Schedule for the lectures in 2023/4

All times in CET/CEST (Warsaw time). Read the abstracts of the lectures below here.

SpeakerDate & time Title of the lecture Zoom linkAdd to your calendar
Prof. Gijsbert Rutten (Leiden University) 15/11/2023 (13:15-14:15) Transmission and diffusion in the history of spelling Join hereDownload ICS
Prof. Anja Voeste (Justus Liebig University Giessen) 29/11/2023 (13:15-14:15) Catechisms as primers: the role of catechisms in assisting early readers of German in the sixteenth century Join hereDownload ICS
Dr. Mel Evans (University of Leeds) 13/12/2023 (13:15-14:15) Spellings across unruly borders: the royal correspondence of James V of Scotland and Henry VIII of England, 1513-1542 Join hereDownload ICS
Prof. Carol Percy (University of Toronto) 10/01/2024 (13:15-14:15) Colonial orthographies and their contemporary consequences: focus on North American EnglishesJoin hereDownload ICS
Prof. Giedrius Subačius (University of Chicago) 24/01/2024 (15:00-16:00) Development of prestandard Lithuanian orthography and certain theoretical insights: symbolism, materiality, aestheticity, and graphochronologyJoin hereDownload ICS