Month: October 2019



LEDS first session of 2019-20: Introducing linguistic ethnography – Wednesday 16th October

Posted on 7 October 2019 by Judith Reynolds

The Linguistic Ethnography Discussion and Study Group (LEDS) is a Cardiff-based forum for collaborative exploration of questions about how social and linguistic processes are interrelated, and about how and why ethnographic methods can be usefully combined with approaches to studying language.   Meetings of LEDS will be running in 2019-20 at Cardiff University, co-ordinated by
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Interactional Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Ethnography: Considering the Relationship

Posted on 4 October 2019 by Judith Reynolds

By Piotr Wegorowski The topic of our last LEDS meeting of 2018-2019 was the relationship between Interactional Sociolinguistics and Linguistic Ethnography. In particular, we considered how useful it is to consider the two as separate frameworks. Interactional Sociolinguistics (IS) is primarily associated with the work of John Gumperz. His key contribution, building on work in
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