LINGUIST List 29.4498

Wed Nov 14 2018

Summer Schools: Spring school on Arabic and contact-induced change/United Kingdom

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



Date: 13-Nov-2018
From: Christopher Lucas <cl39soas.ac.uk>
Subject: Spring school on Arabic and contact-induced change/United Kingdom
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Host Institution: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Coordinating Institution: School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Website: https://www.soas.ac.uk/acilc/

Dates: 10-Apr-2019 - 10-Apr-2019
Location: London, United Kingdom

Focus: A one-day free spring school taught by three experts on the topic.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Description:
As part of the AHRC-funded project Arabic and Contact-Induced Language Change (ACILC), we are pleased to announce a one-day spring school on the topic of Arabic and contact-induced change. The following teachers and topics are confirmed:

Yaron Matras - Examining change through the lens of dialect comparison
Stefano Manfredi - Cyclical change and creolization in Arabic
Christopher Lucas - Contact-induced change: from Arabic to Maltese

Attendance is free of charge, but subject to invitation only, as numbers are strictly limited. To be considered for attendance, send an expression of interest to the email address provided before 21 December 2018, setting out your reasons and motivation for wishing to attend. In case there are more expressions of interest than can be accommodated, priority will be given to graduate students with a demonstrated interest in historical linguistics and/or language contact and/or Arabic linguistics. Invitations will be sent out in January 2019.

The spring school is preceded on April 9 2019 by a workshop at the same venue on Arabic and language analysis in asylum procedures (also free of charge). Further details can be found at: https://linguistlist.org/issues/29/29-4463.html

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics


Subject Languages: Arabic, Standard

Tuition: 0 USD
Registration: 13-Nov-2018 to 21-Dec-2018
Contact Person: Christopher Lucas
                Email: cl39soas.ac.uk

Apply by Email: cl39soas.ac.uk

Registration Instructions:
To be considered for attendance, send an expression of interest to the email address provided before 21 December 2018, setting out your reasons and motivation for wishing to attend. In case there are more expressions of interest than can be accommodated, priority will be given to graduate students with a demonstrated interest in historical linguistics and/or language contact and/or Arabic linguistics. Invitations will be sent out in January 2019.


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