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During the session of the Institute, the following public lectures were delivered in the evening, at Harkness Recitation Hall:
July 13: MR. KENT, The Conquests of the Latin Language.
July 17: MR. RUSSELL, The Fallacy of the Vowel Triangle (illustrated). July 20: MR. MALONE, The Problem of Standard English.
July 24: MR. PROKOSCH, The Origin and Trend of Vowel Mutation in Germanic.
July 27: MR. BUCK, The History of Ideas and Changes in Vocabulary. July 31: MR. REUNING, Syntactical Influences upon the Present Inflection in Middle English.
August 3: MR. SALESKI, Chinese for Grammarians.
August 10: MR. COLLITZ, Some Fundamental Notions in Linguistics.
LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA
OFFICERS FOR 1929
President, PROFESSOR CHARLES H. GRANDGENT, Harvard University.
Vice-President, PROFESSOR W. A. OLDFATHER, University of Illinois.
Secretary and Treasurer, PROFESSOR ROLAND G. KENT, University of Pennsylvania.
Executive Committee, the preceding, and
PEOFESSOR LEONARD BLOOMFIELD, University of Chicago.
PROFESSOR Franklin EdgertoN, Yale University.
Committee on Publications:
Chairman and Editor: PROFESSOR GEORGE MELVILLE BOLLING, Ohio State University.
To serve through 1929: PROFESSOR SAMUEL MOORE, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
To serve through 1930: PROFESSOR HANS KURATH, Ohio State University. To serve through 1931: PROFESSOR EDWARD SAPIR, University of Chicago. The Linguistic Society of America was founded in December, 1924, for the advancement of the scientific study of language. The Society plans to promote this aim by bringing students of language together in its meetings, and by publishing the fruits of research. It has established a quarterly journal, a series of language monographs, and a series of language dissertations; the last two will appear at irregular intervals, according to the material offered to the Committee on Publications and the funds available for the purpose. Members will receive all in return for the annual dues of Five Dollars.
Membership in the Society is not restricted to professed scholars in linguistics. All persons, whether men or women, who are in sympathy with the objects of the Society, are invited to give it their assistance in furthering its work. Application for membership should be made to the Secretary, Professor Roland G. Kent, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
Entered as Second Class Matter at the Post office at Baltimore, Maryland. This Journal is published quarterly by the Linguistic Society of America. Members of the Society receive it without extra charge, three dollars of the annual dues being appropriated for this purpose; to others, its price is five dollars per annum. Subscriptions and other business communications should be addressed to Language, or to Roland G. Kent, Treasurer, L. S. A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. Manuscripts for publication should be sent to George Melville Bolling, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
STANFORD UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE LINGUISTIC
CONDUCTED BY THE LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA
Edgar Howard Sturtevant, Yale University, Director.
Frank Ringgold Blake, Associate Professor of Oriental Languages, Johns Hopkins University.
George Melville Bolling, Professor of Greek, Ohio State University. Collitz, Professor Emeritus of Germanic Philology, Johns
George O. Curme, Professor of Germanic Philology, Northwestern Uni
Raymond Philip Dougherty, Professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature, Yale University.
Joseph Dunn, Professor of Celtic Languages and Literatures, Catholic University of America.
Erwin A. Esper, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Washington.
Franklin Edgerton, Professor of Sanskrit and Comparative Philology, Yale University.
A. V. Williams Jackson, Professor of Indo-Iranian Languages, Columbia
T. Atkinson Jenkins, Professor of the History of the French Language, University of Chicago.
Grubb Kent, Professor of Comparative Philology, University
Hans Kurath, Professor of German and Linguistics, Ohio State Uni
Kemp Malone, Professor of English, Johns Hopkins University.
Edward Prokosch, Professor of German, Yale University.
Henry Brush Richardson, Assistant Professor of French, Yale University.
Edwin C. Roedder, Professor of Germanic Philology, University of Wisconsin.
G. Oscar Russell, Associate Professor in Charge of Phonetic Laboratories, Ohio State Univerity.
Reinhold Eugene Saleski, Professor of German, Bethany College.
Edgar Howard Sturtevant, Professor of Linguistics and Comparative Philology, Yale University.
Purpose: The Linguistic Institute was founded to encourage research and study in linguistic science. It is ready to cooperate as far as possible with any scholar or group of scholars in any undertaking that seems likely to increase our knowledge or to encourage the pursuit of knowledge. A history of the Institute may be found in Bulletin No. 2 of the Linguistic Society of America, which may be obtained at ten cents a copy from Professor R. G. Kent, Secretary of the Society, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Research: The Institute stands sponsor for certain work on the American Indian languages supervised by a committee, of which Professor Franz Boas of Columbia University is chairman, and which is financed by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. In 1928 work was done on the following languages: Wappo, Chipewyan, Tonkawa, Yuchi, Nooksak, Kalapuya, Molale, Quileute, Tuscarora, Pawnee, Dakota, Atsugewi, and Zuñi. During 1929 Jaime de Angulo will work on Kalapuya and Achomawi, Melville Jacobs on Kalapuya and Molale, Harry Hoijer on Tonkawa, and Guenter K. Wagner on Yuchi. Other projects are being arranged.
Conference and Study: A second summer session of the Linguistic Institute will be held from July 8 to August 16, 1929, at New Haven, where Yale University has again placed dormitories, classrooms, and library at our disposal.
The intention is to provide for students of linguistic science facilities