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BULLETIN No. 4: KENT, Record of the Lin
guistic Institute 1929.....
THE LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA
cordially invites you not only to participate in the
LINGUISTIC INSTITUTE OF 1930
which is described in the preceding pages, but also to enroll yourself as a member of the Society.
THE LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA was founded in 1924 for the advancement of the scientific study of language in all its aspects. Toward this end, it has held annual meetings for personal contacts and the reading of papers; it has established new media of publication for the fruits of linguistic research; it has organized the Linguistic Institute; it is constantly cooperating with other agencies interested in linguistic study. The high standing of the Society is shown by the names of its presidents, Hermann Collitz, Maurice Bloomfield, Carl D. Buck, Franz Boas, Charles H. Grandgent, Edward Prokosch; and by its election to membership in the American Council of Learned Societies.
The annual dues are Five Dollars; membership always begins on January 1. Members receive, without additional charge, all the publications of the Society, including Language, which appears quarterly, and the Language Monographs, Language Dissertations, and Bulletins, which are issued at irregular intervals; members alone are eligible to present papers at the meetings and to publish in the several series. The previous volumes of the publications (1925-1929) are still obtainable; the first four are offered at a special price to new members in 1930.
Persons interested in the Linguistic Institute should address Prof. E. H. Sturtevant, Director, 1849 Yale Station, New Haven. Persons interested in membership in the Linguistic Society should address Prof. R. G. Kent, Secretary, Bennett Hall, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Labor and correspondence may be saved by including with acceptance of this invitation the dues of the first year of membership; or if further information be desired, complimentary samples of the publications, with a price-list and other data, will on request be sent by the Secretary.
The seventh annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America will be held at Washington, December 31, 1930, and January 1, 1931.
Supplement to LANGUAGE, Journal of the Linguistic Society of
HELD AT THE COLLEGE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
ROLAND G. KENT
This Bulletin may be obtained of the Secretary of the
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LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA
OFFICERS FOR 1930
President, PROFESSOR Edward PROKOSCH, Yale University.
Vice-President, PROFESSOR T. A. JENKINS, University of Chicago. Secretary and Treasurer, PROFESSOR ROLAND G. KENT, University of Pennsylvania.
Executive Committee, the preceding, and
PROFESSOR E. ADELAIDE HAHN, Hunter College.
PROFESSOR C. M. LOTSPEICH, University of Cincinnati.
PROFESSOR E. C. ROEDDER, College of the City of New York.
Committee on Publications:
Chairman and Editor: PROFESSOR GEORGE MELVILLE BOLLING, Ohio State University.
To serve through 1930: PROFESSOR HANS KURATH, Ohio State University. To serve through 1931: PROFEssor Edward SAPIR, University of Chicago. To serve through 1932: PROFESSOR SAMUEL MOORE, University of Michigan. 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 Postoffice 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
RECORD OF THE LINGUISTIC INSTITUTE
CONDUCTED BY THE LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA
THIRD SESSION, JULY 7 TO AUGUST 15, 1930
DIRECTOR, E. H. STURTEVANT
The previous history of the LINGUISTIC INSTITUTE may be found in Bulletins Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5 of the LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF AMERICA, which are obtainable from Prof. R. G. Kent, Secretary of the Society, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; price, 10, 10, 25, 10 cents respectively.
On authorization of the Executive Committee of the Linguistic Society, the Director of the Linguistic Institute proceded in September 1929 to organize the session of 1930. It had already become clear that no subvention could be expected from the moneyed foundations; but early in September, President Frederick B. Robinson of the College of the City of New York expressed interest in the Institute, and after several conferences it was arranged that the session of 1930 should be held as part of the Summer Session of his institution. Under the arrangement, the Administrative Committee of the Institute had the privilege of appointing the Faculty of the Institute and of arranging the courses; the City College assumed all responsibility for salaries of the Faculty, except so far as they were provided by special foundations or gifts, in which case the funds were to be administered by the City College for the Institute. The City College also assumed financial responsibility for printing and distributing the Announcement of the