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CfP: Panel on Unusual Grammars

19 November 2018

I am hoping to organize a panel at the Henry Sweet Society Colloquium 2019 on grammars that are based on models that are or might seem unusual, at least from our modern vantage point. An example might be John Palsgrave’s Lesclarcissement de la langue francoyse (1530), modeled on Theodore Gaza’s Greek grammar, on which I Read more

CfP: Panel on Political Conceptualization of Linguistic Thought, HSS 2019

9 November 2018

We are hoping to organize a panel of papers on the political conceptualization of linguistic thought at the 2019 colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society and would like to hear from other researchers interested in presenting a paper, with 20 minutes’ speaking time and 10 minutes for questions. If you are interested in participating or Read more

CfP: HoLLT panels HSS Colloquium in Edinburgh, 4-7 September 2019

7 November 2018

Here are two separate calls for expressions of interest in presenting a paper in a HoLLT-themed panel at the Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas, University of Edinburgh, 4–­­7 September 2019. Please contact the named panel organizer if you are interested: 1) Proposed panel on Grammar-Translation in Modern Read more