LINGUIST List 32.439
Thu Feb 04 2021
Summer Schools: Old Frisian Summer School 'Old Frisian and its Neighbours' / Netherlands
Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <srobinsonlinguistlist.org>
Johanneke Sytsema <johanneke.sytsema
Old Frisian Summer School 'Old Frisian and its Neighbours' / Netherlands E-mail this message to a friend
Host Institution: University of Groningen
Dates: 05-Jul-2021 - 10-Jul-2021
Location: Leeuwarden, Fryslân, Netherlands
Focus: The central theme 'Old Frisian and its Neighbours' concerns medieval language shifts along the North Sea coast: Old Frisian, Old/Middle Dutch and Old Saxon/Middle Low German.
Minimum Education Level: No Minimum
Special Qualifications: Open to students (undergraduate, postgraduate, PhD) and to early career researchers.
During the translation workshops, participants will learn to read and interpret Old Frisian texts and get a good grasp of its grammatical structures. There will be a good balance between workshops, grammar lectures and lectures on the various language shifts Frisian experienced over the medieval period, when it gave way to Dutch or Low German. A visit to the Frisian Academy and Tresoar, where most of the Old Frisian manuscripts are kept, will be included as well as a visit to the city of Groningen. Confirmed speakers include prof. Frits van Oostrom (UU), prof. Arjen Versloot (UvA), prof. Marc Pierce (University of Texas) and Dr. Michiel de Vaan (Lausanne University).
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Languages: Frisian, Old
Language Families: Germanic
Tuition: 300 EURO
Tuition Explanation: This is a hybrid summerschool. Tuition for 'on campus' (physical) attendance
is 300 euro.
Tuition for 'online only' attendance is 200 euro. Should the physical
summerschool have to be cancelled, we will assume that you will attend the
'online' version. Of course, you will get a refund of 100 euro if you paid for
Registration: 29-Jan-2021 to 06-May-2021
Contact Person: Anne Popkema
Please scroll down to Application Procedure and click 'Apply now'. You will be sent an invoice after submitting your application. Choose 'on campus' for attending in person or choose 'online'. Note that the OFSS will always take place online, and hopefully 'on campus'. If the decision has to be taken to cancel 'on campus' we assume you will take part online. We will refund the fee difference.
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