Day Three – 10th of September

Talks and Presentations

Please note that schedules are subject to change – this website will have the most up-to-date information.

TimeTitleAuthor(s)Session Chair
9:30 – 10:30PLENARY TALK
Variation in the Outer Circle: Language variation and change amid transnational dialect contact in Singapore
Rebecca Starr
10:30 – 10:45BREAK
10:45 – 11:00Who imitates whom? Phonetic imitation within multi-generational familiesYao Yao and Chang QuEman Abdulrahman A Alzahrani
11:00 – 11:15Predictors of sociolinguistic variation in later lifeHeike Pichler
11:15 – 11:30Lifespan change and stability across the linguistic architecture: a Swabian case studyKaren Beaman
11:30 – 11:45Variation in the Edinburgh KIT vowelLauren Hall-Lew, Jessica Goebel, Nina Markl, Claire Cowie, Catherine Lai, Stephen McNulty and Zuzana Elliott
11:45 – 12:00Tracing vowel change across the life-span: A three-wave panel analysis of FACE and GOATJames Grama, Isabelle Buchstaller, Lea Bauernfeind and Carina Ahrens
12:00 – 12:15BREAK
12:15 – 12:30Layers of Variation in Scottish Gaelic Genitive Mutation – Is the System Changing?Beth ColeBernie O’Rourke
12:30 – 12:45Sociolinguistic Variation in Revitalised ManxErin McNulty
12:45 – 13:00The role of language professionals in minority language revitalisation: Production and stability in Scottish Gaelic rhoticsClaire Nance and Sam Kirkham
13:00 – 13:15“Kids nowadays don’t speak Doric”: using perceptions of language to chart linguistic changeDawn Leslie
13:15 – 14:15LUNCH BREAK
14:15 – 14:30Broad, Strong and Soft: The geospatial distribution of ‘accentedness’ labels in Greater ManchesterHolly Dann, Rob Drummond, Sadie Ryan, Erin Carrie and Chris MontgomeryRachel Smith
14:30 – 14:45Examining social and behavioural judgements of British English accentsAlice Paver, Natalie Braber and David Wright
14:45 – 15:00Processing regional accent variation: Real-time and reaction time measures.Gisela Tomé Lourido, Robert Lennon, Bronwen Evans and Haiyan Liu
15:00 – 15:15What size linguistic units do listeners use to recognise accents?Hielke Vriesendorp
15:15 – 15:30BREAK
15:30 – 15:45Clear /l/ and the Malays in Singapore: origin, social meanings, and ethnic identityJasper Sim and Brechtje PostDivyanshi Shaktawat
15:45 – 16:00Taking Stock of Multicultural London English: Developments and Changing PerspectivesChristian Ilbury and Shivonne Gates
16:00 – 16:15Intra-ethnic variation in the production of English /l/ by Iraqi-Arabs in London and GlasgowEbtehal Asiri
16:15 – 16:30Uncovering a Focused Lebanese American English Ethnolect in Dearborn MichiganChad Hall
16:30 – 16:45BREAK
16:45 – 17:00Perceptual and Articulatory Gradience in Coronal Stop DeletionRuaridh PurseJoanna Kopaczyk
17:00 – 17:15Acquisition of glottals in Galloway: from home to nurseryMargie Ferguson
17:15 – 17:30The sociolinguistic dynamics of word-final /r/ in Scottish EnglishJane Stuart-Smith, Rachel Macdonald, James Tanner and the SPADE Consortium
17:30 – 17:45(HW) in Edinburgh: phonetically gradual change of a complex consonant variableNina Markl

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