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Subject: Re: Hiberno-English Lecture Series
From: Marion Gunn <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:List for Scholars and Students of Gaelic Folk Traditions <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Tue, 30 Jan 2007 18:18:51 +0000

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Thanks, Elizabeth.

Spreading the news below further via [log in to unmask],  
with an apology for not doing so earlier, plus a recommendation that  
all in a position to attend do so, especially as I see some people  
who are friends of mine and with whom I have had occasion to share  
podiums and/or projects listed - for example, Karen Corrigan and John  
Kirk, not to mention Terry Dolan whose path happened to cross mine in  
UCD Common Room last night, on my return from Merriman's Winter  
School 2007 in Westport.

All praise due to [log in to unmask], for putting so much work  
into organizing such an amazing series on the fringes where the  
English and Irish languages meet to their mutual advantage. It is  
perhaps worth adding two obvious comments: (a) that many aspects of  
Irish folklore survive now mostly in English, in which guise some  
even crossed the Atlantic and (b) that such aspects may sometimes now  
be studied in depth only by those with a good grasp of Hiberno- 
English, as well as Irish.

On 26 Jan 2007, at 15:55, Elizabeth J. Pyatt wrote:

> From Linguist LIst:
> LINGUIST List: Vol-18-272. Thu Jan 25 2007. ISSN: 1068 - 4875.
> Subject: 18.272, Confs: General Ling/Ireland
> First Public Lecture Series on Hiberno-English
> Date: 22-Jan-2007 - 12-Mar-2007
> Location: Dublin, Ireland
> Contact: Carolina Amador Moreno
> Contact Email: [log in to unmask]
> Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
> Meeting Description:
> Program Posting, 1st Lecture Series on Hiberno-English (University  
> College Dublin)
> First Public Lecture Series on Hiberno-English (University College  
> Dublin)
> Monday 22 January 2007. ''Is Hiberno-English dying?'' Prof. Terry  
> P. Dolan and Dr. Carolina P. Amador-Moreno, University College  
> Dublin, Ireland.
> Monday 29 January 2007 ''Loanwords: Windows on Medieval Ireland''  
> Dr. Andrew Breeze, University of Navarra, Spain.
> Monday 5 February 2007 ''Contacts and universals in the Irish  
> dialects of English''. Prof. Markku Filppula, University of  
> Joensuu, Finland.
> Monday 12 February 2007  The Voice of At Swim Two Boys, Prof. Leo  
> Carruthers, University of Paris IV, France.
> Monday 19 February 2007  Hiberno-English: who would be speaking it  
> now and what would they be saying? Insights from the Limerick  
> Corpus of Irish English. Dr. Anne O'Keeffe, MIC, University of  
> Limerick, Ireland .
> Monday 26 February 2007   ''Not just another variety of Irish  
> English? Northern speech yesterday and today''. Dr. Kevin  
> McCafferty, Univ. of Bergen, Norway.
> Monday 5 March  2007  ''The Empire Talks Back: Hiberno-English as a  
> Language Contact Variety''. Dr. Karen Corrigan, University of  
> Newcastle, UK.
> Monday 12 March 2007  ''Ulster says 'no'? Cross-border perspectives  
> on negation and contraction in the ICE-Ireland corpus''.  Dr. John  
> Kirk, Queens University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, and Dr.  
> Jeffrey Kallen, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
> All the talks will start at 7.30 pm in the Newman Building (Room  
> J208), Belfield Campus, University College Dublin.

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Marion Gunn * EGTeo (Estab.1991)
27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an
Bhóthair, Co. Átha Cliath, Éire.
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