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LINGUIST List 17.1423

Mon May 08 2006

Confs: Anglo-German Ling/London, UK

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        1.    Falco Pfalzgraf, Anglo-German Linguistic Relations

Message 1: Anglo-German Linguistic Relations
Date: 04-May-2006
From: Falco Pfalzgraf <f.pfalzgrafqmul.ac.uk>
Subject: Anglo-German Linguistic Relations

Anglo-German Linguistic Relations

Date: 09-Nov-2007 - 10-Nov-2007
Location: London, United Kingdom
Contact: Falco Pfalzgraf
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.modern-languages.qmul.ac.uk/german/events/aglr2007.htm

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English; German, Standard

Language Family(ies): Germanic

Meeting Description:

A conference at Queen Mary, University of London
under the auspices of the Centre for Anglo-German Cultural Relations
9.-10. November 2007

It is intended that this conference will be wide-reaching in the themes covered and attract participants with a broad range of interests within English and German linguistic studies. Proposals are requested for papers examining points at which England and Germany interact or have interacted in the past in matters of language or language and culture. It is envisaged that topics could include:

- Anglo-German linguistic contacts
- Purism
- The language of wartime propagandas
- Political and media discourses involving the Other
- The Englandbild in Germany / the Deutschlandbild in England
- Cultural developments influenced by the Other, e.g. printing, translation,
lexicography, pedagogy, codification

Keynote speakers will include: Professor Andreas Musolff (University of Durham)

Conference proceedings will be published.

Organisers: Dr Felicity Rash and Dr Falco Pfalzgraf

Please send expressions of interest a.s.a.p. and abstracts of c. 200 words
by 30. September 2006 to:

Dr Felicity Rash
School of Modern Languages
Queen Mary, University of London
Mile End, London E1 4NSA

To download a PDF version of this call for papers, please go to:

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