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LINGUIST List 20.1310

Tue Apr 07 2009

Confs: Historical Ling, Germanic, Insular Celtic, Italic/UK

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        1.    Stephen Laker, Languages of Early Britain

Message 1: Languages of Early Britain
Date: 03-Apr-2009
From: Stephen Laker <stephen.lakermanchester.ac.uk>
Subject: Languages of Early Britain
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Languages of Early Britain

Date: 21-May-2009 - 21-May-2009
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Contact: Stephen Laker
Contact Email: stephen.lakermanchester.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.llc.manchester.ac.uk/ills/events/earlybritain/

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Language Family(ies): Germanic; Insular Celtic; Italic
Meeting Description:

The University of Manchester Institute of Linguistics and Language Studies is
hosting a one-day workshop devoted to current research into the languages of
Early Britain. The event aims to foster an exchange of ideas between
postgraduate as well as established researchers of differing specializations
who have a shared interest in the linguistic situation in Britain during the
Late Roman and Early Medieval periods.

Programme (provisional)


Katrin Thier (Oxford): 'Language and Technology: Some Examples from
Seafaring, Germanic and Celtic'

Philip Shaw (Sheffield): 'Hredmona├░, Hlyda, Rugern: In search of
Anglo-Saxon month-names'

Alderik Blom (Cambridge): 'The Welsh Glosses in the Vocabularium
Cornicum: Identification and Interpretation'


Guto Rhys (Glasgow): 'Towards a Phonology of Northern Brittonic'

Stephen Laker (Manchester): 'Early Brittonic Influence on English Phonology'

Peter Trudgill (Adger): 'Old English, Late British, Old Norse: What
Really Happened?'


Paul Russell (Cambridge): 'Latin and British in Roman and Sub-Roman
Britain: Some Questions of Morphology'

Anyone wishing to attend Languages of Early Britain should get in touch with
the conference organiser as soon as possible.
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