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Michael Newman



Date Submitted: 11-Dec-2003
From: Nigar Gulsat Aygen
Subject: Michael Newman
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Institution/Organization: Reed College

Notice: Dear Colleagues,

A student of mine needs the copy of the talk or the handout presented at
Symposium about Language in society- Austin, 2001f : Newman, Michael.
"I represent me": identity construction in a teenage rap crew.

If anyone can reach Michael Newman and/or has any information about his work, I
would appreciate the information.

Gulsat Aygen
Visiting Assistant Professor of linguistics
Reed College