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Swiss Works in English Language and Linguistics (SWELL) conference 2014

DateFriday, 21st March 2014, 00:00 - 01:00
LocationEnglisches Seminar, Grosser Hörsaal, Nadelberg 6 4051 Basel Switzerland
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veranstalter: Englisches Seminar der Universität Basel, Swiss Works in English Language and Linguistics
ansprechpartner: Thomas Messerli
email: thomas.messerli@unibas.ch
web: http://www.swell.unibas.ch/
institution: HPSL
language: Englisch
location institution: Basel
date_raw: 21.03.2014
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Programme SWELL Conference 2014

Friday, 21 March 2014, at the Department of English, Nadelberg 6, in the Grosser Hörsaal.

09:50–10:00

Welcome Address

10:00–10:30

Thomas Messerli (University of Basel): “Repetition in
Telecinematic Humour”

10:30–11:00

Alpo Honkapohja (University of Zürich): “‘Where did these
Midland forms come from?’: A dialectological study of the
Voigts-Sloane Group of Middle English medical and alchemical
manuscripts”

11:00–11:30

Coffee Break

11:30–12:00

Stefanie Meier (University of Basel): “The colonial legacy and
the linguistic landscape of the Philippines”

12:00–12:30

Nicole Eberle (University of Zürich): “Reassessing the
Typological Status of Bermudian English”

12:30–14:00

Lunch Break, Mensa (Bernoullistr. 16, 5min walk)

14:00–14:30

Najat Zein (University of Lausanne): “The English Ecosystem in
Morocco”

14:30–15:00

Mathieu Deboffe (University of Lausanne): “Comparing
Teenagers’ Attitudes towards Franglais in France and
Switzerland”

15:00–15:30

Coffee Break

15:30–16:00

Virág Csillagh (University of Geneva): “Economic perspectives
in foreign language learning motivation: an empirical
investigation of Swiss university students’ attitudes toward
English”

16:00–16:30

Danae Perez (University of Zürich): “Revisiting Kachru’s
‘Expanding Circle’: The Loss of English in Paraguay”

16:45–17:30

Business Meeting

from 18:00

Conference Dinner at Pinar (Herbergsgasse 1, 2min walk)

 

Directions:

From Bahnhof SBB, catch tram 8 or 11 to “Marktplatz”; walk up Imbergässlein or Spalenberg
to Nadelberg 6 (see map below). The meeting will be held in the “Grosser Hörsaal”.

Englisches Seminar der Uni Basel

Nadelberg 6

CH-4051 Basel

Tel. 061 267 27 90 (Fax 80)