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Name: Bev  Thurber
Institution: Shimer College
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): German
English, Old
Norse, Old
Language Family(ies): Germanic
Selected Publications: 'Voicing of initial interdental fricatives in Early Middle English function words.' Journal of Germanic Linguistics 23.1:65--81 (2011).

'A new interpretation of Frithiof's steel shoes.'
Scandinavica 50(2):6-30 (2011).

'The similarity of bone skates and skis.' Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 9:199--217 (2013).

'The Viking ball game.' Scandinavian Studies 87.2:167--188 (2015).
Courses Taught: History of the English Language
Old English
Old Norse
Computational Linguistics
Foundations of Mathematics and Logic
Gödel, Escher, Bach
Reviewer of: English: The Language of the Vikings (LL Issue 26.3512)
Natural Language Processing for Historical Texts (LL Issue 25.292)
Literary Detective Work on the Computer (LL Issue 26.1458)
Comparative Studies in Early Germanic Languages (LL Issue 25.2293)
Early Germanic Languages in Contact (LL Issue 27.1487)

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