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LINGUIST List 22.1152

Wed Mar 09 2011

Calls: Sociolinguistics/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Sophie Holmes , Summer School of Sociolinguistics

Message 1: Summer School of Sociolinguistics
Date: 08-Mar-2011
From: Sophie Holmes <s.e.m.holmesgmail.com>
Subject: Summer School of Sociolinguistics
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Full Title: Summer School of Sociolinguistics
Short Title: SSS III

Date: 04-Jul-2011 - 08-Jul-2011
Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Sophie Holmes
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://www.gla.ac.uk/departments/englishlanguage/gulp/events/sociolinguisticssummerschool2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Call Deadline: 10-Mar-2011

Meeting Description:

Summer School of Sociolinguistics 2011
University of Glasgow

Following on the success of the Sociolinguistics Summer School at the University of Edinburgh in 2009 and 2010, we would like to invite you to the third Summer School of Sociolinguistics at The University of Glasgow from 4th to 8th July 2011. This week-long Summer School for PhD level students will focus on hands-on workshops led by academics in the field, student conference style presentations/posters and roundtable discussions.

The School’s speakers and themes are:

Dr Devyani Sharma - Ethnicity, Contact and Change
Dr Erez Levon - Perception and Identities in Interaction
Dr Lauren Hall Lew - Sociophonetics and Indexicality
Dr Daniel Johnson - Statisitical Analysis of Speech Data
Dr Jane Stuart Smith - Language and the Media

Call for Papers:

A reminder to all prospective applicants for SSS 2011 that the paper submission deadline is Thursday, 10th March.

All prospective student participants are asked to submit a 500 word abstract for potential inclusion in presentations/posters. The abstract should be mailed to the address below, together with name, institution, and year of study: sociosummerschool2011gmail.com

The applicants will receive the notification of acceptance by 15th March 2011.

Selection of student presentations will be on the basis of:

1. Their academic quality
2. Potential benefit of the workshop for the participant
3. Fit with the themes of the summer school.

More information is available at our webpage including a downloadable call for papers:


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