20.2741, Calls: German Language, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/Germany

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Subject: 20.2741, Calls: German Language, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics/Germany

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Date: 10-Aug-2009
From: Mirjam Schmuck < mschmu at uni-mainz.de >
Subject: Workshop: Grammaticalization in German

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Date: Tue, 11 Aug 2009 09:38:16
From: Mirjam Schmuck [mschmu at uni-mainz.de]
Subject: Workshop: Grammaticalization in German

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Full Title: Workshop: Grammaticalization in German 

Date: 19-Sep-2010 - 23-Sep-2010
Location: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany 
Contact Person: Renata Szczepaniak
Meeting Email: rszczepa at uni-mainz.de
Web Site: http://www.germanistenverband.de/hochschule/tagungen/deutscher-germanistentag.php 

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 

Subject Language(s): German, Standard (deu)

Call Deadline: 07-Sep-2009 

Meeting Description:

Workshop: Grammaticalization in German - In the European context Deutscher Germanistentag 2010

In the last decades, grammaticalization research has given rise to several functional as well as formal approaches to language change focusing on semantics, pragmatics, cognitive linguistics, discourse analysis, and syntax.

The aim of the section held at the Deutscher Germanistentag 2010 in Freiburg/Germany is to adopt or, if necessary, to refine the existing approaches and to apply them also from a contrastive perspective to Grammaticalization processes in German. Going along with the main topic of the meeting 'German Language and Literature in the European Context', this workshop is also attempting to determine the influence of language contact and standardization processes on language change, especially of those relating to German.

The workshop will be held in German.


In order to support young scholars to participate at the conference, the Deutscher Germanistenverband (DGV) offers 20 scholarships in amount of 500 euro each (membership in the DGV is required, for the application form see http://www.germanistenverband.de/hochschule/mitglied-werden/anmeldung.php). 

Call for Papers:

We invite young researchers to send their abstract and a short, informal application to:

Geschäftsstelle der Gesellschaft für Hochschulgermanistik im Deutschen Germanistenverband
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg i. Br.
Platz der Universität 3
D-79098 Freiburg im Breisgau 
e-mail: buerohochschule at germanistenverband.de

Topics to be discussed may include but are not restricted to:

-Relativity and normativity of findings from the German-language studies
-Speech and writing
-Doubtful cases in present-day German
-Grammaticalization paths
-The role of language contact/ grammaticalization and standardization

We invite you to submit an abstract for a 20 minutes talk that should not exceed one page (including references) to:

Prof. Dr. Renata Szczepaniak
rszczepa at uni-mainz.de

Deadline of submission: September 7, 2009
Notification of acceptance: October 31, 2009

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