LINGUIST List 29.248

Tue Jan 16 2018

Summer Schools: 3rd Old and Middle English Summer School and Conference/Greece

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <srobinsonlinguistlist.org>


Date: 14-Jan-2018
From: Nikolaos Lavidas <nlavidasenl.uoa.gr>
Subject: 3rd Old and Middle English Summer School and Conference
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Host Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Coordinating Institution: Universität Osnabrück
Website: https://oldandmiddleenglishnaxos2018.wordpress.com/

Dates: 19-Jul-2018 - 25-Jul-2018
Location: Naxos, Cyclades, Greece

Focus: Old and Middle English intensive language and linguistics classes. Host Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University of Osnabrück Coordinating Institution: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, University of Osnabrück Website: https://oldandmiddleenglishnaxos2018.wordpress.com/
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Description:
We are happy to inform you that registration is now open for the 3rd summer school program and conference on the history of English to be held on 19-25 July 2018 on the island of Naxos, Greece, under the aegis of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation.

The summer school will offer Old and Middle English intensive language and linguistics classes for a period of seven days. The aim is to attract students and scholars to study topics in Old and Middle English in a relaxed yet very focused and stimulating atmosphere that promotes in-depth analysis and discussion.

Faculty & Courses:

-A construction grammar of Old and Middle English.
Alexander Bergs (University of Osnabrück)

-How did English change? A basic course in Old English and the
circumstances that led to its modern appearance.
Olga Fischer (University of Amsterdam)

-Old and Middle English through manuscripts.
Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University)

-Old English phonology and meter.
Donka Minkova (University of California, Los Angeles)

-Language contact and the development of English.
Nikolaos Lavidas (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens)

Certificate of attendance will be awarded to all participants plus certification of the 6 ECTS gained.
The 3rd Old and Middle English Summer School in Naxos will also be organizing a conference on “New Approaches to the History of Early English(es) III” as well as thematic and poster sessions on: language change, historical morphology and syntax, historical phonology, historical sociolinguistics, linguistic theory and historical data, language teaching and dialectology (diatopic aspects), language teaching and diachrony (diachronic aspects).
The 2018 Old and Middle English Conference will be held under the aegis of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation.

Accommodation: We can offer 29 beds at the municipality hostel (Vivlos/Tripodes village) for the whole period of the summer school and the conference (July 18 26).

More information (on registration etc.) can be found on the summer school webpage: https://oldandmiddleenglishnaxos2018.wordpress.com

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics


Subject Languages: English, Middle
                    English, Old

Tuition: 0 EUR
Financial Aid: Applications accepted until 15-Apr-2018
4 scholarships available (of 250 euros each) for students of Greek universities. Applications accepted until April 15, 2018.

Financial Aid Instructions:
Financial Aid Instructions: In order to apply for a scholarship, please upload your motivation and your CV to the online application form before the 15th of April, 2018.

Registration: 15-Jan-2018 to 15-Apr-2018
Contact Person: Nikolaos Lavidas
                Email: nlavidasenl.uoa.gr

Apply on the web: https://oldandmiddleenglishnaxos2018.wordpress.com/registration

Registration Instructions:
To apply for the summer school, please use the online application form: https://oldandmiddleenglishnaxos2018.wordpress.com/registration (Places are limited, we therefore advise you to enroll as quickly as possible).

Page Updated: 16-Jan-2018