Forum for the Research on Languages of Scotland and Ulster Conference

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Date(s) - 12/08/2015 - 14/08/2015
All Day

University of the West of Scotland - Ayr Campus


The Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster will be holding its triennial conferences between 12 and 14 August 2015 at the University of the West of Scotland Ayr Campus.

The AMC’s FITS Project Team will be well represented at this event, with two talks and one keynote address.

Keynote Addresses:

One of the keynote addresses will be given by the AMC’s FITS project Co-Investigator Warren Maguire:

Dr Warren Maguire (University of Edinburgh), Investigating the phonological history of southwest Tyrone English

There will be two additional keynotes:

Professor Jeremy Smith (University of Glasgow), Punctuating Older Scots: new developments from a pragmatic perspective

Professor Wilson McLeod (University of Edinburgh), Purism and diversity in contemporary Gaelic

The FITS Project will also be represented in two talks, one by the Project Co-Investigator, Rhona Alcorn, and another by Benjamin Molineaux and Joanna Kopaczyk, the Project RA’s.

FITS Team talks at the FRLSU Conference:

Rhona Alcorn (University of Edinburgh) Introducing FITS

Benjamin Molineaux and Joanna Kopaczyk (University of Edinburgh) The Germanic sources of Older Scots revisited: A featural approach

Visit the conference website for more details.

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