The Association for the History of Language (AHL) (formerly known as the Melbourne Association for the History of Language) has been established to promote and support interest and research into the history, origin and diversification of language.
The 1999-2000 AHL Committee of Management consists of:
|President||Neile Kirk, University of Melbourne|
|Vice-President||Anthony Jukes, University of Melbourne|
|Secretary/Editor||Nick Nicholas, University of California, Irvine|
|Treasurer||Paul Sidwell, Australian National University|
|Reviews Editors||Neile Kirk, Paul Sidwell|
|The 2000 executive committee of AHL (1996 photograph). From left to
right: Jamie Lingard; Neile
Kirk (President); Nick Nicholas
holding a copy of Johanna Nichols' Linguistic Diversity Through
Space and Time); Paul Sidwell (Treasurer; holding a copy
of Dhumbadji! 2.2).|
Between 1992 and 2000, the Association published a biannual peer-reviewed journal, History of
ISSN 1441-5542 (formerly Dhumbadji!,
Dhumbadji! was edited by Paul Sidwell from 1992 to 1996, and History of Language/Dhumbadji! was edited by Nick Nicholas for 1997-2000. The Table of Contents for the various issues of History of Language/Dhumbadji! are available for browsing.
Please direct enquiries for back issues to
Paul Sidwell,or order online from Bibliotech.
LPO Box A22,
Australian National University,
Back issues are sold at AUD 5 each. Due to processing costs, the minimum amount for orders made from outside Australia is USD 25. Rates are subject to change without notice.
AHL has also inaugurated a series of Monographs, entitled AHL Studies in the Science & History of Language. The first volume in the series appeared in May 1998. Book proposals for inclusion in the series will be entertained; please contact the general editor, Nick Nicholas, for details.
The following links may be of interest: