Session220
TitleLinguistic Boundaries, Speaking of Borders, I: Text / Orality / Semantics
Date/TimeMonday 4 July 2022: 14.15-15.45
 
OrganiserRoderick McDonald, Emu Forge, Sheffield
 
Moderator/ChairRoderick McDonald, Emu Forge, Sheffield
 
Paper 220-a How Old is Gøtudansk?: Early Evidence for Language Mixing on the Faroe Islands
(Language: English)
Seán D. Vrieland, Den Arnamagnæanske Samling, Københavns Universitet
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Middle English; Language and Literature - Scandinavian; Literacy and Orality
Paper 220-b An Englishman in Paris: Manuscripts and Multilingualism in John of Garland's Dictionarius
(Language: English)
Annina Seiler, Englisches Seminar, Universität Zürich
Christine Wallis, School of English, University of Sheffield
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Latin; Language and Literature - Middle English; Language and Literature - Old English
 
AbstractThis panel examines the relationships between oral and textual usage, and interactions between linguistic communities. Vrieland considers early medieval evidence for the interaction between Faroese and Danish. The session continues with Seiler and Wallis (co-presenters) and Pagan examining John of Garland's C13th Dictionarius for insights into language teaching and textual communities.

Paper -b is co-authored by Annina Seiler (Englisches Seminar, Universität Zürich), Christine Wallis (School of English, University of Sheffield), and Heather Pagan (Anglo-Norman Dictionary, Aberystwyth University).