Vossius Center for History of Humanities and Sciences

Lecture James McElvenny

Vossius Circle for the History of Linguistics

14Sept2017 15:30 - 17:00


James McElvenny will present his lecture 'Judging Language: Evaluative Language Typologies as a Window on the History of the Humanities and Sciences' for the Vossius Circle for the History of Linguistics.

About the speaker

James McElvenny is Postdoctoral Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Institut für Romanistik, Universität Potsdam. Project: ‘Das Leben und Werk des deutschen Sinologen und Sprachwissenschaftlers Georg von der Gabelentz (1840–1893)’. He obtained his PhD in 2016 at the University of Sydney with his dissertation Meaning in the Age of Modernism: C.K. Ogden and his contemporaries.

Venue: BG1, room 0.16

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