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Name: Chad  Nilep (IPA: naɪləp)
Institution: Nagoya University
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Homepage: http://nagoya-u.academia.edu/ChadNilep
State and/or Country: US
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: Sociocultural linguistics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Selected Publications: Sibling Interaction and Symbolic Capital: Toward a Theory of Political Micro-economy.

Discourse, War and Terrorism (ed., with Adam Hodges)

'Code Switching' in Sociocultural Linguistics'

'Practice and Domination: Notes Toward a Theory of Political Micro-economy.'

'Identity and Code Choice.'

'When Phonation Matters: The Use and Function of Yeah and Creaky Voice.' (with Tamara Grivicic)

'Animating functions of quotative particles to and tte in spoken Japanese.'
Announced on LINGUIST :  Discourse, War and Terrorism
 Discourse, War and Terrorism
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Discourse, War and Terrorism
Courses Taught: Linguistic Anthropology
Language and Communication
Language in US Society
Introduction to Linguistics
Academic Writing
English as a foreign/second language (various)
Dissertation Abstract: Articulating a Transnational Family: 'Hippo family' language learners in Japan and the USA
Reviewer of: Language and Education in Japan (LL Issue 19.3806)
Academic Paper Abstract: Sibling interaction and symbolic capital: Toward a theory of political micro-economy

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