Alicia Brazeau wrote a new post, The Last Week of Class: Tuesday (5/1) and Thursday (5/4), on the site The Politics of Language 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Tuesday, May 1: Rough draft due!
Please bring 2 copies of your “shitty first draft” of your Language Preservation project to class.
Handouts: Language Preservation Project and Language Preservation Project Gr […]
Tuesday, April 17th: Reading due: Hairston, “Not All Errors Are Created Equal”: Link
Work due: Idea for what you want to learn about for the Grammar Police assignment
Thursday, April 19th: Work due: R […]
Monday, Feb 26: Essay question idea due — email submission to firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, Feb 27: Read one style guide (either APA or Chicago) and skim the other guide.
Chicago: Chicago Style […]
Basic Report Interruptions
Interruptions in Groups 5 or more
Interruptions in groups less than 5
Interruptions in roughly equal gender distribution
Interruptions when mostly women
Interruptions in Social Groups
Tuesday, Feb 20: Reading due: Chapter 6 of Language, Society, and Power
Research due: Conduct an informal interview with a parent, grandparent, or “older” adult with whom you feel comfortable. Ask them about […]
Writing Due: Your Accents, Identity, and Stereotype project is due this week: Accents, Identity, and Stereotype
You can either turn in your project to the front desk of the Writing Center by 3pm on Tuesday. […]
Emilee McCubbins, Marcel Elkouri, Hannah Sullivan, Gerald Dryden
Disney’s Treatment of Accent
In Zootopia, there is typically just stereotypical, general American accents reminiscent of the northeastern U […]