Teaching

Planned for Spring 2018 (tentative) I will be on family leave in Fall 2017

                LING 415 Language and Gender

                LING 750S Topic TBD. Students, let me know if there's something you'd like me to offer. Laboratory Phonology? Sociophonetics? Sociolinguistics and Speech Perception? Others??

Spring 2017 (to be taught on an accelerated 11-week schedule)

                 LING 640S Introduction to Sociolinguistics

Other Courses

    Unless otherwise noted, when and how often the classes are offered depends on student demand. Please let me know if you are interested in taking one of these, and please feel free to suggest classes that you would like me to offer instead.

    LING 347 Pidgin and Creole Languages 

    LING 410 Articulatory Phonetics

    LING 415 Language and Gender

    LING 640S Introduction to Sociolinguistics (normally offered once per year) - to be offered in SP 17 and FA18

    LING 640G Statistics for Linguistics (Prereq: experience working with quantitative data)

    LING 640G Professional Issues in Linguistics

    LING 750S Sociophonetics (Note: 640S is a prerequisite for this class) 

    LING 750S Social Factors and Sound Change (Note: 640S is a prerequisite for this class)

    LING 750S Variation in Indigenous Minority Languages (Note: 640S is a prerequisite for this class)

    LING 750S Sociolinguistics and Cognition: a graduate seminar on eye-tracking (co-taught with Amy Schafer)

    LING 760G Methods in Language Conservation

Articles in peer-reviewed journals resulting from work completed in some of these courses include:

Other manuscripts resulting from work completed in some of these courses include:

Conference presentations based on work completed in these courses:

    Belew, Anna 2015. Two 'pidgins', one attitude?: Comparing attitudes towards Cameroon Pidgin and Hawaii Pidgin English among Cameroonians in Honolulu. 8th World Congress of African Linguistics. Kyoto.
    Berbusse, Laura and Mike Clauss 2010. Lomnak Majol. Paper presented at Foundation for Endangered Languages XIV. Reversing Language Shift: How to Re-awaken a Language Tradition. University of Wales: Trinity St. David, Carmarthen.

    Drager, Katie, Bethany Kaleialohapau‘ole Chun Comstock, and Hina Puamohala Kneubuhl (2016) Ka puana pa‘a ‘ole: glottal stop variation in Hawaiian. Paper presented at the organized session "Documenting Variation in Endangered Languages" at the LSA Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. in January.

    Drager, Katie, Rebecca Clifford and Jennifer Hay 2011. The production and perception of a low back vowel merger. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 40, Georgetown.

    Drager, Katie, Rachel Schutz, Claire Stabile, and Bethany Kaleialohapau‘ole Chun Comstock. (2016) They say, 'he talk like one haole': variation and change among quotative verbs in Hawai‘i. Presented at the LSA Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. in January. 

    Drager, Katie, Rachel Schutz, Ivan Chik, Kate Hardeman and Victor Jih 2012. When hearing is believing: Perceptions of speaker style, gender, ethnicity, and pitch. Paper presented at the LSA Annual Meeting. Portland, January 2012.

    Drager, Katie, Carly Salter, and Megan Macinkowicz 2010. Perceived style, sexuality, and pitch: An experimental approach. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 39, San Antonio.

    Grama, James, M. Joelle Kirtley, Katie Drager, Sean Simpson and Rebecca Clifford. 2012. Language change in Hawai‘i: KIT, DRESS & TRAP in motion. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 41. Bloomington, October 2012.

    Hardeman, Kate. 2011. Foreigners speaking Chinese: Native Mandarin speakers' perceptions of Chinese as a second language (CSL) speakers. Paper presented at the 10th East-West Center International Graduate Student Conference on the Asia-Pacific Region. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

    Hardeman, Kate 2011. Chuck Norris jokes: Representations of gender stereotypes in American society. Paper presented at the 15th Annual Student Conference of the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

    Hooshiar, Kavon, Katie Drager, and Cassidy Copeland. 2016. Coronal stop deletion in Hawaiʻi English. Poster presented at the joint meeting of Acoustical Society of America and the Acoustical Society of Japan in Honolulu, November/December 2016.
    Jung, Heeyeong. 2011. Pitch and Gender: Presentation of a professional yet friendly teacher persona. Paper presented at The 7th Worldwide Consortium of Korean Studies Centers Workshop, SOAS, University of London, June 2011.

    Kirtley, M. Joelle. 2010. American military dialect. Paper presented at the American Dialect Society's Language Variation and Change in the United States and Canada 2010. Chicago, November 4-7, 2010.

    Mawardi, Dzulfikri. 2012. Javanese language, Is it a falling legend? Paper presented at the 16th Annual Student Conference of the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature. University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

    Odango, Emerson. 2012. A progress report on the development of language vitality surveys for minority language communities. UH Department of Linguistics Tuesday Seminar. Honolulu, April 2012. 

    Simpson, Sean. 2014. Phonetic cues to Localness in Hawai‘i English: Feature clusters influencing perception. Presented at NWAV 43, Chicago, IL.

    Simpson, Sean, Katie Drager, James Grama, and M. Joelle Kirtley. 2014. Sound change in the back vowels of Hawai'i English. Presented at NWAV 43, Chicago, IL.

    Waldrip, Aaron and Mary Walworth 2010. The Fua Le‘o Project: promoting self-publication in Polynesian languages. Paper presented at Foundation for Endangered Languages XIV. Reversing Language Shift: How to Re-awaken a Language Tradition. University of Wales: Trinity St. David, Carmarthen.