Vrije Universiteit Brussel


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Rik Vosters

Prof. dr. Rik Vosters

Center for Linguistics (CLIN)
Department of Linguistics and Literary Studies
Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Office B.5.445
Pleinlaan 2
1050 Brussels

Office: (+32) 2 629 25 73
Cell: (+32) 497 53 18 40
E-mail: Rik.Vosters@vub.ac.be

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  • Vosters, R. (2016). “Mitos de decadencia lingüística en la historia del neerlandés. Una exploración sociolingüística de la lengua en Flandes en los siglos XVIII y XIX.” In: Feliu, F. & J.M. Nadal (red.), Constructing languages: Norms, myths and emotions, IVITRA Research in Linguistic and Literature 13, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 265-281. [read more] [order]

  • Rutten, G. & R. Vosters (2016). “Prescriptivism between the devil and the deep blue sea: Competing language norms in the Southern Low Countries (1815−1830)”. In: Tieken-Boon van Ostade, I.  & Percy, C. (red.), Prescription and Tradition in Language. Establishing standards across time and space, Bristol: Multilingual Matters, pp. 137-151. [read more] [order]

  • Peersman, C., Rutten, G., & Vosters, R. (eds.). (2015). Past, present and future of a language border. Germanic-Romance encounters in the Low Countries. Language and Social Life 1. Berlin / New York: De Gruyter Mouton. 329 pp. ISBN: 978-1-61451-583-8.
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    Past, present and future of a language border. Germanic-Romance encounters in the Low Countries

  • Vosters, R. & L. Villa (eds., 2015). The historical sociolinguistics of spelling. Special issue of Written Language & Literacy 18 (2). ISSN: 1387-6732. 131 pp.
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    The Historical Sociolinguistics of Spelling
 – Special issue of Written Language & Literacy 18:2 (2015)

  • Rutten, G., R. Vosters & W. Vandenbussche (red.) (2014), Norms and usage in language history, 1600-1900. A historical-sociolinguistic and comparative perspective. Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics 3. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 334 pp. ISBN: 978-90-272008-2-2.
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    Norms and usage in language history

Last update: November 14, 2016

 

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Rik Vosters
Vrije Universiteit Brussel • Faculteit Letteren en Wijsbegeerte • Pleinlaan 2 • 1050 Brussel • Belgium
Tel.: 02 629.27.73 • Fax: 02 629.36.84 • Rik.Vosters@vub.ac.be