Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Conferences 2015

Nicholas was pleased to return to the International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE) series. ICLaVE8 took place at Leipzig University, Germany 27th-29th May 2015. Nicholas presented research on variation in happY and lettER in the East Midlands conducted in collaboration with Natalie Braber of Nottingham Trent University as part of a project using data from the East Midlands Oral History Archive.

As a further collaboration with Natalie Braber, Nicholas will co-present a poster on yod-dropping in the East Midlands at the 10th UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC10), to be held at the University of York, 1st-3rd September 2015.

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Teaching Updates

In the autumn term of 2014, Nicholas returned to the University of York to provide lectures for the first year undergraduate module "Introduction to Sociolinguistics", and lectures and seminars for the postgraduate module on "Language Variation and Change".

Between January and March 2015, Nicholas was employed by Birmingham City University teaching phonetic theory and transcription to first year undergraduates studying Speech and Language Therapy.