Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Publisher Login

We Have a New Site!

With the help of your donations we have been making good progress on designing and launching our new website! Check it out at!
***We are still in our beta stages for the new site--if you have any feedback, be sure to let us know at***

Personal Directory Information

Name: Cecelia  Anne  Cutler
Institution: City University of New York
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: NY
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: (in press) with Gregory Guy. Speech Style and Authenticity: Quantitative Evidence for the Performance of Identity. Language Variation and Change

2009 You shouldn't be rappin', you should be skate boardin' the X-games: The co-construction of whiteness in an MC Battle in Global Linguistic Flows: Hip Hop Cultures, Youth Identities, and the Politics of Language. H. Samy Alim, Awad Ibrahim, Alastair Pennycook(eds.). Routledge.

2008 Brooklyn Style: hip-hop markers and racial affiliation among European immigrants. International Journal of Bilingualism, 12(1-2), 7-24.

2008 Yorkville Crossing: White teens, Hip-Hop and African American English. In The New Sociolinguistics Reader. Edited by Nikolas Coupland and Adam Jaworski. Palgrave MacMillan.

2007 The Co-construction of Whiteness in an MC Battle. Pragmatics, 17(1), 9-22.

2007 Hip hop language in sociolinguistics and beyond. Language and Linguistics Compass.

2005 “Bermuda and the Bahamas area — The Turks and Caicos Islands” with Stefanie Hackert and Chanti Seymour. Sociolinguistics Handbook, Peter Trudgill (ed.) Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

2005 “Subcultures and Countercultures” in the Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edition, Keith Brown (ed.). Oxford: Elsevier.

2003 “Keepin’ it real: white hip hoppers’ discourse on language, race, and authenticity.” Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 13(2):1-23.

2003 “Teachers' Attitudes towards African American English” with Renée Blake. Linguistics and Education 102:1-33.

2003 “Yorkville Crossing: A case study of hip hop and the language of a white middle class teenager in New York City.” In Language, Ethnicity & Race: A Reader, Virginia Stroud-Lewis (ed.). Oxford: Routledge, pp. 314-327.

2003 “A Study of Turks Island English.” In Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean, Michael Aceto (ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. 51-80.

2003 “Chanter en yaourt: Pop Music and Language Choice in France” In Global Pop, Local Language. Harris M. Berger and Michael Thomas Carroll. Harris Berger and Mike Carroll (eds.). University of Mississippi Press, pp. 329-348.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language Contact in Africa and the African Diaspora in the Americas
Courses Taught: Sociolinguistics, Language in the USA, Introduction to Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, Phonetics, TESOL Methods
Reviewer of: Sociolinguistics: Oakes (2001) (LL Issue 13.1405)
Academic Paper Abstract: My Son is an Alien: A cultural portrait of today's youth
Speech style and authenticity: Quantitative evidence for the performance of identity

Add to Linguist Directory Update your entry