LINGUIST List 25.2923

Mon Jul 14 2014

Calls: Frisian, Historical Ling, Socioling, Ling & Lit, Lexicography, Applied Ling/Netherlands

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 14-Jul-2014
From: Janneke Spoelstra <>
Subject: 20ste Frysk Filologekongres (20th Frisian Philologists' Conference)
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Full Title: 20ste Frysk Filologekongres (20th Frisian Philologists' Conference)

Date: 10-Dec-2014 - 12-Dec-2014
Location: Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Contact Person: Janneke Spoelstra
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Historical Linguistics; Lexicography; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Frisian, Eastern; Frisian, Northern; Frisian, Old; Frisian, Western

Call Deadline: 15-Sep-2014

Meeting Description:

20th Frisian Philologists' Conference

Wednesday 10, Thursday 11, and Friday 12 December 2014

The Fryske Akademy (Frisian Academy) organizes the 20th Frysk Filologekongres (Frisian Philologists' Conference), in Leeuwarden, on December 10 to 12. The conference provides a forum for scientific debate concerning Frisian Studies in the broadest sense. The working languages will be Frisian, Dutch, English, and German.

Each day will start with a plenary session, followed by parallel sessions. An evening session on Education will take place at Thursday.

The conference will be held at Grand-Café Restaurant De Koperen Tuin, Prinsentuin 1, in Leeuwarden. The conference fee is Euros 100 to cover the entire conference, or Euros 40 per day (including conference documentation, coffee/tea, and lunch). Conference costs will be waived for participants on the day they present their paper. Students will be admitted free of charge. A conference dinner (Costs: Euros 30) will be held on Wednesday 10.

2nd Call for Papers:

Please see the following URL for the Frisian/English folder:

The following research areas will be focused on: Old Frisian, Linguistics, Literature, Lexicography, Linguistic sociology, History of Friesland/Cultural studies. The field of research is Frisian, including the dialects of Friesland, in all its phases and Frisian in Germany (North and East Friesland). Papers offering a relevant comparative perspective are also warmly welcomed.

Proposals for Presentations:

The conference committee invites interested parties to submit proposals for presentations during the parallel sessions by sending in an abstract (of roughly 300 words in length). Lecturers who want to have their lecture placed in a specific research area should mention this at submission. Each presentation will last thirty minutes (20 minutes for the lecture itself followed by 10 minutes for discussion). After the deadline (see below) a choice will be made from the proposals received. Lecturers can offer their paper for the conference proceedings, Philologia Frisica anno 2014, which will be edited by the conference committee. Please submit abstracts by e-mail to Ms Janneke Spoelstra:

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 15 September 2014. You'll be notified before October 1 whether your abstract is accepted.

For more information please contact:

Ms Janneke Spoelstra
Telephone: (0031) 58 233 69 15

Mr Eric Hoekstra
Telephone: (0031) 58 234 30 38.

The Conference Committee:

Dr. Hanno Brand (president)
Dr. Eric Hoekstra
Drs. Cor van der Meer
Janneke Spoelstra MA (secretary)

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