Talk – Mapping Sheffield’s Dialect

Saturday, October 12th,  1400-1600 (light refreshments available from 1300)

Carpenter Room, Central Library, Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 1XZ

Delivered in partnership with the Yorkshire Dialect Society. Johanna Blakey, from the University of Sheffield shares her findings of recent research that mapped changes in Sheffield speech both geographically and across the last 100 years. She explores how social change over the last century might have shaped the language used amongst locals.

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