Cross-appointments with the Department of Linguistics and Women's Studies Program
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Department of Anthropology
Southern Illinois University
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|My current research addresses issues of identity
and ideology in the U.S. and Germany. Based on two years of fieldwork
in a Spanish-English bilingual program in southern Illinois and
a year of fieldwork in German-English bilingual programs in Berlin,
Germany, my recent publications look at how the children use language
to construct their multiple social identities in a world of competing
Editor of the Sociolinguistics Section of the Language and Linguistics Compass http://www.blackwell-compass.com/subject/linguistics/section_home?section=lnco-sociolinguistics
| Anth 240B Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
Anth/Ling 415 Sociolinguistics
Anth/Ling 416 Spanish in the USA
Anth/Ling 544 Discourse Analysis
Society of America http://www.lsadc.org/
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Pennsylvania German language (Wikipedia entry) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pennsylvania_German_language
2010. Gendered choices: codeswitching and collaboration
in a bilingual classroom. Gender and Language 4:1.
2007 With Minta Elsman and Kevan Self. ‘Addressing Peers in a Spanish-English Bilingual Classroom.’ Spanish in contact: Educational, social, and linguistic inquiries, ed. by Kim Potowski and Richard Cameron, 135-151. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.2006 Co-edited with Linda Thornburg). Readings in Contact Linguistics: Studies in Honor of Glenn G. Gilbert. New York: Peter Lang Publishers.
2005 `The Uses and Meanings of the Female Title "Ms."' American Speech 80(2): 180-206.2003 Use of the discourse marker like in interviews. Journal of Sociolingiustics 7(3): 365-377.
2003 The influence of speaker role on discourse marker use. The Journal of Pragmatics 35(1): 23-45.
2001 The Principle of Pragmatic Detachability in Borrowing: English-original discourse markers in Pennsylvania German. Linguistics 39(2): 351-369.
1999 The role of English in Pennsylvania German development: best supporting actress? American Speech 74(1):38-55.
1996 When cultural maintenance
means linguistic convergence: Pennsylvania German evidence for
the Matrix Language Turnover hypothesis. Language in Society