[PLing] „German abroad – variationist, language contact and multilingualism research perspectives“, 4.-5. Juli, Wien

Timo Ahlers timo.ahlers at univie.ac.at
Fri Mar 21 12:37:25 CET 2014

Dear colleagues,

pls find below the call for "German abroad – variationist, language 
contact and multilingualism research perspective", held on July, 4th - 
5th in Vienna.

Kind regards (also on behalf of Prof. Dr. Lenz),
Timo Ahlers

Mag. Timo Ahlers
Universität Wien
Institut für Germanistik
Universitätsring 1, A-1010 Wien
Tel. +43 1 4277 42143
e-mail: timo.ahlers at univie.ac.at
WWW: http://germanistik.univie.ac.at/personen/ahlers-timo/

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Date: Thu, 20 Mar 2014 11:13:12
From: Tim Kallenborn [germanabroad2014.germanistik at univie.ac.at]
Subject: German Abroad: Variationist, Language Contact and Multilingualism Research Perspectives

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Full Title: German Abroad: Variationist, Language Contact and Multilingualism Research Perspectives

Date: 04-Jul-2014 - 05-Jul-2014
Location: Vienna, Austria
Contact Person: Alexandra N. Lenz
Meeting Email: germanabroad2014.germanistik at univie.ac.at
Web Site: http://germanabroad2014.univie.ac.at

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 30-Apr-2014

Meeting Description:

„German abroad – variationist, language contact and multilingualism research perspectives“ (German version further below)


University of Vienna
Department for German Studies
Universitätsring 1
A-1010 Vienna

University Main Building
Übungsraum 1 (2nd floor, stairway 9)

Conference fee: 40 Euro.

Meeting Description:

The conference focusses on systemic linguistic and sociolinguistic peculiarities of German language minorities from the research perspectives of variationist linguistics and the studies of language contact and multilingualism. A special point of interest is research on language minorities in North and South America. Yet presentations on other (language)contact situations are welcome as well.

Invited Speakers:

Hans Boas (University of Texas at Austin)
Mark Louden (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Péter Maitz (University of Augsburg)


„German abroad – Perspektiven der Variationslinguistik, Sprachkontakt- und Mehrsprachigkeitsforschung“


Universität Wien
Institut für Germanistik
Universitätsring 1
1010 Wien

Hauptgebäude der Universität
Übungsraum 1 (2.Stock, Stiege 9)

Konferenzgebühr: 40 Euro.

Beschreibung der Veranstaltung:

Die Konferenz fokussiert system- und soziolinguistische Besonderheiten deutschsprachiger Sprachminderheiten aus den Perspektiven der Variationslinguistik, Sprachkontakt- und Mehrsprachigkeitsforschung. Ein Schwerpunkt liegt dabei auf Sprachminderheiten in Nord- und Südamerika, aber auch Vorträge zu anderen (Sprach)kontaktsituationen sind willkommen.


Hans Boas (University of Texas at Austin)
Mark Louden (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Péter Maitz (University of Augsburg)

Call for Papers:

Call deadline: 30 April 2014.

We invite you to contribute to the conference with oral presentations (of 30 minutes) on German language minorities from various perspectives. Please send your abstract (1 page incl. references, Times New Roman font, 12pt.) to the following address: germanabroad2014.germanistik at univie.ac.at

Conference language: Papers may be presented in German or English.


Call deadline: 30 April 2014.

Wir laden dazu ein, die Konferenz mit Vorträgen (30 Min.) über deutschsprachige Sprachminderheiten aus verschiedensten Perspektiven zu bereichern. Vortragsvorschläge senden Sie bitte als Abstract (1 Seite inkl. Literaturangaben, Times New Roman, 12pt.) an die Adresse germanabroad2014.germanistik at univie.ac.at

Konferenzsprache: Vorträge können wahlweise auf Deutsch oder Englisch präsentiert werden.

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