Spring 2022 program

The full program of this semester’s Leiden Sociolinguistics Series is now available!

All lectures are scheduled to take place on Friday afternoons at 4 pm. We will have one lecture online and three on campus in Leiden (Lipsius/204).

25 February
Margorzata Kul (Poznan), “Pronunciation variation in the Buckeye corpus: modelling the impact of age and gender”

25 March
Anik Nandi (LUCL), “Family as a language policy regime: power, agency and negotiations at home”

22 April (online)
Yilmax Birgul (University College London), “Linguistic precariat, migration, and the mobility infrastructure in Greece”

3 June
Maarten van Leeuwen (LUCL), “The linguistic realization of populist rhetorical strategies: a linguistic-stylistic approach”

Keep an eye out for the abstracts and bookmark the dates in your calendar.

We hope to see many of you online/on campus!

Fall 2021 program online

The full program of this semester’s Leiden Sociolinguistics Series is now available!

All lectures are scheduled to take place on Friday afternoons at 4 pm. We will have two lectures online and two on campus in Leiden.

Download the flyer, bookmark the dates and locations and keep an eye out for the Abstracts.

Hope to see many of you online and/or on campus!

First abstract of the year now online!

The abstract is now up for our first talk of the year, presented by Kate Bellamy, Brechje van Osch & M. Carmen Parafita Couto. Click on the word ‘abstract‘, or the title below to access it:

Consistent definitions matter! Problematising the ‘heritage’ labels in bilingualism research.

This is a hot topic in the field that touches on a number of different disciplines — truly something for everyone! — so save the date (17:00-18:30, Friday, 18 September 2020) and we’ll look forward to seeing you for a great talk and a lively round of discussion.