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Tuesday, 28 December

120. Language Variation and Change I: An Exchange with William Labov

10:15–11:30 a.m., 202-B, Convention Center

Program arranged by the Division on Language and Society

Presiding: Raul Aranovich, Univ. of California, Davis

1. “Yankee Ideology and the Northern Cities Shift,” William Labov, Univ. of Pennsylvania

2. “Linguistic Substrata of African American English,” Walt Wolfram, North Carolina State Univ.

3. “Sociolinguistics and Dialectology,” Guy Bailey, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio

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