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Monday, October 2, 2017

Anne H. Charity Hudley, Linguistics Colloquium: The Racialization of African-American English: Insights from Linguistics and Psychology

Colloquium | October 2 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Anne H. Charity Hudley, Professor of Linguistics and North Hall Endowed Chair in the Linguistics of African America, UC Santa Barbara

 Department of Linguistics

Race has been integral to how languages have been defined over time and to how linguistics has developed as a discipline. Furthermore, both the humanistic and scientific studies of language have served to racialize individuals and communities. In order to work towards greater racial justice within linguistics, the challenge remains for linguists to develop a cohesive theory of race that is...   More >

Monday, October 16, 2017

Patrice Speeter Beddor, Linguistics Colloquium: Are innovative listeners also innovative speakers? The time course of individuals' perception and production of coarticulatory information

Colloquium | October 16 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Patrice Speeter Beddor, University of Michigan

 Department of Linguistics

Understanding the relation between speech production and perception is foundational to phonetic theory, and is similarly central to theories of the phonetics of sound change. For sound changes that are arguably perceptually motivated, it is particularly important to establish that an individual listener's selective attention—for example, their attention to the predictable information afforded by...   More >

Monday, October 23, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

The Language of Friendship: The Role of Talk in an Understudied Relationship: Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Deborah Tannen

Lecture | October 24 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Deborah Tannen, University Professor, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University

 Graduate Division

Deborah Tannen will present the Hitchcock lectures on October 24 and 25, 2017. The second lecture is titled "Conversations on the Small Screen: Talking over Social Media" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

About the lecture
Skin is the primary interface between ourselves and our environment, and changes in the...   More >

Deborah Tannen