Medieval English Multilingualism

 

Topic 1: Childhood in Medieval England

 

Nicholas Orme; Arriving (Medieval children):

1.      FROM Birth TO Baptism: the ceremony (included)

2.      FROM Names TO Birthdays and records

Nicholas Orme; Family life (Medieval children)

3.      FROM Family size and shape TO Daytime (included)

4.      FROM Night-time TO The poor

Nicholas Orme; Danger and death (Medieval children)

5.      FROM Infanticide and abandonment TO Illness (included)

6.      FROM Death TO The afterlife

Nicholas Orme; Play (Medieval children)

7.      FROM Play TO Games (included)

8.      FROM Playing at war to Players and spectators

Nicholas Orme; Growing up (Medieval children)

9.      FROM Learning to work TO Children and the law

10.      FROM Sexuality TO Stories and memories

 

Topic 2: English in Contact with ON in the OE period

 

1. Matthew Townend; Cnut’s poets: An Old Norse literary community in eleventh-century England

(Conceptualizing multilingualism in England, c. 800-c.1250)

2. Matthew Townend; Introduction: Anglo-Norse language contact (Language and history in Viking Age England)

3. Matthew Townend; Old Norse in England: Towards a linguistic history (Language and history in Viking Age England)

4. Dieter Kastovsky; Semantics and vocabulary: Scandinavian influence (Cambridge History of the English Language, vol. I)

5. Matthew Townend; Contacts and conflicts: Latin, Norse and French (Oxford History of English)

 

Topic 3: English in Contact with Welsh

 

1. Llinos Beverley Smith; The Welsh and English languages in late-medieval Wales (Multilingualism in later medieval Britain)

2. Michael Richter; Collecting miracles along the Anglo-Welsh border in the early fourteenth century (Multilingualism in later medieval Britain)

3. Helen Fulton; Negotiating Welshness: Multilingualism in Wales before and after 1066 (Conceptualizing multilingualism in England, c. 800-c.1250)

4. Richard Coates; Invisible Britons: The view from linguistics (Britons in Anglo-Saxon England)

5. Hildegard Tristram; Why don’t the English speak Welsh? (Britons in Anglo-Saxon England)

6. Dieter Kastovsky; Semantics and vocabulary: Celtic influence (CHEL I) + Matthew Townend; Contacts and conflicts: Latin, Norse and French (Oxford History of English) [the previous class]

7. John E. Pattison; Is It Necessary to Assume an Apartheid-Like Social Structure in Early Anglo-Saxon England

 

Topic 4: English in Contact with Latin and French in the ME period

 

1. Begoña Crespo García; Historical background of multilingualism and its impact on English (Multilingualism in Later Medieval Britain)

2. Herbert Schendl; Linguistic aspects of code-switching in medieval English texts (Multilingualism in Later Medieval Britain)

3. Serge Lusignan; French language in contact with English: Social context and linguistic changes (mid-13th-14th centuries) (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

4. David Trotter; ‘Stuffed Latin’: Vernacular evidence in Latin documents (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

5. Tim William Machan; French, English, and the late medieval linguistic repertoire (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

6. Hugh M. Thomas; A chronology of identity (The English and the Normans)

7. M.T. Clanchy; Languages of record (From Memory to Written Records)

8. Douglas A. Kibbee; Emigrant languages and acculturation: the case of Anglo-French (The Origins and Development of Emigrant Languages)

 

Topic 5: Family Life in Medieval England

 

1. Hans-Werner Goetz; The family (Life in the Middle Ages)

2. Jeffrey L. Forgeng and Will McLean; Household and the course of life (Daily life in Chaucer’s England)

 

3. Jennifer Ward; Marriage (Women in England in the Middle Ages)

4. Jennifer Ward; Wives and Mothers (Women in England in the Middle Ages)

5. Jennifer Ward; Widows (Women in England in the Middle Ages)

6. Martha A. Brożyna; Not Just a Family Affair: Domestic Violence and the Ecclesiastical Courts in Late Medieval Poland (Love, marriage, and family ties in the Later Middle Ages)

7. Anna Dronzek; Gender Roles and the Marriage Market in Fifteenth-Century England: Ideals and Practices (Love, marriage, and family ties in the Later Middle Ages)

8. Linda E. Mitchel; Grooms and Brides, Husbands and Wives, Fathers and Mothers (Family Life in the Middle Ages)

 

Topic 6: Language of church, convents and historiography

 

1. Päivi Pahta and Arja Nurmi; Multilingual discourse in the domain of religion in medieval and early modern England: A corpus approach to research on historical code-switching (Code-switching in early English)

2. Marilyn Oliva; The French of England in female convents: The French Kitcheners’ accounts of Campsey Ash Priory (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

3. Rebecca June; The languages of memory: The Crabhouse Nunnery manuscript (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

4. Thea Summerfield; ‘“Fi a debles,” quath the king’: Language mixing in England’s vernacular historical narratives, c.1290-c.1340 (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

5. Lars Boje Mortensen; Roman past and Roman language in twelfth-century English historiography (Conceptualizing multilingualism in England, c. 800-c.1250)

6. Henry Bainton; Translating the ‘English’ past: Cultural identity in the Estoire des Engleis (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

 

Topic 7: Language of law and maritime law

 

1. Paul Brand; The languages of the law in later medieval England (Multilingualism in later medieval Britain) LAW

2. W. Mark Ormrod; The language of complaint: Multilingualism and petitioning in later medieval England (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain) LAW

3. Paul Brand; The language of the legal profession: The emergence of a distinctive legal lexicon in Insular French (The Anglo-Norman language and its contexts) LAW

4. Maryanne Kowaleski; The French of England: A maritime lingua franca? (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain) MLAW

5. David Trotter; Oceano vox: You never know where a ship comes from: On multilingualism and language-mixing in medieval Britain (Aspects of multilingualism in European language history) MLAW

6. Maryanne Kowaleski; ‘Alien’ Encounters in the Maritime World of Medieval England MLAW

 

Topic 8: Language of business and military profession

 

1. Laura Wright; Bills, accounts, inventories: everyday trilingual activities in the business world of later medieval England (Multilingualism in later medieval Britain)

2. Lisa Jefferson; The language and vocabulary of the fourteenth- and early fifteenth-century records of the Goldsmiths’ Company (Multilingualism in later medieval Britain)

3. Richard Britnell; Uses of French language in medieval English towns (Language and Culture in Medieval Britain)

4. David Trotter; Bridging the gap: The (socio)linguistic evidence of some medieval English bridge accounts (The Anglo-Norman language and its contexts)

5. David Trotter; Death, taxes and property: Some code-switching evidence from Dover, Southampton, and York (Code-switching in early English)

6. Laura Wright; On variation in medieval mixed-language business writing (Code-switching in early English)

7. Anne Curny, Adrian Bell, Adam Chapman, Andy King and David Simpkin; The languages in the military profession in later medieval England (The Anglo-Norman language and its contexts)

 

Topic 9: Medieval Schools and Universities

 

 

History of the English Language

 

Topic 1: Landscape and warfare in Anglo-Saxon England

Topic 2: Plant remedies in Anglo-Saxon England

Topic 3: Family life and the role of women

Topic 4: Schools in medieval England

Topic 5: Birth in medieval England

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