7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration (Palm Foyer)

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast (Ballroom Foyer)

 

Workshop for continuing education credit for Teachers

Hotel Contessa Ballroom

8:00 – 10:00 am

Code-Switching Lessons: Grammar Strategies for Linguistically Diverse Writers

Rebecca Wheeler, Christopher Newport University

 

 

10:30 – 11:30  ROUNDTABLE SESSION

Palm Room

Roundtable 1:

Chair: Diane Abdo

Margaret Lee,

Hampton U

Keepin It Real?: African American Lexicon in a Mainstream Newspaper

Roundtable 2:

Chair: Lapetra Bowman

Michael Picone,

U of Alabama

Representations of African American Language in Pop Culture in France

Roundtable 3:

Chair: Joycelyn Moody

Charles DeBose,

California State U, East Bay

Sacred to Secular Crossover: The Case of Sam Cooke

Roundtable 4:

Chair: Mary Zeigler

Simanique Moody,

U of California, Santa Barbara

Exploring the Intersection of Social and Linguistic Contact among African Americans in Southeast Georgia

 

11:30 - 1:00    LUNCH PROVIDED

Las Ramblas, Cypress Room, and The Atrium

 


 

PAPER SESSION 1:

Internet, Film, and Video Games

1:00 – 2:30

Jennifer Bloomquist,

Gettysburg U

Moderator and Chair

1:00 – 1:25

Reneé Blake & Cara Shousterman,

New York U

Equalizing Partnerships: Blogging on African American English

1:25 – 1:50

Qiuana Lopez,

U of Texas at Austin

Linguistic Crossing vs. Linguistic Passing: White Actors’ Uses of African American Language in Film

1:50 – 2:15

Rose Wilkerson,

Washington U at St. Louis

Po’ C.J.: The Representation of African American Language in Video Games

2:15 – 2:30

 

Discussion

 

2:30 - 3:00      BREAK

 

PAPER SESSION 2:

Identity and Pop Culture

3:00 – 5:00

Elaine Richardson,

The Ohio State U

Moderator and Chair

3:00 – 3:25

Dennis Preston,

Oklahoma State U

Who Does Popular Culture Influence? The Discoursal Realization of Regard for African American English

3:25 – 3:50

Carolyn McCaskill, Joseph Hill, Ceil Lucas, Gallaudet U, and Robert Bayley, U California, Davis

The Intersection of African American English and Black American Sign Language

3:50 – 4:15

Nina Schulte-Schmale,

Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

The Integration African American English in U.S. Advertising: Marketing Strategies for Subcultures

4:15 – 4:40

Jacqueline Peters,

York U

“A Starr Is Born”: Negotiating Black Canadian Identity on Canadian Primetime TV

4:40 – 5:00

 

Discussion

 

5:00 - 6:30      DINNER BREAK

 

 

 

 

TUESDAY EVENING PANEL DISCUSSION:

Identity, Appropriation, Innovation, and Use in Pop Culture

6:30 – 6:45

Daniel Gelo, Dean,

College of Liberal and Fine Arts, University of Texas at San Antonio

 

VIP Gospel Choir

Welcome Remarks

 

 

 

Performance

 

6:45 - 8:30

Sonja L. Lanehart,

University of Texas at San Antonio

Chair and Moderator

Geneva Smitherman,

Michigan State University

Overview

Marcyliena Morgan,

Harvard University

North American Hip Hop

Elaine Richardson,

The Ohio State University

Women, Music, Creative Writing

H. Samy Alim,

Stanford University

Global Hip Hop

Jennifer Bloomquist,

Gettysburg College

Film & Media

 

 

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

Cork Bar Atrium

8:30 – 9:30 PM

 

 


 

7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration (Palm Foyer)

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast (Ballroom Foyer)

 

PAPER SESSION 3:

Images & Misunderstandings

8:00 – 9:30

Marco Cervantes,

U of Texas at San Antonio

Moderator and Chair

8:00 – 8:25

Jennifer Bloomquist,

Gettysburg College

The Construction of Ethnicity Via Voicing: African American English in Children’s Animated Film

8:25 – 8:50

James Peterson,

Bucknell U

These Three Words: Censoring and Interpreting Hip Hop Culture in the Public Sphere

8:50 – 9:15

Naja Ferguson,

Washington U at St. Louis

“Where My Niggas At?”: The Ambiguous Use of “Nigga” in the Animated Series The Boondocks

9:15 – 9:30

 

Discussion

 

9:30 - 10:00    BREAK

 

PAPER SESSION 4:

Hip Hop around the World

10:00 – 11:30

H. Samy Alim,

Stanford U

Moderator and Chair

10:00 – 10:25

Jie Cui,

U of Pittsburgh

Rap with “Smokey Eyes”: African American Language in Korean Popular Music

10:25 – 10:50

Abderrahman El Aissati,

Tilburg U

African American Music on the Moroccan Scene: Verbal and Non-verbal Appropriations

10:50 – 11:15

Andy Gibson,

Auckland U

Non-prevocalic /r/ in Hip Hop: A Comparison of New Zealand and the USA

11:15 – 11:30

 

Discussion

 

11:30 - 1:00    LUNCH PROVIDED

Las Ramblas, Cypress Room, and The Atrium

 

 

 

PAPER SESSION 5:

Language in the Classroom

1:15 – 2:45

Rebecca Wheeler,

Christopher Newport U

Moderator and Chair

1:15 – 1:40

Judith Buendgens-Kosten,

U of Duisberg-Essen, Germany

African American Vernacular English and Education: What Linguistics Has(n’t) to Do with It

1:40 – 2:05

Nikole Miller and Stuart Davis,

Indiana U, Bloomington

The Effect of a Dialect Awareness Course on Attitudes towards African American Vernacular English

2:05 – 2:30

Sara Miller Newman,

North Carolina State U

Peer Accommodation in Adolescent African American English

2:30 – 2:45

 

Discussion

 

2:45 - 3:00      BREAK

 

PAPER SESSION 6:

Vernacular and Black Children

3:00 – 5:00

Grisel Acosta & Jessie Hinojosa,

U of Texas at San Antonio

Moderator and Chair

3:00 – 3:25

Bethany Dumas,

U of Tennessee

Understanding African American English as a Discourse Pattern

3:25 – 3:50

Jessica White-Sustaíta,

U of Texas at Austin

Variation in Child African American English: What Makes a Vernacular Form Vernacular?

3:50 – 4:15

Walt Wolfram, Janneke Van Hofwegen, North Carolina State U, Mary Kohn, U of North Carolina

Trajectories of Development in African American English: The First 17 Years

4:15 – 4:40

Janneke Van Hofwegen,

North Carolina State U

Investigating a Caregiver’s Influence on Vernacularity

4:40 – 5:00

 

Discussion

 

5:00 - 6:35      DINNER BREAK

 


 

 

WEDNESDAY EVENING PANEL DISCUSSION:

Education Applications, Conundrums, Policies, and Possibilities

6:35 – 6:45

John Frederick, Provost,

University of Texas at San Antonio

Welcome Remarks

 

 

6:45 - 8:30

Sonja L. Lanehart,

University of Texas at San Antonio

Chair and Moderator

William Labov,

University of Pennsylvania

Overview

Rebecca Wheeler,

Christopher Newport University

Teacher Training

Sharroky Hollie,

California State University, Dominquez Hills

Charter School Model

Walt Wolfram,

North Carolina State University

Getting into Public Schools

John Rickford,

Stanford University

Classroom Practices – Language & Literacy

 

8:30

Betty Merchant, Dean,

College of Education and Human Development

University of Texas at San Antonio

Closing Remarks