Fall 2021 – Social Dynamics of Language Variation and Change [IPRH Reading Group]
DESCRIPTION: Contact between different types of linguistic varieties in oral, written, and digital communication are impacting the use of languages in the process. We draw from linguistics and the social and behavioral sciences to examine the sociopolitical and ideological contexts and modes of language contact to discuss outcomes of language variation and change in multilingual settings. In addition to newly published readings, we continue to focus on hypothesis formation and hands-on methods of data analysis.
2021 FALL SEMESTER IN-PERSON MEETINGS: Mondays, 4:00 p.m., every two weeks (unless noted), starting 9/13, with in-between dates for conference presentation practice. (Write to Robin Turner, if you want to be added to our list).
|SDLVC – MONDAY 9/13/21, 4:00 P.M. – TOPIC: Organizational Meeting|
|Information on results for the reading list. Getting to know each other. Goals of the Reading Group.
READING: [PDF] Estigarribia (2021) A Speech Planning Account of Guarani Grammatical Borrowings in Paraguayan Spanish. Journal of Language Contact 13, 663-696.
SDLVC – MONDAY 12/6/21, 4:00 PM – TOPIC: Exploring Borrowings
|READING: [PDF] Bullock, Barbara E., Jacqueline Serigos, Almeida Jacqueline Toribio (2021) Exploring a Loan Translation and Its Consequences in an Oral Bilingual Corpus. Journal of Language Contact 13, 612-635.
12/14-16/2021 CONFERENCE OF INTEREST – Tuesday, December 12 to Thursday, December 12: Discourse-Pragmatic Variation & Change (DiPVaC) Research Network. [Registration is required and free for anyone wishing to attend]
SDLVC – OTHER READINGS:
[PDF] Dunmore, Stuart S. (2021) Emic and essentialist perspectives on Gaelic heritage: New speakers, language policy, and cultural identity in Nova Scotia and Scotland. Language in Society 50 (2), 259-281. DOI:10.1017/S0047404520000032
[PDF] D’hondt, Sigurd (2021) One confession, multiple chronotopes: The interdiscursive authentication of an apology in an international criminal trial. Journal of Sociolinguistics 25 (1), 62-80. https://doi.org/10.1111/josl.12447
[PDF] Pritzker, Sonya E. and Sabina Perrino (2021) Culture inside: Scale, intimacy, and chronotopic stance in situated narratives. Language in Society 50 (3), 365 – 387. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047404520000342
[PDF] Richy, Celia and Burnett, Heather (2020) Jean does the dishes while Marie fixes the car: a qualitative and quantitative study of social gender in French syntax articles. Journal of French Language Studies 30 (1), 47–72. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0959269519000280
[PDF] Mendes, Alexander (2021). Forging multilingualism: teleological tension in French and Corsican middle school curricula. Language Policy 20(2), 173-192. DOI:10.1007/s10993-019-09540-1
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