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Green Bay Press Gazette

Green Bay Press Gazette
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 11:45:00 -0700

Noriko Itoh, a professor of social linguistics and cultures at Nihon University in Tokyo, had been traveling periodically to Green Bay for her research. Mary Jane Herber, the library's local history department director, told her about Willem Keeris, a ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Sat, 26 Sep 2015 11:33:08 -0700

Dr Devyani Sharma, reader in social linguistics at Queen Mary University, argued that it was plausible for the word “quid” to have been used by Lady Mary for “stylish effect”. “Although it has historically been a slang term that arose in trade, this ...

Treehugger

Treehugger
Thu, 21 May 2015 13:08:19 -0700

I guess that depends on how one feels about the concept of social linguistics, and English's status as a living (and evolving!) language. Common usage is an avenue by which otherwise "incorrect" words b/c acceptable, if not exactly "correct". I mean ...

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 07:20:32 -0700

For me, they're all sorts of things. Exhausting is one word that spring to mind. Less jadedly, they are wonderful, funny, life-enhancing and, much of the time, a delight to be with. But an achievement? On my part? It's not really a word I associate ...

Centre Daily Times

Centre Daily Times
Sat, 16 May 2015 21:28:35 -0700

Hatton would go on to be a missionary in Thailand, earn a doctorate in social linguistics from the University of Pennsylvania and become a translation consultant in Southeast Asia for United Bible Societies. But before all that, he left his own mark ...

Mail & Guardian Online

Mail & Guardian Online
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:07:30 -0700

For example, with social linguistics, the entire syllabus was South African, so all of the readings we had were South African researchers and academics, and all of the accents we learnt were South African. This was relevant as the work that you would ...

Asahi Shimbun

Asahi Shimbun
Tue, 27 May 2014 12:01:56 -0700

Under the guidance of professor Kazuyuki Sato of Hirosaki University's Faculty of Humanities, five students in the Social Linguistics Lab spent six months from last September creating the curriculum. Animations of a lone foreigner caught in an ...
 
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Tue, 27 May 2014 07:49:19 -0700

I returned in 1986-1987 when I came to study as a graduate student, writing my thesis on social linguistics. RBTH: How did you establish Perspektiva? D.R.: I later came back to the U.S., continued my studies in Texas, and in May 1989 I got a call from ...
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