Today is Henry Sweet’s birthday—celebrate by teaching phonetics to a whole continent and inspiring a character in a G.B. Shaw play.

Denecker, Tim. 2017. Ideas on Language in Early Latin Christianity. From Tertullian to Isidore of Seville. Leiden: Brill https://t.co/Mnayg0AY7e (información de @infoling)

Vivien Law Essay Prize 2019. Submission deadline 30 Sept. #histlx
https://t.co/Iw9YhKZkT0

Ppts for my paper on Wilhelm Viëtor's (1882) 'Language Teaching Must Change Direction!' in panel on The Reform Movement at the @HenrySweetSoc Colloquium, Edinburgh, 6 September https://t.co/0B5dio3WHX. More here: https://t.co/6FPNaMCAYB @HoLLTnet

Hans Basbøll @UniSouthDenmark
looks at the relation between Glossematic ”Phonematics” and Firth’s ”Prosodies”? #SweetAs2019

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The Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas was founded in February 1984. Its aims are to promote and encourage the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions. Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also of more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields. Read more Henry Sweet

Language & History

Language & History aims to promote the study of the history of all branches of linguistic thought, theoretical and applied, and including non-European traditions.

Language & History

Its fields of interest include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields.

More information, including details on how to submit to the journal, is available from the journal website.