American English Issues
L. Lanehart (University of Georgia): "Why We'll Never Get
the Black Grammy Awards"
2. Janis Nuckolls (University
of Alabama) and Linda Beito (Stillman College): "The Sound
Symbolism of Self in Innovative Naming Practices in an African
3. Christine Mallinson
(North Carolina State University) and Becky Childs (University
of Georgia): "African American women's language in the Smoky
Mountains of Appalachia"
Patricia Cukor-Avila (University of North Texas): "Language
contact and the acquisition of AAVE: A case study of sociolectal
Laura Wright (Cambridge Univ.): "Some early creole-like data
from slave speakers: the island of St Helena, 1695- -1711"
2. Gerard Van Herk (University
of Ottawa): "Regional variation in 19th-century African American
3. Robin Sabino,
Mary Stephens Diamond, and Anna Oggs (Auburn University): "A
Quantitative Study of Plural Marking in Three Non-Urban African
American Language Varieties"
4. Yolanda Rivera
Castillo (University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras): "'Kaba'
in Papiamentu: Aspect in a Romance-based Creole and Parallel Structures
in English-based Afro-American Varieties"
and White Speech: The Complexities of Relationship
Michael Colley (University of Georgia): "The fronting of
/u/ among African-Americans: Evidence from LAMSAS data"
2. Amanda Aguilar (University
of North Texas): "Present tense marking as a microcosm of
Black/White speech relationships: Plural verbal –s and third
singular -0 in the South"
3. Valerie Fridland (University
of Nevada, Reno): "The spread of the cot/caught merger in
the speech of Memphians: An ethnolinguistic marker?"
4. Erik R. Thomas and
Jeffrey Reaser (North Carolina State University): "An experiment
on cues used for identification of voices as African American
Wolfram, Drew Grimes, and Ryan Rowe (North Carolina State University):
"Sociolinguistic Involvement in Community Perspective: Obligation
2. Jack B. Martin (College
of William and Mary) and Margaret McKane Mauldin (Muskogee Creek,
University of Oklahoma): "Recovering Alabama's Native Literature"
and Southern English
Catherine Evans Davies (University of Alabama): "Genre, the
Individual Voice, and Alabama Storytelling"
2. David Herman (North Carolina
State University): "Points, spaces, and places: Functions
of gesture in North Carolina storytelling"
3. Judith M. Bean (Texas Woman's
University): "'Strong language' in the discourse of two Texas
4. Barbara Johnstone
(Carnegie Mellon University): "Imitating
Southern Speech : Constraints and Consequences"
of the South
Schneider (Univ. of Regensburg): "Earlier Southern Englishes
in Black and White: Corpus-based approaches"
2. Stuart Davis (Indiana University):
"Francis Lieber's Americanisms as an Early Source on Southern
3. Shana Poplack (University
of Ottawa), William Labov (University of Pennsylvania), Maciej
Baranowski (University of Pennsylvania): "New Light on the
Expatriate Southern COmmunity in Brazil"
Tillery (UT San Antonio): "The Evolution of Southern American
the Contemporary South
1. William Labov
(University of Pennsylvania): " The South Solidifying but
Dubois (Louisiana State University) and Barbara Horvath (University
of Sydney): "The Persistence of Dialect Features"
3. Joan H. Hall (Chief Editor,
DARE) and Luanne von Schneidemesser (Senior Editor, DARE): "The
South in DARE Revisited"
4. Thomas E. Nunnally (Auburn
University): "Pastor, Pitchman, Politician: Examining variation
of Southern States English features among three Georgians according
to current theories of language variation"
Chafe (University of California, Santa Barbara): The History and
Geography of the Caddo Language
2. Robert Rankin (University
of Kansas ): "The Ofo Language of Louisiana: Philological
Recovery of Grammar and Typology"
3. George Aaron Broadwell
(State University of New York at Albany): "Some Aspects of
Verbal Morphology in Timucua and the Gulf Languages"
4. Marcia Haag (University of
Oklahoma): "What to leave in, what to leave out: Different
concepts of 'word' in Choctaw and Cherokee"
Munro (UCLA): "American Indian Languages of the Southeast:
A. Rudes (University of North Carolina at Charlotte): "Pre-Columbian
links to the Caribbean: Evidence connecting Cusabo to Taino"
Perceptions of Southern Dialects
R. Preston (Michigan State University): "That's What I Like
about the South"
2. Valerie Fridland
and Kathryn Bartlett (University of Nevada, Reno): "What
we hear and what it expresses: The perception and meaning of vowel
differences among dialects"
3. Lamont Antieau (University
of Georgia): "Perceptions of lexical variation in Southern
American English: Views from the Rocky Mountain region"
4. Susan Tamasi (University
of Georgia): "A cognitive model of Southern speech"
and the Arts in the South
Shuttlesworth (The University of Alabama): "Southern American
English in literature and films: Dialect distortion and some foundations
of negative stereotypes"
2. Tony Bolden (The University
of Alabama): "Got my mojo workin: Blues theory and practice:
A critical analysis of guitarist Willie King live at Betty's Place"
3. Barry Jean Ancelet (University
of Louisiana at Lafayette) on Cajun music and language revival
4. Lisa Cohen Minnick (Georgia
Institute of Technology): "Performing Southernness: Dialectal
representations and Southern linguistic identity"
Dialect in Louisiana
J. Rottet (Indiana Univ.): "On the demise of the Acadian-style
first person plural in Louisiana French"
2. Sylvie Dubois (Louisiana
State University): "Whither Cajun French: Language persistence
and dialectal upsurges"
3. Tom Klingler (Tulane University):
"Beyond Cajun: Towards an Expanded View of Regional French
4. Felice Coles (Univ. of Mississippi):
"The Authenticity of Dialect: Real Isleños Speak Yat,
the Schools (K-12)
1. Kirk Hazen
(West Virginia University): "Language Variation as an Applicable
Resource in Today's Classrooms"
2. Patricia Causey Nichols
(San José State University): "Register and Codeswitching
in the South: Linguistic Notions for K-12 students"
3. WORKSHOP: Walt Wolfram
and Jeffrey Reaser (North Carolina State University and Duke University):
"Language Awareness in Middle School: An Experimental Program"
1. Carlos Martin
Vélez-Salas, Belinda Schouten-Treviño, Norma Cárdenas,
and Robert Bayley (University of Texas at San Antonio): "Puerto
Rican Spanish in South Texas: variation in subject personal pronouns"
2. Patricia M. Lestrade (Mississippi
State University): "Hispanic language use, language acquisition,
and social integration in NE Mississippi"
3. Kristi Hislope
and Mariana Pomphile (North Georgia College & State University):
"Hispanic cultural and language issues in rural Georgia schools"
4. Ellen Johnson (Berry College):
"Can Southerners Learn Spanish?"
Links to the
1. Blair A. Rudes (University
of North Carolina at Charlotte): "Pre-Columbian links to
the Caribbean: Evidence connecting Cusabo to Taino"
2. Albert Valdman (Indiana
University): "Toward the reconstruction of Saint-Domingue
3. Michael Aceto (East Carolina
University): "The triangulation of language contact in the
Anglophone Atlantic region: West Africa, the West Indies, and
4. John Rickford (Stanford
University): " Early African American English and Pidgin/Creole
Englishes: Evidence from copula contraction and absence and plural
P. Brewer (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, emeritus):
"'That how I learnt to shove a pen': The autobiography of
Charles B. H. Williams"
2. Connie C. Eble (University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill): "From French to English in
Louisiana: the Prudhomme family's story"
3. Michael D. Picone (University
of Alabama): "Using the Federal Writers' Project Materials
for the Documentation of Language in Louisiana"
Schilling-Estes (Georgetown University): "Blurring ethnolinguistic
boundaries: The use of 'others'' varieties in the sociolinguistic
2. Cynthia Bernstein (University
of Memphis): "The Representation of Jewish English in the
Southern United States"
3. Anita Puckett (Virginia
Tech): "Kinship talk and the construction of identity in
the Upper South"
4. Robert Bayley (University
of Texas, San Antonio) and Ceil Lucas (Gallaudet University):
"Language variation in the South: The case of American Sign
Language in Louisiana"
A. Kretzschmar, Jr. (University of Georgia): "Southern English
by the Numbers"
2. John Nerbonne (University
of Groningen): "Aggregate variation in the South in LAMSAS"
3. Robert Shackleton (US
Congressional Budget Office): "Genetic and Linguistic Distances
Among English and American Dialects "
4. David M. Rojas (Indiana University):
"Considering the geographical delineation of Cajun English"
in Rural and Urban Settings
1. Betsy Barry and Iyabo
Osiapem (University of Georgia): "Language variation in the
South: A study of Atlanta speech"
2. Bridget L. Anderson (University
of Georgia): "A quantitative acoustic approach to /ai/ glide-weakening
among Detroit African American and Appalachian White southern
3. Allison Burkette (University
of Mississippi): "Constructing Identity: The Use of Southern
Grammatical Features to Create Community Persona"
4. Lisa McNair (Georgia Institute
of Technology): "Mill villagers and farmers: Linguistic contact
in a Georgia textile mill town"
and the Public Interest
1. Ron Butters (Duke University):
"Variation in Southern trade names: Regionalisms that one
may can own"
2. Bethany Dumas (University
of Tennessee): "Voice Identification and Authorship Attribution
Issues in the American South"
3. John Baugh (Stanford University):
"Linguistic profiling in regional perspective: Perceptions
of dialect differences and their social consequences"
4. Boyd Davis,
Dena Shenk, and Linda Moore (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
and Ruth Greene (Johnson C. Smith University): "Stylization,
aging, and cultural competence: or, why health care in the South
Feagin (Arlington, Virginia): "A Hundred Years of Sound Change
Torbert (Duke University and NC State University): "Salience
measurements of Southern vowels"
3. Thomas B. Klein (Georgia Southern
University): "Divergent processes in Gullah/Geechee: Evidence
from sound structure"
Ehrhardt (University of North Texas): "Vowel merger as a
snapshot of the history of Southern American English: Conditioned
mergers before /r/"
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