I can’t say it was like clockwork, the usual three months or so that a typical manuscript takes to go through review, because it was way longer than that, not that I minded, really, because I had other stuff to do in the meanwhile, but, anyway, a text of mine came back from review. As […]
This is continuation to the previous essay, in which I focus on stratification. I did my best to avoid mentioning assemblages and abstract machines in that essay. Why? Well, to be clear, they are relevant to stratification, but I thought it would make more sense to discuss that first and then move on to assemblages […]
I was recently asked to do a remote lecture on Louis Hjelmslev’s work. I accepted. It was mainly on the ‘Prolegomena to a Theory of Language’, mixed with ‘Structural Analysis of Language’ and ‘La stratification du langage’. I won’t comment on that lecture, considering it’s already in the past. Instead, what I want to do […]
I recently landed on a very recent text (I know, how novel of me) that deals with certain topics that I have had to address in my own research. Anyway, so the text in question is Rolf Kailuweit’s ‘Linguistic landscapes and regional languages in Southern France – a neo-semiotic approach to placemaking conflicts’, a book […]
Hmmm… ‘Boldt! How can you be Saussure?
Guess what! Okay, no need to guess, you know it. You know what it is (not black and yellow though). I’ll be, once again, focusing on Valentin Vološinov’s ‘Marxism and the Philosophy of Language’. Last time I looked into one of the chapters, the third chapter of the first part of the book, that pertains […]