Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas - Programme

The Annual Colloquium of the Henry Sweet Society for the History of Linguistic Ideas will take place in the Faculty of English on 19 March 2011. Registration is £30 (full) or £15 (student/unwaged); forms can be found here. The programme is as follows:
  
Henry Sweet Society
for the History of Linguistic Ideas

Annual Colloquium

Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
Saturday 19 March 2011

PROGRAMME

9.00: Registration and Coffee
            Faculty of English Foyer

9.50: Opening remarks: Andrew Linn (University of Sheffield)
            Faculty of English Room GR06/07

10.00: Leslie Seiffert Memorial Lecture: Professor Emeritus Richard Hudson (UCL)
‘Why History Matters: From Babylon to Sweet, Tesnière, Chomsky and the National Curriculum’

11.00–11.30: Coffee and refreshments
            Faculty of English Foyer

11.30–13.00: Session I
            Faculty of English Room GR06/07
Chair: Nicola McLelland (University of Nottingham)

11.30–12.00: Hung-yi Chien (National Taiwan Normal University)
The Jesuit grammatology of Chinese from Ricci to Prémare

12.00–12.30: Camiel Hamans (European Parliament, Brussels)
The Reception of TGG in the Netherlands in the sixties of the 20th century

12.30–13.00: Helena Sanson (University of Cambridge)
Women’s language in the ‘Questione della Lingua’ debates of post-unification Italy


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13.00–14.00: Lunch
            Faculty of English Foyer

14.00–14.30: Annual General Meeting of the Henry Sweet Society


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14.30–15.30: Session II
            Faculty of English Room GR06/07
Chair: Deborah Hayden (University of Cambridge)

14.30–15.00: Toon Van Hal (Research Foundation, Flanders)
From Alauda to Zythus: Collecting and discussing Old-Gaulish words in Early Modern Europe

15.00–15.30: Paul Russell (University of Cambridge)
Irish f-, Latin u-, and the Greek digamma: Medieval Irish perceptions of sound laws, sound change, and linguistic borrowing

15.30–16.00: Coffee and refreshments
            Faculty of English Foyer


16.00–17.00: Session III
            Faculty of English Room GR06/07
Chair: Paul Russell (University of Cambridge)

16.00–16.30: Denis Casey (University of Cambridge)
Teaching Irish to the English Queen

16.30–17.00: Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade (University of Leiden/University of Cambridge)
The Bishop’s grammar: Revising Robert Lowth’s status as a prescriptivist

17.00: Closing remarks

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