School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

QMUL conference representation | Summer 2017

Staff and students alike are presenting at many different national and international conferences this summer.

21 June 2017

David Adger:

  • “Shades of negative concord in dialects of Scots” (with Gary Thoms, Caroline Heycock and Jennifer Smith – at LAGB (University of Kent, 4-7 September 2017)

Esther de Leeuw:

  •  “A longitudinal investigation into phonetic L1 attrition in Stefanie Graf” – at ISB11 (International symposium on bilingualism, University of Limerick. 11-15 June 2017)

David Hall:

  • “The impersonal gets personal: A new pronoun in Multicultural London English” – at LAGB (University of Kent, 4-7 September 2017)

Christian Ilbury:

  •  “Stylistic orthographic variation and the representation of AAVE in twitter” – at ICLaVE 9 (International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, University of Malaga. 6-9 June 2017)

Erez Levon:

  • “Unchained: Stance, style and the short vowel system of Southern British English” (with Sophie Holmes-Elliott) and “Same difference: The phonetic shape of High Rising Terminals in London” – at ICLaVE 9 (International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, University of Malaga. 6-9 June 2017)
  • “Israel as homotopia: Normativity and anti-normativity in the discursive construction of gay Palestinian subjectivities” – at AILA (International Association of Applied Linguistics, Rio de Janeiro. 23-28 July 2017)
  • “Reality check: Stance, style and the short vowel system of Southern British English” (with Sophie Holmes-Elliott) – at UKLVC10 (Cardiff University. 29-31 August 2017)

Luisa Marti:

  • “Inclusive plurals and the theory of number” – at Sinn und Bedeutung 22 (Potsdam/Berlin, September 2017)

Kathleen McCarthy:

  • 'Vowel and fricative perception in infancy and its relationship with later language skills'— at WILD (Workshop on Infant Language Development, Basque Centre on Cognition, Brain, and Language. 15-17 June 2017)
  • ‘Phonological awareness and reading skills in sequential bilingual children’ - at IASCL (14th International Congress for the Study of Child Language, University Lumière Lyon 2. 17-21 July 2017)

Devyani Sharma:

  • “New hierarchies and new elites: Indian English in transnational space” – at ISB11 (International symposium on bilingualism, University of Limerick. 11-15 June 2017) 

Linnaea Stockall:

  • "Generic and Universal Generalisations: Contextualising the ‘Generic Overgeneralisation’ Effect" (with Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Napoleon Katsos) – at CogSci (Cognitive Science Society Annual Meeting, London. 26-27 July 2017)

Coppe van Urk:

  • “Object licensing in Fijian and the role of adjacency” – at LAGB (University of Kent, 4-7 September 2017)

Christos Vlachos:

  • “Ways of wh-scope marking: evidence from Greek” – at 13th International Conference on Greek Linguistics (ICGL13; University of Westminster, September 2017)
  • “Unselected Embedded wh-Questions: Extensions” – at LAGB (University of Kent, 4-7 September 2017)
  • “Reconstruction effects in wh-slifting: experimental evidence” (with Nikoletta Christou and Kleanthes K. Grohmann) – at LAGB (University of Kent, 4-7 September 2017)

Hui Zhao:

  • “Gender, class, and language variation in Beijing” – at ICLaVE 9 (International Conference on Language Variation in Europe, University of Malaga. 6-9 June 2017)