Philip Carr

Professor of Linguistics, English Department,
Heures de réception : sur RDV par e-mail
Bureau A122
Responsable des étudiants ERASMUS LEA Lancaster et Manchester
Co-ordinator, Austin and Iowa visiting professor exchange schemes.
Co-ordinator of the 3rd year language and linguistics modules (LLCER E51AN5 / E61AN5).

 

Research interests

Philosophy of Linguistics : the ontology of linguistic objects ; language, nature and culture ; language and distributed cognition. I am a member of the Distributed Language Group. Our website can be see at : www.psy.herts.ac.uk/dlg

Varieties of Contemporary English. I am Co-Director, with Prof. Jacques Durand (CNRS/Department of English, University of Toulouse) of the project ‘La Phonologie de l’anglais contemporain’ (PAC). The PAC website is at : www.projet-pac.net

Child Language Acquisition, especially the acquisition of two languages from birth. A long-term project here is the recording of the linguistic development of two children acquiring French and English from birth until the age of 18.

Recent conferences I have co-organised:

June 2012: The status and use of corpora in linguistics. Université Montpellier III. Co-organised with L. Durroux and C. David.

June 2012: Du français et de l’anglais aux langues du monde: variation, structure et théorie du langage. Université Montpellier III. Co-organised with C. Lyche & J. Durand.

 

Recent publications

Carr, P. (2012). ‘The Philosophy of Phonology’. In Asher, N., Fernando, T. & Kempson, R. (eds.) Handbook of The Philosophy of Linguistics. Amsterdam: North Holland/Elsevier. 403-444.

Carr, P. (2013). English Phonetics and Phonology, 2nd edition. Oxford: Blackwell/Wiley

Carr, P. & Montreuil, J-P (2013). Phonology. London: Macmillan/Palgrave. 2nd edition of Carr, P. (1993) Phonology.

Carr, P. (2013) ‘Theoretical approaches to universals, variation, and the phonetics/phonology distinction’. Language Sciences 39: 5 – 14.

Brulard, I. & Carr, P. (2013) ‘Variability, unconscious accent modification and sense of identity’. Language Sciences 39: 151-155.

Carr, P, Detey, S. & Lyche, C. (eds.) (2013). Universalism and variation in phonology: papers in honour of Jacques Durand. Language Sciences 39., 188pp.

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