"New" New Ways of Analyzing Variation

November 4-6, 2010

San Antonio, Texas





The University of Texas at San Antonio



Intersectionality and Language Variation Research

Thursday, November 4, 7:00-8:30PM

Hotel Contessa Ballroom

Chair: Sonja Lanehart, University of Texas at San Antonio





Doing intersectionality in interaction: Performing race across multiple social axes


H. Samy Alim

Stanford University




Intersectionality theory: what it is and why it matters to variationists


Andrew Wong

California State University-Eastbay


Language Variation Research in Racially/Ethnically Diverse Groups

Friday, November 5, 4:30-5:30PM

Hotel Contessa Ballroom 


Chair: Maryellen Garcia, University of Texas at San Antonio



Social variables and Spanish speakers in the U.S.: Data collection concerns


Nydia Flores 

Rutgers University



"New" Interdisciplinary Ways of Analyzing Language Variation

Hotel Contessa Ballroom
 Saturday, November 5, 6:30-8:00PM


Chair: Lars Hinrichs, University of Texas at Austin



Title TBA


John Baugh

Stanford University 



Borrowing and Lending:  Contributions to the Study of Language and Social Stratification
across Sociolinguistics, Sociology, and Education


Christine Mallinson

University of Maryland-Baltimore County