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Sun Jan 20 2008

Confs: Historical Ling,Phonology,Socioling,Syntax,English Lang/UK

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Message 1: 3rd Northern Englishes Workshop
Date: 19-Jan-2008
From: Phillip Tipton <P.Tiptonsalford.ac.uk>
Subject: 3rd Northern Englishes Workshop
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3rd Northern Englishes Workshop
Short Title: NEW 3

Date: 27-Mar-2008 - 28-Mar-2008
Location: Salford, United Kingdom
Contact: Phillip Tipton
Contact Email: P.Tiptonsalford.ac.uk
Meeting URL: http://www.esri.salford.ac.uk/esri/m/?s=4

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Phonology; Sociolinguistics; Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)

Meeting Description:

The 3rd Northern Englishes Workshop aims to bring together researchers who are
working varieties of English spoken in the north of the British Isles. The north
of England, Scotland and Ireland are included within the remit of NEW and papers
are welcomed from all areas of linguistics and from all theoretical
perspectives. An integral part of NEW is the involvement of postgraduate
students: NEW 3 will host a number of workshop session aimed specifically at
interested postgraduates.

The programme for the 3rd Northern Englishes Workshop is now available below.
Registration is also open and the form can be found through the following link -
http://www.esri.salford.ac.uk/esri/p/?s=4&pid=65

Thursday 27th March 2008

0945-1000
Welcome and Introduction
John Keiger, Diane Blakemore and Phillip Tipton (University of Salford)

1000-1100
[Plenary Lecture]
Social class and the performance of 'being Northern' in narratives of identity
and belonging
Gaynor Bagnall (University of Salford)

1100-1115
Coffee

1115-1145
''Shee is Northern, and speakes so'': Two Representations of Northern Dialect in
17th Century Drama
Lauren Stewart (University of Edinburgh)

1145-1215
Northern English transported: The nineteenth-century goldrushes and the
formation of a diaspora
Katie Wales (University of Sheffield)

1215-1315
Lunch

Special Session: Northern Englishes and (Socio)Linguistic Theory

1315-1415
Do we still need dialectology?
Joan Beal (University of Sheffield)

1415-1515
Theoretical approaches to syntactic variation in the speech community
Graeme Trousdale (University of Edinburgh)

1515-1530
Tea

1530-1630
Why Language Variation and Change needs phonological theory
Patrick Honeybone (University of Edinburgh)

1630-1730
Sociophonetics: more than the sum of its parts?
Kevin Watson (Lancaster University)

1730-1800
How to get published in a linguistics journal
Diane Blakemore (University of Salford)

2000 onwards
Workshop Dinner
Manchester city centre

Friday 28th March 2008

0900-1000
Discussion of yesterday's special session
Phillip Tipton et al.

1000-1100
[Plenary Lecture]
In search of regions
Mike Coombes (Newcastle University)

1100-1130
Coffee

1130-1200
A corpus analysis of the have to construction in Lancashire dialect: movement
towards a more grammaticalized function.
Claire Dembry (Lancaster University)

1200-1230
Exploring Syntactic Variability in Tyne and Wear
Isabelle Buchstaller and Karen Corrigan (Newcastle University)

1230-1300
Syntactic Variation and Change in Shetland Dialect
Dianne Jonas (Yale University)

1300-1400
Lunch

1400-1430
'That's just stupid, that': pronoun copying in Teesside
Julia Snell (University of Leeds)

1430-1500
Through the 'standard' lens darkly
Judith Broadbent (Roehampton University)

1500-1530
The resilience of some Middle English features in 20th century Northern English:
evidence from LALME and the SED
Julia Fernández Cuesta (Universidad de Sevilla)
Nieves Rodríguez Ledesma (Universidad de Sevilla)

1530-1600
Tea

1600-1630
Can a linguistic variable travel? The NURSE~SQUARE merger and the
Leeds-Liverpool canal.
Phillip Tipton (University of Salford)

1630-1700
The relevance of Northern dialects in the history of English
Cristina Suárez Gómez (University of the Balearic Islands)

1700-1715
Closing remarks


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