Amrum 2020 - 14th Summer School in Historical Sociolinguistics

12-19 July 2020

Ban Horn, Amrum (Germany)


  • Sheila Watts (Cambridge): Defining Linguistic Difference: Middle Low German and Middle Dutch.
  • Joseph Salmons (UW Madison): Historical enregisterment of emerging varieties.
  • Monica Macaulay (UW Madison): 125 years of variation and change in Menominee, a native language of Wisconsin.
  • Peadar O Muircheartaigh (Aberystwyth): The sociolinguistics of Medieval Irish.
  • Silvia dal Negro (Bozen/Bolzano): Language change in demographically reduced languages: the example of Walser German.
  • Lieselotte Anderwald (Kiel): Historical Enregisterment: Tracing how widespread features of English became "non-standard" through American English newspaper discourses.
  • James Hawkey (Bristol): From past to present: Using historical language ideologies to explain current variation in Northern Catalan.

More details to follow.