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LINGUIST List 21.4551

Sun Nov 14 2010

Confs: Gaelic, Scottish, Scots, Historical Ling, Socioling/UK

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>


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        1.     Robert McColl Millar , Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition

Message 1: Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition
Date: 12-Nov-2010
From: Robert McColl Millar <r.millarabdn.ac.uk>
Subject: Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition
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Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition

Date: 04-Dec-2010 - 04-Dec-2010
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact: Robert McColl Millar
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://abdn.ac.uk/frlsu

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English; Gaelic, Scottish; Scots

Meeting Description:

Language Attrition, Dialect Attrition
A One-Day Symposium
A.K. Bell Library, Perth
1000-1700, 4 December 2010

Fee: £30; Students, Unwaged and OAP: £25
This fee will include a sandwich lunch.

The FRLSU December Symposia provide the opportunity for speakers to give more in-depth papers than other conferences in an intimate and sympathetic environment.

Contact Robert McColl Millar (r.millarabdn.ac.uk) for further details

10:00
Theoretical and Methodological Insights on Attrition
David Britain (Bern)

11:00
Attrition in Shetland Dialect
Mercedes Durham (Aberdeen)

12:00
Lexical Attrition in East Central Scots
John Kirk (Belfast)

13:00
Lunch and Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster AGM

14:00
Attrition in the Dialects of the Scottish Fishing Communities
Lisa Bonnici and Will Barras (Aberdeen)

15:00
The Place of Dialect in Scottish Gaelic Revival Efforts
Will Lamb (Edinburgh)

1600
For whom is Language Attrition an Issue? Perceived Attrition of Scots in a Small Central Belt Town: A Sociolinguistic Perspective.
James Costa (Lyon)


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