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Tue Sep 16 2003

Confs: General Linguistics/Chicago, USA

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  1. remlingk, American Dialect Society

Message 1: American Dialect Society

Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 14:05:48 +0000
From: remlingk <>
Subject: American Dialect Society

American Dialect Society 
Short Title: ADS

Date: 07-NOV-03 - 09-NOV-03
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Contact: Kate Remlinger
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

American Dialect Society at the 45th Annual Midwest Modern Language
Association Convention, November 7-9, 2003, Chicago, Hilton Hotel. The
ADS session will take place Saturday, November 8, 2:15-3:45, 5f, 151.

Topic: 'New Directions in Language Variation and Change'

The session will include the following presentations:

1. ''No sweat?'' Do undergraduate ESL students get American slang?;
YouJin Kim, Southern Illinois University
2. The last socially acceptable prejudice: How Eastern Kentuckians
perceive linguistic bias against themselves; Rebecca Green, Stanford
3. Differences in vowel format frequencies among African American and
Caucasian speakers in Chicago; William Stone, Northeastern Illinois
4. Sound changes in Tidewater Viginia dialect: The cases of /au/,
/ey/, and /I/; Yuichi Todaka, Miyazaki Municiple University

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