LINGUIST List 26.607

Wed Jan 28 2015

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

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Date: 28-Jan-2015
From: Laura Wright <lcw21cam.ac.uk>
Subject: 2nd Southern Englishes Workshop
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2nd Southern Englishes Workshop
Short Title: SEW2


Date: 23-Mar-2015 - 24-Mar-2015
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Contact: Laura Wright
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.woolf.cam.ac.uk/events/Details?year=2015&month=3&day=23

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

Subject Language(s): English

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 (https://sites.google.com/site/sewbrighton/), 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 emw36cam.ac.uk for details)

Program:

Monday, March 23

2:30-3:00
Registration and opening

3:00-4:00
Peter Trudgill: “I’ll git the milk time you bile the kittle do you oon’t get no tea yet no coffee more oon’t I: East Anglian conjunctions revisited”

4:00-4:30 Break

4:30-5:00
Stephen Howe: “Emphatic yes and no in East Anglian dialect: jearse and dow”

5:00-5:30
David Hornsby: “Koinéization or vestigial variation? A bastion of northern English in East Kent”

5:30-6:00
Ulrike Altendorf: “Caught between Aristotle and Miss Marple … a proposal for a perceptual prototype approach to ‘Estuary English’”

7:30 Dinner: Riverside Restaurant

Tuesday, March 24

9:30-10:30
Richard Coates: “Characterizing Bristolian: stereotypes, phonic gripes and tourist hypes”

10:30-11:00
María Fuencisla García-Bermejo Giner, Javier Ruano García, Pilar Sánchez García: “South-Eastern Dialects in Late Modern English”

11:00-11:30
Jonathan Roper: “Illustrative Quotations in the 'English Dialect Dictionary': Some Wealden Examples”

11:30-12:00 Break

12:00-12:30
Avelino Corral Esteban: “An account of information structure in Cornish English, Irish English and Welsh English”

12:30-1:00
Hanna Rutkowska: “Stylistic devices in an Early Modern English manual of good manners”

1:00-3:00 Lunch and walking tour of colleges

3:00-3:30
Sophie Holmes-Elliott: “The gender gap: adolescent peaks in a male-led change, TH-fronting in southeast England”

3:30-4:30
Paul Kerswill: title to come

4:30-5:00 Tea, discussion and end



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