Language standardization (2021/2022)

Course code
cod wi: DT000390
Name of lecturer
Paul Videsott
Coordinator
Paul Videsott
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2.5
Academic sector
L-FIL-LET/09 - ROMANCE PHILOLOGY AND LINGUISTICS
Language of instruction
German
Location
VERONA
Period
A.A. 21/22 dottorato dal Oct 1, 2021 al Sep 30, 2022.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Expected learning outcomes:
- Knowledge of the different types of standardisation processes
- Knowledge of different concrete examples of standardisation processes (with a focus on Romance languages).
- Knowledge of methods of analysis that can demonstrate standardisation processes that have taken place.

Syllabus

Topics covered
- Overview of the different types of standardisation processes and relative terminology
- Overview of the most important relevant literature
- Examples of historical and current standardisation processes in Romance languages
- Working with methods and tools that can detect standardisation processes

Fundamental bibliography
- Dessì Schmid, Sarah/Hafner, Jochen/Heinemann, Sabine (Hgg.) (2011): Koineisierung und Standardisierung in der Romania. Heidelberg: Winter
- Lebsanft, Franz/Tacke, Felix (Hgg.) (2020): Manual of Standardization in the Romance Languages. Berlin: de Gruyter [MRL 24]

Assessment methods and criteria

Written paper on a topic of the course