Featured Linguist!

Jost Gippert: Our Featured Linguist!

"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

Donate Now | Visit the Fund Drive Homepage

Amount Raised:


Still Needed:


Can anyone overtake Syntax in the Subfield Challenge ?

Grad School Challenge Leader: University of Washington

Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info

E-mail this page

Conference Information

Full Title: Forum for Germanic Language Studies

Short Title: FGLS-SGL 2014
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Start Date: 09-Jan-2014 - 11-Jan-2014
Contact: Sheila Watts
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.bris.ac.uk/german/fgls/
Meeting Description: Forum for Germanic Language Studies: 20th Anniversary Conference

The next FGLS conference will be held at Newnham College, Cambridge, from 9–11 January 2014. For the third time we will be joining with our colleagues from the North American Society for Germanic Linguistics for a combined meeting.

Invited Speaker:

We are delighted that Joseph Salmons (Lester W.J. “Smoky” Seifert Professor of Germanic Linguistics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison) has accepted our invitation to be a plenary speaker. He will speak on “Dialect mixing in Wisconsin Heritage German and Old High German.”
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language Family: Germanic
LL Issue: 24.3250

Calls and Conferences main page