«Memories about linguist Rasma Grīsle» – Latvian Language Advancement Group offers reading by Gizela Vilcāne

Taking into account the huge  interest that made the LLAG meeting at the beginning of June «Our language strength – duration and its values’ guards in our memories”, it has been decided to continue to look back at life and working years of Philology Doctor and many scientific and practical publications devoted to the language author Rasma Grīsle (1922–2013).

On October 6, 2014 at 18:00 come to the Riga Latvian Society House! The invited narrator this time will be the linguist’s Rasma Grīsle sister’s daughter Gizela Vilcāne (in the photo),who will give deeper insight in her memories about R.Grīsle’s personality –active researcher until the end of her life and unswerving explainer and implementer of professor’s Jānis Endzelīns’ cognitions.

In the website «Eraksti.lv» are available two free electronic books - R. Grīsle’s dissertation for obtaining of philology science candidate degree – «Grammar of XVII century as a Latvian Language history source” (developed under the leadership of Prof. Dr. J. Endzelīns, 1958), as well as writings’ collection «Duration I» (2005). More books by R.Grīsle have been published in XXI century – «Heterotone Dictionary and Research of Heterotones» (publishing house «Zinātne» (Science), 2008), «Duration II», «Jānis Endzelīns’ Latvian Language Propedeutika’s Lecture Course”. In 2012 Rasma Grīsle received Kārlis Mīlenbahs’ prize.

Latvian language Advancement Group’s news, other materials, communication and discussion possibilities about language praxis are available on website LVAK.wordpress.com.

After a month – on November 3 at 18:00 all the interesents are welcome to Aldis Lauzis’ practical narration about compounds in Latvian language.


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