Ragnarǫk at the University of Copenhagen? The ideology of closing down smaller language programmes

The closure of Old Norse, Old Danish, modern Icelandic, and Faroese as elective courses at the University of Copenhagen is sad news indeed, that has also been covered also in the daily press. That this is … Read more

Around Europe in Sixty Languages by Gaston Dorren. Book review.

Book review. Gaston Dorren: Lingo: A Language Spotter’s Guide to Europe AND Lingo. Around Europe in Sixty Languages. First edition 2014. New York: Grove Press. Accompanying website: https://languagewriter.com/   A friend of mine went all the way to the United … Read more

Description, theory and linguistics as a science – an interview with William B. McGregor

Professor William B. McGregor is an Australian-born linguist who works at Aarhus University in Denmark. He has published various books on linguistic theory and Australian languages, which include Semiotic Grammar (1997), Verb classification in Australian … Read more