Presentations

2018

  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Subjectless’ constructions and expletives: syntactic change in Icelandic’. Paper presented at the 25th South of England Lexical Functional Grammar Meeting, SOAS, University of London, May 2018.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Structural ambiguity and the history of impersonal constructions in Icelandic’. Paper presented at Grammatikk i Norden 2 (GRAMINO),  University of Oslo, May 2018.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Corpus linguistics and medieval studies: old problems, new methods’. Invited talk at the Centre for Scandinavian Studies, University of Aberdeen, May 2018.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Structural ambiguity, expletives and impersonal constructions in the history of Icelandic’. Paper presented at the Manchester Forum in Linguistics, University of Manchester, April 2018.

2017

  • Booth, Hannah & Christin Schätzle. ​‘Word order change, case and expletives in the history of Icelandic’. Paper presented at the 19th Diachronic Generative Syntax Conference (DiGS 19), Stellenbosch University and the University of the Western Cape, September 2017.
  • Booth, Hannah. ​‘Just how oral are the sagas? New insights from corpus linguistics’. Paper presented at the Nordic Research Network 2017 (NRN 2017),  University of Aberdeen, August 2017.
  • Booth, Hannah & Christin Schätzle.  ‘Subjects, case and word order change in Icelandic: a corpus study’. Paper presented at the 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Texas at San Antonio, July 2017.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Expletives in Icelandic: a diachronic study’. Paper presented at the 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Texas at San Antonio, July 2017.
  • Booth, Hannah, Kersti Börjars, Miriam Butt & Christin Schätzle. ‘Dative subjects and the rise of positional licensing in Icelandic’. Paper presented at the 22nd International Lexical-Functional Grammar Conference, Universität Konstanz, July 2017.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Tracking language change through historical corpora: the rise of expletive subjects in Icelandic’. iPoster presented at the Postgraduate Summer Research Showcase, University of Manchester, June 2017.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Expletives in Icelandic: a diachronic study’. Paper presented at the Manchester Forum in Linguistics, University of Manchester, April 2017.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘The development of overt expletives in Icelandic’. Paper presented at the 22nd South of England Lexical Functional Grammar Meeting, SOAS, University of London, February 2017.

2016

  • Bech, Kristin, Hannah Booth, Kersti Börjars, Tine Breban, Svetlana Petrova, George Walkden & Sheila Watts. ‘Modifiers in early Germanic: a comparative corpus study’. Paper presented at Grammar & Corpora 2016, Institut für Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim, November 2016.
  • Booth, Hannah, Kersti Börjars & John Payne. ‘Non-recursive modification in Old Icelandic’. Paper presented at Nätverket för nordisk syntaxhistoria 8, Uppsala Universitet, October 2016.
  • Börjars, Kersti & Hannah Booth. ‘Modifier order in Old Norse’. Paper presented at a workshop as part of the collaborative project Structure and variation in the early Germanic noun phrase, University of Manchester, April 2016.
  • Booth, Hannah. ‘Connectives and the spoken/written dimension: connective profiling Old Norse texts’. Paper presented at Diachronic Corpora, Genre and Language Change, University of Nottingham, April 2016.