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HPSL Reading Group: Language attitudes and ideologies

Lecturer(s)Marta Rodriguez & Sara Carreira
Contact personMarta Rodriguez & Sara Carreira &
DateThursday, 7th October 2021, 16:15 - 17:45
LocationOnline Basel Switzerland

We are very happy to inform you about the start of our reading group for the HS2021. In a total of 5 sessions we aim at covering the following topics:

I)                    linguistics in the post-colonial era;

II)                  language attitudes and ideologies;

III)                contact-induced language change; and

IV)                ethics in linguistics (research methods and academia).


The reading group will take place five times during the semester on Thursdays from 16:15-17:45. We are starting on Thursday September, 30th and we will be happy to welcome you. The sessions will take place via Zoom and you can email both Sara Carreira ( or Marta Rodríguez ( to get the link and the access to the folder with the designed readings. Attendance at all sessions is not compulsory, participants are welcome to attend single sessions.