Wednesday, 28 December
183. Topics in Germanic Linguistics and Philology
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chevy Chase, Washington Hilton
Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Germanic Philology
Presiding: K. Aaron Smith, Illinois State Univ.
1. “Innovations and Inherited Features in Historical Germanic Verse,” Bradley Weiss, Univ. of Kansas; Michael Putnam, Univ. of Kansas
2. “Gender Variation in West Germanic: Philology Meets Linguistics,” Santeri Palviainen, Harvard Univ.
3. “Developments in Orthography, Syntax, and Vocabulary in Sixteenth-Century German: A Comparison of Martin Luther’s 1522 Septembertestament and His 1545 Bible,” Candace M. Gardner, Wayne State Univ.