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LINGUIST List 20.4101

Tue Dec 01 2009

Confs: History of Linguistics/France

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        1.    Jacqueline LEON, SHESL 2010 Conference

Message 1: SHESL 2010 Conference
Date: 29-Nov-2009
From: Jacqueline LEON <jleonlinguist.jussieu.fr>
Subject: SHESL 2010 Conference
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SHESL 2010 Conference

Date: 29-Jan-2010 - 30-Jan-2010
Location: Paris, France
Contact: Jacqueline Leon
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.shesl.org/

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics

Meeting Description:

SHESL 2010 Conference – Paris, January 29-30, 2010

The disciplinarization of linguistic knowledge — History and Epistemology

The 2010 annual meeting of SHESL (Société d’Histoire et d’Epistémologie des Sciences du Langage) will be devoted to the historical evolution of linguistic knowledge toward a full-fledged discipline, a process referred to here as disciplinarization. The period under focus spans the 19th and 20th centuries, though reference may be made to more remote periods. A comparative perspective on different linguistic traditions is also encouraged.

Disciplinarization involves a number of issues which relate to the conditions in which the various forms of linguistic inquiry have come to stabilize into a body of knowledge, and to the ways in which this body of knowledge had been transmitted (through the founding of schools and traditions, the creation of university chairs, specialized journals, research teams, academic societies, the organization of conferences, etc.). Due consideration should be paid to the dissemination of linguistic knowledge beyond the academic circle as well as to the various types of technical or social application of this knowledge. In this respect, educational aspects are the most relevant, since they are at the crossroads of dissemination and application. They concern the “projection” of a body of linguistic knowledge to the field of language instruction, be it at primary and secondary school level or in higher education. Beyond educational aspects, and from a more general standpoint, we are especially interested in papers which question the meaning and the very validity of the notion of application (or applied linguistics), as it has been used (and still is) in theories of language. Monographs on authors or a specific school or tradition are welcome too.

SHESL (Société d’Histoire et d’Epistémologie des Sciences du Langage) CNRS Research Group on the History of Linguistic Theories (HTL Group, UMR 7597 – University of Paris 7)
With the support of the Research Group EA 2288 DILTEC (University of Paris 3)

Organized by Jean-Louis Chiss (DILTEC, University of Paris 3) and Dan Savatovsky (HTL, University of Bourgogne), with the participation of Danielle Candel (HTL Group) and Jacqueline Léon (HTL Group)

See Conference Program on the website:

http://www.shesl.org/rubrique.php3?id_rubrique=43


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