Old Languages, New Ways?
Historical linguistics has always been a cornerstone in Russian studies, and most programs have traditionally included courses in Old Church Slavonic (OCS) and the history of Russian. But do such courses have a place in curricula of the future? In this article, I argue that historical linguistics is more relevant than ever, and I discuss seven pedagogical principles for courses in historical linguistics. I suggest that future courses should be more theory-based and technology-based, but that the centerpiece should still be reading of medieval texts
Published as part of the book "Knigamъ bo estь neiščetnaja glubina. Essays in Honour of Irina Lysén". Editor Hanne Martine Eckhoff and Thomas Rósen.
CitationIn: Eckhoff, Hanne Martine; Rosén, Thomas (eds.): Knigamъ bo estь neiščetnaja glubina. Essays in Honour of Irina Lysén (2015) p.91-101
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