LANGUAGE VARIATION AND CHANGE IN ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL EUROPE: Old & Middle English - Old High German - Old Norse - Old Romance - Ancient Greek

SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 28, 2019

19:00 Welcome reception and Master classes

Master class: Elly van Gelderen (Arizona), Modern theories and historical syntax

Master class: Ioanna Sitaridou (Cambridge), Historical syntax and Greek dialects

 

 

Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2, 2019

(Parallel Sessions: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday  ---   Wednesday (whole day): Workshop)

 

9:40-11:40

 

OLGA FISCHER (UNIVERSITY OF AMSTERDAM):

OLD ENGLISH AND HOW IT DEVELOPED SYNTACTICALLY IN THE LATER MIDDLE AND MODERN PERIODS

 

DAG HAUG (UNIVERSITY OF OSLO):

ANCIENT GREEK (MORPHO-)SYNTAX

 

 

11:40-13:40

 

DONKA MINKOVA (UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES):

OLD AND MIDDLE ENGLISH PHONOLOGY

 

 

IOANNA SITARIDOU (UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE):

THE SYNTACTIC EVOLUTION OF THE ROMANCE LANGUAGES

 

13:40-14:10

Light lunch

14:10-16:10

 

ELLY VAN GELDEREN (ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY):

OLD AND MIDDLE ENGLISH: MORPHOSYNTAX IN MANUSCRIPTS

 

THÓRHALLUR EYTHÓRSSON (UNIVERSITY OF ICELAND):

OLD NORSE AND ITS OLD GERMANIC RELATIVES

 

 

16:10-18:10

SVETLANA PETROVA (BERGISCHE UNIVERSITÄT WUPPERTAL):

CLAUSE STRUCTURE AND WORD ORDER VARIATION IN OLD HIGH GERMAN 

 

                                         

 

NIKOLAOS LAVIDAS (NATIONAL AND KAPODISTRIAN UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS):

RECONSTRUCTING PROTO-INDO-EUROPEAN MORPHO-SYNTAX: AN INTRODUCTION

 

 

 

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Workshop: Language Change in Indo-European

Program: here

 

Thursday, August 1, 2019

18:50  Open Talk [in Greek]: Nikolaos Lavidas & Ioanna Sitaridou, “Truths and Myths about Language and languages”

(Talk open to summer school participants and non-participants [Naxians and visitors]). 

 

 

Saturday, August 3, 2019

9:00 Master classes and Farewell Reception

Master class: Olga Fischer (Amsterdam), The Place of Analogy in Language Learning, Language Use, and Language Change

Master class: Dag Haug (Oslo), Ancient Greek and corpus linguistics

Closing

 

 

Social program [Please see announcements/ ask organizers about tickets, etc]

Wednesday, July 31, 2019  

   Village excursion (Evening in a village)

 

Friday, August 2, 2019

   Dinner (Tavern)