International Society for the Linguistics of English Summer School
ISLE’s 2022 Summer School course is now open for registration.
The meeting will take place between 4th and 8th July 2022 and will address the theme: The Empire Speaks Back in a Postcolonial Dialect: Decolonising English Linguistics for the 21st Century.
Language Acts and Social Inclusion in Post-Primary Classrooms
Teacher workshops and Poetry Competition
This project addresses language acts and issues of social inclusion in eight diverse post-primary schools in Northern Ireland.
Interactive Museum of Languages for Young Audiences (IMLYA)
A touring interactive exhibition for primary school children.
IMLYA covers a range of activities, providing an immersive and creative experience for children. By offering schools the opportunity to experience the exhibition on their grounds (indoors or outdoors) and to avail of educational activities, the exhibition enables teachers to help young people learn and apply creative skills and capacities.
The event, which is hosted by Newcastle University, School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, celebrates the linguistic and cultural contributions of refugees, both children and adults, in Europe. It will bring together researchers, practitioners and members of the public interested in current debates about refugee integration in Europe.
Language Policy and Practices Series
University of Leiden
The LUCL Language Policy Virtual Research Seminar series focuses on Language Policy and Practices in the Global North and South.
From Home to Here: Stories of Migration Old and New
A touring exhibition about migration to and from the island of Ireland.
Migrants’ letters home are compared with personal stories collected between 2012 and 2014 in interviews with young people who were born and raised in Northern Ireland and those who come from families who have newly migrated there.
Dialects of English –
Irish English volume 1: Northern Ireland
Karen P. Corrigan
Sound files to accompany the Dialects of English book series.
Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English (DECTE).
A corpus of dialect speech from the Tyneside area of North-East England
It constitutes a rare example of a publicly available on-line corpus presenting dialect material spanning five decades
Talk of the Toon
Archive of local language & stories
The Talk of the Toon archive contains text transcriptions and audio files of interviews with a wide variety of people from the North East of England, dating back to the late 1960s.
Communication through arpilleras – patchwork pictures
A large collection of international textiles, exhibitions and associated events, all of which focus on elements of conflict and human rights abuses. Conflict Textiles is an ‘Associated Site’ of CAIN (Conflict Archive on the Internet) at Ulster University, Northern Ireland.
“Múin Béarla do na Leanbháin”
“Teach the Children English”
This project addresses the socio-cultural and linguistic impact on Northern Ireland of its changing population. It also compares the experiences of contemporary immigrants with those of Northern Irish emigrants who themselves fled abroad in response to historical conflicts, famine and economic depressions.