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Rusty Barrett

Research Interests:

PhD, University of Texas at Austin

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Mayan Languages  
  • Language, Gender and Sexuality
Selected Publications:

Kira Hall and Rusty Barrett (eds), Oxford handbook of language and sexuality. New York: Oxford University Press. in press.

Brianna Cornelius and Rusty Barrett, “You met my ambassador”: Language and self-monitoring at the intersection of race and sexuality. In H. Samy Alim, Jonathan Rosa, Angela Reyes, and Paul Kroskrity (eds), Oxford handbook of language and race. New York: Oxford University Press. in press.

From drag queens to leathermen: Language, gender, and gay male subcultures. Oxford Studies in Language and Gender, New York, NY: Oxford University Press. 2017.

Indigenous hip hop as anti-colonial discourse in Guatemala. In Music as multimodal discourse: Semiotics, power, and protest. Ed by Lyndon C. S. Way and Simon McKerrell. London: Bloomsbury. 2017.

Poetics. In Judith Aissen, Nora C. England, and Roberto Zavala Maldonado (eds), The Mayan languages. Routledge Language Family Series. New York: Routledge. 2017: 433-457.

Mayan language revitalization, hip hop, and ethnic identity in Guatemala. Language & communication. 47: 144-153. 2016.

Ideophones and (non-)arbitrariness in the K’iche’ poetry of Humberto Ak’abal. Pragmatics and society. 5(3): 406-418. 2014.