Talks/conferences

2016

‘It’s a grime [t]ing. Exploring th-stopping in a challenging environment’ Guest Speaker Seminar Series, Queen Mary University, 16th Nov.

‘Linguistic research in a challenging environment: youth language and identity in urban Britain’. University of Huddersfield 2nd Annual Linguistics and Modern Languages Postgraduate Conference. 30th June.

‘Becoming Jamal: the materials of ‘prestige’ amongst boys in a Pupil Referral Unit’ Sociolinguistics Symposium 21, 15-18 Jun, University of Murcia.

2015

‘‘Gimme dat ting’: Word initial th-stopping among urban British youth’. NWAV 44, University of Toronto.

‘Tales of the unpredictable: researching TH-stopping in urban British English’ UKLVC 10, University of York.

‘Moments of disconcertment in Manchester’s Pupil Referral Unit: Rethinking ‘language’ by exploring interactions that go wrong’. BAAL Annual Meeting, Aston University.

‘Linguistic research in a challenging environment: Youth language and identity in urban Britain’ CELL Research seminar series. MMU.

‘Urban Youth Identity and Language’ Humanities in Public Seminar Series, MMU. All welcomehttp://www.hssr.mmu.ac.uk/hip/201415-events/march-2015-multi-lingual-life/rob-drummond/

‘(Mis)Interpreting urban youth language’. Journal of Youth Studies Conference, University of Copenhagen.

‘Linguistic research in a challenging environment: Youth language and identity in urban Britain’. SELLLS-CRiLLS Language & Linguistics Speaker Series, Newcastle University.

‘Linguistic research in a challenging environment: Youth language and identity in urban Britain’. Lancaster Linguistics Circle. Lancaster University.

‘Keeping up: Experiences on researching precarious spaces and fluid meanings with ‘slow’ methods’. The study of sociolinguistic meaning in the era of ‘big data’: Issues, questions and future directions. Workshop, University of Sheffield.

‘(Mis)Interpreting Urban Youth Language and Identity’. Research Seminar, Department of Languages, Information and Communications, MMU.