The Old and Middle English Summer School in Naxos (18-29 July 2016) will be organizing a workshop on “New Approaches to the History of Early English(es)”, to be held on 23 July 2016.
Abstracts that approach the Old and Middle English language from any perspective are welcome, including: historical morpho-syntax, phonology, pragmatics, language contact and language change. Please email your 400-words abstract to Nikolaos Lavidas (firstname.lastname@example.org), by May 15.
|9:30-10:00||Laurence B-Violette (Harvard University): Accent & Prosody in Old English Poetry|
|10:00-10:30||Gerardo Fernandez-Salgueiro (National Taiwan Normal University): For to infinitives in Middle English (and later on): On the position of PRO|
|10:30-11:00||Isabella Greisinger (University of Salzburg): The (unidirectional) development of the West Germanic complementizers|
|11:00-11:30||Karin Andersson (University of Glasgow): The Use of Articles and Determiners in Layamon’s Brut|
|11:30-12:00||Theodora Panagiotidou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki): Translation effects and syntactic change: The case of polyvalent adjectives|
|12:00-12:30||Charlotte Bollansée (University of Leuven): Grammaticalization and complex prepositions: On the grammaticalization and differential development of instead of, in place of and in lieu of|
|12:30-13:00||Martha Lampropoulou (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki): Figuration encapsulated in Old and Middle English surnames|
|13:00-13:30||Lunch break – Sandwiches and Refreshments|
|13:30||Guided tour (old town)|
Click here for the workshop's abstracts.
|© School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki|