21.4551, Confs: Gaelic, Scottish, Scots, Historical Ling, Socioling/UK

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LINGUIST List: Vol-21-4551. Sun Nov 14 2010. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.

Subject: 21.4551, Confs: Gaelic, Scottish, Scots, Historical Ling, Socioling/UK

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Date: 12-Nov-2010
From: Robert McColl Millar [r.millar at abdn.ac.uk]
Subject: Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition
 

	
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Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2010 16:49:20
From: Robert McColl Millar [r.millar at abdn.ac.uk]
Subject: Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition

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Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition 

Date: 04-Dec-2010 - 04-Dec-2010 
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom 
Contact: Robert McColl Millar 
Contact Email: r.millar at abdn.ac.uk 
Meeting URL: http://abdn.ac.uk/frlsu 

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics 

Subject Language(s): English (eng)
                     Gaelic, Scottish (gla)
                     Scots (sco)

Meeting Description: 

Language Attrition, Dialect Attrition
A One-Day Symposium
A.K. Bell Library, Perth
1000-1700, 4 December 2010

Fee: £30; Students, Unwaged and OAP: £25
This fee will include a sandwich lunch.

The FRLSU December Symposia provide the opportunity for speakers to give more in-depth papers than other conferences in an intimate and sympathetic environment.

Contact Robert McColl Millar (r.millar at abdn.ac.uk) for further details 

10:00	
Theoretical and Methodological Insights on Attrition 
David Britain (Bern)
 
11:00	
Attrition in Shetland Dialect 
Mercedes Durham (Aberdeen) 

12:00	
Lexical Attrition in East Central Scots
John Kirk (Belfast)

13:00	
Lunch and Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster AGM

14:00	
Attrition in the Dialects of the Scottish Fishing Communities 
Lisa Bonnici and Will Barras (Aberdeen)
 
15:00	
The Place of Dialect in Scottish Gaelic Revival Efforts
Will Lamb (Edinburgh) 

1600	
For whom is Language Attrition an Issue? Perceived Attrition of Scots in a Small Central Belt Town: A Sociolinguistic Perspective.
James Costa (Lyon)





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