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23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics

July 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm





























The 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics is offering four special panels open and free to the San Antonio public July 31-Aug. 3 to mark the tricentennial next year.

** The following panels will all take place in the Ballroom of the Hotel Contessa, and will be free and open to the public/gratis y abiertos al público. Las lenguas de San Antonio a 300 años will focus on the linguistic roots of San Antonio and the surrounding areas:

>> Spanish Socio-historical Linguistics: Isolation and Contact, focusing on connections between Old and New World Spanish, and the special status of Spanish in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands (all day Monday 7/31)

>> African American Vernacular English and the Ecology of Language Evolution, exploring the history of AAVE and the role of the socio-historical contexts that shaped the dialects, in Texas and beyond (Tuesday morning 8/1)

>> The History of Texas German, centering on the historical role of German in our community and region, and on the communities which still use it (Tuesday evening 8/1)

>> Endangered Languages and Historical Linguistics, bringing together experts on the Native American languages of Texas and the U.S., as well as specialists in other endangered languages of the world (all day Thursday 8/3)

Location: Hotel Contessa, 306 W Market Street, San Antonio, TX 78205  ||  http://ichl23.utsa.edu/tricentennial

Academic researchers who wish to attend the full conference can find registration details and deadlines at http://ichl23.utsa.edu.




July 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am
August 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Hotel Contessa
306 W Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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