Michael Everson, based in Westport, Co. Mayo, is an expert in the writing systems of theworld. He is active in supporting minority-language communities, especially in the fields ofcharacter standardization and internationalization. He is a linguist, typesetter, font designer, and publisher. Michael was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania in 1963. He studiedHistorical Linguistics for his B.A. at the University of Arizona, and History and Indo-European Linguistics for his M.A. at the University of California, Los Angeles. He movedto Ireland in 1989, and was a Fulbright Scholar in the Faculty of Celtic Studies, UniversityCollege Dublin.
At Reykjavík 2011 Michael Everson will be speaking at:
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