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Full Title: German Abroad: Variationist, Language Contact and Multilingualism Research Perspectives

      
Location: Vienna, Austria
Start Date: 04-Jul-2014 - 05-Jul-2014
Contact: Alexandra N. Lenz
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://germanabroad2014.univie.ac.at
Meeting Description: „German abroad – variationist, language contact and multilingualism research perspectives“ (German version further below)

Venue:

University of Vienna
Department for German Studies
Universitätsring 1
A-1010 Vienna

University Main Building
Übungsraum 1 (2nd floor, stairway 9)

Conference fee: 40 Euro.

Meeting Description:

The conference focusses on systemic linguistic and sociolinguistic peculiarities of German language minorities from the research perspectives of variationist linguistics and the studies of language contact and multilingualism. A special point of interest is research on language minorities in North and South America. Yet presentations on other (language)contact situations are welcome as well.

Invited Speakers:

Hans Boas (University of Texas at Austin)
Mark Louden (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Péter Maitz (University of Augsburg)


„German abroad – Perspektiven der Variationslinguistik, Sprachkontakt- und Mehrsprachigkeitsforschung“

Tagungsort:

Universität Wien
Institut für Germanistik
Universitätsring 1
1010 Wien

Hauptgebäude der Universität
Übungsraum 1 (2.Stock, Stiege 9)

Konferenzgebühr: 40 Euro.

Beschreibung der Veranstaltung:

Die Konferenz fokussiert system- und soziolinguistische Besonderheiten deutschsprachiger Sprachminderheiten aus den Perspektiven der Variationslinguistik, Sprachkontakt- und Mehrsprachigkeitsforschung. Ein Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf Sprachminderheiten in Nord- und Südamerika, aber auch Vorträge zu anderen (Sprach)kontaktsituationen sind willkommen.

Gastredner:

Hans Boas (University of Texas at Austin)
Mark Louden (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Péter Maitz (University of Augsburg)
Linguistic Subfield: Sociolinguistics
LL Issue: 25.1743


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