Sunday 13 July

16.00-18.30

Registration (Entrance hall, Erasmushuis, Blijde-Inkomststraat 21)

Monday 14 July

8.30-9.30

Registration (Entrance hall, Erasmushuis, Blijde-Inkomststraat 21)

9.30-10.00

Opening session (Room: MSI 03.18)

 

Room: MSI 02.28

Room: MSI 01.28

Room: MSI 00.08

Room: MSI 00.20

Room: MSI 00.28

 

Dialectology & Varieties of English

chair: Julia Fernández Cuesta

Reported speech

chair: Stefan Thim

Discourse & Information structure

chair: Ruth Moehlig

Grammaticalization (Verb Phrase)

chair: Cristiano Broccias

Workshop 1

Cognitive approaches to the history of English

10.00-10.30

Goundry, Katrin (University of Glasgow)

Strong Class III verbs in time and space

Whitt, Richard J. (The University of Nottingham)

A diachronic investigation of eviden-tiality and genre variation in English

Tizón-Couto, David (University of Vigo)

Left-dislocated noun phrases in the recent history of English: Evolution, genre distribution and discourse functions

Hoffmann, Thomas & Bergs, Alexander (University of Osnabrück)

Introduction Workshop

 10.30-11.00

Wallis, Christine (University of Sheffield)

Conservatism and innovation in Anglo-Saxon scribal practice.

Hartmann, Stefan (University of Mainz), Flach, Susanne (FU Berlin)

The rise of epistemic meaning: A corpus-based perspective on subjectification

Gather, Kirsten (University of Cologne)

Syntactic dislocation in English con-gregational song between 1500 and 1900: A corpus-based study

Klemola, Juhani (University of Tampere) More on the origin of passive get

Huber, Judith (LMU Munich) Non-motion verbs in the intransitive motion construction in the history of English

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

 

chair: Olga Timofeeva

chair: Lieven Vandelanotte

chair: Hendrik De Smet

chair: Liesbet Heyvaert

 

11.30-12.00

Ciszek-Kiliszewska, Ewa (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan)

Middle English preposition and adverb emell(e)

Schneider, Claudia (Uni Jena), Schuhmann, Roland (SAW Leipzig)

A comparison between the Finns-burg fragment and the Finnsburg episode: An information structural approach

Johannsen, Berit (FU Berlin)

The function(s) of the have-perfect in Old English

Winters, Margaret (Wayne State University, Detroit)

Grammar change as semantic change

 12.00-12.30

Budna, Anna (University of Social Sciences, Warsaw)

The present participle mark-ing in Northern Middle English: A corpus study

Claridge, Claudia (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Speech, thought and writing presen-tation in medieval history writing

Nakayasu, Minako (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)

Spatio-temporal systems in Chaucer

Feher, Olga (University of Edinburgh), Ritt, Nikolaus (University of Vienna), Smith, Kenny (University of Edinburgh), Ten Wolde, Elnora (University of Vienna)

The spread of (in)definiteness mark­ing in Early English: Reconstructing category emergence in the lab

Pentrel, Meike (University of Osnabrück)

Towards a theory of historical psycho-linguistics: The position of adverbial clauses in Early Modern English

 12.30-13.00

Elsweiler, Christine (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Why Scotsmen will drown and shall not be saved: On the development of WILL and SHALL in Older Scots

Moore, Colette (University of Washington)

Reported speech verbs and semantic/pragmatic change: quethen, quoth, quote

 

Hilpert, Martin (University of Neuchâtel)

Relating language change to language processing: A second look at asymmetric priming

13.00-14.30

Lunch (Alma student restaurant)

 

chair: Marina Dossena

chair: Tine Defour

chair: Artur Bartnik

chair: Liesbet Heyvaert

 

14.30-15.00

Ruano-García, Javier (University of Salamanca)

It is common in several of the pro-vincial dialects of England: English regional material in John Russell Bartlett’s Dictionary of Americanisms

Widlitzki, Bianca (Justus Liebig University Giessen)

Reporting clauses in 18th and 19th century English: A diachronic study of past tense I said and historic present I says

Nykiel, Jerzy (University of Silesia)

The reduced definite article th in the sixteenth century and the definiteness cycle

Neels, Jakob (University of Leipzig)

Frequency measures and collocations in grammaticalisation

Schmid, Hans-Jörg & Mantlik, Anette (University of München)

Entrenchment in historical corpora? Reconstructing dead authors’ minds from their usage profiles

 15.00-15.30

Traxel, Oliver (University of Wuerzburg)

The creation of pseudo-archaisms in the 18th Century: A linguistic study of Thomas Chatterton’s Rowley Poems

Landert, Daniela (University of Zurich)

The pragmatic functions of I say and I tell (you) in Early Modern English dialogues

de Dios, Tania (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela)

Is retrievability a guarantee for omission? A look into the recent history of contextual object deletion in American English

Petré, Peter (KU Leuven)

On the role of frequency in the grammatical constructionalization of the passive construction

Concluding discussion

15.30-16.00

Coffee break

 

chair: Birte Bös

chair: Susan Fitzmaurice

chair: Benedikt Szmrecsanyi

 

16.00-16.30

Evans, Mel (University of Birmingham)

"Because her Majesty said...": Agency, power and reported speech in Early Modern Correspondence

Shibasaki, Reijirou (Meiji University) Diachronic aspects of shell noun constructions: With a focus on the bottom line is (that)

Hundt, Marianne (University of Zürich) & Payne, John (The University of Manchester)

How weird are teenagers? Variation and change in the use of noun-name collocations

 16.30-17.00

Rütten, Tanja (University of Cologne) The English imperative – from verb- to clause-level mood marker

Brinton, Laurel (University of British Columbia) “Take my advice for what it’s worth”: The rise of parenthetical for what it’s worth

 

17.00-17.30

Break: Walk over to the “Promotiezaal”, Naamsestraat 22, 3000 Leuven

17.30-18.30

Plenary talk (Room: Promotiezaal)

Robert Fulk (Indiana University, Bloomington) ‒ English historical philology past, present, and future: A narcissist’s view

chair: Teresa Fanego

18.30

Reception (“Jubileumzaal”, Naamsestraat 22, 3000 Leuven)


 

Tuesday 15 July

9.00-9.55

Plenary talk (Room: MSI 03.18)

 Marit Westergaard (University of Tromsø) ‒ Gradualness vs. abruptness in acquisition and change

chair: Ans van Kemenade

 

Room: MSI 02.28

Room: MSI 01.28

Room: MSI 00.08

Room: MSI 00.20

Room: MSI 00.28

Morphology & Lexical change

chair: Christine Wallis

Historical sociolinguistics

chair: David Denison

Phonology

chair: Raymond Hickey

Grammaticalization (Noun Phrase)

chair: Yanagi Tomohiro

Workshop 2

Early English dialect morphosyntax

10.00-10.30

Kharlamenko, Oxana (University of Paris Sorbonne)

The unmarking markers, or variable gender in the Old English gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels revisited

Timofeeva, Olga (University of Zürich)

Outgroup construction in early medieval England

Seiler, Annina (University of Zurich)

Article choice in early Middle English

de Haas, Nynke (Utrecht University) & George Walkden (University of Manchester)

 Introduction Workshop

 10.30-11.00

Mateo Mendaza, Raquel (Universidad de La Rioja)

Alternative approaches on produc-tivity for the Old English affixes -isc,
-cund, -ful
and ful-.

Ronan, Patricia (Université de Lausanne)

The rise of the English language in Ireland

Kołos, Marta (Warsaw University)

Instances of phonological weight-sensitivity in Early Middle English poetry

Vezzosi, Letizia (University of Perugia)

Reciprocal strategies in Middle English: The development of each other or the like.

Westergaard, Marit(University of Tromsø) & Eitler, Tamás (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Word order variation in late Middle English

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

 

chair: Gerold Schneider

chair: Marina Dossena

chair: Geoffrey Nathan

chair: Margaret E. Winters

 

11.30-12.00

Bilynsky, Michael (Ivan Franko National University in Lviv, Ukraine)

The paths and pace of deverbal derivation in the earliest quotations of the Oxford English Dictionary

Huber, Magnus (University of Giessen)

Cleft constructions in 18th and 19th century spoken English: A historical sociolinguistic study based on the Old Bailey Corpus

Li, Xingzhong (Charles) (Central Washington University)

Some notes on Chaucer’s metrics

 Brems,Lot, Davidse, Kristin, Lesage, Jakob & Van Linden, An (KU Leuven)

 Negation, grammaticalization and subjectification: The development of polar, modal and mirative no way-constructions

van Kemenade, Ans (Radboud University Nijmegen)

V2 in Middle English dialects

 12.00-12.30

Minkova, Donka (UCLA)

On the history of word clipping: aphesis, syncope, apocope

Fitzmaurice, Susan (University of Sheffield)

Contingent polysemy and discursive thresholds: Toward a sociohistorical framework for semantic change

Ziegeler, Debra (Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3)

Calamities and counterfactuals: A historical view of polarity reversal

Walkden, George (University of Manchester)

Null subjects in Middle English

 

 12.30-13.00

Ogura, Mieko1,2 & Willliam S-Y. Wang2 (1Linguistics Laboratory, Tsurumi University, Yokohama, 2Joint Research Centre for Language and Human Complexity, Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Lexical diffusion and Neogrammarian regularity

Walker, Terry (Mid-Sweden University)

Third-person present singular verb inflection in Early Modern English: New evidence from speech-related texts

Beal, Joan & Sen, Ranjan (University of Sheffield)

(W)ho, w(h)en, w(h)ere, and w(h)at? The eighteenth-century pronunciation of ‘wh

Rusten, Kristian (University of Bergen)

Null subjects in Old English: A case of diatopic variaton?


 

13.00-14.30

Lunch (Alma student restaurant)

 

chair: Jukka Tyrkkö

chair: Nuria Yáñez-Bouza

chair: Geoffrey Nathan

chair: Rodrigo Perez Lorido

 

14.30-15.00

Sadej-Sobolewska, Kinga (University of Social Sciences, Warsaw)

The lexical field of INTELLECT in Old and Middle English: A pilot study

Kirner-Ludwig, Monika (Augsburg University)

‘The wickede secte of Saracenys’: Lexico-semantic means of creating religious diversity in texts from the Middle English Period

Hickey, Raymond (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Velarisation of /l/ in the history of English

Ghesquière, Lobke (KU Leuven)

On the relation between degree modifying and focusing adjective uses: The case of sure and true

de Haas, Nynke (Utrecht University)

The Northern Subject Rule in Northern and Midlands Middle English dialects: Adding be to a picture of morphosyntactic dialect variation

 15.00-15.30

Dekeyser, Xavier (KU Leuven & UA Antwerpen)

From spatial concepts to time in the history of English: Continuity and remoteness in time ‒ Metonymy and metaphor

Goto, Mariko (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Iizuka)

Late Modern English grammar writing and the aspectual restriction on the progressive

Hotta, Ryuichi (Chuo University)

The ebb and flow of historical variants of betwixt and between

Fernández-Cuesta, Julia (Universidad de Sevilla)

English morphosyntax from the northern perspective: The resilience of the Northern Subject Rule

 15.30-16.00

Alexander, Marc & Kay, Christian (University of Glasgow)

Heaven and earth: Some meta-phorical connections

Anderwald, Lieselotte (University of Kiel, Germany)

The get-passive in nineteenth-century English: Corpus analysis and prescriptive comments

Blanco-Suárez, Zeltia (University of Santiago de Compostela)

Mortal lazy and deadly curious: Some diachronic notes on the intensifiers mortal and deadly

Marcelle Cole (Leiden University) Explaining verbal morphosyntactic variation in early English Dialect

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

 

chair: Claudia Claridge

 

chair: Nikolaos Lavidas

chair: Marianne Hundt

 

16.30-17.00

Khallieva Boiché, Olga (Sorbonne Paris 4, CEMA)

Old English ead in Anglo-Saxon given names: A comparative approach to the Anglo-Saxon anthroponomy

Suzuki, Hironori (Daito Bunka University, Japan)

On MV/VM order in Old English long-line poetry

Welna, Jerzy (University of Warsaw) On the competition of two inten-sifiers: ME full and very

Concluding discussion

 17.00-17.30

Chapman, Don (Brigham Young University)

Compounds: Poetry vs. prose

Méndez-Naya, Belén (University of Santiago de Compostela)

From spatial adjunct to degree mod-ifier: On the development of the intensifier function of 'out'-adverbs

 

17.30-18.30

Plenary talk (Room: MSI 03.18)

 Charles Boberg (McGill University, Montreal) ‒ Flanders Fields and the consolidation of Canadian English

chair: Laurel Brinton


 

Wednesday 16 July

 

Room: MSI 02.28

Room: MSI 01.28

Room: MSI 00.08

Room: MSI 00.20

Room: MSI 00.28

 

Code switching & Scribal practices

chair: Olga Timofeeva

Pragmatics & Genre

chair: Tanja Rütten

Discourse & Information structure

chair: Peter Petré

 VP syntax

chair: Britta Mondorf

Workshop 3

Exploring binomials: History, structure, motivation and function

9.00-9.30

Skaffari, Janne (University of Turku)

He luuede abstinenciam: Code-switching and language-mixing in post-Conquest texts

Bator, Magdalena & Sylwanowicz, Marta (University of Social Sciences, Warsaw)

Measures in medieval English recipes – culinary vs. medical

Bouzada-Jabois, Carla (University of Vigo - KU Leuven)

Free adjuncts in Late Modern English: A corpus-based study

Part One: General and Old English

Kopaczyk, Joanna (Adam Mickiewicz University) & Hans Sauer (LMU Munich)

Introduction: Exploring binomials

 9.30-10.00

Kaislaniemi, Samuli (University of Helsinki)

Code-switching and script-switching in Early Modern English letters

Sylvester, Louise (University of Westminster)

Technical vocabulary and medieval text types: A semantic field approach

Gaszewski, Jerzy & Cichosz, Anna (University of Lodz)

Subordinate clauses in selected Old English translations

Fonteyn, Lauren & van de Pol, Nikki (KU Leuven)

All for one and one for all: the formation, evolution and functions of Modern English ing-clauses

Schaefer, Ursula (TU Dresden / Universität Freiburg)

On the time-depth and social conditioning of binomials: The example of to have and to hold

 10.00-10.30

Mäkilähde, Aleksi (University of Turku)

The pragmatic functions of code-switching in Early Modern English school drama

Mäkinen, Martti (Hanken School of Economics)

Persuasion in early medicine: Ethos, pathos and logos in Early Modern English recipes

Broccias, Cristiano (University of Genoa)

The simultaneity AS construction from Old English to Middle English

Lavidas, Nikolaos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Cognate object constructions in Early Modern English: The case of Tyndale’s New Testament

Kotake, Tadashi (University of London/Keio University, Tokyo)

Binomials or not? A study of double glosses in Farman’s glosses to the Rushworth Gospels

 10.30-11.00

Pahta, Päivi, Nurmi, Arja, Tyrkkö, Jukka & Petäjäniemi, Anna (University of Tampere)

Multilingual practices in Late Modern English: A frequency-based approach

Dossena, Marina (Università degli Studi di Bergamo)

“Dispensers of knowledge”: An early investigation into nineteenth-century popular(ized) science

Bech, Kristin (University of Oslo)

Old ‘truths’, new corpora: Old English conjunct clauses revisited

Berlage, Eva (University of Hamburg)

Composite predicate constructions: Lexicalisation or delexicalisation?

 Ogura, Michiko (Keio University, Tokyo)

Features of word pairs in Old English poetry

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

 

chair: Rodrigo Perez Lorido

chair: Jerzy Nykiel

chair: Kristin Bech

chair: Laurel Brinton

 

11.30-12.00

Caon, Luisella (Leiden University)

A Tretys of Goostely Batayle: One scribe facing more Middle English dialects

Lubbers, Thijs (University of Edinburgh)

Profiling stylistic change using instructional writing on horses: The case of reader orientation

Bartnik, Artur (Catholic University of Lublin)

Headless free relatives and resumption in Old English

Lowrey, Brian (Universite De Picardie)

Finite causative complements In Middle English

Part Two: Middle English and Early Modern English

Kubaschewski, Elisabeth (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich)

Binomials in Caxton’s Ovid

 12.00-12.30

Thaisen, Jacob (University of Stavanger)

Standardisation and the Auchinleck manuscript

Moessner, Lilo (RWTH Aachen University)

Genre analysis of Old English legal writing: Focus on wills

Links, Meta & van Kemenade, Ans (Radboud University Nijmegen)

Correlative constructions in earlier English: The þaþa construction

Iyeiri, Yoko (Kyoto University)

Syntactic variation and change relating to causative make in early Modern English

Tani, Akinobu (Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Hyogo)

Caxton’s use of binomials for printing or translation?

 12.30-13.00

Honkapohja, Alpo (University of Zurich)

“Where did these Midland forms come from?”: A dialectological study of the Voigts-Sloane Group of ME medical and alchemical manuscripts

 

Komen, Erwin R. (Radboud University Nijmegen)

Subject-position alternations in PP-initial main clauses

Davies, Mark (Brigham Young University)

The development of the “causative V-ing” target=“_blank”construction in American English

Rutkowska, Hanna (University of Poznan) Binomials in several editions of an early modern almanac

13.00-14.30

Lunch (Alma student restaurant)

 

chair: Roland Schuhmann

chair: Richard Jason Whitt

chair: Kristin Bech

chair: Benedikt Szmrecsanyi

 

14.30-15.00

Vennemann, Theo (University of Munich),

Old problems and new solutions in English runology: Thorn, eoh, and the duplex runes

But, Roxanne (University of Sheffield)

Linguistic appropriation of slang in historical context(s)

Cichosz, Anna (University of Lodz), Gaszewski, Jerzy (University of Lodz) Grabski, Maciej (University of Lodz)

The V-2 Phenomenon in Old English and Old High German translations

Denison, David (University of Manchester), Yáñez-Bouza, Nuria (University of Manchester)

Which comes first in the double object construction?

Part Three: Early and Late Modern English

Tyrkkö, Jukka (University of Tampere)

Binomials in English novels of the late modern period: Fixedness, formulaicity and style

 15.00-15.30

Sobol, Helena (University of Warsaw)

Diversity between panels of the Franks Casket: Spelling and runic paleography

Suhr, Carla (University of Turku) Relations and news: Textual labels in the titles of early modern news pamphlets

Dreschler, Gea (VU University Amsterdam / Radboud University Nijmegen)

The increasingly marked status of non-subjects in initial position after the loss of verb second

Kolbe-Hanna, Daniela (Trier University), D'hoedt, Frauke (KU Leuven), Cuyckens, Hubert (KU Leuven)

Think in Old and Middle English

Concluding discussion

 15.30-16.00

Rogos, Justyna (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan)

Abbreviating Lydgate: Ideographic symbols in two manuscripts of the Troybook and The Siege of Thebes

Nissel, Magnus (University of Giessen)

Online collaborative corpus annotation: Extending the Old Bailey Corpus one trial at a time

Los, Bettelou (University Of Edin-burgh), Hebing, Rosanne (Radboud University Nijmegen), Komen, Erwin (Radboud University Nijmegen)

“Permissive” target=“_blank”English subjects

Defour, Tine ( Ghent University)

From quantifiers to focus adverbs: The developments of mostly and at least

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

16.30-17.00

Poster session (Entrance hall, Erasmushuis, Blijde-Inkomststraat 21)

Schneider, Gerold (University of Zurich), Hundt, Marianne (University of Zurich) ‒ Part-of-speech annotation in historical corpora: Comparative evaluation of tagger output

Gardner, Anne (University of Zurich), Hundt, Marianne (University of Zurich), Kindlimann, Moira (University of Zurich) ‒ Towards the digitisation of the Lady Mary Hamilton archive (letters and diaries)

17.00-18.00

Plenary talk (Room: MSI 03.18)

Peter Grund (University of Kansas) ‒ Identifying stances: The (re)construction of strategies and practices of stance in a historical community

chair: Merja Kytö

18.00-19.00

Business meeting (Room: MSI 03.18)

20.15

Conference dinner (Faculty Club)


 

Thursday 17 July

 

Room: MSI 02.28

Room: MSI 01.28

Room: MSI 00.08

Room: MSI 00.20

Room: MSI 00.28

 

Lexicology & Language contact

chair: Jerzy Nykiel

Pragmatics & Genre

chair: Daniela Landert

Syntax & Modality

chair: Peter Petré

VP syntax

chair: Lilo Moessner

Workshop 4

(De)Transitivization: Processes of argument augmentation and reduction in the history of English

9.00-9.30

Lass, Roger & Laing, Margaret (University of Edinburgh)

On Middle English she, sho: A refurbished narrative [1/2]

Salmi, Hanna (University of Turku)

Features of verbal conflict in early English debate poetry

Chankova, Yana (South-West University 'N. Rilski')

Generating Vfin-IO(Dat)-Vnon-fin-DO(Acc) and Vfin-DO(Acc)-Vnon-fin-IO(Dat) orders in Old English and Old Icelandic

Eitelmann, Matthias (Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz) & Haumann, Dagmar (University of Agder, Kristiansand)

Processes of argument augmentation and reduction in the history of English

 9.30-10.00

Lass, Roger & Laing, Margaret (University of Edinburgh)

On Middle English she, sho: A refurbished narrative [2/2]

Williams, Graham (University of Sheffield)

More cutting than the sword: Verbal irony and 'civilizing trends' of power in medieval Englishes

Yanagi, Tomohiro

Movability of dative-marked objects of transitive adjectives in Old English

Zehentner, Eva (University of Vienna)

On privative verbs and the double object construction in Middle English

Peter Siemund (University of Hamburg)

The emergence of English reflexive verbs: An analysis based on the Oxford English Dictionary

 10.00-10.30

Alcorn, Rhona (University of Edinburgh)

How ‘them’ could have been ‘his’

Bös, Birte (University of Duisburg-Essen)

Verbal misconduct through the lens of Victorian London newspapers

Van Gelderen, Elly (Arizona State University)

Psych-verbs in the history of English: The reanalysis of argument structure

Bemposta-Rivas, Sofia (University of Vigo)

I didn't dare to make the smallest repartee, I need hardly tell you: A corpus-based study of the infinitival complements governed by need and dare in the recent history of English

Mondorf, Britta (Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz)

On the relation between verb entrenchment and detransitivization

 10.30-11.00

Marcelle Cole (Leiden University) Where did THEY come from? A native origin for THEY, THEIR, THEM.

Leitner, Magdalena (University of Glasgow)

Slander, cursing and verbal aggression in 16th-/17th-century Scottish court-records

Parra-Guinaldo, Víctor (American University of Sharjah, UAE)

The linguistic cycle: A re-exam-ination of Old English hwæðer ‘whether’

Shank, Christopher (Bangor University), Plevoets, Koen (University of Ghent)

Structural features as predictors for that/zero variation in mental state verbs (MSVs): A diachronic corpus based multivariate analysis.

Möhlig-Falke, Ruth (University of Heidelberg)

Constructional loss and changes in verbal argument structure: The case of the early English impersonal construction

11.00-11.30

Coffee break

 

chair: Louise Sylvester

 

chair: Minako Nakayasu

chair: Daniela Kolbe-Hanna

 

11.30-12.00

Pons-Sanz, Sara M. (University of Westminster)

Anger, fear and amusement: The lexico-semantic field of emotions in the Ormulum

 

Ingham, Richard (Birmingham City University)

Prosodic movement and emphatic focus in Late Middle English

Elenbaas, Marion (Leiden University)

Valency effects in English verb-particle and light verb constructions (and what it tells us about grammaticalisation

 12.00-12.30

Lutz, Angelika (University of Erlangen)

The survival of Norse loans into Middle English and their infiltration of late medieval London English

 

Breitbarth, Anne (Ghent University)

 The development of ‘conditional’ should in English

Benedikt Szmrecsanyi (KU Leuven)

Typological profiling: analyticity versus syntheticity between Middle English and Present-Day English

Rohdenburg, Günter (University of Paderborn)

On the differential evolution of simple and complex object constructions in English

 12.30-13.00

Keller, Jonas (University of Zurich)

Semi-Communication and the Lexicon. Leipzig-Jakarta Lists for Old English and Old Norse

 

Haeberli, Eric (University of Geneva), Ihsane, Tabea (University of Geneva)

 The History of English Auxiliaries: Evidence from Adverb Placement

Gonzalez-Diaz, Victorina (University of Liverpool)

Dyvers heynous sedicious and sclanderous Writinges”: Adjective stacking in the English NP

Concluding discussion

13.00-14.30

Lunch (Alma student restaurant)

 

chair: Raymond Hickey

 

chair: Tanja Rütten

chair: Patricia Ronan

 

14.30-15.00

Durkin, Philip (Oxford English Dictionary) & Allan, Kathryn (University College London)

Moving beyond date of first attestation and language of origin: Examining the impact of loanwords on a lexical field in Early Modern English

Anna Wojtyś (Univerisity of Warsaw)

Tracing an obsolete preterite-present verb: the fates of OE *dugan

Thim, Stefan (University of Vienna)

New native prefixes in Middle English

 

 15.00-15.30

McColl Millar, Robert (University of Aberdeen)

Near-relative contact: Causes for the development of Middle English

Kaita, Kousuke

A study on Old English dugan: Its potential for auxiliation

Tanabe, Harumi (Seikei University)

Phrasal verbs as an alternative to prefixed verbs in Middle English?

 

 15.30-16.00

Cloutier, Robert A. (University of Amsterdam)

The Celtic influence on the Old English beon on V-unge construction re-evaluated

Tomaszewska, Magdalena (University of Warsaw)

On the status of *magan in Old English

Smitterberg, Erik (Uppsala University)

Particle placement in nineteenth-century English: A multi-factorial study

 

16.00-16.30

Coffee break

16.30-17.30

Plenary talk (Room: MSI 03.18)

María José López-Couso (University of Santiago de Compostela) ‒ On structural hypercharacterization: Some examples from the history of English syntax

chair: Hubert Cuyckens

17.30-18.00

Closing session (Room: MSI 03.18)