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Funding opportunity for international MA students in Paris

The Paris Graduate School of Linguistics (PGSL) is a newly-formed Paris-area graduate program covering all areas of language science. It offers a comprehensive curriculum integrating advanced study and research, in close connection with PhD programs as well as with the Empirical

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

Émilie AUSSANT et Jean-Michel FORTIS, ed. 2021. Historical journey in a linguistic archipelago: Descriptive concepts and case studies. Berlin : Language Science Press. (History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences, 3). 212 p. ISBN : 978-3-96110-292-1Publisher’s website This volume offers

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Interdisciplinary Seminar (online) – Linguistic Geographies. History, Epistemology and Methods

Organisation : Felix DE MONTETY (CNRS, Laboratoire Pacte, Grenoble, France) felix.de-montety@umrpacte.frInformation : https://cartolangue.hypotheses.org/ This seminar aims at surveying the crossing trajectories of various scientific approaches to space and language, not only in geography and linguistics but also in history, anthropology

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – December 2020

Ferdinand de SAUSSURE. 2020. Recueil des publications scientifiques de Ferdinand de Saussure. Edité par Ch. Bally et L. Gautier, révision d’A. Meillet. Reprise fac-similé de l’édition de 1921. Limoges : Lambert-Lucas. 656 p. ISBN : 978-2-35935-331-0Publisher’s website Voici tous les

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – November 2020

Historiographia Linguistica 47-1. 2020. Amsterdam : Benjamins. 195 p. ISSN 0302-5160Publisher’s webpage Table of contents Articles:Manuel Sartori – Une cause et ses raisons d’être Solution latine à un problème de terminologie arabe. Marco Spreafico – Diglossia and language ideology Petrarch on linguistic variation and differentiation.

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – October 2020

Raf van Rooy. 2020. Language or Dialect? The History of a Conceptual Pair. Oxford : Oxford University Press. 384 p. ISBN 9780198845713Publisher’s website This book provides a historiographic study of the distinction between language and dialect, a puzzle which has

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Death of a purist or how Dutch appeared to be a dangerous mother tongue

Camiel HamansUniversity of Amsterdam/Adam Mickiewicz University Poznań 27 June 1668, the Amsterdam prosecutor demanded a remarkable punishment: the accused should be displayed on the scaffold, his right thumb should be cut off, his tongue should be pierced with a glowing

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – September 2020

Maria Giovanna SANDRI. 2020. Trattati greci su barbarismo e solecismo. Introduzione ed edizione critica. Berlin/ Boston: De Gruyter. Untersuchungen zur antiken Literatur und Geschichte. 135. XI + 320 p. ISBN 978-3-11-065908-5Publisher’s webpage Scholarship has rarely taken into consideration the Greek

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – August 2020

Mårten SÖDERBLOM SAARELA. 2020. The Early Modern Travels of Manchu. A Script and Its Study in East Asia and Europe. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. ncounters with Asia.  288 p. ISBN 9780812252071 Publisher’s website Manchu was a language first written

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Recent publications in the history and philosophy of the language sciences – July 2020

Viggo Bank JENSEN & Giuseppe D’OTTAVI (ed). 2020. From the early years of Phonology. The Roman Jakobson – Eli Fisher-Jorgensen correspondence (1949-1982). Copenhagen: The Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters, Scientia Danica, Series H, Humanistica, 8, vol. 20. 402

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