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Upcoming Newfoundland Historical Society Panel

Check out this event featuring ELRC Management Committee member Jeff Webb! Hampton Hall, Marine Institute on Thursday October 29, 2015 at 8PM “Lives Lived: Person and Place in Newfoundland Biographical Writing.” A Panel in partnership with the Dictionary of Canadian … Continue reading

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Voices of Newfoundland and Labrador wants your photos!

As a follow-up to its highly successful online Dialect Atlas of Newfoundland and Labrador (www.dialectatlas.mun.ca), Memorial University’s English Language Research Centre (ELRC) is creating a new website called Voices of Newfoundland and Labrador. This website will feature high-quality digitized speech … Continue reading

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More Labrador in the Dictionary of Newfoundland English!

It has been quite a year here at the English Language Research Centre. Work has been progressing steadily on the Dictionary of Newfoundland English (DNE) Word-file Digitization Project; of the 72 drawers of word-files, we have 4 drawers in progress … Continue reading

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Upcoming George Story Lecture

This fall, the George Story Lecture will be delivered by Joan Houston Hall, Chief Editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English. We’re all very excited to welcome her to Newfoundland and Memorial University. It’s quite fitting to have a … Continue reading

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Slowcomes & Shags: Nicknames in the DNE

While the snow continues to pile up on the streets and sidewalks and the long and hungry month of March approaches, beat the winter blues by taking a minute away from the day-to-day to find a little humor in the … Continue reading

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Suzanne Power interviewed on Radio Canada International

On Friday November 23, Suzanne Power was interviewed by Gilda Salomone on Radio Canada International. You can check out the interview by clicking here.

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Check out some photographs from the DNE’s anniversary celebrations!

We were fortunate to have a couple of photographers in the audience. Thanks to Philip Hiscock, Don Tarrant, and George Klima for capturing some great moments during the celebrations. If you happened to be there and took some pictures, send … Continue reading

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