German Abroad 2

Perspectives From Variationist Sociolinguistics, Language Contact, and Multilingualism

Wed, November 2, 2016 | The University of Texas at Austin, Glickman Conference Center, CLA 1.3028

8:15 AM

The conference "German Abroad 2," the follow-up conference to "German Abroad," held in Vienna in July 2014, focuses on structural and sociolinguistic  issues of German-speaking  minority groups from the  perspectives of variationist sociolinguistics,  language contact,  and  multilingualism . The focus of the conference  is on German-speaking minorities in the Americas, Asia, Europe, Africa, and Oceania, but contributions focusing on other language contact  situations involving German­ speaking  minority groups are also welcome. The two-day conference will take place on Nov. 2-3 in the Glickman Center.

Invited plenary speakers:

  • Ana Deumert, University of Cape Town
  • Bill Keel, University of Kansas
  • Alexandra  Lenz, University of Vienna Conference languages: English and German

For more information, visit the conference website:

German Abroad poster

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