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LINGUIST List 21.4551

Sun Nov 14 2010

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

Editor for this issue: Amy Brunett <brunettlinguistlist.org>

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        1.     Robert McColl Millar , Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition

Message 1: Language Attrition; Dialect Attrition
Date: 12-Nov-2010
From: Robert McColl Millar <r.millarabdn.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: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://abdn.ac.uk/frlsu

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): English; Gaelic, Scottish; Scots

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.millarabdn.ac.uk) for further details

Theoretical and Methodological Insights on Attrition
David Britain (Bern)

Attrition in Shetland Dialect
Mercedes Durham (Aberdeen)

Lexical Attrition in East Central Scots
John Kirk (Belfast)

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

Attrition in the Dialects of the Scottish Fishing Communities
Lisa Bonnici and Will Barras (Aberdeen)

The Place of Dialect in Scottish Gaelic Revival Efforts
Will Lamb (Edinburgh)

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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