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Name: Benjamin  E. Frey
Institution: University of Wisconsin Madison
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State and/or Country: WI
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Cherokee
Selected Publications: Under Review Benjamin Frey. “Community structure and language shift: North Carolina Cherokee in the early 20th century.” North American Indigenous Studies Conference.

Forthcoming Tyler Luiten, Andrea Menz, Michael Olson, Benjamin Frey, Kristin Speth, Angela Bagwell, and Joseph Salmons. “Beyond the handbooks: A Quantitative Approach to Old High German Phonology and Morphology.” Beiträge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur.

Forthcoming Benjamin Frey and Joseph Salmons. “Dialect and Language Contact in Emerging Germanic.” Festschrift.

2011. Felecia Lucht, Benjamin Frey & Joseph Salmons. “A Tale of Three Cities: Urban and Rural Asymmetries in Language Shift?”. Journal of Germanic Linguistics. 23.4. 347-374.

2005 “A Look at the Cherokee Language.” Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2005. Vol. 45, Number 1. 7-9.
Courses Taught: German 203 Fall 2007, Spring 2009
German 102 Fall 2009
German 111 - First Semester Dutch Fall 2010
Reviewer of: New Perspectives on Endangered Languages (LL Issue 23.76)

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