Mediating the local: Language change and the media, monograph in progress presenting an integrated account of the results, their theoretical and methodological context, our interpretation, and an initial model for understanding the influence of media on language.
Television is a factor in language change in Glaswegian, journal article in progress, presenting the overall results for the correlational study, for all variables considered.
NWAV 36, University of Pennsylvania, 11-14 October 2007
Stuart-Smith, J. (2006, forthcoming). ‘The influence of the media’, in Llamas, C., Stockwell, P. & Mullany, L. (eds.). The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics. London: Routledge.Stuart-Smith, J. and Timmins, C.
‘Tell her to shut her moof’: The role of the lexicon in TH-fronting in Glaswegian’. Full details to be released on publication of volume.
‘Explaining phonological variation and change in an urban vernacular: does television play a role?’ Paper to be presented at NWAV34, University of New York, October 20th-23rd 2005’
‘A question of life: Investigating the effects of television on accent variation in adolescents’, UKLVC05, University of Aberdeen, September 12th -14th 2005’
‘I wouldnae say that I’m a ned’: Social practices and social identities as explanatory factors of phonological variation and change in urban adolescents’, First International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, University of Edinburgh, 23-26 June 2005
‘Bart Simpson lives in York and speaks Glaswegian: Accents, attitudes and imitation in urban adolescents’, Research Seminar, Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York , 24 May 2004
‘Investigating the effects of television on accent change: The story so far’, Research Seminar, Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Lancaster, 15 March 2005 • ‘Investigating the role of television as a factor in language change’, Research Seminar, Fachbereich Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft, University of Hannover, 16 November 2004
'Investigating the role of television as a factor in language change', Research Seminar, Fachbereich Literatur- und Sprachwissenschaft, University of Hannover, 16 November 2004