LINGUIST List 16.517

Mon Feb 21 2005

Confs: General Ling/Dublin, Ireland

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        1.    Martin Howard, Language in Society: Canada / Ireland

Message 1: Language in Society: Canada / Ireland

Date: 19-Feb-2005
From: Martin Howard <>
Subject: Language in Society: Canada / Ireland

Language in Society: Canada / Ireland

Date: 09-Apr-2005 - 09-Apr-2005
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Contact: Martin Howard
Contact Email:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

Association of Canadian Studies in Ireland
International Research Symposium
'Language in Society: Canada / Ireland'

Canadian Embassy, Dublin
9 April 2005


Françoise Mougeon
Glendon College, Toronto
'Intra-Individual Stylistic Variation in Canadian French: New Challenges for the
Teaching of French as a Second Language'

Raymond Mougeon
York University, Toronto
'Variation in the Speech of Francophone Adolescents in Ontario'

Leigh Oakes
Queen Mary, University of London
'Whose French? Language Attitudes, Linguistic Insecurity and Standardisation in

Seán Ó'Cuirreáin
An Coimisinéir Teanga / Commissioner for Official Languages in Ireland
'State Compliance with Irish Language Rights - A Work in Progress'

Vera Regan
University College, Dublin / Government of Ireland Senior Research Fellow
(Title to be confirmed)

Itesh Sachdev
Birkbeck College, University of London
'Maintaining Non-Official Languages and Cultures in Canada. Some Data from
Punjabi-Speaking Sikhs'

Merrill Swain
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto
'Immersion Education: Some Issues Arising from the Canadian Experience'

Registration: Attendance at the symposium is free of charge. Since places are
limited, please contact the organiser for registration and further details about
the programme:
Dr Martin Howard
ACSI President /
Government of Ireland Research Fellow
Department of French
University College, Cork
Tel: (+353) 021.4902520
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