LINGUIST List 31.2872

Wed Sep 23 2020

Confs: Gen Ling/Online

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Date: 21-Sep-2020
From: Dirk Pijpops <>
Subject: Autumn meeting KZM
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Autumn meeting KZM

Date: 10-Oct-2020 - 10-Oct-2020
Location: Virtual, Belgium
Contact: Dirk Pijpops
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

For the first time in 150 years, the Royal Society of Linguistics, Literature and History of the Southern Low Countries (KZM) will hold its Autumn meeting fully online. The meeting will take place on Saturday, October 20, 14h-17h30. Participation is free. The program features a keynote lecture by Albert Oosterhof, and talks on English, Dutch and Frisian linguistics. It can be found here: Registration is required, with a deadline of October 6, 2020.

Program Information:

2.00 pm-2.15 pm: Welcome

2.15 pm-3 pm: Plenary lecture (Department of Linguistics)
Albert Oosterhof (KU Leuven), Language policy, multilingualism and the debate on the language of higher education in the countries of the language area

3 pm-5.30pm: Section lectures

Each section lecture lasts twenty minutes, followed by 5 minutes for questions and 5 minutes for switching Zoom rooms.

- Marie-Anne Markey (KU Leuven), Firm anchoring, flexible analogy: detecting analogy in language change through individual variation
- Laura Bruno (UGent), Dative constructions in Old Frisian
- Jozefien Piersoul (KU Leuven), The compilation of the Dutch C-CLAMP corpus (Dutch Corpus of Contemporary & Late Modern Periodicals)
- Melissa Farasyn (UGent), V2 in the declarative main clause in the French-Flemish dialects
- Freja Verachtert (VUB & KU Leuven), Man for the handicap: the role of translation in the spread of people-first language in Flanders

- Fauve Vandenberghe (UGent), Haywood in Holland: the French and Dutch translations of Eliza Haywood's Idalia; or, the Unfortunate Mistress (1723)
- Mathias Meert (VUB), Scriptures of the pantomime: body language and 'Nebentext' in the modernist German-language pantomime
- Caroline Baetens (UGent), Comparative research into neoclassical adaptations in the Flemish Jesuit scene of the eighteenth century
- Abigael van Alst (KU Leuven), Cosmogony and literary cinema in Cendrars' La Fin du monde filmée par l'ange ND
- Zoë Van Cauwenberg (UGent & KU Leuven), Ballads of Horror: Past and Imagination in Tales of Superstition and Chivalry (1802) by Anne Bannerman

- Anke Verbeke (FWO & VUB), Who will take care of the elderly? Elderly care in the city at the end of the eighteenth century
- Wout Saelens (University of Antwerp), Energy transitions in the home: the material culture of heating and lighting in eighteenth-century Ghent and Leiden
- Wout Vande Sompele (University of Antwerp), Wheels of gold? Crafts in a commercial rural region, a detailed study by an eighteenth-century cartwright in the Doelpolder
- Bram De Maeyer (KU Leuven), The Belgian State as a real estate magnate? Construction of the Embassy in Tokyo (1960-2010)

- Xavier Van Binnebeke (KU Leuven), Neo-Latin Poetry Peers: the “Certamen poeticum Hoeufftianum” (1845-1978)

Abstracts for each section lecture are available on the website.

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