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LINGUIST List 18.2

Thu Jan 04 2007

Confs: Historical Linguistics; French, English/UK

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        1.    richard ingham, Middle English and Anglo-Norman Workshop

Message 1: Middle English and Anglo-Norman Workshop
Date: 02-Jan-2007
From: richard ingham <richard.inghamuce.ac.uk>
Subject: Middle English and Anglo-Norman Workshop

Middle English and Anglo-Norman Workshop
Short Title: ME-AN workshop

Date: 01-Feb-2007 - 02-Feb-2007
Location: Birmingham UK, United Kingdom
Contact: Richard Ingham
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.lhds.uce.ac.uk/english/?page=middle-english-and-anglo-norman

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English; French; Anglo-Norman

Meeting Description:

Two-day workshop on Middle English and Anglo-Norman at UCE Birmingham,
1st-2nd February 2007.

University of Central England, Birmingham
School of English
Two-day workshop on Middle English and Anglo-Norman
Thursday, 1st and Friday, 2nd February 2007

Anyone interested in the role of French in the history of the English
language is welcome to attend. There will be no registration charge.
Those intending to attend are requested to notify Richard Ingham via email
at: richard.inghamuce.ac.uk

For information about the themes of the workshop, please go to:


Thursday 1st Feb.
Morning Session
9 a.m.

9.30-10.10 a.m. Anthony Hunt (Oxford Univ.) Anglo-Norman:
Some chronological considerations

10.10-10.50 a.m. Jean-Pascal Pouzet (Université de Limoges):
Mapping insular French material: vernacular manuscripts and correlated

10.50-11.20 a.m.

Panel discussion

12.30-.2 p.m.

Afternoon session
2 p.m. Eric Haeberli (Université de Genève):
French and LME syntax

2.40 p.m. Richard Ingham (UCE Birmingham):
Anglo-Norman bilingualism: some syntactic observations

3.20-3.50 p.m.

3.50-5 p.m.
Panel discussion

6.30 p.m.
Wine party

Friday 2nd February
Morning session
9 a.m. Mark Chambers & Louise Sylvester (UCE Birmingham):
From apareil to wardrobe: French influence in the clothing lexis of the
Middle English period.

9.40 a.m. David Trotter (Univ. of Wales Aberystwyth):
Building bridges in Anglo-Norman: the lexical evidence

10.20a.m. Laura Wright (Cambridge Univ.):
On mixed-language business writing, including its demise

11-11.30 a.m.

11.30-12.45 a.m.
Panel discussion

12.45-2 p.m.

Afternoon session
2 p.m Andres Kristol (Université de Neuchâtel):

2.40 p.m Florence Myles (Newcastle Univ.):

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