Prof. Gisle Andersen: “The Pragmatic Turn in Studies of Borrowing and Language Contact”

Prof. Gisle Andersen will give an overview of the ‘pragmatic turn’ towards functional approaches to language contact, followed by an account of some case studies drawn from his own previous work on Anglicisms. These cover topics such as borrowing of expletives and politeness markers, the chance of semantic prosody of borrowings over time, and phraseological borrowing.

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13. 12. 2018 15:50 - 17:20
nám. Jana Palacha 2, Prague 1 (Charles University, Faculty of Arts, room 300)
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