The annual Viking Society student conference, in conjunction with the Scottish Society for Northern Studies, will take place at the University of Glasgow on Saturday 11 February 2012. Details below, or download the flyer.
Viking Society for Northern Research / Scottish Society for Northern Studies
Student Conference, 11 February 2012
University of Glasgow 10.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
John McIntyre Building, Room 208
LANGUAGE: CONTACT AND CHANGE
Paul Bibire (St Andrews): Nature or nurture: questions of convergent and divergent developments in Norse and English
Richard Dance (Cambridge): Roots, Blends and Buttocks; or, finding the Old Norse influence on English
Alaric Hall (Leeds): Learning Old Norse in fourteenth-century Norway
Irene García Losquiño (Aberdeen): Language contact and change in the earliest Anglo-Saxon inscriptions
Colin Mackenzie (Glasgow): Hugr, hjarta and the corporeal language of the mind
Tarrin Wills (Aberdeen): Mapping language contact and change in runic inscriptions and skaldic poetry