Talking Anchorage

Presentations

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Phonological markers of neighborhood identity in Anchorage, Alaska. (with David Bowie) Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 44: Toronto, October 2015.

Language and Identity in Contemporary Alaska. Panel Organizer and Chair for the Little American Anthropological Association, Anchorage, AK, March 2015.
Sourdoughs in the City: Towards a Better Understanding of Regional Variation in Anchorage, Alaska. (with David Bowie). Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43. Chigago, IL, October 2014.

Linguistic Advocacy as a Bridge Between Disciplines. (with David Bowie). Paper presented in absentia as a part of a panel session entitled, Taking Linguistics Beyond Programs and Departments at the Linguistic Society of America Conference (LSA). Minneapolis, Minnesota, January 2-5, 2014.

I’m not in the book: Towards an Understanding of Authenticity in Alaska Native Languages. (with Katie Kubinsky and David Bowie). Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 42. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 17-20, 2013.

You’re not from Around Here Are You?: Pushing Vaccinations in Closed Communities. Paper presented at the Association of the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST), Philadelphia Pennsylvania, May 23-25, 2012.

Through the Sociolinguistic Lens: An Investigation into the Gender-Neutral Language Use of Third-Graders. Paper presented at International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English 4 (ICLCE 4), Osnabrueck, Germany, July 19 – 23, 2011.

Through the Sociolinguistic Lens: An Investigation into the Gender-Neutral Language Us of Third-Graders. Sociolinguistics Symposium 18, Southampton, England, September 1-5, 2010.

Gendering the Moral Appeal of Environmental Discourses. (with Katy Powell and Bernice Hausman). Rhetorical Society of America, May 28-31, 2010.

Gendering the Moral Appeal of Environmental Discourses. (with Katy Powell and Bernice Hausman). Gender, Bodies, and Technology, April 22-24, 2010.

Making a Case for Dialect Awareness Among Elementary School Educators: A Case Study of Sentence Correction Exercises in the 1st Grade Classroom. Eastern Educational Research Association, February 11-15, 2010.

The Gender Neutral World: Third-Graders Conscious and Unconscious Understanding of Gender-Neutral Job Title. Eastern Educational Research Association, February 11-15, 2010.

The Gender Neutral World: Third-Graders Conscious and Unconscious Understanding of Gender-Neutral Job Titles. Society for the Education of Women, CT, July 28-31, 2009.

Bridging the Gap: Dialect and Scholarship in the Appalachian Mountains. Appalachian Studies Association, Radford, VA, March 18, 2005.

Language and Diversity, Investigating Voice and Identity in the Virginia Tech Classroom
(with Sheila Carter-Tod). South Atlantic Conference on Diversity, Roanoke, VA, March 18, 2005.

The Oldest Morphophonological Trick in the Book (with Kirk Hazen). Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Auburn, AL, April 14, 2004.

Doing Real Time in Appalachia: Chronicling Twenty Five years of Language Change. New
Ways of Analyzing Variation, Raleigh, NC, October 10, 2001.

Panel on the Direction of the South Atlantic Humanities Center. Panel participant.
Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Knoxville, TN, April 2001.

Doing Real Time in Appalachia: Some thoughts on Language Study in Appalachia.
Appalachian Studies Association, Snowshoe, WV, March 31, 2001.

Selective Retention and Ethnic Configuration: Perfective Be In Lumbee American Indian
English. Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Oxford, MS, April 2000.

I’m Gonna Have Me Another Look!: The Spread of the Appalachian English Personal Dative.Appalachian Studies Association, Knoxville, TN, March 2000.

Constructing Ethnolinguistic Identity in a Tri-Ethnic Context: The Case of Lumbee English. (with Walt Wolfram and Natalie Schilling-Estes). Linguistic Society of America, Chicago, IL, January 2000.

Phonetic Saliency in Qualla Cherokee: An Optimality Theoretic Analysis of Pharyngeal
Metathesis. Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Norfolk, VA, April 1999.

Dialect Variation and Universal Grammar: The Syntax of Personal Datives in Southern English. New Ways of Analyzing Variation, Athens, GA, October 1998.

Towards the Understanding of Ethnic Distinction and R-lessness in Multi-Ethnic Southern
Communities: A Study of Lumbee Indian Vernacular English. Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Lafayette, LA, March 1998.

Towards a Theoretical Understanding of the Personal Dative Construction in Southern English. Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Lafayette, LA, March 1998.

Personal Datives and UG: A Look at Syntactic Variation in Southern English. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Colloquium, Chapel Hill, NC, February 1998.

Ethnicity and Null Copula: Grammatical, Phonological, and Sociolinguistic Considerations.
South Atlantic Modern Language Association/American Dialect Society, Atlanta, GA, November 1997.
Null Copula and Ethnic Distinctions: Grammatical and Phonological Distribution in a Tri-ethnic County. New Ways of Analyzing Variation, Quebec, Canada, October 1997.

Ethnic Boundaries and Symbolic Identity: Null copula Distribution in a Tri-ethnic County.
Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Charlotte, NC, April 1997.

Ethnic Identity and Grammatical Restructuring: Bes in Lumbee English (with Walt Wolfram). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Colloquium. Chapel Hill, NC, April 1997.

Ethnic identity and grammatical restructuring: Bes in Lumbee English (with Walt Wolfram). New Ways of Analyzing Variation, Las Vegas, NV, October 1996.

Ethnic Identity and Grammatical Restructuring: Bes in Lumbee English. South Atlantic Modern Language Association/Southeastern Conference on Linguistics, Savannah, GA, November 1996.
Moving Toward a Diachronic and Synchronic Definition of Lumbee English. Cultural
Cartographies, Raleigh, NC, March 1996.

Moving Toward a Diachronic and Synchronic Definition of Lumbee English. Southeastern
Conference on Linguistics, College Station, TX, March 1996.

OUTREACH

Presentations and Lectures

How to Give an Effective Conference Presentation (with Toby Witticombe). Presentation offered to the English Department as a part of Pac Rim preparation. February 2015.

Plagiarism Workshop. Presentation to incoming TA’s in the English Department, August 2014.

Lumbee English: The Resiliency of Language. Presentation to Anthropology A335 class. Fall 2013.

What in the World is Language Variation?. Presentation to Anthropology 101 class. Fall 2013.

Lost in Translation: Language and Identity in the University Classroom. Presentation to the Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER), October 2010.

Moral Appeals of Discourse in Earth Sustainability (with Bernice Hausman, Katy Powell, and Heidi Lawrence), Presentation in Faculty Colloquia Series, March 2010.
Dialects in the Elementary School Classroom, Presentation to IDST Pre-Educators.
One Less Wire on the Birdcage: An Investigation into Gender-neutral Language. Departmental Colloquy, Fall 2008.

Language and Diversity: Investigating Voice and Identity in the Virginia Tech Classroom (With Sheila Carter-Tod) Presentation to the English DAB, March 30, 2006.

Dialects and Diversity, Presentation to Students who have won diversity scholarships, March 2006.

Dialects and Diversity, Presentation to the O’Shaughnessy Dormitory, February 2006.

You Call Yourself Knowing about Dialects: Taking another Look at Standard English and the Structure of American English Dialects (with Sheila Carter-Tod). Presentation to the Center for Talented Youth, Odyssey Program, Blacksburg, VA, April 9, 2005.

Dialects and Diversity, Presentation to the Chi Omega Sorority, November 2005.

Dialectic Awareness and American Englishes. Presentation to the Diggs Roundtable,
September 2005.

Dialects and Diversity, Presentation to Technical Writing Graduate Class, Instructor Jim Dubinsky, September 2005.

Presentation of Dialect Awareness Program. English 1105, 2 sections, Instructor Kathy
Combiths, September 2005.

Presentation of Dialect Awareness Program. English 1105, 1 section, Instructor Dr. Sheila
Carter-Tod, August 2005.

Panel on Integrating Research in the Classroom. English Department, April 2005.
Applications of the Dialect Awareness Workshop (with Sheila Carter-Tod) Women’s Studies Presentation, January 2005.

Language Diversity and Dialect Awareness. Psychology 4034, 1 section, Instructor Robin P. Cooper, December 2004.

Panel on Teaching and Outreach. English Department, November 2004.

Diversity and Language Panel. English Department, October 2004.

Presentation of Dialect Awareness Program, English 1105, 3 sections, Instructor Jennifer
Lawrence, October 2004.

Presentation of Dialect Awareness Program. English 1105, 2 sections, Instructor Jennifer
Lawrence, October 2003.

Presentation of Dialect Awareness Program. English H1204, 1 section, Instructor Dr. Sheila Carter-Tod, September 2003.

Presentation of Dialect Awareness Program. English Department Faculty, August 2003

Presentation of Appalachian English Curriculum. Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg, VA, February 2002.

Presentation of Appalachian English Curriculum (with Maureen Fish). Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg, VA, March 2000.

Tarheel Talk from the Outer Banks to the Smoky Mountains: Native-American English Varieties in North Carolina. Lecture as a part of the Educational Travel and General Interest Studies, North Carolina State University Division of Continuing Studies, Raleigh, NC, September 1998.

Presentation of Appalachian English Curriculum. Boone Elementary School, Boone, NC, May1998.

Issues in the Development of Lumbee Vernacular English (with Walt Wolfram). Lecture at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Pembroke, NC, April 1998.

Issues in the Development of Lumbee Vernacular English (with Walt Wolfram and Natalie
Schilling-Estes). Lecture at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Pembroke, NC, May 1997.

Presentation of Appalachian English Curriculum (with Walt Wolfram and Bridget Anderson). Boone Middle School, Boone, NC, April 1997.

Presentation of Ocracoke Dialect Curriculum. Ocracoke Middle School, Ocracoke, NC, April
1996.

The Sociocultural and Linguistic History of the Lumbee Indians. Lecture for the Society
of Native-American Culture. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, March, 1996.

Leave a Reply

Skip to toolbar