Further information - University of Sheffield

8.30 – 9.15
Registration: Jessop West Foyer (Ground Floor)
9.15 – 9.30
Welcome: Jackie Labbe, Pro Vice Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities (Sheffield)
Exhibition Space G.01a
9.30 – 10.30
Plenary 1: Phil Withington (Sheffield)
'Aristocracy' and 'Democracy' in Early Modern England?
Exhibition Space G.01a (Chair: Mark Faulkner)
10.30 – 11.00
Coffee Break: Jessop West Foyer (Ground Floor)
Exhibition Space G.01b
Chair: Christine Wallis
Jessop West G.03
Chair: Mark Faulkner
Jessop West SR07 (Level 4)
Chair: Susan Fitzmaurice
11.00 – 11.30
Droit, puissance, or violence?
Wielding the vocabulary of power
in the acts of Jeanne de
Penthièreve, duchess of Brittany,
Erika Graham (York)
Evidentiality and genre in Early
Modern German: Insights from the
GerManC corpus, Richard J. Whitt
Construction of power and worth
in sixteenth-century bibles, Iona
Hine (Sheffield)
11.30 – 12.00
Power of language, language of
power: Reading Pintoin and
Froissart, Katariina Nara
Introducing Genderscope: a tool
for analysing representations of
gender in the Early Modern Period,
Heather Froehlich (Strathclyde)
Anatomising the body politic:
Crown and parliament in early
17th-century political dialogues,
Cathy Shrank (Sheffield)
12.00 – 12.30
Identity, prestige and
Local vs. national perspectives on
‘Barbarous names’ in guide-books
standardisation in the teaching of
French in England, 1650-1700,
John Gallagher (Cambridge)
12.30 – 13.30
language shift in Ireland 18501890: New statistical approaches,
Nicholas Wolf (New York
Lunch: Exhibition Space G.01a
Exhibition Space G.01b
Chair: Catharina Peersman
Jessop West G.03
Panel on Language Ideologies and
Standardization: Part I
Chair: Gijsbert Rutten
13.30 – 14.00
Languages of magical power in
ancient Italy, Katherine McDonald
The ideological construction of
Southern Dutch: Discourses of
difference and decay, Rik Vosters
14.00 – 14.30
More cutting than the sword:
Verbal irony and ‘civilizing trends’
of power in late Old English
society, Graham Williams
The power of purism: Rethinking
language ideology in Flanders,
Kevin Absillis (Antwerp) & Jürgen
Jaspers (ULB)
14.30 – 15.00
Interpreting early French linguistic
policy: the meaning and impact of
François I’s Edict of VillersCotterêts, Joshua Bengough-Smith
(De)standardization in Flemish
Belgium: Evidence from late 1970s
TV fiction, Sarah Van Hoof (Oslo)
15.00 – 15.30
Coffee Break: Exhibition Space G.01a
to the English Lakes (1750s to
1840s), Tony Fairman
Exhibition Space G.01b
Chair: Tony Fairman
Jessop West G.03
Panel on Language Ideologies and
Standardization: Part II
Chair: Gijsbert Rutten
15.30 – 16.00
Multilingualism and power: Codeswitching in Early Modern school
drama, Aleksi Mäkilähde (Turku)
The making of the Scandinavian
languages, Ivar Berg (Trondheim)
16.00 – 16.30
John Foxe: ‘Tragedy’, performance
and history in the Acts and
Monuments’, Gavin SchwartzLeeper (Sheffield)
Shifting ideologies of linguistic
authority: Language, nation and
citizenship in Luxembourg,
Kristine Horner & Joanna Kremer
16.30 – 17.00
‘Brother’, ‘Sir’, or ‘You lying young
fool’: Enacting power differences
on the stage, Linnéa Anglemark
The instrumentalisation of past
Russian language debates in
present-day metadiscourse, Gesine
Argent (Bristol)
17.00 – 17.15
Short Break
17.15 – 18.15
Plenary 2: Sharon Macdonald (York)
Heritage, nostalgia and authenticity: commonalities and diversities in past-presencing in Europe
Exhibition Space G.01a (Chair: Kristine Horner)
Conference Dinner: Loch Fyne Restaurant (Glossop Road)
9.00 – 10.00
Plenary 3: Anita Auer (Utrecht)
Strangers and aliens in Early Modern England
Exhibition Space G.01a (Chair: Catharina Peersman)
Exhibition Space G.01b
Chair: Susan Fitzmaurice
Jessop West G.03
Chair: Rik Vosters
10.00 – 10.30
Filthy and indecent words: The
linguistic archaeology of insults
and political subversion in the Low
countries, 14th-16th centuries, Jelle
Haemers (Leuven)
Correctives: A sociolinguistic
variable indexing prescriptivism,
Spiros Moschonas (Athens)
10.30 – 11.00
The power of parts: The
production of penis and vagina
terms by college-aged students,
Joanne Sampaio & Nandi Sims
(Florida International)
‘Back to the future’: The ‘new
prescriptivism’ in 21st century
Britain, Joan Beal (Sheffield)
11.00 – 11.30
Coffee Break: Exhibition Space G.01a
Exhibition Space G.01b
Chair: Joanna Kremer
11.30 – 12.00
Jessop West G.03
Chair: Gijsbert Rutten
FDR and a historical perspective on School reforms in 18th-century
the language of power, Alex
Austria: Their social, linguistic and
Matthew Kunst (Helsinki)
political outcomes, Anna Havinga
Jessop West SR07 (Level 4)
Chair: Mark Faulkner
‘The information of Thomas
Dangerfield’: The language of
conspiracy and the Restorationperiod debate, Mike Cressey
12.00 – 12.30
Patterns in EU discourse about
enlargement: framing inclusion
and exclusion, Maria Varela
Historical discourses on language,
education and power in Germanspeaking Belgium, Magali Boemer
Identity construction of witches in
18th century Hungarian witchcraft
trials, Marton Petyko (Eötvös
12.30 – 13.00
The discourse of power in Maori
language revitalisation in New
Zealand, Elisa Duder (AUT)
Soviet attitudes to language and
power in post-Soviet society: A
case study of the Republic of
Tatarstan, Teresa WigglesworthBaker (Sheffield)
Censored letters from 19th century
lunatic asylums: Institutional
power and discourses on the
language of social outsiders,
Markus Schiegg (Augsburg)
13.00 – 14.00
Lunch: Exhibition Space G.01a
Exhibition Space G.01b
Chair: Kristine Horner
Jessop West G.03
Chair: Catharina Peersman
Jessop West SR07 (Level 4)
Chair: Audrey Small
14.00 – 14.30
Discourses of legitimacy and
power in early 20th century
German anti-feminist rhetoric,
Geraldine Horan (UCL)
Correction and control in an AngloSaxon manuscript, Christine Wallis
The colonial legacy and the
linguistic landscape Philippines,
Stefanie Meier (Basel/Freiburg)
14.30 – 15.00
Language and National Socialism:
The inner exile experience, William
Dodd (Birmingham)
The Death of Old English: linguistic
destandardisation in twelfthcentury England, Mark Faulkner
Greetings from the tower of Babel:
The discourse on language and
power in German colonialism,
Doris Stolberg (Mannheim)
15.30 – 16.00
History – power – discourse: The
construction and interpretation of
historical discourses as hegemonic
‘Could you not, in speaking, correct
your native accent?’: Marking the
boundary between standard and
Aristide and the French press: An
insight into neo-colonial culture in
contemporary France, Sophie Watt
discourses, Ruth Mell (IDS
non-standard in British fiction
1800-1836, Jane Hodson
16.00 – 16.30
Coffee Break: Exhibition Space G.01a
16.30 – 17.30
Plenary 4: Nils Langer (Bristol)
Language conflicts in the German-Danish borderlands
Exhibition Space G.01a (Chair: Susan Fitzmaurice)
Close of Conference: Exhibition Space G.01a