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Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas
Message 1: Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas
From: Marjorie Lorch <m.lorchbbk.ac.uk>
Subject: Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas
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Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas
Date: 14-Sep-2009 - 17-Sep-2009
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Contact: David Cram
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.henrysweet.org/colloquium.html
Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
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-
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.
The Henry Sweet Society
for the History of Linguistic Ideas
Jesus College, Oxford; 14 – 17 September 2009
At this year's colloquium, the Society will celebrate the launch of its new journal
Language and History a continuation of what was previously the HSS Bulletin and now to be published by Maney Publishing
Monday 14 September 2009
14.00 Onwards: Arrival and Registration (Coffee/tea/juice available)
16.45 Welcome and Opening of Colloquium
17.00 Paula Hellal and Marjorie Lorch (Birkbeck, University of London)
Darwin and the Birth of Child Language Acquisition Research in Britain.
17.45 William B. McGregor (University of Aarhus)
Daisy Bates' 'Native vocabularies' of Kimberley Languages.
20.00 Reception: Sponsored by the Faculty of Linguistics, Philology, &
Tuesday 15 September
9.00 Mark Atherton (Regent's Park College, Oxford)
Henry Sweet's Linguistic Thought and E.B. Tylor's Anthropology.
9.45 Tommaso Pellin (Ca' Foscari University of Venice)
A Sweet Revolution – The Chinese Followers of Henry Sweet.
11.00 Toon Van Hal (K.U. Leuven / Universität Potsdam)
Johannes Elichmann's Scythian Theory.
11.30 Alessandra Mosca (University of Brescia / University of Paris 7)
Determiners in Italian Grammar: A History of the 'Absence' of a Category. From the First Vernacular Grammars up to the Beginning of the 18th Century.
12.00 Viviane Point (Université Paris 7, CNRS, UMR 7597)
La Théorie de la Détermination dans les Grammaires Françaises du 19ème Siècle.
14.00 Natascia Leonardi (University of Macerata)
Terminology Science and Artificial Languages: Possible Connections.
14.30 Claudia Stancati (University of Calabria)
The Position of Linguistics Among the Great Scientific Classifications Between the 18th and 20th Centuries.
15.00 Serhii Vakulenko (Kharkiv National Pedagogical University)
The Semiotics of Language in Iosyf Kononovych-Horbatskyi's Subsidium Logicæ.
16.00 Ute Tintemann (Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften)
The Childhood of Language; Wilhelm von Humboldt on the American Languages.
16.30 Ekaterina Velmezova (Lausanne University, Switzerland)
'Living Antiquities': Slavonic Languages Described by French-speaking Linguists in the Early 20th Century.
17.00 Bart Karstens (University of Leiden)
The Emergence of Historical and Comparative Linguistics as an Academic Discipline: Novel Insights from a Fresh Perspective.
[17.45 Meeting of the HSS Executive Committee]
20.00 The Leslie Seiffert Memorial Lecture
Anne McDermott (University of Birmingham)
The Making of Johnson's Dictionary: Compilation Methods and Chronology.
21.15 - 23.00 College Bar Open
Wednesday 16 September
9.00 Anneli Luhtala (University of Helsinki)
Natura Artis Magistra: On the Concept of Nature in Ancient Discussion on Language.
9.45 Craig Brandist (University of Sheffield)
Marrism Reconsidered: The Ideology Critique of Indo-European Philology.
11.00 Gisela Bruche-Schulz (Independent Scholar)
About Language, Hidden Thought, and Observable Context.
11.30 Paula Hellal and Marjorie Lorch (Birkbeck, University of London)
Child Language Impairment and the Idioglossia Debate of the 1890s.
12.00 Kenichi Kadooka (Ryukoku University)
Xu Shen and the History of Chinese Dictionaries.
Electronic Resources for the History Of Linguistic Ideas
Chair: David Cram
Presentation by Johanneke Sytsema (Subject Consultant for Linguistics, OLIS)
To be followed by a panel discussion, with contributions from the floor welcome.
16.00 Anne-Gaëlle Toutain (Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne)
Structuralisme (Européen) et Diachronie: La Question de l’Entité.
16.30 Béatrice Godart-Wendling (Laboratoire d’Histoire des Théories Linguistiques, Paris)
De la Sémantique Dynamique à la Sémantique Pragmatique.
17.00 Marlene Loureiro (Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro)
The Referent in Saussurean Linguistic Sign.
17.45 AGM of the Henry Sweet Society
21.00 - 23.00 College Bar Open
Thursday 17 September
9.00 Hedwig Gwosdek (University of Munich)
The Part of Speech of the Adverb in English Grammatical Manuscripts and Early Printed Grammars for the Teaching of Elementary Latin.
9.30 Gonçalo Fernandes (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal)
The Reglas Para Enformarmos Os Menynos En Latin: A 14th-century Portuguese Manuscript from the Bodleian Library.
10.00 Maria Helena Santos (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal)
Coordinates of the Linguistic Ideas of Francisco Adolpho Coelho.
11.00 Jonathan Stock (University of Sheffield)
Alexander Ellis, A Pioneer in Music Research?
11.45 Nadia Kerecuk (Independent Scholar)
Grammar in Music and Music in Grammar.
End of Conference
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