photograph The Fourth Sociolinguistics Summer School

Tuesday 19th June to Thursday 21st June at Newcastle University

The Fourth Sociolinguistics Summer School will be held at Newcastle University from Tuesday 19th to Thursday 21st June 2012.

This three-day event aims to provide an opportunity for postgraduate students in sociolinguistics to share their research with peers and leading academics, as well as attending plenary lectures and workshops led by a number of prominent sociolinguists.

The proceedings from this year’s Summer School will be published as a Special Issue in Newcastle’s Working Papers in Linguistics.

We are delighted to announce that the plenary speakers and themes for this year’s Summer School are:

Prof. Isabelle Buchstaller - Models and mechanisms of language change
Prof. Gerry Docherty - Coming soon!
Dr Warren Maguire - Sociophonetics
Dr Chris Montgomery - Perception and Dialect

For further information see here.

published on: 15th June 2012