Amsterdam, Meertens Instituut, January 25, 2017

Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185, Amsterdam Aula 2.18


On January 25, 2017, the Meertens Instituut in Amsterdam will host a 1-day workshop on metrical theory. Below is the provisional programme. All invited!

Morning session

Varun deCastro (PhD, Meertens Instituut / Leiden)
“The emergence of verse templates through iterated learning"
Kristen de Joseph (PhD, Leiden University)
"Meter as a minefield: Methodological issues in the study of Vedic metrics".
Mirella De Sisto (PhD, Meertens Instituut)
“The Birth of the Iamb in Early Renaissance Low Countries

Afternoon session

Kristin Hanson (NIAS fellow 2016-2017)
“What’s Elision For? Aesthetic Implications of the Meter of Shakespeare’s Sonnets”
Barıs Kabak and Christin Domene Moreno (Würzburg)
"What can accent-meter alignment in music say about prosodic typology?"
Marc van Oostendorp (Meertens Instituut)
"Measuring the length of Tsjêbbe Hettinga's lines"

You can find the full programme, and abstracts, here.