LINGUIST List 9.490
Mon Mar 30 1998
Sum: Queer Linguistics
Editor for this issue: Martin Jacobsen <martylinguistlist.org>
Johanna Rubba, Sum: Queer linguistics
Message 1: Sum: Queer linguistics
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 1998 18:21:31 -0800 (PST)
From: Johanna Rubba <jrubbapolymail.cpunix.calpoly.edu>
Subject: Sum: Queer linguistics
A few weeks ago, I posted a query about sources on language and
homosexuality. I received helpful replies from a number of people, and
have obtained several excellent sources of readings for my
course. Here are the names of people who sent stuff to me, and then a
list of sources.
There's a lot more out there than some of us thought!
Is somebody keeping all this in a closet?? ;-)
Thanks for the information to:
Margaret Ronkin <ronkinmgusun.georgetown.edu>
Greg Jacobs <gjacobsyorku.ca
"Richard C. DeArmond" <dearmondsfu.ca>
Melanie Misanchuk <mmisanchacs.ucalgary.ca>
Gregory Ward <wardpg-13.ling.nwu.edu>
Mai Kuha <mkuhaindiana.edu>
Barry Joe <bjoespartan.ac.brocku.ca>
Lorenza Mondada <mondadaubaclu.unibas.ch>
Silvia Moosmueller <moosmkfs.oeaw.ac.at>
Miriam Meyerhoff <mhoffhawaii.edu>
Tracey Mchenry <mchenryomni.cc.purdue.edu>
Leslie John Cox <COXfs1.ed.man.ac.uk>
- Gregory Ward's bibliography at:
"In your summary, you might also mention the existence of OUTiL, a
mailing list for lesbian, gay, bisexual, dyke, queer, homosexual, etc.
linguists and their friends. Information about OUTiL is available at:
Articles: --Greg Jacobs' article in American Speech, Spring 1996:
"Lesbian and Gay Male Language Use: A Critical Review of the
- Zeve, Barry. 1993. "The Queen's English: Metaphor in Gay Speech."
_English Today_ 35(9)
- Ashley, Leonard R. N. "Kinks and Queens: Linguistic and Cultural
Aspects of the Terminology for Gays." Maledicta 3 (1979): 215-256.
- Jack D. Avery & Julie M. Liss (1996): Acoustic characteristics of
less-masculine-sounding male speech. in: Journal of the Acoustical
Society of America 99 (6), pp. 3738-3748.
- Linville, S.E. (1998): Acoustic Correlates of Perceived versus
Actual Sexual Orientation in Men's Speech. In: Folia Phoniatrica et
Logopaedica 50 (1), pp. 35-48.
- Livia, Anna (1995). "I Ought to Throw a Buick at You: Fictional
Representations of Butch/Femme Speech." In Kira Hall and Mary
Bucholtz, eds. _Gender Articulated: Language and the Socially
Constructed Self._ New York: Routledge.
- Hall, Kira (1996). "Shifting Gender Positions among Hindi-speaking
Hijras." In Bergvall, Bing, and Freed, eds., _Rethinking Language and
Gender Reserach: Theory and Practice._ London: Longmans.
- Gaudio, Rudi (1994). "Sounding Gay: Speech Properties in the Speech
-of Gay and Straight Men." _American Speech_ 69, no. 1:30-57.
-Cox, Leslie John, and Richard Fay. 1994. "Gayspeak, The Linguistic
-Fringe: Bona Polari, Camp, Queerspeak and Beyond" in Margins of the
-City, ed. Whittle, S. Athenaeum Press.
- "Queerly Articulated: Language, Gender, and Sexuality" edited by
Kira Hall; less about gay language than about women and language:
"Gender Articulated: Language and the socially constructed self."
- Grahn, Judy. Another Mother Tongue: Gay Words, Gay Worlds.
Boston: Beacon Press, 1984.
- Butler, J. (1993). Bodies That Matter. On the Discursive Limits of
"Sex". New York: Routledge.
- Butler, J. (1997). Excitable Speech. A Politics of the Performative.
- Livia, A., & Hall, K. (Ed.). (1997). Queerly Phrased: Language,
Gender and Sexuality. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Once again, thanks to all. If I have left anyone out, my apologies!!
Johanna Rubba Assistant Professor, Linguistics ~
English Department, California Polytechnic State University ~
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 ~
Tel. (805)-756-2184 E-mail: jrubbapolymail.calpoly.edu ~