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Julie A. Tetel, Professor of English and Linguistics and Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literature

Julie A. Tetel

Julie Tetel (Andresen) writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing on French, German, and American theories of language from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She is the author of Linguistics in America 1769-1924: A Critical History (Routledge, 1990, paperback edition 1996). She is currently writing a manuscript entitled Observing Linguistics to be finished in 2004. She served for five years as the Director of the Duke Univeristy-University of Bucharest, Romania Faculty Exchange. Between 1985 and 1997 she published sixteen historical novels with mass-market publishers. In 1997 she founded her own publishing company, with two imprints: Generation Books (non-fiction) and Madeira Books (fiction).

Contact Info:
Office Location:  307A Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 681-7610
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Spring 2016):

  • HOUSECS 59.19, HOUSE COURSE (SP TOP) Synopsis
    Keohane 4E 101, M 07:30 PM-09:30 PM
Office Hours:

Mondays and Wednesdays 2-4pm
Education:

Ph.D.University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill1980
M.A.University of Illinois -- Urbana-Champaign1975
B.A.Duke University1972
Specialties:

Linguistics
Linguistics
Research Interests: Linguistics

Current projects: Observing Linguistics: A Theory and Practice Workbook

Julie Tetel Andresen writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing on French, German, and American theories of language from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She is the author of Linguistics in America 1769-1924: A Critical History (Routledge, 1990, paperback edition 1996). She is currently writing a manuscript entitled Observing Linguistics to be finished in 2004. She served for five years as the Director of the Duke Univeristy-University of Bucharest, Romania Faculty Exchange. Between 1985 and 1997 she published sixteen historical novels with mass-market publishers. In 1997 she founded her own publishing company, with two imprints: Generation Books (non-fiction) and Madeira Books (fiction).

See article from Duke Magazine 25th Anniversary Issue

Tetel Andresen, Julie. 2010. Historiography's contribution to theoretical linguistics. In Douglas A. Kibee, (ed.), Chomskyan (R)evolutions. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 445-471.

Areas of Interest:

Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Evolution and Language
Brain and Language

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. JA Tetel, From Condillac to Condorcet: The Algebra of History, in Studies in the History of Linguistics 20, edited by EFK Koerner (March, 2014), pp. 189-98, Amsterdam: John Benjamins
  2. JA Tetel, Langage naturel et artifice linguistique, in Condillac et les problemes du langage, ed. J. Sgard, 275-88. Geneva: Slatkine (March, 2014)
  3. JA Tetel, Debris et histoire dans la theorie linguistique au XVIII siecle, in Materiaux pour une histoire des theories linguistiques, edited by S Auroux and M Glatigny and A Joly (March, 2014), pp. 379-87, Presses Universitaires de Lille
  4. JA Tetel, Images des langues americaines au XVIIIe siecle, in L’homme des Lumieres et la decouverte de l’autre, edited by P Gossiaux and D Droixhe (March, 2014), pp. 135-45, University of Brussels
  5. JA Tetel, Historiographic Observations on a Current Issue in American Linguistics, in Papers in the History of Linguistics, edited by H Aarsleff and H Niederehe and LG Kelly and 6-5AJ Benjamins (March, 2014)


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