PAPERS PRESENTED

Relevant powerpoint slides will be provided upon request.

2022

Anne-Christine Gardner, Anita Auer, and Mark Iten gave a presentation on “Speech Reflections in Late Modern English Pauper Petitions from Dorset” as part of the NARNIHS’ Fourth Annual Meeting (via online video-conference), 7-9 January 2022.

2021

Anita Auer, Anne-Christine Gardner, and Mark Iten gave a presentation on “Merits and Challenges of Late Modern English Pauper Petitions as a Source for Historical Sociolinguistic Investigations” as part of NARNiHS’ Third Annual Meeting (via online video-conference), 8-11 January 2021.

Anita Auer, Anne-Christine Gardner, and Mark Iten gave a presentation on “Patterns of linguistic variation in pauper petitions from the parish of Pangbourne, Berkshire” as part of the HiSoN conference on Intra-Writer Variation in Historical Sociolinguistics (via online video-conference), 17-19 March 2021.

Anne-Christine Gardner gave a presentation titled “Petitioning for the education of the poor: The sociohistorical context of self-corrections in a Late Modern English draft letter” as part of the HiSoN conference on Intra-Writer Variation in Historical Sociolinguistics (via online video-conference), 17-19 March 2021.

Anita Auer gave an invited talk on “Historical Sociolinguistic Approaches to the Language of the Labouring Poor in Late Modern England” at the Center for the Study of Language and Society (University of Bern, online video-conference) on 21 April 2021.

Mark Iten gave a presentation on “The Influence of Eighteenth-Century Normative Texts on the Language in Contemporary Pauper Petitions: Case studies of Long-s (ſ), H-Dropping and H-Insertion” as part of the 2021 NARNiHS Research Incubator, 22-24 April 2021.

Anita Auer gave an invited talk on “Language Variation and Change in Late Modern England: Case Studies from the Lower Orders” in the English Department at the University of Zurich, 7 May 2021 (online video-conference).

Anita Auer gave an invited talk on “Pauper Petitions as a Source for Historical Sociolinguistic Research” at the combined linguistics research seminar series of the University of Salamanca and the University of Valladolid, 7 May 2021 (online video-conference).

Anita Auer gave a talk on “Historical sociolinguistic and heritage linguistic perspectives on ego-documents” at the Masterclass Migrant Ego-documents in Late Modern English at the University of Oslo, 10 May 2021 (online video-conference).

Anita Auer, Anne-Christine Gardner, and Mark Iten gave a presentation on “Language and Mobility of Late Modern English Paupers” as part of SAUTE Conference 2021: Migrations and Contacts (via online video-conference), 14-15 May 2021.