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38th Symposium on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics in the Low Countries (#SOEMEHL38)

Date
Wednesday 16 December 2015
Time
Serie
Symposium on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics in the Low Countries (SOEMEHL)
Address
Lipsius
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

An annual symposium where researchers from Dutch, Belgian and increasingly German universities share their novel research on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics. This 38th edition will be concluded by a keynote address by Professor Winfried Rudolf (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen)

Programme

10.55 – 11.00 Welcome by organizer Thijs Porck
11.00 – 11.30 Nynke de Haas (Universiteit van Utrecht) - “The Middle English Northern Subject Rule: Individual Syntactic Constructions vs Variation in Verbal Inflection”
11.30 – 12.00  Krista A. Murchison (Universiteit Leiden) - “Did Chaucer Use an Anglo-Norman Source for The Parson’s Tale?”
12.00 – 12.30 Sune Gregersen Rygård (Universiteit van Amsterdam) - “‘To Dare Larks’, Analogy and Interference in the English Modals”
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 - 14:30 Cynthia A. Johnson and Sigríður Sæunn Sigurðardóttir (Universiteit Gent) - “Sorrow and Success in Old English: The Relationship between Argument Structure and Metaphor”
14:30 - 15:00 Kees Dekker (Universiteit Groningen) - “The Ormulum in the Seventeenth Century: The Manuscript and Its Early Readers”
15:00 - 15:30

Wim Lindeboom (Independent scholar)  - “Two-Timing Wife of Bath: Purveyance as an Art.”

15:30 - 15:45 Tea break
15:45 - 16:15 Sandor Chardonnens (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)  - “Theurgy and Necromancy in Late Medieval English Magic”
16:15 - 17:00 Keynote: Winfried Rudolf (Georg-August-Universität Göttingen) - “The Gold in Beowulf and the Currencies of Fame”
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