Linguistics

Knowledge Construction in Academia published

«With this volume, Elena Sheldon further contributes to our understanding of contemporary efforts being made by Spanish researchers to publish in English. Although she adopts an elaborate analytic approach (move analysis, engagement aspects of appraisal theory, and textography), her ultimate aim is to provide pedagogical assistance for her target audience.» (John M. Swales, University of… Continue reading Knowledge Construction in Academia published

French, French studies, Linguistics

Discours et terminologie dans la presse scientifique française (1699–1740) published

Ce volume analyse le rapport étroit qui existe entre la structuration des connaissances et l’évolution terminologique et langagière dans la presse scientifique française, en tant que genre textuel, au cours des quarante premières années du XVIIIe siècle. L’auteur part de l’hypothèse que, pendant certaines périodes complexes de l’histoire des sciences, l’évolution de la langue et… Continue reading Discours et terminologie dans la presse scientifique française (1699–1740) published

Linguistics, Young Scholars Competition

Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language published

This book was the winner of the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics. «Basumatary’s detailed analysis and exposition of the verbal system of Bodo is a milestone in Tibeto-Burman linguistics. We have no comparable study for any Tibeto-Burman language of India. This is a major contribution to comparative Tibeto-Burman and should serve as… Continue reading Verbal Semantics in a Tibeto-Burman Language published

Applied Linguistics, Linguistics

Zooming In published

This book explores the influence of culture and cognition on translation and communication and brings together revised versions of papers delivered at the First International TransLingua Conference, organized in 2015 by the Institute of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics and the Department of English at Kazimierz Wielki University in Bydgoszcz, Poland. The volume investigates various… Continue reading Zooming In published

Book launch, French, Linguistics

Photos from the book launch: L’anglais en France

L'anglais en France: Attitudes et représentations des blogueurs francophones by Kathleen Shields was launched on Tuesday 14 February at the Alliance Française in Dublin. Guests were welcomed by the Director of the Alliance, Philippe Milloux, and the book was then officially launched by Dr Anne Gallagher of Maynooth University. Many thanks to Pól Ó Duibhir for… Continue reading Photos from the book launch: L’anglais en France

sociolinguistics

L’anglais en France published

Ce volume présente la première étude qualitative de blogs français portant sur la langue anglaise. Basé sur un corpus d’articles affichés durant les années 2011 et 2012, il tient compte également de débats ayant eu lieu entre 2005 et 2015 dans les domaines de la formation, de la publicité et du cinéma. Les textes analysés… Continue reading L’anglais en France published

Arabic, Linguistics, Translation Studies

Semantics for Translation Students published

This book is an introduction to semantics for students and researchers who are new to the field, especially those interested in Arabic–English translation and Arabic–English contrastive studies. The book first presents key concepts in semantics, pragmatics, semiotics, syntax and morphology and gradually introduces readers to the central questions of semantics. These issues are then analysed… Continue reading Semantics for Translation Students published

European Studies, German, German Studies, Historical Sociolinguistics, Linguistics

Metalinguistic Perspectives on Germanic Languages published

In what ways has language been central to constructing, challenging and reconfiguring social and political boundaries? This volume traverses space and time to explore the construction of such boundaries. Focusing on the ways that language functions as an inclusive and divisive marker of identity, the volume includes case studies on Scandinavia, the Netherlands, Belgium  and… Continue reading Metalinguistic Perspectives on Germanic Languages published

Applied Linguistics, Historical Sociolinguistics, Linguistics, Young Scholars Competition

2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics

Peter Lang Oxford is delighted to announce the 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics. Proposals are invited from early career scholars ­in Linguistics for academic monographs to be evaluated by a distinguished editorial board. The winner of the competition will receive a contract to publish the volume with Peter Lang. Proposals for the… Continue reading 2016 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in Linguistics

Applied Linguistics, identity studies, lecture, New series

Series editor Vera Regan on changing language use

Professor Vera Regan of University College Dublin, editor of the new series Language, Migration and Identity, gave a fascinating talk about changing language use at the TEDx Dublin event held on 14 September. The TEDx Innovations blog now features a video of Vera's talk: please click here to watch it.   Language, Migration and Identity… Continue reading Series editor Vera Regan on changing language use