The History of English Language in Poznań biannual conference (HEL-P), organised by the Department of the History of English at Adam Mickiewicz University, will be headlined by two of the AMC’s own: Joanna Kopaczyk (Glasgow) and Julia Fernández Cuesta (Sevilla)
This first iteration of the HEL-P series will take place from 25th to 26th November, 2017, and aims to bring together Polish and international scholars studying the history of the English language.
Joanna, who is a member of the AMC-based From Inglis To Scots project, will be giving us her ideas “On the impossibility (?) of historical corpus phonology”, by surveying some of the applications of the FITS grapho-phonologically parsed corpus of historical Scots.
Julia, an AMC Affiliate and FITS-project advisor, will be speaking on “Anecdotal evidence: The evolution of Old Northumbrian in context”. She will give the audience a glimpse into the types of questions and possible answers one might obtain while investigating the northernmost materials for Old English.
The event promises to be a fascinating one, with plenty of insight into the northernmost early Anglic dialects. Best wishes to all participants!