The 8th Northern Englishes Workshop (NEW8) will be held at Newcastle University on 27th and 28th March 2018. The workshop focuses on all aspects of English or Scots varieties associated with the linguistic north of the British Isles.

NEW8 will include a special session on dialect and discrimination, taking place at the end of the first day.

NEW8 will take place in the Percy Building (see travel page for directions).

If you have any questions, feel free to contact a member of the organising team, Danielle Turton (, Karen Corrigan ( or Adam Mearns (

Sponsored by the Linguistics Association of Great Britain.    

Find us on the Sociolinguistic Events Calendar.