Remembering honorary degree recipient Antoni Badia i Margarit

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From: El Mundo (Madrid, Spain) –

1990 Knox honorary degree recipient Antoni Maria Badia i Margarit died Nov. 16, 2014 in Barcelona…. He was Professor of Historical Grammar of the Spanish language and historical Catalan Grammar at the University of Barcelona…

In the foreword of (his 1989 book) on the Catalan Language, Badia i Margarit stressed the need for “the unity of the Catalan language.”… (He was awarded honorary doctorates by) the Universities of Salzburg, Toulouse, the Sorbonne, Perpignan, Knox College, Alicante, Mallorca and Barcelona… Read more (in Spanish)…