Sociolinguistics Presentations


2019. “Modelling lectal coherence: The case of Swabian German”, International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE) 10. Leeuwarden/Ljouwert, the Netherlands. 26-28 June 2019.

2019. “Defounding the Effects of Competition and Attrition on Dialect Across the Lifespan”. With R. Harald Baayen and Michael Ramscar. Corpora for Language and Aging Research (CLARe) 4: Interaction, Methods, and Positions. University of Helsinki, Finland. 27 February – 1 March 2019.


2018. “Mobility and dialect identity as factors in language change: Findings from a 35-year panel and trend study in Swabia”.  Urban Language Research Conference. Karl-Franzens-Universität. Graz, Austria. 1-4 November 2018.

2018. “ds beschte Daitsch wo s gib: Variation in the use of the wo-relativizer
in Swabian German”. Conference on New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 47. New York University. 18-21 October 2018.

2018. “Swabian: thriving or dying? Language variation and change over 35 years.” International Congress of Linguists 20. Cape Town, South Africa. 2-6 July 2018, and Sociolinguistics Symposium 22. Auckland, New Zealand. 28-30 June 2018.

2018. “Identity and place:  The changing role of Swabian in modern Germany.” Conference on Language, Place and Periphery. University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 18-19 January 2018.

2005.  “Cross-Cultural Communications in the Workplace.” New York University, Department of Linguistics, New York, NY USA. Lecture prepared for MAP Course on Linguistic Perspectives. New York University.  13 April 2005.

2003.  “Global Orientation and Sociolinguistic Accommodation as Factors in Cultural Assimilation.” With Gregory R. Guy. International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. University of the Aegean. Rhodes, Greece. July 2003.