Beyond Language Vol. 3 premiere

Beyond Language Vol. 3 premiere

August 21, 2020 sees the third volume in the Beyond Language series. This particular publication will be of interest to diagnosticians, clinical speech pathologists, linguists, and all those who need to know (1) how damage to the nervous system influences the entire speech mechanism of adults, thus impairing their oral communication, and ‒ more importantly ‒ (2) how acute awareness of speech changes may help pinpoint the specific type of speech disorder and contribute to an earlier diagnosis of a neurodegenerative disease.

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Beyond Language—new cover

Beyond Language—new cover

Pleased to unveil the newest addition to the BL series cover collection, all carefully designed with a clear purpose: to showcase the text’s outward face, kindle interest to explore inward, and prompt your eyes to spark with intrigue. Like Venetian masks, our BL mosaics invite you to uncover what’s behind: the non-fiction world of academia.

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BL Conference, Rome 2020

BL Conference, Rome 2020

Conference is the action of bringing together; it involves contribution and comparison of ideas. Understood as a rendezvous, it is often defined as “the act of conversing on serious subjects, formal discourse; oral discussion of any question.”

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What’s in the name? Anthology

What’s in the name? Anthology

“[S]cholars have not yet arrived at a consensus about a number of terms concerning compilation literature. As a result, terms such as compilation, collection, selection, anthology, corpus, miscellany, collectanea, anthology (sic), and florilegium are frequently used to refer to the same category of texts, without any distinction whatsoever […]” (Manafis 2020: 1.1.2)

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What’s in the name? Doctor

What’s in the name? Doctor

“Master Jacobus de Farneto of the Roman patrimony is appointed to teach grammar for the year 1384-1385 at Bologna…, and he must take his doctor’s degree or at least the licentiate before next Christmas…” Teaching Appointment Conditional on Receiving the Doctorate” (Teaching Appointment…)

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Pietà, a portrait of the Passion

Pietà, a portrait of the Passion

Given the context of patronage great painters and sculptors historically thrived in, it’s no wonder many masterpieces followed from religious exultation. Among them, undoubtedly, is Pietà, this embodiment of mother’s grief after the loss of her child.

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What’s in the name? University

What’s in the name? University

Many associate “university,” this ancient “studium generale,” with universal knowledge ― Hastings Rashdall, a 19th c. historian of universities, debunks this stereotype. What university has certainly always been is universally accessible and generally open to folks from all around.

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