Presentations and programme

Saturday, November the 27th

8:15-8:30 Opening of the conference

8:30-9:30 Plenary talk
Anna Cichosz (Łódź University) – The truth behind the numbers: Corpus methods in the research on Old English syntax

9:30-11:00 Session 1
Minako Nakayasu (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine) – Sone, slepestow • sestow þis poeple? Spatio-temporal systems in Piers Plowman
Amanda Roig-Marín (University of Alicante) – Etymologising the vernacular vocabulary of a set of Medieval Latin accounts
Alicia Rodríguez-Álvarez (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) & Mª Victoria Domínguez Rodríguez (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) – Amerindian words in Bullokar's An English Expositor (1616)

11:15-12:45 Session 2
Julia Landmann (Universität Heidelberg) – The dynamic lexicon of English: A sociocognitive approach towards loan processes and their linguistic effects
W. Juliane Elter (University of Mannheim) – Structural integration of non-cognate loan verbs in contact between closely related languages
Essi Harbord (University of Cambridge) – The English Dialect Dictionary and the Danelaw: Studying the distribution of Scandinavian loanwords in Late Modern English dialects

12:45-13:30 BREAK

13:30-14:30 Session 3
Olga Timofeeva (University of Zurich) – Royal chancery in transition: Notes on Norman scribes in England
Jacob Thaisen (Oslo University) – Scribal fingerprints in texts of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

14:45-16:15 Session 4
Miguel Lacalle Palacios (Universidad de la Rioja) – A Role and Reference Grammar analysis of Old English verbs of learning
Ana Elvira Ojanguren López (Universidad de la Rioja) – Old English Prevent and Forbid verbs: A RRG analysis
Elly van Gelderen (Arizona State University) – Verb-second and expletives

16:30-17:30 Plenary talk
Tim William Machan (University of Notre Dame) - What, if anything, was Old English?
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