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36th Symposium on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics in the Low Countries (#SOEMEHL36)

Date
Friday 19 December 2014
Time
Series
Symposium on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics in the Low Countries (SOEMEHL)
Location
Lipsius
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

An annual symposium where researchers from Dutch, Belgian and increasingly German universities share their novel research on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics. This 36th edition will be concluded by a keynote address by Professor Susan Irvine (University College London).

Programme

10.55 – 11.00 Welcome by organizers Thijs Porck and Rolf H. Bremmer Jr
11.00 – 11.30 Marcelle Cole (Universiteit Utrecht)  - “Where Did THEY Come from? A Native Origin for THEY, THEIR, THEM”
11.30 – 12.00 Robert Cloutier (Universiteit van Amsterdam) - “Language Contact and Morphological Productivity: The Celtic Influence on the Old English beon on V-unge Construction Re-evaluated”
12.00 – 12.30 Miriam Adan-Jones (Vrije Universteit Amsterdam) - “Novus Christo populus: Ethnic Election and the Anglo-Saxon Missions”  
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:30 Peter Petré (Université de Lille 3 & Universiteit Gent) - “What Grammar Reveals about Sex and Death: Interdisciplinary Applications of Corpus-Based Linguistics.”
14:30 - 15:00 Hiske Feenstra, Floor Kuiper, and Nadine Kuipers (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen) - “Sharing Skelton: The Virtual Success of a Student Project”
15:00 - 15:30 Ilona Paulis (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen) - “Metrical Emphasis in the Junius 11 Poems”
15:30 - 15:45 Tea break
15:45 - 16:15 Luisella Caon (Universiteit Leiden)  - “A Tretys of Goostely Batayle: One Scribe Facing More Middle English Dialects”
16:15 - 17:00 Keynote: Susan Irvine (University College London) - “The Formal Instability of the Old English Boethius”

 

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