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Symposium on the Sociolinguistics of the Celtic Languages in collaboration with COST Action IS1306 New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe

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An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta & Gaelscolaíochta
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Venue: TCD Long Room, unless otherwise stated.

Déardaoin 13ú Deireadh Fómhair 2016 / Thursday October 14th 2016
Déardaoin 13ú Deireadh Fómhair 2016 / Thursday October 13th 2016
08.30-09.00 Clárú agus Oscailt Oifigiúil / Registration and Opening: Long Room Hub Foyer; Cathaoirleach: Noel P. Ó Murchadha
09.00-10.00 Aoiléacht 1: Léachtlann Neill / Plenary 1: Neill Lecture Theatre; Cathaoirleach: Cassie Smith-Christmas 

Margaret Deuchar (Bangor University): “Mae pobl monolingual yn minority” : A quantitative study of Welsh-English code-switching

10.00-10.15 Tae & Caife / Tea & Coffee: Hoey Ideas Space 3rd Floor
*Parallels – Neill Lecture Theatre

Cathaoirleach: Margaret Deuchar 

Galbraith Seminar Room

Cathaoirleach: Eugene McEndry 

10.15-10.45 Claire Nance: Becoming a new speaker – Acquiring phonetics & phonology in Gaelic-medium primary schooling Bernadette O’Rourke & John Walsh: Changing relationships between language, place and identity among ‘new speakers’ of Irish
10.45-11.15 Siobhán Nic Fhlannchadha & Tina M. Hickey: Generational change in use of grammatical gender, a complex aspect of the Irish language Hugh Rowland: Máirtín Ó Cadhain & Misneach – Ideological overlap between Irish & Welsh language campaigns in the 1960s
11.15-11.45 Marina Snesareva: New speakers of Irish in Dublin & their language choice Conchúr Ó Giollagáin: The new speaker agenda in minority-language contexts – A sociolinguistic critique
11.45-12.00 Tae & Caife: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Tea & Coffee: Hoey Ideas Space 
12.00-12.30 Noel P. Ó Murchadha & Colin J. Flynn: Prospective student teachers’ engagement with target language varieties for Irish Ingeborg Birnie: “Gàidhlig ga bruidhinn an seo?” Language ideologies and practices in public domains
12.30-13.00 Brian Ó Curnáin: Apparent-time chronology of post-traditional Irish; new speakers and the moving target of new Irish Stefan Moal: Characterising new speakers of Breton: Between ideologies, expectations and practices
13.00-14.30 Lón: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Lunch: Hoey Ideas Space
14.30-16:00 Léachtlann Neill / Neill Lecture Theatre; Cathaoirleach: Siobhán Nic Fhlannchadha
14.30-15.00 Michael Hornsby: Transmission as a ‘metastance’: Claims to speaker authority in Brittany
15.00-15.30 Stuart Dunmore: New speaker attitudes to language change and the Gaelic community
15.30-16.00 Wilson McLeod & John Walsh: Pan-Gaelic connections: A preliminary study of student perceptions
16.00-16.30 Tae & Caife: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Tea & Coffee: Hoey Ideas Space
16.30-17.30 Aoiléacht 2: Léachtlann Neill / Plenary 2: Neill Lecture Theatre; Cathaoirleach: Stuart Dunmore 

Timothy Currie Armstrong (Sabhal Mòr Ostaig): Linguistic naturalism and language activism

19.30 Dinnéar na Comhdhála / Conference Dinner: The Pig’s Ear, Nassau Street, Dublin 2
Dé hAoine 14ú Deireadh Fómhair 2016 / Friday October 14th 2016
Dé hAoine 14ú Deireadh Fómhair 2016 / Friday October 14th 2016
09.00-10.00 Aoiléacht 3: Léachtlann Neill / Plenary 3: Neill Lecture Theatre; Cathaoirleach: Tim Armstrong 

Anna Ní Ghallachair (Maynooth University): ‘Mother tongue plus two’: Chimera or attainable objective?

10.00-10.15 Tae & Caife: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Tea & Coffee: Hoey Ideas Space
*Parallels – Neill Lecture Theatre

Cathaoirleach: Ann Devitt 

Galbraith Seminar Room

Cathaoirleach: Colin Flynn

10.15-10.45 Pádraig Ó Duibhir & Laoise Ní Thuairisg: The role of Irish-medium schools in generating new speakers of Irish Stephen Joyce: New speakers of Irish: The creation of new spaces of language socialisation
10.45-11.15 Eugene McKendry: Irish in an emerging context of linguistic and social diversity in Northern Ireland’s schools Kevin Petit: ‘As Gaeilge!’: Enforcing Irish-only rule in an Irish summer college
11.15-11.45 Charlotte Selleck: Only bilingualism matters: A discussion of ‘foreign’ language learning in Welsh secondary education Ben Ó Ceallaigh: Language shift and neoliberalism – The Irish language in the wake of Ireland’s recent recession
11.45-12.00 Tae & Caife: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Tea & Coffee: Hoey Ideas Space
12.00-13:00 Léachtlann Neill / Neill Lecture Theatre; Cathaoirleach: Ann Devitt
12.00-12.30 Brendan MacMahon & Sinéad Ní Ghuidhir: Irish Language Literacy: Issues for teachers and teaching at second and third level
12.30-13.00 Michelle Macleod & Marsaili MacLeod: Experiences of learning and teaching Gaelic in a community environment
13.00-14.30 Lón: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Lunch: Hoey Ideas Space
14.30-16:00 Léachtlann Neill / Neill Lecture Theatre; Cathaoirleach: Michelle MacLeod
14.30-15.00 Rob Dunbar: Gaelic language policy and economic development: Do the two intersect?
15.00-15.30 Sara C. Brennan: The non-economics of language commodification: A critical sociolinguistic look at the mobilisation of Irish in the private sector
15.30-16.00 Cassie Smith-Christmas: ‘Liminal’ new speakers of Scottish Gaelic?: The case of boarded-out children and World War II evacuees
16.00-16.30 Tae & Caife: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Tea & Coffee: Hoey Ideas Space
16.30-17.30 Aoiléacht 4 / Plenary 4: Neill Lecture Theatre; Cathaoirleach: Noel P. Ó Murchadha 

Iarfhlaith Watson (University College Dublin): The Irish language and the Irish nation: From mass production to individualism

19.30 Caint Timothy Armstrong ar scríobh ficsean eolaíochta i nGaeilge na hAlban: Seomra Smaointe Hoey / Hoey Ideas Space Cathaoirleach: Alan Titley