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News:

The new special issue ‘Multicultural youth vernaculars in Paris and urban France’ (Journal of French Language Studies) is out!


Publications:

Cheshire, J. and Gardner-Chloros, P. (2018) 'Introduction: Multicultural youth vernaculars in Paris and urban France’, Journal of French Language Studies (Special Issue), 28/2: 161-164.

Fagyal, Z. and Torgersen, E. (2018) 'Prosodic rhythm, cultural background, and interaction in adolescent urban vernaculars in Paris: case studies and comparisons’. Journal of French Language Studies (Special Issue), 28/2:  165-179.

Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. (2018) 'Grammatical change in Paris French: In-situ question words in embedded contexts.' Journal of French Language Studies (Special Issue), 28/2: 181-207.

Cheshire, J. and Secova, M. (2018) 'The origins of new quotative expressions: the case of Paris French.' Journal of French Language Studies (Special Issue), 28/2: 209-234.

Secova, M., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Atangana, F. (2018) “Il parle normal, il parle comme nous”: self-reported usage and attitudes in a banlieue. Journal of French Language Studies (Special Issue), 28/2:  235-263.

Marchessou, A. (2018) 'Strasbourg, another setting for sociolinguistic variation in contemporary French’, Journal of French Language Studies (Special Issue), 28/2:  265-289.

Britain, D. (2018) 'Paris: a sociolinguistic comparative perspective’, Journal of French Language Studies (Special Issue), 28/2: 291-300.

Cychosz, M. (2018) 'Bilingual adolescent vowel production in the Parisian suburbs’, International Journal of Bilingualism, https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006918781075.

Secova, M. (2018) 'Direct speech, subjectivity and speaker positioning in London English and Paris French’ In: Beeching et al., Positioning the self and others: linguistic traces. John Benjamins. 

Cheshire, J., Hall, D. and Adger, D. (2017) ‘Multicultural London English and social and educational policies’, MEITS (Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies), Policy Paper.
  
Secova, M. (2017) ‘Changement grammatical et discursif en français multiculturel de la région parisienne: éléments de comparaison’. Lingvisticæ Investigationes, 40: 02.
 
Secova, M. (2017) ‘Discourse-pragmatic variation in Paris French and London English: Insights from general extenders’. Journal of Pragmatics, 114: 1-15.

Cheshire, J. and Fox, S. (2016) ‘From sociolinguistic research to English language teaching’. In: K. Corrigan and A. Mearns (eds.) Creating and Digitizing Language Corpora. Vol. III. Databases and Public Engagement. Basingstoke: Palgrave, pp. 266-290.

Cheshire, J. et al. (2015) Emerging multiethnolects in Europe, Queen Mary’s OPAL, Occasional Papers Advancing Linguistics, n° 33.

Secova, M. (2015) Discours direct chez les jeunes : nouvelles structures, nouvelles fonctions, Langage et société  151: 131-151. 

Cheshire, J. (2013) Grammaticalisation in social context: The emergence of a new English pronoun. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 17(5): 608–633.  

Sneddon, R. (December 2015), Multicultural London English / Multicultural Paris French - Implications for the classroom. Education et Sociétés Plurilingues, N °39.

Impact report:
Sneddon, R. (2014) REPORT ON DISSEMINATION.pdf

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Past events:

@ 24-25 October 2018: Cheshire, J. ‘Language variation and adolescent language’. ESRC Language Variation in the Classroom workshop, Queen Mary University of London. 

@ 27 September 2018: Secova, M. ‘Parisians and Banlieusards: diverging language practices and polarised identities in a diverse metropolis’. 3rd International Conference on the Sociolinguistics of Immigration, Sestri Levante, Genoa, Italy.

@ 23 May 2018: Cheshire, J. ‘Multicultural London English’. Keynote lecture, London Arts and Humanities Partnership, South Bank, London.

@ 21 April 2018: Cheshire, J. ‘Why ideology matters: Explaining Multicultural London English and Multicultural Paris French’. Westminster Forum for Languages and Linguistics, University of Westminster, London.

@ 10 March 2018: Cheshire, J. ‘Multicultural London English’. Keynote lecture, Talking English conference, British Library, London.

@ 15-16 March 2018: Cheshire, J., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Deux ou trois choses que je sais d’eux : l’emploi divergent d’innovations vernaculaires à Paris’, Troisième colloque international DIA du français actuel - Le français innovant, Université Paris 3, Sorbonne Nouvelle.

@ 8 February 2018: Cheshire, J. ‘Multicultural London English’. Lecture, Evolving English course, British Library, London.

@ 8-10 August 2017: Secova, M. ‘Variation and change in Multicultural Paris French: uses and attitudes’, Association for French Language Studies conference, York University, Toronto, CA.

@ 8 April 2017: Secova, M. ‘Comparing grammatical and discourse-pragmatic variation in Paris French’. Association for French Language Studies panel, iMean5 conference, UWE, Bristol, UK.

@ 8 April 2017: Cheshire, J. ‘Sociopolitical ecology, interactional dynamics and language change’. iMean5 conference, UWE, Bristol UK.

@ 15-18 June 2016: Gardner-Chloros, P., Atangana, F. & Secova, M. ‘Attitudes v. Usage of Linguistic Innovations in a Paris banlieue: a survey among schoolchildren’, Sociolinguistics Symposium 21, University of Murcia. 

@ 18 May 2016: Secova, M. ‘Change   in   Paris   French   and  London  English:  linguistic motivations and social  correlations’, Researching  pragmatic  particles in communication: cognitive,  argumentative  and  social  dimensions; Workshop, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

@  12 June 2015: Cheshire, J. and Gardner-Chloros, P.: ‘Multicultural London English and Multicultural Paris French: What a difference the Channel makes!’, The 50th Anniversary of Applied Linguistics conference, Birkbeck, University of London. 

@ 3-6 June 2015: Cheshire, J., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. (organisers) Invited panel: Language Change in London and Paris. The Sociolinguistics of Globalization: (De)centring and (de)standardization’, University of Hong Kong. 

@ 23-25 March 2015: Gardner-Chloros, P.  ‘Code-switching – where next? International Conference on Bilingualism, University of Malta. 

@ 11 February 2015: Secova, M. ‘Multicultural Paris French: comparing sites of innovation’. University of Exeter, Centre for Translating Cultures research seminar. 

@ 10 December 2014: Cheshire, J., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. 
‘The Multicultural London English – Multicultural Paris French Project: Selected Findings and Stock-taking’. Workshop AFLS, Birkbeck, University of London.  

@  10 November 2014: Cheshire, J. ‘A tale of two cities: language contact and language change in London and Paris. Linguistics Seminar, Faculty of Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics, University of Oxford.
@  23-26 October 2014: Cheshire, J., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. 
‘A tale of two cities: Comparing Quotatives in Paris & London’,  NWAV 2014 (New Ways of Analyzing Variation) University of Illinois at Chicago.

@  25-27 June 2014: Cheshire, J., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Je sais même pas c’est quoi son twitter’ (Linguistic innovation on French Twitter).    Association for French Language Studies conference 2014: ‘Que le français se nomme diversité’, University of Kent, UK.

@  15-18 June 2014: Cheshire, J., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Grammatical change in London and Paris’, Sociolinguistics Symposium 20, Jyväskylä, Finland.

@  11-13 June 2014: Gardner-Chloros, P.  ‘Code-switching – past and future’. Historical Code-switching: The Next Step, Tampere, Finland. 

@  17 May & 5 June 2014: Sneddon, R. and Secova, M. ‘What sort of French do you teach?’ (educational workshops). Birkbeck College, University of London, UK.

@  15 May 2014: Gardner-Chloros, P. ‘Steps towards understanding grammatical changes in Multicultural London English and Multicultural Paris French’. University of Lausanne, Switzerland. 

@  14 May 2014: Gardner-Chloros, P. ‘What’s new in Code-switching?’ University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

@  8 April 2014: Cheshire, J., Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Quotative innovation in Paris and London: j’suis là: “ah bon ?” Discourse-Pragmatic Variation & Change 2, Newcastle University, UK.

@  31 March 2014: Secova, M ‘Anglais multiculturel de Londres - français multiculturel de Paris : enquête et cours’ (lecture and survey). Collège Roger Martin du Gard, Epinay-sur-Seine, FR.

@  15 November 2013: Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘What sort of French do you teach?’ (workshop for teachers of French) University of London Institute in Paris (ULIP).

@  17-20 October 2013: Cheshire, J. ‘Multiethnolects and their place in the study of language variation and change’, NWAV 42 - ‘Bridging the past and the present’, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, US.

@  18-20 April 2013: Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Categorization and Core Values among Youths in Paris’ i-Mean III - ‘Language and identity’, UWE Bristol. 

@  15 March 2013: Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Peut-on théoriser à partir d'une étude qualitative? Le rôle de la comparaison’ Journée d'étude "Du terrain aux théorisations", Université Paris Ouest Nanterre. 

@  01 - 03 June 2012: Gardner-Chloros, P. & Secova, M. ‘Change in Paris French and London English: multicultural, socially determined and universal aspects’, ‘Le français à travers le temps: acquisition, changement, variation’; Association for French Language Studies annual conference, Newcastle University, UK.                                      

@  18 - 20 April 2012: 
Cheshire, J. ‘What was it like before like? Discourse-pragmatic variation and discourse style’      
Secova, M. ‘Stability or change? The general extender system in contemporary spoken French’. Discourse-Pragmatic Variation & Change (DiPVaC 2012); University of Salford, UK.

@  16 - 18 September 2011: 
Cheshire, J. ‘Adolescents as linguistic innovators: dialect contact and language contact in present-day London’       
Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Contact-induced change in monolingual and bilingual  speech‘  Langues en contact : le français à travers le monde;  Martin-Luther-Universität  Halle-Wittenberg,  Germany.                  
    
@  12 - 14 September 2011: Cheshire, J. ‘Linguistic innovation and change in multilingual urban contexts’ The 8th UK Language Variation and Change Conference (UKLVC8); Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, England.                     

@   20 - 21 June 2011: Cheshire, J.: ‘Variation and change in quotative verbs in London English’, Du discours au système : variation et changements linguistiques autour du verbe; Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, Equipe d’Accueil   PRISMES SeSyLIa.  

@   09 - 11 June 2011: Gardner-Chloros, P. and Secova, M. ‘Contact-induced change in monolingual and bilingual speech’,  Rethinking Contact Induced Change (International conference), Leiden University, The Netherlands.                               
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