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LINGUIST List 18.3523

Mon Nov 26 2007

Confs: Historical Linguistics, French/UK

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        1.    Richard Ingham, Language Across Time

Message 1: Language Across Time
Date: 24-Nov-2007
From: Richard Ingham <richard.inghambcu.ac.uk>
Subject: Language Across Time
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Language Across Time

Date: 19-Jan-2008 - 19-Jan-2008
Location: Birmingham, UK, United Kingdom
Contact: Richard Ingham
Contact Email: richard.inghambcu.ac.uk
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): French (fra)

Meeting Description:

A symposium on Anglo-Norman in the context of medieval French language use

Edgbaston Campus, Birmingham City University, Saturday, 19th January 2008
9.00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Welcome: David Roberts, Head of the School of English, BCU

1. Anthony Lodge (St Andrews) 'The sources of standardisation in medieval
French: written or spoken?'

2. David Trotter (Aberystwyth) 'Witnesses to spoken Anglo-French? Evidential
problems and documentary transmission'

3. Paul Brand (Oxford) 'The language of the English legal profession: the
emergence of a distinctive legal lexicon in insular French'

4. M. Ormrod & G. Dodd (York, Nottingham) 'The Language and Form of
Fourteenth-Century Petitions to the English Crown: Historical Approaches to the
Use of Anglo-Norman'

5. Anne Curry (Southampton), on behalf of the AHRC project, The Soldier in Later
Medieval England: 'Languages in the military profession in the later middle ages'

6. Stéphanie Brazeau et Serge Lusignan (Montréal) 'Étude diachronique d'un
exemple de la graphie picarde : les chirographes de l'échevinage de Douai

7. Isabelle Turcan (Lyon/Nancy) 'Les particularités linguistiques des comptes
du domaine franco-provençal à la lumière des manuscrits historiques de
Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne: Variation linguistique, indices de l'oralité traquée
via les variations graphiques'

8. Sophie Prévost (Paris) 'Evolution de la position du sujet pronominal dans
quelques textes du 14ème siècle : un cas de grammaticalisation?'

Alternant: Richard Ingham (Birmingham City University)

For further information, contact richard.inghambcu.ac.uk

This workshop has been made possible by the generous support of the British
Academy, research network grant BA sec. H 4.

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