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Interview 3 : Le Moyen Âge est une société de langage, interview with Irène-Rosier-Catach

Inverview with Irène Rosier-Catach, prepared by Émilie Aussant, Chloé Laplantine and Rafaello Pisu.Recorded in Paris, on June 30, 2021 at Université Paris Cité by Thomas Zoritchak.Tranlation by Andrew Eastman and Amanda Murphy.Music extracted from Luciano Berio & Cathy Berberian. Recital

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – September 2022

Mariana Münning. 2022. Sound, Meaning, Shape. The Phonologist Wei Jiangong (1901-1980) between Language Study and Language Planning. Heidelberg Asian Studies Publishing. 312 p. ISBN: 9783948791292Publisher’s website. One of the leading proponents of the radical linguistic reforms in 20th century China,

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences-July-August 2022

Didier Samain & Pierre-Yves Testenoire, ed. 2022. La linguistique et ses formes historiques d’organisation et de production. Paris: SHESL. HEL Livres 1. 336 p. ISBN : 979-10-91587-16-7. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.6675029Publisher’s website La production et la transmission des savoirs scientifiques s’effectuent par

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences-June 2022

Giuseppe Cosenza, Claire A. Forel, Genoveva Puskas & Thomas Robert, ed. 2022. Saussure and Chomsky. Converging and Diverging. Lausanne: Peter Lang. 172 p. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3726/b19300Publisher’s website Saussure and Chomsky, the two major figures in linguistics of the twentieth century and

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – May 2022

Roger Schöntag. 2022. Das Verständnis von Vulgärlatein in der Frühen Neuzeit vor dem Hintergrund der questione della lingua. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag. 761 p. ISBN: 978-3-8233-8540-0Publisher’s webiste Die sprachliche Verwandtschaft zwischen Latein und Italienisch waren im Mittelalter nur vage bekannt.

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Cfp: SHESL Conference 2023

Call for papersSHESL Conference 2023New historical and diachronic perspectives on grammaticalization Paris, 12–13 January 2023 The Société d’histoire et d’épistémologie des sciences du langage (SHESL) invites abstracts for the 2023 annual conference on the topic “New historical and diachronic perspectives

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – April 2022

Camille Joseph & Isabelle Kalinowski. 2022. La Parole inouïe. Franz Boas et les textes indiens. Toulouse: Anacharsis. 198 p. ISBN: 9791027904365Publisher’s website Franz Boas (1858-1942) est considéré comme le père fondateur de l’anthropologie américaine. Par-delà de vastes collectes d’objets, il

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – March 2022

Antoinina Bevan Zlatar, Mark Ittensohn, Enit Karafili Steiner & Olga Timofeeva, ed. 2021. Words, Books, Images, and the Long Eighteenth Century. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. FILLM Studies in Languages and Literatures, 16. 252 pp. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1075/fillm.16Publisher’s website The essays collected in this

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – December 2021

Marcin Kilarski. 2021. A History of the Study of the Indigenous Languages of North America. Amsterdam : John Benjamins. Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 129. 443 p. ISBN : 9789027210494Publisher’s website The languages indigenous to North America are

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – Novembre 2021

De Troia Paolo & Otto Zwartjes. 2021. Missionary Linguistics VI. Missionary Linguistics in Asia. Selected papers from the Tenth International Conference on Missionary Linguistics, Rome, 21–24 March 2018. Amsterdam : Benjamins. Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 130. xii,

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