Spanish and English in Contact: World Languages in Interaction

Date: Monday, June 27-29, 2016

Place: RAA-G-01

Prof. Dr. Daniel Schreier, jointly with Prof. Dr. Marianne Hundt, Prof. Dr. Johannes Kabatek and Dr. Danae Perez

Program: 

Monday, June 27

13.30

Opening

RAA–G–01

14.00 – 15.30

How English and Spanish became world languages

Edgar W. Schneider (University of Regensburg)

Clancy J. Clements (Indiana University)

RAA–G–01

15.30 – 16.00

coffee break

RAA Lichthof

16.00 – 17.30

Dialect contact in the emergence of new varieties

Raymond Hickey (University of Duisburg)

Volker Noll (University of Münster)

RAA–G–01

Tuesday, June 28

9.00 – 10.30

Language contact in the emergence of new varieties

Stephanie Hackert (University of Munich)

Danae Perez (University of Zurich)

RAA–G–01

10.30 – 11.00

coffee break

RAA Lichthof

11.00 – 12.30

Pluricentricity and codification

Pam Peters (Macquarie University)

Bernhard Pöll (University of Salzburg)

RAA–G–01

12.30 – 14.00

lunch break

RAA Lichthof

14.00 – 15.30

Typological relatedness of (postcolonial) varieties

Benedikt Szmrecsanyi (KU Leuven)

Eeva Sippola (University of Bremen)

RAA–G–01

15.30 – 16.00

coffee break

RAA Lichthof

16.00 – 17.30

English and Spanish in cyberspace

Christian Mair (University of Freiburg)

Carlota de Benito Moreno (University of Zurich)

RAA–G–01

Wednesday, June 29

9.00 – 10.30

Language dominance

Reynaldo Macías (University of California)

Carmen Silva-Corvalán (University of Southern California)

RAA–G–01

10.30 – 11.00

coffee break

RAA Lichthof

11.00 – 12.30

Selected case studies

Johannes Kabatek (University of Zurich)

Rena Torres-Cacoullos (Pennsylvania State University)

RAA–G–01

12.30 – 14.00

lunch break

RAA Lichthof

14.00 – 15.30

Selected case studies

David Block (University of Lleida)

Daniel Erker (Boston University)

RAA–G–01

15.30 – 16.00

Closing

RAA–G–01