Langues et Civilisations à Tradition Orale
Created in 1976 by André-Georges Haudricourt, LACITO is specialized in the description, documentation and analysis of under-documented languages of the world. The members of LACITO are linguists and linguistic anthropologists.
The main perspective adopted by LACITO’s researchers is that of language typology, as linguistic structures are compared in search of universals, yet with special attention to their diversity. Besides language documentation and grammatical description, research at LACITO also includes historical linguistics, lexicography, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, verbal art and cultural diversity.
Domains of research
- Homepage of LACITO.
- Map of languages studied at LACITO
- Who’s who at LACITO
- Les Carnets du LACITO (LACITO's blog)
- Homepage of the Pangloss Collection