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LINGUIST List 23.1315

Thu Mar 15 2012

Confs: Historical Ling, Socioling/Germany

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Date: 13-Mar-2012
From: Simon Pickl <simon.picklphil.uni-augsburg.de>
Subject: 6th HiSoN Summer School
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6th HiSoN Summer School

Date: 09-Aug-2012 - 16-Aug-2012
Location: Frauenchiemsee, Bavaria, Germany
Contact: Simon Pickl
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.philhist.uni-augsburg.de/hison/index.php?cat=conferences&site=ss2012

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

This is the sixth summer school organised by the Historical Sociolinguistics Network (HiSoN) and it will offer classes by leading experts on modern and historical sociolinguistics. The venue is the monastery of Frauenwörth on the island of Frauenchiemsee (Lake Chiemsee, Bavaria). Classes will take place in the morning and afternoon and you will have the opportunity to present your own research at a special session. Our teachers and modules in 2012 will be

Richard Watts (Bern)
Historical Linguistics as the Exercise of Social Power:
Decontextualization and Recontextualization, Decentering and Recentering

Mari Jones (Cambridge)
Language Death & Historical Sociolinguistics on Channel Island French

Magnus Huber (Gießen)
The Sociolinguistic Potential of the Old Bailey Corpus – Spoken English in the 18th and 19th Centuries

Helmut Graser (Augsburg) & Ann Tlusty (Bucknell)
History of the German Language 'From Below': Archival Sources from the 16th and 17th Centuries

Joan Beal (Sheffield)
Enregisterment and Historical Sociolinguistics

Mark Lauersdorf (Kentucky)
Dialect Continua, Political Borders, Standard Languages – Data, Interpretation, Visualization

Kristine Horner (Sheffield)
Social and Critical Approaches to Multilingualism from Past to Present

The school will last for one week will cost €495, which includes accommodation, three meals per day, tuition, and an excursion. If you pay in full by May 1st, you will get a discount of €50. We would like to point out that we're not making a profit from this and neither organisers nor teachers get a fee for their work.

Visit our website at http://www.philhist.uni-augsburg.de/hison/index.php?cat=conferences&site=ss2012 for further information and registration.

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