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114. Dialects of English Worldwide: Issues in English Language Studies

Friday, 9 January, 3:30–4:45 p.m., Illinois, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Present-Day English Language

Presiding: Elizabeth Bell Canon, Emory Univ.

Elizabeth Bell Canon's Annotation:
My session with business meeting to follow in Hotel bar.

1. "'Speak the Language of Your Flag': American Policy Responses to Nonanglophone Immigrants," Dennis E. Baron, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

2. "The Sounds of Silence: Standard and Nonstandard Englishes in Contemporary Ethnic American Writing," Melissa Dennihy, Queensborough Community Coll., City Univ. of New York

3. "Star Spanglish Banter: Harnessing Students' Linguistic Expertise," Jill Hallett, Northeastern Illinois Univ.

4. "Emerging Attitudes toward New Media within the Discourses of Poetics and Literature," April Pierce, Univ. of Oxford


Subject:

  • Linguistics – English and American

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