Professor Christopher M. Hutton


Christopher M. Hutton is Chair Professor in the School of English at the University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the history and politics of Western linguistics; the nexus between linguistic theory and race theory; semiotics and integrational linguistics; as well as the intersection of linguistics, law and intellectual history. – Selected publications: Race and the Third Reich: Linguistics, Racial Anthropology and Genetics in the Dialectic of Volk. Cambridge 2005: Polity Press; Language, Meaning and the Law. Edinburgh 2009: Edinburgh University Press; Word Meaning and Legal Interpretation: An Introductory Guide. Basingstoke 2014: Palgrave MacMillan; Integrationism and the Self. Reflections on the Legal Personhood of Animals. London, New York 2019: Routledge.