African-American Women's Language Conf. Mar. 7-8, 2008

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Mon Nov 26 13:52:59 UTC 2007

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Announcing the African-American Women's Language Conference '08,
March 7-8, 2008, at the Holiday Inn Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas.
Sponsored by Dr. Sonja L. Lanehart, Brackenridge Endowed Chair,
Professor of English and Linguistics, University of Texas at San
Panel topics include Variation in AAWL including Caribbean Languages,
AAWL and Racial Identity, AAWL in/and Literature, AAWL in Education,
Society, and Popular Culture.

Featured speakers include Grisel Acosta, Jennifer Bloomquist, Anne
Charity, Renée Price, Charles DeBose, Jessica DeCuir-Gundy, Adrienne
Dixson, Shelome Gooden, Lisa Green, Lanita Jacobs-Huey, Joycelyn
Moody, Marcyliena Morgan, Iyabo Osiapem, Terri Pantuso, Jacquelyn
Rahman, Elaine Richardson, Angela Rickford, Arthur Spears, Denise
Troutman, and Alicia Wassink.

The website is currently under construction, but should be up and
running by December 1, 2007.  For more information regarding the
conference, contact Sonja Lanehart at (210) 458-6610, or
sonja.lanehart at <mailto:sonja.lanehart at>

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