -  The Lecture will be held in: german
Lieven L. Litaer is the expert on Klingon language. Through his years of experience with the artificial language and his knowledge of a total of eight other languages, he can explain the subject of Klingon to the layman in a very entertaining way, showing how much fun learning languages can be and how it is not just grey theory.

Litaer has been involved with language for over twenty years and has a direct line to the inventor of language, who provides him with interesting background information. His YouTube videos and various international translation projects have made Lieven Litaer an integral part of the Klingon world. He wrote the world's first Klingon practice book in 2017 and published his Klingon translation of the classic children's book "The Little Prince" in 2018.

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