Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:

$33618

Still Needed:

$41382

Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington


Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

Personal Directory Information


Name: Ghil'ad  Zuckermann (IPA: Israeli [gi'lad], Hebrew [gil'ʕɔd])
Institution: University of Adelaide
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.zuckermann.org/
State and/or Country: SA
Australia   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Morphology
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
Typology
Lexicography
Writing Systems
Specialty: Camouflage Linguistics; Polychronic Language Contact;/L/Lexical Engineering; Language Revival/Survival; Socio-Philology;/L/The Israeli Language;/L/Jewish Linguistics;/L/Phono-Semantic Matching;/L/Language and Religion
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
Chinese, Mandarin
Danish
Dutch
English
Finnish
French
German
Greek, Ancient
Greek, Modern
Hebrew, Ancient
Hebrew
Hindi
Hungarian
Icelandic
Italian
Japanese
Latin
Portuguese
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Swahili
Swedish
Turkish
Language Family(ies): Austronesian
Japanese Family
Sino-Tibetan
Semitic
Germanic
Romance
Slavic Subgroup
Indo-European
Afroasiatic
Latin Subgroup
New English
Selected Publications: This is an out-of-date, partial list. For a Full, Up-To-Date List, Please See

http://adelaide.academia.edu/zuckermann/
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/directory/ghilad.zuckermann
http://www.facebook.com/ProfessorZuckermann
http://www.zuckermann.org/


BOOKS
Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2003. Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew. London - New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
(Palgrave Studies in Language History and Language Change, Series Editor:
Charles Jones)

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2008. israelit safa yafa (Israeli - A Beautiful Language). Tel Aviv: Am Oved.

Refereed journal articles

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2003. 'Language Contact and Globalisation: The Camouflaged Influence of English on the
World's Languages - with special attention to Israeli (sic) and Mandarin'. Cambridge Review of international Affairs 16.2: 287-307.

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2004. 'Cultural Hybridity: Multisourced Neologization in
'Reinvented' Languages and in Languages with 'Phono-Logographic' Script'.
Languages in Contrast 4.2: 281-318.


--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2006. 'A New Vision for 'Israeli Hebrew': Theoretical and Practical Implications of Analysing Israel's Main Language as a Semi-Engineered Semito-European Hybrid
Language'. Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 5.1: 57-71.

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2006. 'The Israeli Language'. The Mendele Review: Yiddish
Literature and Language.
--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad

2006 'Direct and Indirect Speech in Straight-Talking Israeli'. Acta Linguistica Hungarica 53.4: 1-15.
--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad

Refereed book chapters

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2004. 'Hebrew' in Glenda Abramson (ed.), Encyclopedia of Modern Jewish Culture, London: Routledge. pp. 358-61 (with Chaim Rabin)

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2005. 'Phono-Semantische Abgleichung' in Stefan Langer and Daniel Schnorbusch (eds), Semantik im Lexikon, Tübingen:
Gunter Narr, 223-67. (in German)

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2005. 'Israeli (Modern Hebrew)' in Keith Brown (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and
Linguistics, 2nd Edition (14 vols). Oxford: Elsevier.

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad
2006. 'Etymythological Othering' and the Power of 'Lexical Engineering' in
Judaism, Islam and Christianity. A Socio-Philo(sopho)logical Perspective'
pp. 237-58 (Chapter 16) of Tope Omoniyi and Joshua A. Fishman (eds), Explorations in the Sociology of Language and Religion (Discourse
Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture series). Amsterdam: John
Benjamins.


Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2009. 'Hybridity versus Revivability: Multiple Causation, Forms and Patterns', Journal of Language Contact Varia 2: 40-67.

Zuckermann, Ghil'ad and Walsh, Michael 2011. 'Stop, Revive, Survive: Lessons from the Hebrew Revival Applicable to the Reclamation, Maintenance and Empowerment of Aboriginal Languages and Cultures', Australian Journal of Linguistics 31.1: 111-127.

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2005.'Dare Forma all'Identità attraverso la Lingua: 'Abbinamento Fono-Semantico' Xenofobo in
Ebraico Antico e Moderno, Yiddish e Arabo' in Alessandro Mengozzi (ed.),
Studi Afroasiatici (Afro-Asiatic Studies). Milano: FrancoAngeli. 269-84.
(in Italian)

--Zuckermann, Ghil'ad 2006. 'Complement Clause Types in Israeli', pp. 72-92 of Complementation: A Cross-Linguistic Typology edited
by R. M. W. Dixon and A. Y. Aikhenvald, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language Contact and Lexical Enrichment in Israeli Hebrew
Courses Taught: Revival Linguistics; Contact Linguistics; Lexicology; Borrowing; Language, Culture, Religion and Identity; Applied Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Language Variation and Change; Sociolinguistics; Phonetics;
Morphology; Syntax; Phonology; Lexicography; English as the World's Language; Languages of the World; Semantics; Jewish Linguistics; Israeli Language and Society; Native Tongue Title; Linguistic Human RIghts; Camouflage Linguistics; Language Genetics and Linguistic Hybridization; Semitic Philology;
Socio-Philology, Theo-Linguistics;
Language Teaching: Israeli, Hebrew, Arabic, Italian, Yiddish, German; Language Revival; Language Contact;
Lexical Expansion; Semantics; Multiple Causation; Hybridity; Linguistic Research Writing...

Professor Zuckermann teaches inter alia the following courses:

LING: Languages in a Global Society (July-November 2012)

LING: Morphology and Syntax (July-November 2012)

LING 1102: Language and Ethnography of Communication (July-November 2012)

LING: Linguistics Research Seminar (February-November 2012)

LING: Revival Linguistics (July-November 2013)

LING 1101: Foundations of Linguistics (February-July 2013)

LING 2049: Languages in the 21st Century: Cultural Contact and New Words (February-June 2012)

LING 2039: Language and Learning

LING 2038: Cross-Cultural Communication

LING 2039: Reclaiming Languages

LING 2040: Phonology and Phonetics

LING 5004: Language and Meaning

LING: How to be both Scholarly and Original
Dissertation Abstract: Camoflaged Borrowing: 'FOLK-etymological nativization' in the service of PURISTIC language engineering
Academic Paper Abstract: 'Mosaico' o mosaico? La genetica della lingua israeliana
Language Contact and Globalisation: The Camouflaged Influence of English on the World's Languages with special attention to Israeli (sic) and Mandarin
El original es infiel a la traducción: La manipulación etimológica como instrumento de rechazo hacia otras culturas
Review of the Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary
Review of the Oxford Pocket Dictionary - English-Hebrew-English



Add to Linguist Directory Update your entry