NOTE THAT THIS WORKSHOP WAS IN 2018 – LAST YEAR – THERE IS ANOTHER WORKSHOP ON A SIMILAR THEME IN JUNE 2019 – SEE HERE

The full programme of the workshop, including abstracts of all talks can be found here. If you would like to attend the workshop please note that registration is free but you will be charged a notional and subsidised fee (most likely £15, payable upon registration in Sheffield) to cover the cost of the lunches and coffees. If you would like to attend can you please send an e-mail to preconceito_linguistico@sheffield.ac.uk in advance of the workshop so we have an idea of numbers.

 

Workshop Venue – Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street (S3 7RA)

Jessops West

Jessop West is just over the road from the University tram stop and is in walking distance of the centre. If walking from the centre it is best to follow the tram lines directly to Jessop West. From the railway station you can catch a tram in the direction of Malin Bridge (blue) or Middlewood (yellow)

PROGRAMME

9th July 

9h15-9h45

Registration and coffee

9h45-10h30

What is Linguistic prejudice? What are its effects? How can it be theorised? 

Paul O’Neill 

10h30-11h30

Linguistic change, identity, prejudice and movements of linguistic unification in Brazil

Gladis Massini-Cagliari

11h30-12h

Formation of normative beliefs via creation of linguistic ingroups and outgroups in media

Marina Spadoni

12h-12h30

Translating prejudice? What happens to racialised and stereotyped characters in dubbing

Dr Laia Darder

12h30-13h

The Accentism Project

Dr. Erin Carrie

13h-14h

LUNCH PROVIDED

14h-15h

Language Prejudice and historical linguistics: the reduction of morphological complexity in ‘popular’ Brazilian 

Paul O’Neill 

15h-15h30

The role of historical linguistics in demystifying language prejudice

Ana Maria Martins 

15h30-16h

Deities, speech and self: the sociolinguistic construction of gender and sexuality by followers of an Afro-Brazilian religion

Pedro Eduardo De Lima

16h30 – 17h 

COFFEE

17h-18h

How to combat linguistic Prejudice: the situation in Brazil

Luiz Carlos Cagliari

18h-19h

FREE TIME

19h

WORKSHOP MEAL: Venue TBC

 

10th July 

9h-10h

Accent Preference in British Teacher Training

Alexander Baratta

10h-10h30

Fighting linguistic prejudice for minority language speakers in France: the case of associative schools

Aurélie Joubert

10h30-11h

Discussing language policy in Algeria during and after the French colonisation and the status of foreign languages through the educational policy

Khaled Belarbi

11h-11h30

COFFEE

11h30-12h

Mehri, Jibbali, Omani Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic or English?: A case study of linguistic prejudice in Oman

Amer Ahmed  & Iryna Lenchuk

12h-12h30

Sociolinguistic Study on the Racist Ideologies in Lima, Peru

Ysabel Fiorella Balbuena Valles de Lambert

12h30-13h

On forensic linguistics and linguistic prejudices: lexical aspects of modern and old lexical items in Arabic Galilee Bedouin dialects 

Judith Rosenhouse, Haifa

13h-14h30

LUNCH PROVIDED

14h30-15h30

Group discussion focussing on the main research question of the project:

How can academics engage with policy makers and non-academic partners to disseminate their research and have a lasting impact on matters of linguistic prejudice, especially within education?

Discussion of possible avenues of future collaborations/funding ventures