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24 news items

 
Business 2 Community
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 06:53:14 -0800

Words and meanings have been changing for centuries from cave paintings to petro glyphs to pictograms to ideograms to writing to the alphabet. And within each of those changes, there were historical and contextual changes that revolutionized the way ...
 
Burtonview
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 20:45:00 -0700

FLINT -- Dr. Gregory Shafer, professor of English in the Humanities Division at Mott Community College (MCC), has earned an honorable mention in the 2014 Edwin M. Hopkins Award competition for his article “Political Language, Democracy, and the ...

Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily Times
Sat, 16 May 2015 20:45:00 -0700

Hatton would go on to be a missionary in Thailand, earn a doctorate in social linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania and become a translation consultant in Southeast Asia for United Bible Societies. But before all that, he left his own mark ...

Mail & Guardian Online

Mail & Guardian Online
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:07:30 -0700

For example, with social linguistics, the entire syllabus was South African, so all of the readings we had were South African researchers and academics, and all of the accents we learnt were South African. This was relevant as the work that you would ...

Mail & Guardian Online

Mail & Guardian Online
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 13:56:15 -0800

“What the Baleka and Floyd confrontation does is shift the etiquette into the arena of black social linguistics. It's like Julius [Malema] referring to Lindiwe Zulu as a 'straatmeid [street maid]'. Lindiwe was walking up and down saying: 'Sizonishaya ...
 
Asahi Shimbun
Tue, 27 May 2014 12:01:56 -0700

Under the guidance of professor Kazuyuki Sato of Hirosaki University's Faculty of Humanities, five students in the Social Linguistics Lab spent six months from last September creating the curriculum. Animations of a lone foreigner caught in an ...
 
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Tue, 27 May 2014 07:49:19 -0700

Denise Roza has spent the past 20 years working to improve the lives of Russians with disabilities. She spoke with RBTH U.S. editor Elena Bobrova about her background, the changes she has seen and the challenges still ahead.
 
Aleteia
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 04:06:24 -0700

But the misuse of or abuse of such concepts is a matter of social linguistics, and not in itself blasphemous, unless this is the intention of those using the concepts. It makes no difference to the reality of the truth. From a Christian perspective ...
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