LINGUIST List 30.3985

Sat Oct 19 2019

All: Memorial Service for Eric Hamp

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 19-Oct-2019
From: Lenore Grenoble <>
Subject: Memorial Service for Eric Hamp
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A service in memory of Eric Pratt Hamp (1920-2019), Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Psychology, and the Committee on the Ancient World at the University of Chicago, will be held at Bond Chapel (1025 East 58th Street) on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 4:00 p.m. A reception from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. will follow the service in the Social Sciences Tea Room (1126 East 59th Street, room 201). All members of the university community, friends, family, and the public are invited to attend to celebrate Eric’s life.

For those who cannot be with us in person, we will put together a memory book to give to the family. Comments can be sent to Meredith Clason by email ( or by U.S. Mail (1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637)

In order to make the best possible arrangements for the memorial service, please RSVP to Maja Sunleaf at If you require additional accommodations or assistance, please contact Maja Sunleaf at

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

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