LINGUIST List 25.4031

Mon Oct 13 2014

Calls: English, Historical Ling, Ling & Lit, Socioling, Phonetics, Text/Corpus Ling/UK

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 09-Oct-2014
From: Laura Wright <>
Subject: 2nd Southern Englishes Workshop
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Full Title: 2nd Southern Englishes Workshop
Short Title: SEW2

Date: 23-Mar-2015 - 24-Mar-2015
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Contact Person: Laura Wright
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Phonetics; Sociolinguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 01-Dec-2014

Meeting Description:

The Second Southern Englishes Workshop
Hosted by the Faculty of English, University of Cambridge and the Woolf Institute
Venue: Faculty of English, University of Cambridge
Dates: March 23-24 2015

After the success of the first Southern Englishes Workshop, hosted by Dr Sandra Jansen at the University of Brighton in March 2014 (, the second conference in the series will be held at the University of Cambridge, March 23-24, 2015.

Organising Committee:

Dr Laura Wright, Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner, Dr Simon Meecham-Jones

Plenary Speakers:

Prof Paul Kerswill, University of York
Prof Peter Trudgill, Universities of Agder/Fribourg/La Trobe
Prof Richard Coates, University of the West of England

Registration fees: £ 15 (non-dining) or £ 55 (includes dinner on Monday night)

Accommodation: Westminster College (on a first-come first-served basis, please contact for details)

Call for Papers:

The Second Southern Englishes Workshop solicits papers on any aspect of English in the linguistic south of the United Kingdom. We welcome papers in, but not limited to, historical and synchronic dialectology, historical and synchronic sociolinguistics, language contact, multilingualism, dialect in literature, and any other area relevant to English in the south.

Please, submit an abstract for a 15-20 minute paper by 1 December 2014 to:

For more information, see

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