African American English: Thinking about Dialect and Education

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Start:
February 17 @ 4:00 pm
End:
February 17 @ 5:30 pm
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iaar@unc.edu
Venue:
Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Assembly Room
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Pleasants Family Assembly Room
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201 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC United States
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The IAAR presents: African American English: Thinking about Dialect and Education, a panel presentation addressing the cognitive, structural and social dimensions of speech and dialect among African Americans.  Presentations include:

  •  Transforming Perspective in African American Speech (Walt Wolfram, Professor of English Linguistics, NC State University)
  •  Dialect Switching and Tests of Mathematical Reasoning (J. Michael Terry, Associate Professor of Linguistics, UNC-Chapel Hill)
  •  Child African American English Speakers: Are They Simply Repeating What They Hear? (Lisa Green, Professor of Linguistics, U. Massachusetts-Amherst)

 


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