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Professor Robyn Carston FBA

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About this Fellow

The human capacity for ostensive communication; its relation to linguistic competence and theory of mind; the semantics and pragmatics of word meaning; metaphorical and other non-literal uses of language

Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/pals/people/profiles/academic-staff/robyn-carston

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Linguistics, University College London; Senior Researcher, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Linguistics, University College London, 1970
  • Senior Researcher, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo, Other Foreign Institutions, 1970

Other Linguistics and Philology Fellows

Professor Bill Hardcastle

Theoretical and clinical phonetics and phonology, particularly experimental studies of speech production processes in typical and disordered speech