Call for papers – Sociolinguistics Summer School 5
Deadline: 28th March, 2014
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 Masters and PhD students 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.
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
Invited speaker – Dr. Robert Lawson, Birmingham City University
Theme 2: Minority languages and language planning
Invited speaker – Professor Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost, Cardiff University
Theme 3: Quantitative methods in sociolinguistics
Invited speaker – Dr. Daniel Ezra Johnson, Lancaster University
300-word abstracts should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5PM on Friday 28th March. Submissions on any sociolinguistic topic are welcome. Please indicate if you wish to make an oral or poster presentation.
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SSS5 has been generously sponsored by the UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies, the UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore and Linguistics, the UCD School of Languages and Literatures and Stafford Lynch.