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Stephen Mann

Specialty area(s)

sociolinguistics; linguistic anthropology; language, gender, & sexuality; language attitudes & ideologies; folk dialectology; English grammars

Current courses at UWL

ENG 330 ("History of the English Language") - MW 3:55-5:20 (Centennial 3104)

ENG 331 ("Intro to Linguistics: Sounds & Words")
----- Sect. 01 - TTh 11:00-12:25 (Centennial 2213)
----- Sect. 02 - TTh 12:40-2:05 (Centennial 2213)

Education

Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of South Carolina (2011)
M.A. in Linguistics, University of South Carolina (2010)
B.A. in French and Russian, La Salle University (1996)

Teaching history

ENG 110 ("College Writing I")
ENG 112 ("College Writing AP")
ENG 200 ("Literature and Human Experience")
----- "Literature, Language, and Identity" (Summer 2016, Winter 2017)
ENG 331 ("Intro to Linguistics: Sounds & Words") (formerly "Introduction to Linguistics"; ENG 432/532)
ENG 332 ("Intro to Linguistics: Phrases & Sentences") (formerly "Modern English Grammars")
ENG 334 ("Language Study for Teachers")
ENG 338 ("Linguistics and Literature")
ENG 339 ("Topics in Linguistics") (formerly ENG 439)
----- "Language Attitudes and Ideologies" (Fall 2013)
----- "African American English" (Fall 2017)
UWL 100 ("First Year Seminar")

Professional history

Treasurer, Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA)

Research and publishing

2018. "Conducting research with vulnerable populations." In Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs, & Gerard Van Herk (eds.), Data collection in sociolinguistics: Methods and applications, 2nd edn., 53-55. Routledge.

2016. "Rural 'rednecks' and urban 'bluebloods': The (in)compatibility of sounding gay and sounding southern." In Jennifer Cramer & Chris Montgomery (eds.), Cityscapes and perceptual dialectology: Global perspectives on non-linguists' knowledge of the dialect landscape, 73-95. Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

2013. "Conducting research with vulnerable populations." In Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs, & Gerard Van Herk (eds.), Data collection in sociolinguistics: Methods and applications, 50-53. Routledge.

2012. "Speaker attitude as a predictive factor in listener perception of gay men's speech." Journal of Language and Sexuality 1. 205-229.

2011. “Drag queens’ use of language and the performance of blurred gendered and racial identities.” Journal of Homosexuality 58. 793-811.