The links below lead to abstracts of papers from the 2011 edition of my course, Language and Societies, posted at the course blog of the same name. The authors are junior scholars at Wayne State University, including both undergraduate and graduate students. Comments and questions are extremely welcome, especially at the critical juncture over the next week, when the authors will be making final revisions to their papers.
African American Vernacular English in the Classroom
Women’s Language and its Legal Implications
The Antonine Plague: A Linguistic Analysis
Amy C. Krull
From Grits to Corn Chips: An Invention of Tradition
Code-switching among Arab-American speakers