Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ottoman-Turkish

  • An emigrant doctor’s linguistic journey on crutches

    Zeynel A. KarciogluCharlottesville, Virginia, United States I am a linguistic cripple like many other immigrants. When I came to the United States as a foreign medical graduate I was rather young, but the neurocognitive linguistic skills of my Turkish mother tongue were already established in my cortex. The Turkish language, as inherited from my parents,…