Sociolinguistics

Jul 31, 2017  |  NC State Alumni Association

Dialects Aren’t ‘Bad English’ — They’re Patterns

Graduate student Jessica Hatcher discusses the importance of educating teachers and others about language variation.

Jun 16, 2017  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Constructing Identity Among Italians at NC State

Each year, NC State is home to about 2,000 international students from more than 100 countries around the world. Cecilia Tomasatti is one of them.

Nov 15, 2016  |  Foreign Languages and Literatures

Hispanic Linguistics Releases New Videos Highlighting Spanish-Language Identity and Maintenance in North Carolina

The Hispanic Linguistics program, in collaboration with the North Carolina Language and Life Project, recently released two new videos that highlight Spanish-language identity and maintenance in the Tar Heel state, featuring Foreign Languages and Literatures professors Drs. Jim Michnowicz and Rebecca Ronquest, as well as several graduate students.

Aug 8, 2016  |  Humanities and Social Sciences

Fulbright Winner Headed to Mexico

One of seven NC State students to earn a competitive Fulbright grant this year, Emma Cathell will spend 9-10 months teaching English to students at a school or university in Mexico. Cathell's role will also include serving as a cultural ambassador for the United States.

Jul 12, 2016  |  La Jornada Maya

Preserving the Spanish of Yucatan

For Foreign Languages and Literatures professor Jim Michnowicz Think and Do means, among other things, preserving linguistic diversity around the world, particularly Latin America.