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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/23/11 Linguistic ideologies about Asian Americans and Professor Adrienne Lo University of Illinois
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5/23/11 The idea of the “ethnolect” Studies of language and race are founded on the idea of the “ethnolect” Language ¤& people “Distinctiveness” at syntactic, phonological, lexical level AAE as the model What’s wrong with this idea?
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5/23/11 Perceptions of ling difference (Rubin 1992)
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5/23/11 Ideologies of race/lg The racialization of Asian Americans l “forever foreigners” l “honorary whites” (Tuan 1999) How is this reflected in our views of their language?
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5/23/11 Language ideology (1) “honorary whites” & erasure (Irvine and Gal, 1995) Variationist studies l Lauren Hall-Lew No. CA vowel shift among SF Chinese Americans (boat; cot/caught) l Amy Wong, Chinese Americans in NYC / ɔ /
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5/23/11 Language ideology (2): “accent” “A language understood globally is known as ‘ Neutral Accent ’” • Not singular possessions of people, but relational judgments • Relations of power • Who “has an accent”? Whose variety is unmarked?
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5/23/11 Accent Images of sound that are linked to images of people (Agha, 2007) What social qualities do we associate with “the British accent”?
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course ANTH 270 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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