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Paul Kerswill involved with Kings Place Arts Centre's 'Celebrate Cockney' initiative

Date: 1 July 2010

Paul Kerswill's research project on Multicultural London English (with Eivind Torgersen and colleagues from Queen Mary, University of London) has provided crucial input to Kings Place Arts Centre's initiative called 'Celebrate Cockney', in which there will be poetry readings and a campaign to get local people to send in recordings of their relatives who are speakers of the dialect.

News website: http://www.kingsplace.co.uk/celebrate-cockney

 

Further information

Associated staff: Paul Kerswill, Eivind Torgersen

Associated projects: Multicultural London English: the emergence, acquisition and diffusion of a new variety

Associated departments and research centres: Language Variation and Linguistic Theory (LVLT), Linguistics and English Language

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