Old and Middle English Summer School
Dates: 19-Jul-2017 – 27-Jul-2017
Location: Naxos, Greece
Focus: Old and Middle English intensive language and linguistics classes
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
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.
Please state your interests and background in less than one-page and
submit it to Nikolaos Lavidas (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Alexander
More information can be found at the summer school webpage: