Guest Lecture by Prof. Anita Auer (University of Lausanne) "Language Variation and Change in Late Modern England: Case Studies from the Lower Orders"

Prof. Auer has been Professeure Ordinaire at the University of Lausanne since 2014, and previously held posts at Utrecht University (NL), Leiden University (NL), Liverpool Hope University (UK), and the University of Manchester (UK). She is widely-known for her research on historical sociolinguistics; her current research focuses on the role of historical urban vernaculars in standardisation processes, the language of the labouring poor in Late Modern England and language maintenance and shift amongst Swiss heritage speakers in North America.
 
As part of Prof. Daniel Schreier's course 'Principles of Language Change', Prof. Auer will give a lecture titled: 
"Language Variation and Change in Late Modern England: Case Studies from the Lower Orders"

Date: Friday May 7, 10.15h-12.00h

Zoom Meetinghttps://uzh.zoom.us/j/91782230641?pwd=MDlTbHBkVTVPczBmYVZFbmx5UFpsUT09
Meeting ID: 917 8223 0641
Passcode: 946137
 
Everybody welcome (but please note that for safety reasons, you will be placed in the waiting room first).