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LINGUIST List 22.4090

Wed Oct 19 2011

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

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        1.     Robert McColl Millar , Linguistic Attrition; Linguistic Creation.


Message 1: Linguistic Attrition; Linguistic Creation.
Date: 18-Oct-2011
From: Robert McColl Millar <r.millarabdn.ac.uk>
Subject: Linguistic Attrition; Linguistic Creation.
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Linguistic Attrition; Linguistic Creation.

Date: 03-Dec-2011 - 03-Dec-2011
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contact: Robert McColl Millar
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Gaelic, Scottish; Scots

Meeting Description:

Linguistic attrition; Linguistic creation
A One-Day Symposium organised by FRLSU
Macrobert Building MR302, King’s College, University of Aberdeen
10:45-1730, 3 December 2011

The Complexities of Attrition: Change Across the Generations in Lerwick, Shetland
Mercedes Durham (University of Aberdeen)

Attrition in the Dialects of the Scottish Fishing Communities
Will Barras (University of Aberdeen)

Is there a Future for Regional Dialects in Scottish Gaelic Dialects?
Will Lamb (University of Edinburgh)

Cockney Transformed: Who are the Eastenders Now?
Paul Kerswill (University of Lancaster)

The Lexical Choices of James Duff, 2nd Earl Fife (1764-1789) and the Emergence of Scottish Standard English
Janet Cruickshank (University of Aberdeen)

Ane Instructioun for Bairnis to be Learnit in Scottis: a Co-constructive Participatory Study of Scots Language and Literature Use for Social Inclusion in the Secondary Classroom.
Karen Lowing (University of Newcastle)

Fee: £25; Students, Unwaged and OAP: £15
This fee includes a sandwich lunch. Coffee and tea will be available from 1030 on.

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

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




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