Tag Archives: ethnicity

Resources: Language in Baltimore | Exploring the linguistic charm of Charm City

Dr. Christine Mallinson (UMBC) has produced an impressive blog which highlights the sociolinguistic research of her and her students. Dr. Mallinson is a young, but up-and-coming researcher, who has worked on ethnic variation in North Carolina and training teachers to … Continue reading

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Resources: “DO YOU SOUND ASIAN WHEN YOU SPEAK ENGLISH?” RACIAL IDENTIFICATION AND VOICE IN CHINESE AND KOREAN AMERICANS ENGLISH — Newman and Wu 86 2: 152 — American Speech

      The use of speech in racial identification has important legal consequences.  Many of my students are shocked when statements about the racial identity of unseen speakers is allowed in court testimony (e.g. the OJ Simpson trial).  In … Continue reading

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Resources: Marjorie Chan’s Chinese Language & Gender On-Line Bibliography.

The language and gender page is still under construction, but here’s a list of language and gender resources that intersect with Chinese culture.  For those who are interested in branching out from the studies of middle-class Americans which have typified … Continue reading

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