Old and Middle English Summer School

Thu, 09/02/2017

Old and Middle English Summer School
Website: http://www.enl.auth.gr/summerschool/2017

Dates: 19-Jul-2017 - 27-Jul-2017
Location: Naxos, Greece

Focus: Old and Middle English intensive language and linguistics classes

Description:
The Department of Theoretical & Applied Linguistics, School of  
English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, is coordinating a  
summer school program and a workshop on the history of English to be  
held on 19-27 July 2017 in the island of Naxos, Greece.

The summer school will offer Old and Middle English intensive language  
and linguistics classes for a period of nine days. The aim is to  
attract students and scholars to study Old and Middle English in a  
relaxed yet very focused and stimulating atmosphere that promotes in  
depth analysis and discussion.

Faculty & Courses:

-How did English change? A basic course in Old English and the  
circumstances that led to its modern appearance
Olga Fischer (University of Amsterdam)

-An introduction to Old English phonology and meter
Donka Minkova (University of California, Los Angeles)

-Variation in Old and Middle English (Historical corpora and  
linguistic theory)
Nikolaos Lavidas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

-Historical Sociolinguistics: Old and Middle English
Alexander Bergs (Osnabrück University)

Certificate of attendance will be awarded to all participants plus  
certification of the 6 ECTS gained (1,5 ECTS for each of the courses;  
participation in all summer school courses -including active  
participation in the poster session- stands for 6 ECTS).

Accommodation: Please notice that the registration fees cover the  
accommodation in the municipality hostel for the whole period of  
classes as well as light lunches.

Registration Instructions:
Please state your interests and background in less than one-page and  
submit it to Nikolaos Lavidas (nlavidas@enl.auth.gr) and Alexander  
Bergs (abergs@uos.de).

More information can be found at the summer school webpage:
http://www.enl.auth.gr/summerschool/2017

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