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Oslo Winter School, January 2017. Credit: Nadia Frantsen/UiO

PUBLICATIONS

PAPERS

Gates, Shivonne & Christian Ilbury. Forthcoming. Standard Language Ideology and the Non-Standard Adolescent Speaker. In Clare Wright, Lou Harvey & James Simpson (eds.), BAAL 2017 Anniversary Edited Volume.    

Christian Ilbury. Accepted. 'Sassy Queens': Stylistic Orthographic Variation in Twitter and the Enregisterment of AAVE. Journal of Sociolinguistics. 

Christian Ilbury. 2017. Book note. Marcel Danesi. The semiotics of emoji: The rise of visual language in the age of the internet. London: Bloomsbury, 2016. pp. 208. Language in Society. 46 (4):605-606. 

Ilbury, Christian. 2015. I'm So Fancy: Stylistic Variation, Internal Constraints & the Appropriation of African American Vernacular English. Unpublished Masters Thesis. Queen Mary University of London.


INVITED TALKS

Ilbury, Christian. 2019. Linguistics: Language, Society & Identity. The Hurlingham Academy. April 2019.

Ilbury, Christian. 2019. Language, Society and the Internet. Colchester Sixth Form College. April 2019.

Ilbury, Christian. 2019. Language Use in Social Media. Queen Mary University of London. Bringing Research into the Classroom: New Resources for Teaching A-Level English Language. February 2019.

Ilbury, Christian. 2019. What Language is & What it Says About Who We Are. Westminster Academy. January 2019.

Ilbury, Christian. 2018. English Language & Linguistics and Doing Research in the ‘Field’. Hampton School, Middlesex. May 2018.

Ilbury, Christian. 2018. Authenticity and Stylisation. University of Southampton. May 2018.

Ilbury, Christian. 2018. Linguistics: How Language Reveals Who We Are. Scholars Lecture, Holyport College, Berkshire, January 2018.


CONFERENCE PAPERS (selected are available to view):

In 2019, I will be giving talks at Youth Styles (Leiden) and ICLavE (Leeuwarden) 

Ilbury, Christian. 2018. Self-Presentation and the Sociolinguistics of Snapchat. BAAL LNM SIG 2018. The Open University, England. July 2018.

Ilbury, Christian. 2018. Gentrification or Segregation? Linguistic Variation and the Conceptualisation of ‘place’ in the Gentrifying East-End of London. Sociolinguistics Symposium 22, University of Auckland, New Zealand. June 2018.

Ilbury, Christian. 2018. Beyond the offline: Exploring social media identities in relation to Multicultural London English. Sociolinguistics Symposium 22, University of Auckland, New Zealand. June 2018.

Ilbury, Christian. 2018. Digital Transience: Sociolinguistic identities and the Affordances of Snapchat. Digital Cultures 2018. University of Nottingham, England. April 2018. 

Gates, Shivonne & Christian Ilbury. Standard Language Ideology and the Non-Standard Adolescent Speaker. Language Variation in the Classroom. Queen Mary University of London, England. October 2017.

Gates, Shivonne & Christian Ilbury. 2017. Standard Language Ideology and the Non-Standard Adolescent Speaker. The Annual Meeting of The British Association for Applied Linguistics. 2 September 2017. University of Leeds, England.

Ilbury, Christian. 2017. Between the Micro and the Macro: Integrating Interactional and Computational Approaches in CMC. The Annual Meeting of The British Association for Applied Linguistics. 1 September 2017. University of Leeds, England.

Ilbury, Christian. 2017. HRT in CMC? The orthographic representation of High Rising Terminals. UKLVC-11. 31 August 2017. University of Cardiff, Wales.

Ilbury, Christian. 2017. Stylistic Orthographic Variation and the Representation of AAVE in Twitter. ICLaVE 9. 09 June 2017. Malaga, Spain.

Ilbury, Christian. 2016. Between Theory & Practice: An Ethnographic Approach to Exploring Orthographic Variation in Social Media. Linguistics Research Seminars. 30 November 2016. Queen Mary University of London, England.

Ilbury, Christian. 2016. “Sassy Queens”: Orthographic Variation and Stance in Twitter. Using Twitter for Linguistic Research. 31 May 2016. University of Kent, Canterbury, England.

Ilbury, Christian. 2016. “I’m So Fancy”: Stylistic Variation, Internal Constraints & the Appropriation of AAVE. Goldsmiths University Festival. 12 May 2016. Goldsmiths, University of London, England.

Ilbury, Christian. 2016. Dialect Influence and Orthographic Variation in Social Media. Linguistics Research Seminars. 23 March 2016. Queen Mary University of London, England.

Levon, Erez; Christian Ilbury & John Weston. 2015. Gender and Interactional Meaning: High Rising Terminals in London. ICLaVE 8. 28 May 2015. Leipzig, Germany.

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