Come see us at the following conferences and events!
February 9-11, 2015, Anne will give a talk at the Plain Talk about Reading Conference in New Orleans, LA
Febuary 20th, 2015, Anne will give a talk at Norfolk State University in Norfolk, VA.
February 27, 2015, Anne will present on “Engaging the Vernacular: Histories, Prospects, Challenges” on Friday, February, 27, 12-5pm, at the Virginia Commonwealth University Humanities Research Center Launch Symposium in Richmond, VA.
April 7, 2015, Anne and Christine will give a talk, “‘Doing Language’ in the Secondary English Classroom: Using Authentic Language to Develop Students’ Narrative Voice and Promote Linguistic Awareness,” as part of the panel session, “Linguistics in the Public Sphere,” on Thursday, April 7 at the Language Variation in the South (LAVIS) IV conference, in conjunction with the SouthEastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL), in Raleigh, NC.
June 25-26, 2015, Anne will present at the William and Mary Scholar Undergraduate Research Experience Faculty Conference in Williamsburg, VA.
July 24-27, 2015, Anne and Christine will hold a mini-conference, “Engaged Scholarship in Linguistics: Partnering with Educators to Communicate about Language Variation,” at the Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Summer Linguistic Institute in Chicago, IL.
September 12, 2104, Anne gave a talk at Richard Bland College of William and Mary in Petersburg, VA.
September 18, 2014, Anne gave a talk at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
October 3, 2014, Anne gave a talk, Research Introduction to WMSURE, from 12-2pm at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.
October 17, 2014, Anne gavea talk to the Linguistics program at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.
October 23, 2014, Anne and Christine gave a two-hour workshop, “Doing Community-Based and Engaged Sociolinguistics: Methods and Action Plans,” at NWAV43 in Chicago, IL, on Thursday, October 23, from 1-3pm in Lakeshore Ballroom B.
November 6, 2014, Anne presented at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities in Williamsburg, VA.
November 22, 2014, Anne and Christine gave a talk, “‘Doing Language’ in the Secondary English Classroom: Using Authentic Language to Develop Students’ Narrative Voice and Promote Linguistic Awareness,” on Saturday, November 22, from 4:15-5:30pm in Chesapeake 7/8/9 at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference at the Gaylord National Hotel in Washington, DC.
July 10, 2014, Christine gave a three-hour workshop to 275 county court judges, “Communication: What We Say, What They Hear,” at the Annual Education Program Conference of County Court Judges: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.
July 8-10, 2014, Anne gave a talk, “We Do Language Variation in the Secondary English Classroom,” at the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Pre-Convention Professional Development Network Conference in Los Angeles, CA.
April 6, 2014, Anne and Christine gave two talks as part of our organized panel, “Labovian Legacies: Symposium on Sociolinguistics and Education,” at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference in Philadelphia, PA.
March 28, 2014, Anne and Christine gave a talk, “Challenges in Secondary English Assessment for Speakers of Non-Standardized Varieties of English,” at the SouthEastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL81) in Myrtle Beach, SC.
October 25, 2013, Anne gave a talk, “Doing Language and Literacy in the Secondary English Classroom: Models from Maryland and Virginia,” at the Virginia Association of Teachers of English conference in Williamsburg, VA.
October 19, 2013, Anne and Christine gave a talk at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 42 conference in Pittsburgh, PA: “Promoting linguistic awareness among secondary English educators,” as part of the panel, “What educators need to know about youth language and identities.”
August 29, 2013, Anne led a SURN English Educator Workshop at the William & Mary School of Education
August 11, 2013, Christine was a discussant for the Language and Culture Roundtable at the American Sociological Association in New York, NY.
August 5, 2013, Anne led a SURN English Educator Workshop at the William & Mary School of Education
August 2, 2013, Anne and Christine led a National Science Foundation funded workshop on language, culture, and STEM for K-12 educators at UMBC in Baltimore, Maryland.
July 26, 2013, Anne and Christine led a National Science Foundation funded workshop on language, culture, and STEM for K-12 educators at the William & Mary School of Education.
July 18, 2013, Cheryl Dickter, Christine, and Anne presented about solo status, stereotype threat, and language & culture in the classroom at the workshop “Supporting Student Success in Geoscience at Two-year Colleges” at the College of William & Mary.
July 9, 2013, Anne gave a Forum Lecture at the Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute at the University of Michigan Ann-Arbor. Watch the lecture here!
June 24-25, 2013, Anne spoke at the University of Illinois-Chicago Summer Bilingual Institute. Below is a clip from Anne’s talk, on why teacher intonation impacts language learning. View other clips from this institute here.
June 21, 2013, Anne led a SURN English Educator Workshop at the William & Mary School of Education
June 13, 2013, Anne led a SURN English Educator Workshop at the William & Mary School of Education
May 30, 2013, Anne led a SURN English Educators Workshop at the College of William & Mary, with guest speaker Dwayne Betts
May 18, 2013, Anne and Christine led a National Science Foundation funded workshop on language, culture, and STEM for K-12 educators at the William & Mary School of Education
May 11, 2013, Anne gave the faculty candlelight address at the William and Mary Commencement. The text from her address is posted here.
May 6, 2013, Christine gave a three-hour workshop on “Judicial Fact Finding and Decision Making: The Role of Language and Language Variation” to county, circuit, trial court, and appellate judges in Orlando, Florida, at the 2013 Florida College of Advanced Judicial Studies.
April 6, 2013, Christine gave the plenary address, “‘Language Variation in the Classroom': A Model for Promoting Linguistic Awareness through Collaborative Research, Teaching, and Community and Educational Engagement,” at the the SouthEastern Conference on Linguistics 80 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
January 26, 2013, at American University, Christine and Anne gave a workshop on “Meeting Educational Challenges of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students through Professional Development, Student Community Engagement, and Research.”
January 5, 2013, Anne co-led a panel that debuted Teaching Linguistics, a new series of articles on linguistic pedagogy in the journal Language, at the Linguistic Society of America conference in Boston.
November 18, 2012, Christine was a discussant for the panel session, “Speaking Southern American English: Locality, Multiplicity, and Temporality,” at the American Anthropological Association in San Francisco, California.
November 16, 2012, Anne presented the paper, “Navigating Linguistic and Cultural Bias on Commonly Used Reading Assessments” on the Linguistic Society of America-National Council of Teachers of English panel at the 2012 NCTE Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
November 15, 2012, Anne presented a workshop entitled “Easing the Burden of Communication for Speakers of English Varieties at the 2012 American Speech and Hearing Association Convention (ASHA) in Atlanta, GA.
October 17, 2012, Anne presented a poster with Cheryl Dickter and Sharon Zuber at the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) Diversity and Learning Conference in Baltimore, MD.
August 1, 2012, Anne facilitated “Language and Culture” Workshops for Guilford, North Carolina County Schools.
July 15-27, 2012, Anne participated in Camp Launch in conjunction with the William and Mary School of Education.
June 25, 2012, Anne gave the luncheon address and facilitated a workshop on “Planning for Language Variation” to the Visible Teaching, Assessment, Learning and Leading (VTALL) group at the William and Mary School of Education.
April 21, 2012, Anne participated in a mini-conference organized by the Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training Program at the Florida State University and Florida Center for Reading Research.
April 19, 2012, Anne, with Beth Casey, presented a workshop entitled “Valuing African American Language and Culture in the Middle School Years” at the National Partnership for Educational Access Annual Conference in Chicago, IL.
April 14, 2012, Anne presented a mock faculty lecture at William and Mary Admitted Students Day.
March 29, 2012, Anne & Christine presented a paper entitled “English Language Variation in the College English Classroom” at the College English Association Annual Conference in Richmond, VA.
March 26, 2012, Anne & Christine presented a workshop entitled “Advocating for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching” at the ASCD Conference at the Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
March 16, 2012, Anne presented a workshop entitled “English Language Variation in Virginia: Insights for SLPs & Audiologists” at the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia Annual Conference in Vienna, VA.
March 8, 2012, Anne presented a talk entitled “We Must Go Home Again: English Language Variation & Education Policy in the U.S. South” at the Stanford University School of Education in Palo Alto, CA.
February 29, 2012, Anne presented at the SURN Power Tools for literacy workshop at the William and Mary School of Education.
December 2, 2011, Anne & Christine presented a workshop entitled “Valuing African-American Language and Culture in The Middle School Years” at the National Association of Independent Schools People of Color Conference at the Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
November 18, 2011, Anne & Christine presented on a panel entitled “Using Educator Insight to Design Linguistically Responsive Teaching” at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference in the Palmer House/Salon 1, Third Floor, Chicago, IL
October 29, 2011, Anne & Christine presented on a panel with Mary Bucholtz and Julie Sweetland entitled “Sociolinguistics in the Schools: The Next Forty Years of Service in Return ” at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 40 Conference at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
October 15, 2011, Anne was the keynote speaker at the 25th Southeast TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) conference at the Omni Hotel in Richmond, VA. The conference theme is: “Celebrating Culture and Heritage through Language Teaching,” and Anne will speak on the conference theme.
July 10-13, 2011, Anne and Christine gave three presentations and did a book signing at the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) 2011 TEACH Conference in Washington, D.C. Our workshop title is: “Using Knowledge about Language Variation to Support Multicultural Literature Instruction: Models from African American and Southern English.” Our mini plenary title is: “Understanding English Language Variation in U.S. Schools. Click here to see an official AFT picture of us setting up our book exhibit!
May 11, 2011 Anne and Christine presented at the International Reading Association Conference (IRA) with a book signing that followed from 1-2pm. We present aed workshop entitled, “Using Knowledge About Language Variation To Support Multicultural Literature Instruction: Models From African American and Southern English” at the Orlando Convention Center West Building, W209C.
April 11, 2011 Anne and Christine presented at the American Education Research Association Conference (AERA). Their paper was entitled, “Language, Education, and Social Equality: Educator Partnerships That Serve Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Students.”
April 10, 2011 Anne and Christine signed books at the Teachers College Press booth at the American Education Research Association Conference (AERA). Click here to watch a video of us talking about our book that was filmed during AERA!
April 8, 2011 Anne participated in a round table at the Council for the Study of Community Colleges Conference in New Orleans, LA. Her talk was entitled, “Speaking a Different Language: The Role of English Language Variation on Teaching and Learning.”
March 10, 2011 Anne & Christine signed books in the UMBC Fireside Lounge on the third floor of the Commons.
December 9, 2010 Anne & Christine launched and signed the book at William & Mary. We launched and celebrated the book and all who helped us get it to print — it was a great event! To see some photos from the event, visit our book Facebook page.
November 21, 2010 Anne hosted a meet the author session at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) conference, held in Orlando, Florida. Click here for more information.
November 6, 2010 Christine gave a plenary address at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 39 conference in San Antonio, TX, entitled, “Borrowing and Lending: Contributions to the Study of Language and Social Stratification across Sociolinguistics, Sociology, and Education.” Click here for more information.
November 3-6, 2010, Anne and her students attended the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) conference to present a workshop about community engagement and linguistics and to host a book launch party. Click here for more information.