25 June 2018
More strong conference representation for QMUL Linguistics this week. The 22nd Sociolinguistics Symposium is in Auckland, and a range of staff and students are presenting their research:
Karen Beaman is presenting her PhD research, "Swabian: thriving or dying? Language variation and change over 35 years."
Jonathan Kasstan is on two panels: "New Speaker Identities" and "Fresh insights on traditional variationist methods in non-English contexts"
Christian Ilbury is giving a paper: "Beyond the offline: Exploring social media identities in relation to use of Multicultural London English". He is also on the panel "Language and Gentrification: local language practices in identities of place- a global perspective."
Rosie Oxbury is on the panel: "Ethnolectal research across the globe."