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Southeastern Conference on Linguistics

The 79th Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL LXXIX) will be held at the Hyatt Regency Lexington Thursday through Saturday, April 12-14, 2012.

The plenary speakers will be Michael Montgomery (University of South Carolina) and Mary Bucholtz (University of California, Santa Barbara). The conference theme, “Conference on Appalachian Language” (COAL), is designed to highlight the importance of the rich linguistic traditions of the people of the Appalachian Mountains, which make up the beautiful eastern landscape of Kentucky.

The Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL) is dedicated to the advancement of the study of language in all its aspects. For more information about the organization, visit the SECOL website.

Questions about venue and arrangements may be addressed to the local host, Dr. Jennifer Cramer (jennifer.cramer@uky.edu).  See attached for the registration form and schedule.

Date: 
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 5:00pm

Gender and Women's Studies Presents Queen Lecture Series

Series kicks off this Thursday with Linguistics professor Rusty Barrett, with a lecture entitled "Sickening Queens"

Race, Class, and Drag: Rusty Barrett

Rusty Barrett is an assistant professor in the Linguistics program. On February 16th, 2012, Barrett will present a lecture, “Sickening Queens: Ethnic and Class Difference in Drag.” The lecture is at 4pm in the President’s Room at the Singletary Center for the Arts, and will address ways in which drag performances reflect social and cultural differences related to class and ethnicity. 

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

 

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