The Society for Low German Linguistic Research Annual Meeting, Stendal Germany, May 16-19 2016

17961601620_979ccef932_mThe Society for Low German Linguistic Research (Vereins für niederdeutsche Sprachforschung) will be holding it 129th annual meeting from the 16th to the 19th of May 2016 in Stendal, Germany.

With that goal in sight, the Society has officially opened its call for papers. Research papers dealing with the topics of historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, and lexicography in Low German languages are welcome.

The special theme of the 2016 conference is new research methods for investigating the language and/or literature of low German (e.g. Narratology, multi-/ cross-media studies).

Anyone interested in presenting is asked to send in a 250 word/2,000 character abstract to Ingrid Schroeder (ingrid.schroeder[@] The deadline for receipt of proposals is October 15, 2015. The conference language is German. Click here for more about the society.