Tag Archives: Center for New American Media

Resources: Reconstructing American Tongues

In 1988, the Center for New Media produced American Tongues.  Since then, this Peabody-Award-winning documentary, which highlights the range of language variation in the United States, has been a staple in American linguistic classes.  Even now, when the average 18 … Continue reading

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Resources: American Tongues (Online)

American Tongues is a classic film on language variation and the attitudes we have towards it.  This documentary was produced by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker, and it is the inaugral film in the Point of View (POV) documentary series on … Continue reading

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