Organising Committee

Dr. Franziska Buchmann

Suzanne Dekker

Andreas Hiemstra

Dr. Hanneke Loerts

Dr. Ankelien Schippers

Heike Schoormann

Scientific Committee

Prof. dr. Leonie Cornips (Maastricht University)

Prof. dr. Joana Da Silveira Duarte (NHL Stenden / University of Groningen / University of Amsterdam)

Dr. Chris De Wulf (University of Zurich)

Prof dr. Jack Hoeksema (University of Groningen)

Prof dr. Jörg Peters (University of Oldenburg)

Prof dr. Esther Ruigendijk (University of Oldenburg)

Prof. dr. Martijn Wieling (University of Groningen)


Thursday, 06/30/2022

09.00 - 09.45 Registration (incl. coffee)
09.45 - 10.00 Welcome and opening by organization committee and Prof. Karsten Speck, Vice President for Instruction and International Affairs, CvO University of Oldenburg
10.00 - 11.00

Plenary 1 - PD Dr. Birte Arendt: Small languages in the digital age - the example of Low German.

11.00 - 12.00 Plenary 2 – Dr. Mirjam Günther-van der Meij & Prof. Joana Da Silveira Duarte: The multilingual and digital turns in Frisian and Low-Saxon applied educational research.
12.00 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 14.30 Plenary 3 - Prof. Elma Blom: How small language learners in Friesland and Limburg build big bilingual lexicons.
14.30 - 15.00 Coffee break
15.00 - 16.45 Poster session
16.45 - 17.00 Short technical break for room preparation
17.00 - 18.00 Plenary 4 - Prof. Anne Breitbarth: Parsing voices from the past: The Gesproken Corpus van de zuidelijk-Nederlandse Dialecten (GCND).

Friday, 07/01/2022

09.00 - 10.00 Plenary 5 - Prof. Peter Gilles: An app-based language survey for Luxembourgish: regional variation and language contact.
10.00 - 10.30 Coffee break
10.30 - 12.00 Parallel sessions of the thematic sections 1 & 2

Section 1: Sociolinguistics & dialectology

Section 2: Morphology & syntax
10.30 - 11.00 Talk cancelled  
11.00 - 11.30 Marina Rohloff, Marina Frank & Prof. Jörg Peters Fluency as an indicator of language dominance in bilingual speakers of High and Low German
11.30 - 12.00 Clara Miller-Broomfield & Jennifer Cox

Perceptions of Germanic minority languages in France: contrasting Alsatian and Western Flemish

10.30 - 11.00

Dr. Ton van der Wouden Indefinite pronouns with particles
11.00 - 11.30 Bouke Slofstra, Dr. Eric Hoekstra & Henk Wolf Prepositions, postpositions and circumpositions in Sater Frisian
11.30 - 12.00 Talk cancelled  
12.00 - 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 - 15.00 Parallel sessions of the thematic sections 3 & 4

Section 3: Mix

Section 4: Historical linguistics & language variation
13.30 - 14.00 Fallon Hovland Russian Mennonite Plautdietsch in Paraguay
14.00 - 14.30 Dr. Gertjan Postma Lasch's "intrusion" of past subjunctive forms in past indicative plural in European Pomeranian (EP)
14.30 - 15.00 Dr. habil. Ágnes Klein, Dr. habil. Éva Márkus & Bernadett Svraka Dialects of the past? The competence of German dialects in Hungary among kindergarten children
13.30 - 14.00 Natalie Verelst Language change in motion: the case of Dutch nominal gender morphology
14.00 - 14.30 Dr. Barthe Bloom Left peripheral so in the German, Dutch and English Pontus
14.30 - 15.00 Anne-Li Demonie The Morphosyntax of Dutch ont-verbs
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 - 16.30 Concluding discussion and farewell

Posters of the poster session (06/30/22, 3.00 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.)

Dr. Remco Knooihuizen, Dr. Evelyn Bosma & Prof. Hans Van de Velde

Multilectal literacy: Applying a Norwegian concept in a Frisian-Dutch context

Lukas Urbanek

Subtitles in a Dubbing Country? - A Research Project on the Integration of Film Subtitles into Dutch Language Teaching in German Schools

Dr. habil. Éva Márkus & Dr. Gizella Baloghné Nagy

The process of grammaticalisation in the adnominal possessive dative construction in the German dialect of the language island Deutschpilsen (Hungary)

Lourens Visser

The position of Old Frisian adverbs of degree

Christian Gewering

Two periphrastic future constructions competing in contemporary Standard Dutch

Matyáš Foltýn

Foreign lexical items in the lexicon of modern Yiddish

Stefan Tröster-Mutz

What can Students learn from small languages?

Dr. habil. Christiane Ulbrich, Prof. Nicole Dehé, Moritz Jakob & Meike Rommel

On Faroese intonation: comparing intonation patterns of the two Faroese varieties spoken in Vestmanna (Streymoy) and in Klaksvik (Borðoy)

Lennart Bartsch

Foreign language learners' use of pronunciation strategies for phonological loans.

Tajana Hevesiová

The Influence of Surrounding Languages on the Written Form of the Dialect of Dobšiná in the Works of Samuel Pellionis

Martin Konvička

Diasystematic because small? Germanic equivalents of the because X construction

Sarah Meier

On the Stem Constance Spelling in Low German Noun Inflection: First attempt at systematisation

Nadine Fouché, Prof. Adri Breed, Nina Brink, Marlie Coetzee, Dr. Cecilia Erasmus, Sophia Kapp, Sulene Pilon, Prof. Gerhard van Huyssteen & Roné Wierenga

A renewed look at Afrikaans grammar: The Virtual Institute of Afrikaans' General Afrikaans Grammar and Afrikaans School Grammar

Trijntje Carolien Buma

Speak normal or be damned? Attitudes of youngsters towards four different accents in Dutch

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