Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, LA1 4YT, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1524 594577 Fax: +44 (0) 1524 843085

Dr Kevin Watson

 

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Research Activities

Previous Research Activities

Lenition in 'old Scouse': a corpus study of Liverpool English plosives

Phonological influences on children's spelling mistakes

Phonological levelling, diffusion & divergence in Liverpool and its hinterland

 

 

Eprints Publications Repository and Bibliographic Database

Kevin Watson has 2 selected publication records listed on this webpage.

 

 

Previous Events

The 6th UK Language Variation and Change Conference, 11 -13 September 2007

GaL talk: Doing gender phonetically: indexical information in phonology (Kevin Watson), 8 November 2007

Speech RG talk: Francis Katamba, 8 November 2007

Guest Lecture: Anne Wichman 'Prosody and Discourse Markers in English', 29 November 2007

Speech RG: Eivind Torgersen - How to do resynthesis and make perception tests in Praat, 13 December 2007

Conference for Teachers of A Level English Language, 26 June 2009

Phonetics, Phonology, Variation presentation, 29 October 2009

Phonetics, Phonology, Variation presentation, 5 November 2009

Phonetics, Phonology, Variation presentation, 12 November 2009

Phonetics, Phonology, Variation presentation, 26 November 2009

Phonetics, Phonology, Variation presentation, 3 December 2009

Phonetics, Phonology, Variation presentation, 10 December 2009

LVLT talk: "An investigation of rhythm in London English" Eivind Torgersen & Anita Szakay, 28 June 2010

Workshop by guest speaker Dr Devyani Sharma (Queen Mary, London) 'Sociolinguistic fieldwork in an urban contact context', 26 October 2010

Guest lecture by Dr Devyani Sharma (Queen Mary, London) 'Dialect and social change in London Asian English', 26 October 2010

LVLT meeting: Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark '/t/s and /r/s and t-to-r in Northern British English', 28 October 2010

LVLT & CRG joint meeting: Andrew Hardie 'Extending a corpus analysis tool to support the analysis of field data: Bodo and Dimasa data in the CQPweb system', 1 November 2010

LVLT talk: Heike Pichler (Salford) & Stephen Levey (Ottawa) 'Tracking grammaticalization in synchronic dialect data: General extenders in north-east England', 2 December 2010

LVLT talk: Jen Nycz (York) 'Testing phonological theory with second dialect data', 9 December 2010

LVLT talk: Dr Yoshiyuki Asahi 'Japanese and British contributions to sociolinguistic typology', 16 December 2010

LVLT talk: 'Sociolinguistics, salience and statistics: outlining some new directions in language attitude research' Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark, 10 March 2011

 

 

News

Undergraduates present at UKLVC conference, 4 September 2009

ESRC research grant success, 4 September 2009

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark run workshop for A Level students at Stockport College, 13 October 2010

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give invited talk at University of York, 1 November 2010

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark present a talk at NWAV39, 3 November 2010

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give invited talk at Sheffield Hallam, 29 March 2011

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give paper at the 'Variation and Language Processing' Conference, 11 April 2011

Kevin Watson & Lynn Clark give invited talk at the Poznan Linguistics Meeting, 2 May 2011

Paul Kerswill interviewed in the Economist about the future of dialects, 2 June 2011

 

 

Keywords

Cognitive linguistics, Corpora and sociolinguistics/discourse, Corpora of nonstandard languages, Dialect, English language, English phonetics, Language, Language change, Language variation and change, Linguistics, Migration and diaspora, Phonetics, Phonological theory, Phonology, Sociolinguistics, Sociophonetics, Spoken language corpora

 

 

Associated Research Centres and Groups

Centre for Language in Social Life

Cognitive Linguistics

Language Variation and Linguistic Theory (LVLT)