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The Celtic Englishes

The Celtic Englishes II - Program

Potsdam Project

List of Speakers, Discussants and Guests

Abstracts

Colloquium II

 

 
WEDNESDAY - 23 September 1998
20:00 Meeting of speakers, discussants and invited guests Kartoffelhaus Nr. 1, Potsdam, Zeppelinstra▀e 136
 

THURSDAY - 24 September 1998

8:24 Regional train from Charlottenhof Station to Golm, UP
Complex II, Potsdam/Golm
Conference venue: House 13, "Kleiner Senatssaal"
Official Opening of the Colloquium
9:00 Welcome address from the Dean of the Faculty of Arts I, Professor Dr. Hans-JŘrgen Bachorski
9:15 Welcome address from Martina Feeney, First Secretary of the  Embassy of Ireland, Bonn
9:30 Welcome address from Dr. Simon M. Cole,
Director Berlin, The British Council
9:45 Tristram, Hildegard L.C. (Potsdam):
The Celtic Englishes: Layer Cake Model, Languages in Contact or Otherwise?
10:00-10:45 Viereck, Wolfgang (Bamberg):
Keynote Lecture:
Celtic and English - An Intricate Interrelationship
10:45-11:15 Discussion
11:15-11:45 Tea or Coffee
11:45-12:00 German, Gary D. (Nantes, France):
Britons, Anglo-Saxons and Scholars: 19th century attitudes towards the survival of Britons in Anglo-Saxon England
12:00-12:30 Discussion
12:30-14:00 Lunch in "Mensa" Golm
Chair: Manfred G÷rlach
14:00-14:15 Sand, Andrea (Freiburg i.Brsg.):
From mimicry to hybridity: Can the study of Celtic Englishes benefit from post-colonial theory?
14:15-14:45 Discussion
14:45-15:00 Filppula, Markku (Joensuu, Finland):
The unbearable lightness of the "Layer Cake Model"
15:00-15:30 Discussion
15:30-15:45 Sabban, Annette (Hildesheim):
Operationalising the concept of diglossia
15:45-16:15 Discussion
16:15-16:45 Tea or Coffee
Chair: Graham Shorrocks
16:45-17:00 Klemola, Juhani (Tampere, Finland):
The origins of the northern subject rule - a case of early contact?
17:00-17:30 Discussion
17:30-17:45 Hickey, Raymond (Essen):
Models for describing aspect in Irish English
17:45-18:15 Discussion
18:30 Refreshments outside House 13 (weather permitting) or in the hall, courtesy of Berliner Kindl Brauerei and Finanz Consult (Freiburg)
19:54 Regional train from Golm to Charlottenhof or Potsdam Stadt
or ...
 

FRIDAY - 26 September 1998

8:24 Regional train from Charlottenhof Station to Golm, UP
Complex II, Potsdam/Golm
Chair: John Kirk
9:00-9:15 Fritz, Clemens (Landshut):
Irish in Australia - Aspects of Linguistic Accommodation
9:15-9:45 Discussion
9:45-10:00 Montgomery, Michael (Columbia SC, USA):
The Celtic Element in American English
10:00-10:30 Discussion
10:30-10:45 Mac Math˙na, Liam (Dublin, Ireland):
Toponyms Across Languages: The role of toponymy in Ireland's language shifts
10:45-11:15 Discussion
11:15-11:45 Tea or Coffee
11:45-12:00 Broderick, George (Mannheim):
Superstratum and substratum in Manx Gaelic
12:00-12:30 Discussion
12:30-14:00 Lunch, Golm
Chair: Graham Isaac
14:00-14:15 Williams, Malcolm (St. Maurice en Chalenšon, France):
The pragmatics of predicate fronting in Welsh English
14:15-14:45 Discussion
14:45-15:00 Penhallurick, Robert (Swansea, Wales):
On Gower English
15:00-15:30 Discussion
15:30-15:45 Poppe, Erich (Marburg) and Ingo Mittendorf (Oxford, England):
Celtic Contacts for the English Progressive?
15:45-16:15 Discussion
16:15-16:45 Tea or Coffee
Chair: Susanne Kries
16:45-17:00 Fie▀, Astrid (Freiburg i.Brsg.):
Age-group differentiation in the spoken language of rural East Galway
17:00-17:30 Discussion
17:30-17:45 Wigger, Arndt (Wuppertal):
Language contact, language awareness, and the history of Hiberno-English
17:45-18:15 Discussion
18:54 Regional train from Golm to Charlottenhof Station or Potsdam Stadt or ...
 

SATURDAY - 26 September 1998

8:24 Regional train from Charlottenhof Station to Golm, UP
Complex II, Potsdam/Golm
9:00-9:15 Dolan, Terence (Dublin, Ireland):
The Compilation of a Dictionary of Hiberno-English
9:15-9:45 Discussion
9:45-10:00 Kelly, Patricia (Dublin, Ireland):
A seventeenth-century variety of Irish English
10:00-10:30 Discussion
10:30-11:00 Tea or Coffee
11:00-11:15 Karen P. Corrigan (Newcastle, England):
What are "Small Clauses" doing in South Armagh English, Irish and Planter English?
11:15-11:45 Discussion
11:45-12:45 Round Table on Methods and Reseach Deficits
Chair: Hildegard L.C. Tristram
12:45-14:00 Buffet Lunch, Golm
15:00 Option of guided tour by Prof. G÷rlach of the Potsdam Stasi Prison (now museum)
or of "Schlo▀ Cecilienhof" (museum part, where the Potsdam Treaty was signed in 1945)
20:00 Conference Dinner
 

SUNDAY - 27 September 1998

Departure of delegates


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