Project Results

Papers presented

  • Moragh Gordon – “Bristol texts in the light of Standardisation, 1400-1700”, presented at the Southern Englishes Workshop at the University of Brighton (UK) on 8 March 2014.
  • Anita Auer – “Third person singular present tense markers: evidence from Early Modern Norwich and York”, presented at the symposium Historical Perspectives on English Urban Vernaculars at Utrecht University (NL), 16 November 2013.
  • Tamara Peeters – “The Norwich Book of orders: content and context”, presented at the symposium Historical Perspectives on English Urban Vernaculars at Utrecht University (NL), 16 November 2013.
  • Moragh Gordon – “Early Modern Bristol and the world: trade and migration”, presented at the symposium Historical Perspectives on English Urban Vernaculars at Utrecht University (NL), 16 November 2013.
  • Anita Auer & Moragh Gordon – “English Urban Vernaculars, 1400-1700” (work-in-progress report), presented at the ICAME conference at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 22-26 May 2013.
  • Anita Auer – “Urban Vernaculars and the Development of Standard English”, presented at the Department of English Languages and Literatures of the University of Berne (Switzerland), 2 May 2013.
  • Anita Auer – “Migration, Trade and Language Change in Early Modern England”, presented at the Center for Early Modern Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison (US), 25 October 2012.

 

Events organised

 

Publications

  • Auer, Anita & Marcel Withoos (2013) “Social Stratification and Stylistic Choices in Thomas Dekker’s The Shoemaker’s Holiday (1600)”, in Dirk Delabastita & Ton Hoenselaars (eds.) Multilingualism in the Drama of Shakespeare and His Contemporaries (Special Issue English Text Construction 6.1).