New Perspectives on Irish English 3: Programme

New Perspectives on Irish English 3: CONFERENCE PROGRAMMENPIE Poster

Thursday 18 June 2015

8:30-9:00 Registration (C1 Corridor, Main Building)

9:00-9:30 Welcome: Professor Tom Lodge, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Humanties & Social Sciences

Session 1: Enregisterment and Irish English

9:30-10:00: Raymond Hickey (University of Duisberg-Essen)

Enregisterment in Irish English

10:00-10:30: Helen Kelly-Holmes (University of Limerick)

Bleedin’ Spanner – Flippin’ Eejit – marketing discourse as a source of data on Irish-English

10:30: Break

11:00:11:30: Elaine Vaughan & Máiréad Moriarty (University of Limerick)

“As Irish as…” Culture on display in representations of Irish English in television advertising

11:30-12:00: Joan O’Sullivan (University of Limerick)

Audience and referee design in Irish radio advertising

Session 2: Grammar and Irish English

12:00-12:30: Kevin McCafferty (University of Bergen)

I Ø not saying this before yours faces it is far behind your backs’ Be-deletion in Irish English, 1731–1840

12:30-13:00: Alison Henry (Ulster University)

Complement shift in Northern Irish English

13:00 Lunch

14:00-14:30: Marc Richards (Queen’s University, Belfast)

Gone but not forgotten: An ‘I-retentionist’ account of the fall and rise of medial-object perfects

14:30-15:00: Alexandra Rehn (University of Konstanz)

A new perspective on the use of the definite article in Irish English

Session 3: Sociophonetics and Irish English

15:00-15:30: Marion Schulte (Bielefeld University)

Using an adapted sociolinguistic interview to gather data on the sociophonetics of Dublin English

15:30 Break

16:00-16:30: Arne Peters (University of Potsdam)

‘I think that’s kinda changed nowadays’ – Western urban Irish English and the dental fricatives (th) and (dh): A variationist sociolinguistic analysis

16:30-17:00: Warren Maguire (University of Edinburgh)

The dialect of southwest Tyrone

Friday 19 June 2015

Session 4: Corpus Approaches

9:30-10:00: Michael McCarthy (University of Limerick & University of Nottingham) & Anne O’Keeffe (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick)

“’Tis mad, yeah”: Turn openers in Irish and British English

10:00-10:30: Brian Clancy (Mary Immaculate College, Limerick)

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end (Seneca): Turn final items in Irish English

10:30 Break

Session 5: Historical Data

11:00-11:30: Carolina Amador-Moreno (Universidad de Extremadura)

Letters from Argentina: Gender and discourse in 19th century emigrant correspondence

11:30-12:00: Gili Diamant (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) & Bettina Migge (University College Dublin)

On collectors and linguists: The Irish National Folklore Collection as a source for Irish English language material

12:00-12:30: Marije van Hattum (University of Lausanne)

The language of threatening notices in nineteenth-century Irish English

12:30-13:00: Patricia Ronan (University of Lausanne)

What else can early loan words tell us about the social relations between the Gael and the Gall?

13:00 Lunch

Session 6: New Speakers of Irish English

14:00-14:30: Karen Corrigan, Adam Mearns & Jennifer Thorburn (Newcastle University)

“From Here to There”: How migration continues transforming the linguistic ecology of Northern Ireland

14:30-15:00: Chloe Diskin (University College Dublin)

New speakers of Irish English: The case of Polish and Chinese migrants in Dublin

15:00 Break

Session 7: Representations of Irish English

15:00-16:00: Ana Maria Terrazas Calero & Carolina Amador-Moreno (Universidad de Extremadura)

‘Oh my God, Ross, he’s, like, SO last month’: ‘New’ uses of so in Dublin English as represented in fiction

16:00-16:30: Shane Walshe (University of Zurich)

Northern versus Southern Irish English: A cinematic corpus-based approach

16:30 Closing Remarks







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