A book exhibition "With Respect for Native Language and Human Fates" is on show in the Belarusian Literature Reading Room (205) from October 2 to November 1. It is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Mr Pavel Mikhailov, Belarusian linguist and teacher and Excellent Worker of Education.
Mr Pavel Mikhailov's name is well known to scientists, teachers and students not only in Belarus but also abroad. He is the author of numerous studies on Belarusian dialectology, linguogeography, onomastics, terminology, linguistics history and accentology. The meaning of the life of the talented scientist was the study of the living folk language.
The exhibition introduces the works by Mr Mikhailov, among which are "Modern Belarusian Standard Language," "Linguists," "Lexical Atlas of Belarusian People's Dialects," "Linguistic Micro Atlas of the Turov Land", "Belarusian Language: Thematic Trainer," "Dictionary of Belarusian Dialects of the North-West Regions of Belarus and its Borderlands", "Turov Dictionary" and others. Separate editions present Mr Mikhailov as an editor.
Numerous articles of the researcher are devoted to fellow linguists. The exhibition presents publications in journals and encyclopaedias devoted to the study of the life and scientific heritage of M.G. Bulakhov, N.T. Voitovich, F.D. Klimchuk, I.I. Nosovich, Yu.F. Matskevich, A.I. Cheberuk, F.M. Yankovsky, M.S. Evnevich and others.
An outstanding specialist and talented teacher, Mr Mikhailov made a significant contribution to the training of highly qualified specialists. Under his supervision, S. Fateeva, T. Starostenko, D. Dyatko, V. Urban, A. Kalechits, S. Shakhovskaya, Yu. Chernyakevich, N. Radivanovskaya successfully wrote and defended their candidate's theses.
Special Collections Service Department.