Linguistic Seminar Series

Upcoming Seminar Series

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Friday, February 14, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Colloquium Speaker Series

Speaker/Presenter: Robert Englebretson (Rice University)
Location: TBD
Braille and language processing.
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Colloquium Speaker Series

Speaker/Presenter: Riccardo Ginevra (Harvard University, Center for Hellenic Studies)
Location: 191 Gatton B&E
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Middle Class African American Speech

Speaker/Presenter: Tracey Weldon (U of South Carolina)
Location: TBD
In collaboration with the College of Arts and Sciences Office of Inclusion and Internationalization.
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Language Diversity in Educational Settings

Speaker/Presenter: Stephany Dunstan, North Carolina State University
Location: 233 Gatton B&E

Dunstan is the NCSU Assistant Director of the Office of Assessment. Her research examines dialect as an element of diversity that shapes the college experience, particularly for speakers of non-standardized dialects of English. Dunstan and Jaeger (2015) found that students from rural, Southern Appalachia felt that their use of a regional dialect put them at a disadvantage in the college classroom.

Tags: 2019 Year of Equity, #linguistics, #MCLLC, #english, #sociology, wrd, Gender and Women's Studies

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