Logo Utrecht University

Language structure: variation and change

Monthly Archives: April 2018

Language policy in Italy

Dear all, I wrote an article about English as a language for reseach on the main Italian newspaper yesterday. The article was co-authored by prof. Elena Cattaneo, senator for life at the Italian parliament and one of the most prominent Italian scientists. The article is in Italian (it appeared on la Repubblica) and was featured…

Read more

Language contact and change in Ghana

Doctor Solace Yankson (KNUST/Radboud University of Nijmegen) succesfully defended her dissertation titled ‘Language contact and change in linguistically heterogeneous urban communities: the case of Accra” on March 26. The research was generously supported by NUFFIC. The project was supervised by Pieter Muysken and Margot van den Berg. Her dissertation is available via the LOT website: https://www.lotpublications.nl/language-contact-and-change-in-lingistically-heterogeneous-urban-communities

Read more