25th Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference

Friday, May 3, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, May 4, 2019 (All day)
Iowa Memorial Union
Old Capitol Museum
UI campus
Iowa City, IA 52242

The Germanic Linguistics Annual Conference is an international scholarly conference held under the auspices of the Society for Germanic Linguistics. It is one of the leading international forums for linguistic research on the Germanic languages, bringing together scholars and students from around the world. The conference is wide in scope, with papers accepted for presentation on all aspects of any historic or modern Germanic language or dialect.

This year’s conference features two plenary speakers: Anne Curzan, Geneva Smitherman Collegiate Professor of English and Associate Dean for Humanities at the University of Michigan, will speak on “The Politics of Prescriptivism: One Style Manual, One Century.” Michael Jessen, senior scientist and forensic expert at the speech and audio department of the National Forensic Science Institute within the Bundeskriminalamt (federal criminal police office) in Wiesbaden, Germany, will talk about “Forensic Speaker Recognition Between Linguistics and Speech Technology.”

Conference Sponsors: UI Department of German, UI Department of Linguistics, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, the Max Kade Foundation, UI International Programs, the Stanley-UI Foundation Support Organization

Conference website: https://glac2019.weebly.com/

By invitation only.