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Thursday, 29 December

490. The Sociolinguistics of Contemporary English

1:45–3:00 p.m., Eisenhower, Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on General Linguistics

Presiding: Janina Brutt-Griffler, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo

1. “Sociolinguistics Enters the History of English,” Mary Blockley, Univ. of Texas, Austin

2. “English Regional Dialects: Is There a Future?” Katie Wales, Univ. of Leeds

3. “Social Change, Language Practices, and Language Shift in South Africa,” Pinky Makoe, Univ. of London

4. “The Postimperial Politics of English: Language, Identity, and Globalization,” Janina Brutt-Griffler

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