GRADUATE STUDENT NEWS
Emily Cataneo’s creative nonfiction essay “The Berliner Who Evaded Arrest” was published in Off Assignment.
SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE ON LINGUISTICS (SECOL)
A number of graduate students and faculty members presented at the Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL), held April 19–21 in Blacksburg, VA:
Marie Bissell, “‘Bitch we are not stuck in 2005’: Stancetaking, Chronotopes, and Ideological Identity in Reactions to Imitations of American Regional Accents”
Katherine Conner, “When Violation Goes Viral: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Social Media Comments on Sexual Assault in the ‘Real’ World”
Robin Dodsworth (plenary session), “What Network Structure Can (and Can’t) Reveal about Linguistic Variation: The loss of the Southern Vowel Shift in Raleigh”
Zachary Dukic, “Inclusive Pronoun Usage in the Construction of Political Identity”
Jessica Hatcher and Jeffrey Reaser, “Empowering Standardized English Learners: A Critical Language Pedagogy Intervention for Middle Grades Students”
Lawrence Naborn, “A Quantitative Study of the Dutch /tj/ Cluster Realization Among Multicultural Speakers in Amsterdam”
Shalina Omar, “‘It’s true; ain’t nobody got time fo dat’: Linguistic Subordination and the Humor of Black Speech”
Bridget Smith, “/tɹ/ and /dɹ/ Affrication across Time and Corpora”
Cecilia Tomasatti, “Italians in the US, Italian Americans, or Italians and Americans?: Language and Identity Practices of new Italian Immigrants to the US”
KellyNoel Waldorf, “Bridging the Educational Gap with Talking Black in America: Educational Materials on Sociolinguistic Topics”
Additionally, Marie Bissell won the Reza Ordoubadian best student paper award for her 2017 presentation.