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Tue Sep 06 2011

Confs: Historical Ling, Socioling/UK

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        1.     Philomen Probert , Synchrony and Diachrony: Variation and Change

Message 1: Synchrony and Diachrony: Variation and Change
Date: 06-Sep-2011
From: Philomen Probert <philomen.probertwolfson.ox.ac.uk>
Subject: Synchrony and Diachrony: Variation and Change
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Synchrony and Diachrony: Variation and Change

Date: 16-Mar-2012 - 17-Mar-2012
Location: Worcester College, Oxford, United Kingdom
Contact: Philomen Probert
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.philsoc.org.uk

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

Synchrony and Diachrony: Variation and Change in Language History

For much of the 20th century it was common for synchronic and diachronic linguistics, sharply distinguished by Saussure, to be treated as quite distinct disciplines, practised by different scholars. More recently, linguists have increasingly recognised the complex interdependencies between synchrony and diachrony, variation and change. The aim of our symposium is to celebrate this new spirit of partnership and to showcase some of the new research and researchers it will bring to the fore in the 21st century. We therefore invite offers of papers from doctoral students and early career researchers working on topics which link synchrony and diachrony, or variation and change. The two-day event will also feature a hands-on workshop exploring ways in which synchronic and diachronic approaches can enrich each other. The workshop will be led by Professor Ritsuko Kikusawa of the National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka. The symposium will conclude with a talk by Dr David Willis (Cambridge), 'Reanalysis and language contact in the Syntactic Atlas of Welsh Dialects', open to all participants as well as to other members of the Philological Society and their guests.


Outline Programme

Friday 16 March

11.30am-1.00pm:
Registration

1.00pm-2.00pm:
Sandwich lunch

2.00pm-3.30pm:
Workshop led by Prof. Ritsuko Kikusawa

3.30pm-4.00pm:
Tea break

4.00pm-6.00pm:
Papers

6.00pm-7.00pm
Wine reception

Saturday 17 March

9.30am-11.00am:
Papers

11.00am-11.30am:
Coffee break

11.30am-1.00pm:
Papers

1.00pm-3.45pm
Free afternoon in Oxford

3.45pm-4.15pm:
Tea

4.15pm:
Philological Society paper by Dr David Willis: Reanalysis and language contact in the Syntactic Atlas of Welsh Dialects



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