Guest Lectures & Conference Papers

Melanie Borchers

 

Guest lectures

“Can Phraseology Help Determining Etymology?” Guest lecture at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, 24th February 2011 (ERASMUS scholarship)

 

Academic talks

"Gesucht? - Gefunden! Elektronische Wörterbücher richtig einsetzen. Didaktische Grundlagen und praktische Umsetzung." Didacta 2015, Hanover, Germany, 24th to 28th February 2015. ABSTRACT

“The French Influence on Middle English Binomials and Their Ordering Constraints“; 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL) at the Katholic University Leuven, Belgium, 14th to 18th July 2014.

“’Que ma langue lor est salvaige’: The Status of French in Medieval England“; 8th International Conference on Middle English (ICOME) at the University of Murcia, Spain, 2nd to 4th March 2013.

“Revising the Classification of Linguistic Borrowing – A Phraseological Approach“; International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL) at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, 20th to 25th August 2012. ABSTRACT

“A Phraseological Investigation of Discourse Marker(s) of Reformulation: that is to say, that is and i.e. throughout the History of the English Language“; Helsinki Corpus Festival: The Past, Present and Future of English Historical Corpora. Research Unit for Variation, Contacts, and Change in English (VARIENG) at the University of Helsinki, Finland, 28th September to 2nd October 2011. (DAAD scholarship)

“Phraseology Meets Pragmatics that is to say Discourse Markers of Reformulation under Phraseological Investigation“; Corpus Linguistics 2011: Discourse and Corpus Linguistics at the University of Birmingham, 20th to 22nd July 2011. ABSTRACT

“Discourse Markers of Reformulation - A Phraseological Approach to that is to say in Present-Day English“; International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME) at the University of Oslo, Norway, 1st to 5th June 2011.

“Exploring Middle English turn: A Phraseological Approach to Etymology“; International Conference of English Historical Linguistics (ICEHL) at the University of Pècs, Hungry, 23rd to 27th August 2010. (dokFORUM scholarship) ABSTRACT

“The French Influence on the Flexibility of Middle English Binomials” (poster); 31st International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English (ICAME) at the University of Gießen, Germany, 26th to 30th May 2010.

“Middle English Binomials - ‘The Chicken or the Egg’ Revisited”; workshop organised by the Formulaic Language Research Networt (FLaRN) at the University of Paderborn, Germany, 23rd to 26th March 2010. ABSTRACT

“Determining the Origin of ME Phraseologisms - A Methodological Challenge in Comparative Linguistics?”; Foreign Influences on Medieval English Conference (FIME) at the University of Warsaw, Poland, 12th and 13th December 2009.

“Les constructions phraséologiques prépositionnelles en moyen anglais et leurs origines natives et empruntées: une étude pilote comparative de corpus”; 6e Journées de Linguistique de Corpus (LiCoRN-JLC) at the Université de Bretagne-Sud, Lorient, France, 10th to 12th September 2009. (dokFORUM scholarship)

“A Fact at hand? ‘Prepositional phrases rained in upon English from all sides’. A Special Focus on the French Influence on Middle English Prepositional Constructions”; Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics Conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 5th to 9th July 2009. ABSTRACT

“French Influence in English Phrasing Revisited: A Corpus Linguistics Approach to Prins (1952)”; 15th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics at the University of Munich, Germany, 24th to 30th August 2008.

“Middle English Phraseology: Native Developments and Foreign Influences”; 2nd Oxford Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics at the Centre for Linguistics and Philology, Oxford, 21st & 22nd September 2007. ABSTRACT

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