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LINGUIST List 25.1228

Tue Mar 11 2014

Summer Schools: Sociolinguistics Summer School 5/Dublin, Ireland

Editor for this issue: Malgorzata Cavar <gosialinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Mar-2014
From: John Lonergan <john.lonerganucdconnect.ie>
Subject: Sociolinguistics Summer School 5/Dublin, Ireland
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Sociolinguistics Summer School 5

Host Institution: University College Dublin
Coordinating Institution: University College Dublin
Website: http://sss5dublin.wordpress.com/

Dates: 28-Jul-2014 - 31-Jul-2014
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Focus: Applications are sought for Sociolinguistics Summer School 5 (SSS5), to be held from July 28th to 31st at University College Dublin, Ireland. The event is an opportunity for MA and PhD students, as well as recent graduates, in any area of sociolinguistics to attend workshops, seminars and lectures with leaders in the field, as well as present their on-going research to peers.

Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Each day of the summer school will have a theme based on the research of an invited speaker. The invited speakers will each deliver: i) a plenary lecture in the morning, ii) a practical workshop in the mid-morning period, and iii) chair a panel of conference presentations delivered by the student delegates in the afternoon.

The following themes and invited speakers are confirmed:
Theme 1: Language and gender
Dr. Robert Lawson, Birmingham City University

Theme 2: Minority languages and language planning
Professor Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost, Cardiff University

Theme 3: Quantitative methods in sociolinguistics
Dr. Daniel Ezra Johnson, Lancaster University

Registration will open on April 25th and close on July 11th. The number of places is limited and preference will be given to students who are presenting their research. 300-word abstracts should be emailed to sss5dublin2014gmail.com by 5PM on Friday 28th March. Further details about the summer school will be posted to the school website sss5dublin.wordpress.com, to the Facebook page Sociolinguistics Summer School 5, and to
Twitter SSS5Dublin2014. Enquiries can be made to sss5dublin2014gmail.com.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Registration: 25-Apr-2014 to 11-Jul-2014

Contact Person: John Lonergan
Email: sss5dublin2014gmail.com

Registration Instructions:
Registration instructions will be posted to the summer school website.
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