30 episodes

History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences explores the history of the study of language in its varied social and cultural contexts.

History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences James McElvenny

    • History
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

History and Philosophy of the Language Sciences explores the history of the study of language in its varied social and cultural contexts.

    Podcast episode 39: Interview with Ingrid Piller on Life in a New Language

    Podcast episode 39: Interview with Ingrid Piller on Life in a New Language

    In this interview, we talk to Ingrid Piller about her forthcoming co-authored book Life in a New Language. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts References for Episode 39 Kachru, Braj B. 1985. ‘Standards, codification and sociolinguistic realism:…Read more ›

    • 26 min
    Podcast episode 38: Interview with Dan Everett on C.S. Peirce and Peircean linguistics

    Podcast episode 38: Interview with Dan Everett on C.S. Peirce and Peircean linguistics

    In this interview, we talk to Dan Everett about the life and work of the American pragmatist philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce and Everett’s application of Peirce’s ideas to create a Peircean linguistics. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google…Read more ›

    • 23 min
    Podcast episode 37: Interview with Michael Lynch on conversation analysis and ethnomethodology

    Podcast episode 37: Interview with Michael Lynch on conversation analysis and ethnomethodology

    In this interview, we talk to Michael Lynch about the history of conversation analysis and its connections to ethnomethodology. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts References for Episode 37 Button, Graham, Michael Lynch and Wes Sharrock (2022) Ethnomethodology,…Read more ›

    • 27 min
    Podcast housekeeping December 2023

    Podcast housekeeping December 2023

    In this brief audio clip, we provide an update on what’s been happening with the podcast – and what’s coming up. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts McElvenny, James. 2024. A History of Modern Linguistics: From the…Read more ›

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    Podcast episode 36: Interview with Ghil‘ad Zuckermann on revivalistics

    Podcast episode 36: Interview with Ghil‘ad Zuckermann on revivalistics

    In this interview, we talk to Ghil‘ad Zuckermann about language reclamation and revival in Australia and around the world. Download | Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts References for Episode 36 The Barngarla trinity: people, language, land. The Barngarla…Read more ›

    • 30 min
    Podcast episode 35: Interview with Nick Thieberger on historical documentation and archiving

    Podcast episode 35: Interview with Nick Thieberger on historical documentation and archiving

    In this interview, we talk to Nick Thieberger about the value of historical documentation for linguistic research, and how this documentation can be preserved and made accessible today and in the future in digital form. Download | Spotify | Apple…Read more ›

    • 22 min

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Great podcast on the history of the language sciences

Superb podcast covering mostly academic linguistics and connections to philosophy.

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