LINGUIST List 23.3104

Wed Jul 18 2012

Calls: Old High German, Historical Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <>

Date: 18-Jul-2012
From: Tonya Kim Dewey <>
Subject: New Research in Old High German Literature and Linguistics
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Full Title: New Research in Old High German Literature and Linguistics
Date: 09-May-2013 - 12-May-2013 Location: Kalamazoo, MI, USA Contact Person: Tonya Kim Dewey
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): German, Old High

Call Deadline: 20-Sep-2012

Meeting Description:

Two special sessions on Old High German Literature and Linguistics will be held at the 48th International Congress on Medieval Studies, at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, May 9-12, 2013.

The Congress is an annual gathering of more than 3,000 scholars interested in Medieval Studies. It features more than 550 sessions of papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, and performances. There are also some 90 business meetings and receptions sponsored by learned societies, associations, and institutions. The exhibits hall boasts nearly 70 exhibitors, including publishers, used book dealers, and purveyors of medieval sundries. The Congress lasts three and a half days, extending from Thursday morning until Sunday at noon.

Call for Papers:

Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars are invited to submit abstracts for papers on any linguistic, philological, or literary aspect of the Old High German corpus.

Please submit 500 word abstracts electronically (in pdf format) by September 20, 2012, to Tonya Kim Dewey (

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