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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more



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Name: Mary  Bucholtz
Institution: University of California, Santa Barbara
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www-english.tamu.edu/pers/fac/bucholtz/
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Reinventing Identities: The Gendered Self in Discourse
 Gender Articulated - Language and the Socially Constructed Self
 Language and Woman's Place
 White Kids
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Language and Woman's Place
Dissertation Director * of: Directives in Lingala: Participation and subjectivity in a Congolese women's church group
(Annette Harrison, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Lexical Variation and the Negotiation of Linguistic Style in a Long Island Middle School
(Maryam Bakht, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Historical Conflict in Present-Day Interaction: Discursive social action and decision-making for the future of the Chehalis River Watershed
(Petra Shenk, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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