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The Linguist List

An extensive site, with links to abstracts of over 20,000 linguistic dissertations.
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The Role of Language in the Construction of Emotions

The relationship between language and emotions can be viewed from two angles. First, language, in a broad sense, can be viewed as being done [performed] "emotive". 2 This can take place extralinguistically (e.g. by facial expressions, body postures, proximity, and the like), in terms of suprasegmentational and prosodic features, and in terms of linguistic (lexical and syntactic) forms.
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The Vocabula Review

A society is generally as lax as its language.
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Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights

The definition of equitable linguistic rights cannot be dependent on the political or administrative status of languages or on irrelevant or insufficiently objective criteria such as their level of codification or number of speakers
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What dialect differences exist in English?

Dialect differences are one of the most interesting features of language, but also one of the most controversial, particularly in schools. Dialects are varieties of a language that contrast in pronunciation, grammatical patterns, and vocabulary and that are associated with geographic area and social class.
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