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Processos de (in)visibilidade do sujeito negro : o jornal de Venâncio Aires/RS em questão
Weschenfelder, Viviane Inês, author
Santa Cruz do Sul : EDUNISC, 2015
Baker Berry P94.5.B552 B668 2015

Text + field : innovations in rhetorical method
edited by Sara L. McKinnon, Robert Asen, Karma R. Chávez, and Robert Glenn Howard
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2016]
Introduction : articulating text and field in the nodes of rhetorical scholarship / Sara L. McKinnon, Robert Asen, Karma R. Chávez, and Robert Glenn Howard -- Interrogating the "field" / Samantha Senda-Cook, Michael K. Middleton, and Danielle Endres -- Rhetorical field methods in the tradition of imitatio / Joshua P. Ewalt, Jessy J. Ohl, and Damien Smith Pfister -- From Guåhan and back : navigating a "both/neither" analytic for rhetorical field studies / Tiara R. Na'puti -- Feeling rhetorical critics : another affective-emotional field method for rhetorical studies / Jamie Landau -- Embodied judgment : a call for a phronetic orientation in rhetorical ethnography / Aaron Hess -- "Pa que tú lo sepas" : experiences with co-presence in Puerto Rico / Kathleen M. de Onís -- It's like a prairie fire! : rhetorics of trust and reciprocity in the Texas coal plant opposition movement / Valerie Thatcher -- Being, evoking, and reflecting from the field : a case for critical ethnography in audience-centered rhetorical criticism / Alina Haliliuc -- Holographic rhetoric : de/colonizing public memory at Pueblo Grande / Roberta Chevrette -- Context drives method : studying social media use in a war zone / Lisa Silvestri -- Afterword : decentralizing and regenerating the field / Phaedra C. Pezzullo.

"Explores the benefits of utilizing field methods for studying rhetoric as a complement to text-based approaches in order to address questions about text, context, audience, judgment and ethics"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry P301 .T44 2016

Speaking our minds : why human communication is different, and how language evolved to make it special
Scott-Phillips, Thomas C., author
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
Two approaches to communication -- The emergence of communication systems -- Cognition and communication -- The origin of ostensive communication -- Building a language -- Evolutionary adaptation -- Epilogue: the big questions answered -- Glossary.

Fascinating and original, Scott-Phillips presents a novel thesis explaining the origins and evolution of language to answer the questions of why language is unique to humans and how language developed. Drawing on evolutionary psychology, biology, linguistics and anthropology, it is essential reading for anyone interested in language's evolution.
Baker Berry P116 .S36 2015

The linguistic typology of templates
Good, Jeff, author
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016
1. Defining template -- 2. A typological description language for templates -- 3. Typologizing templates: case studies -- 4. Typologizing templates: comparison -- 5. Moving forward.

"This book represents the first comprehensive examination of templatic constructions- namely, linguistic structures involving unexpected linear stipulation - in both morphology and syntax from a typological perspective. It provides a state-of-the-art overview of the previous literature, develops a new typology for categorizing templatic constructions across grammatical domains, and examines their cross-linguistic variation by employing cutting-edge computational methods. It will be of interest to descriptive linguists seeking to gain a better sense of the diversity of the world's templatic constructions, theoretical linguists developing restrictive models of possible templates, and typologists interested in the attested range of patterns of linear stipulation and the application of new kinds of multivariate methods to cross-linguistic data. The new typological framework is illustrated in detail via a number of case studies involving languages of Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Americas, and numerous other templatic constructions are also considered over the course of the book"--
Baker Berry P204 .G66 2016

Autour d'Émile Benveniste : sur l'écriture
textes réunis et coordonnés par Irène Fenoglio ; Irène Fenoglio, Jean-Claude Coquet, Julia Kristeva, Charles Malamoud, Pascal Quignard ; avec deux inédits d'Émile Benveniste : La traduction, la langue et l'intelligence et Singulier et pluriel
Paris : Seuil, [2016]
Baker Berry P26.B4 A98 2016

Ka ngaro te reo : Māori language under siege in the nineteenth century
Moon, Paul, author
Dunedin, New Zealand : Otago University Press, 2016
'He taonga tuku iho ngā tūpuna' 1800 -- 'A strange medley': end of eighteenth century to 1814 -- 'E mate ana mātou i te pukapuka kore': 1815 to mid 1830s -- 'A mere language of tradition': mid 1830s to c. 1850 -- 'Forge a way forward': 1850s to 1860s -- Ngā At̄ete: 1870s to 1890s -- Te reo Māori in 1899.

"In 1800, te reo Māori was the only language spoken in New Zealand. By 1899, it was on the verge of disappearing altogether. In "Ka ngaro te reo", Paul Moon traces the spiralling decline of the language during an era of prolonged colonisation that saw political, economic, cultural and linguistic power shifting steadily into the hands of the European core. In this revelatory and hard-hitting account, Moon draws on a vast range of published and archival material, as well as oral histories and contemporary Māori accounts, to chart the tortuous journey of a language under seige in a relentless European campaign to "save the Māori Race". He also chronicles the growing committment among many Māori towards the end of the nineteenth century to ensure that the language would survive"--Back cover.
Baker Berry P119.32.N45 M66 2016

El sentido común visual : disputas en torno a género, raza y clase en imágenes de circulación pública
Caggiano, Sergio, 1973-
Buenos Aires : Miño y Dávila, [2012]
Baker Berry P93.5 .C344 2012

Deux oraisons françoises (1576)
Leroy, Louis, -1577, author
Genève : Librairie Droz, S.A., 2016
Baker Berry P101 .L47 2016

The attitude of the Medieval Latin translators towards the Arabic sciences
Martínez Gázquez, José, author
Firenze : SISMEL - Edizioni del Galluzzo, 2016
Baker Berry P306.8.E85 M37 2016

Roland Barthes : biographie
Samoyault, Tiphaine
Paris : Seuil, [2015]
"Figure centrale de la pensée de son temps, Roland Barthes (1915-1980) était aussi un être à la marge. Un père mort à la Première Guerre, l'amour inaltérable d'une mère, de longues années passées en sanatorium, la découverte précoce de son homosexualité lui donnent très tôt le sentiment de sa différence. Il a vécu à distance les grands événements de l'histoire contemporaine. Pourtant sa vie est prise dans le mouvement précipité, violent et intense de ce siècle qu'il a contribué à rendre intelligible. Fondée sur un matériau inédit jamais exploré jusqu'ici (archives, journaux, agendas), cette biographie de Barthes éclaire d'un jour nouveau ses engagements, ses refus, ses désirs. Elle détaille la quantité des objets dont il a parlé, les auteurs qu'il a défendus, les mythes qu'il a épinglés, les polémiques qui ont fait sa célébrité, l'écoute des langages de son temps. Et sa puissance d'anticipation: si on aime tant le lire encore, c'est qu'il a exploré des territoires originaux et qui sont aujourd'hui les nôtres. Le récit de sa vie donne de la substance et de la cohérence à la trajectoire de Barthes, conduite par le désir, la perspicacité et une extrême sensibilité à la matière du monde. À quoi on peut ajouter une forte réticence à tout discours d'autorité. En faisant reposer la pensée sur le fantasme, il a fait d'elle à la fois un art et une aventure. Entrer dans sa vie, approcher la forme de son existence aident à comprendre comment il fut écrivain et comment il fit de la littérature la vie même."--Page 4 of cover.
Baker Berry P85.B33 S36 2015

Responses to language endangerment : in honor of Mickey Noonan : new directions in language documentation and language revitalization
edited by Elena Mihas, Bernard Perley, Gabriel Rei-Doval, Kathleen Wheatley, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Amsterdam ; John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2013]
The world's languages in crisis : a 20-year update / Gary F. Simons & M. Paul Lewis -- What can revitalization work teach us about documentation? / Marianne Mithun -- Unanswered questions in language documentation and revitalization : new directions for research and action / Lenore A. Grenoble -- Training as empowering social action : an ethical response to language endangerment / Carol Genetti & Rebekka Siemens -- How to avoid pitfalls in documenting endangered languages / Sarah G. Thomason -- Converb and aspect-marking polysemy in Nar / Kristine Hildebrandt -- Grammatical relations in Mixe and Chimariko : differences and similarities / Carmen Jany -- Having a shinshii/shishii 'master' around makes you speak Japanese! : inadvertent contextualization in gathering Ikema data / Toshihide Nakayama & Tsuyoshi Ono -- Internal and external calls to immigrant language promotion : evaluating the research approach in two cases of community-engaged linguistic research in Eastern North Carolina / Ricard Viñas-De-Puig -- Code-switching in an Erzya-Russian bilingual variety : an 'endangered' transitory phase in a contact situation / Boglárka Janurik -- Colonialism, nationalism and language vitality in Azerbaijan / John M. Clifton -- Revitalizing languages through place-based language curriculum : identity through learning / Joana Jansen, Roger Jacob & Janne Underriner -- Remembering ancestral voices : emergent vitalities and the future of indigenous languages / Bernard Perley.

This volume further complicates and advances the contemporary perspective on language endangerment by examining the outcomes of the most commonly cited responses to language endangerment, i.e. language documentation, language revitalization, and training. The present collection takes stock of many complex and pressing issues, such as the assessment of the degree of language endangerment, the contribution of linguistic scholarship to language revitalization programs, the creation of successful language reclamation programs, the emergence of languages that arise as a result of revitalization efforts after interrupted transmission, the ethics of fieldwork, and the training of field linguists and language educators. The volume's case studies provide detailed personal accounts of fieldworkers and language activists who are grappling with issues of language documentation and revitalization in the concrete physical and socio-cultural settings of native speaker communities in different regions of the world.
Baker Berry P40.5.L33 R47 2013

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