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History of Linguistics in Australia

The following are a selection of three talks on the history of linguistics in Australia originally delivered at the meeting of the Society for the History of Linguistics in the Pacific, December 2020. Jane Simpson, Grammars for analysis, grammars for

Posted in Australia, History, Linguistics

The Facts of Whorf’s Hopi Research

Benjamin Lee Whorf

In this talk, Penny Lee presents some preliminary results from her research into the personal diaries of Benjamin Lee Whorf (1897–1941).

Posted in 20th century, America, Article, History, Linguistics

History of linguistics on Abralin ao vivo

In the excellent Abralin ao vivo series of online lectures, there have recently been a number of contributions that deal with the history of linguistics. Here is a selection for your edification and entertainment. James McElvenny Typology and the history

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New book: HPLS 3 – Historical journey in a linguistic archipelago: Descriptive concepts and case studies

The third book in the gold open access HPLS series has just appeared, Historical journey in a linguistic archipelago: Descriptive concepts and case studies, edited by Émilie Aussant and Jean-Michel Fortis. The volume contains a selection of papers from the

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CfP: Documentation and Description of Asian Languages – History and Epistemology

Paris January 2022 Proposal submission deadline: 15 March 2021 This conference proposes to address, from a historical and/or an epistemological point of view, the ways in which Asian languages have been documented and described. “Asia” is used here in the

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PhD Position KU Leuven: Languages Writing History – reopened

This post has just reopened. KU Leuven is advertising a four-year PhD position at the Faculty of Arts as part of the FWO-funded project “Languages writing history: the impact of language studies beyond linguistics (1700-1860)”. The aim of this project

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CfP: History of language teaching research and theorization: 1945-2015

Tours, France, 2–4 June 2021

Posted in Announcements, Conferences and workshops

New posts January-June 2020

At hiphilangsci.net, we’re now embarking on a brief break for the northern hemisphere summer. We’ll be back at the beginning of September with new posts and podcast episodes. In the meantime, be sure to catch up on all the great

Posted in Announcements

PhD Position KU Leuven: Languages Writing History

KU Leuven is advertising a four-year PhD position at the Faculty of Arts as part of the FWO-funded project “Languages writing history: the impact of language studies beyond linguistics (1700-1860)”. The aim of this project is to study the history

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New Book – Greece’s labyrinth of language: A study in the early modern discovery of dialect diversity

The latest book in the open access series History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences at Language Science Press is Raf Van Rooy’s Greece’s labyrinth of language: A study in the early modern discovery of dialect diversity. This book can

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