Dwight Peck's personal Web site

Summer 2007

PhD party in Ollon, 7 June 2007


Another Doctor Durham

You may not find this terribly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.

The view from the garden in Ollon, Switzerland, 7 June 2007. Mercedes has defended her dissertation in linguistics at the Université de Fribourg and we're here to celebrate.

The mighty Dents du Midi from the garden in Ollon

Barbecue preparations in the garden of Lisa's 18th century house in Ollon

Too much food again

"English in Switzerland: Inherent variation in a non-native speech community". Thèse de Doctorat présentée devant la Faculté des lettres de l’université de Fribourg, en Suisse. Approuvé par la Faculté des Lettres sur proposition des professeurs Peter Trudgill (premier rapporteur) et Sali Tagliamonte (deuxième rapporteur). Fribourg, le 6 juin 2007.

Mercedes and her dad, who's come all the way from the USA for the occasion

Pete and Mercedes

A toast

Pete and Mercedes

Taking care of the leftovers

A pride of Durhams


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