Katie Drager - Teaching
Spring 2013. NOTE: My classes in Spring 2013 will be taught on an accelerated schedule.
LING 640G Professional Issues in Linguistics
LING 750S Sociophonetics (Normally taught every other year)
Planned for Fall 2013
LING 415 Language and Gender (Normally taught every other year)
LING 640S Introduction to Sociolinguistics (Normally taught every Fall semester)
LING 347 Pidgin and Creole Languages (Normally taught every other year)
LING 410 Articulatory Phonetics
LING 750S Social Factors and Sound Change
LING 760G Methods in Language Conservation
Petals on the Kalalau Trail, Kaua‘i
Publications from work completed in some of these courses include:
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, 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, 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 2012. The indexical weight of a single formant in California English. Paper presented at the LSA Annual Meeting. Portland, January 2012.
Grama, James, M. Joelle Kirtley, Katie Drager, Sean Simpson and Rebecca Clifford. 2012. Language Change in Hawai‘i: KIT, DRESS & TRAP in Motion. Paper to be presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 41. Bloomington, October 2012.
Grama, James and Bodo Winter. 2010. The Duality of a Homosexual Epithet in Sports. Proceedings of 14th Annual Graduate Student Conference of the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature.
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.
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.
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.
Graduate Student Advising
Current PhD students (chair)
Kate Hardeman (Linguistics) Learners of Mandarin and sajiao: Gender performance in a second language.
James Grama (Linguistics)
M. Joelle Kirtley (Linguistics)
Current PhD students (committee member)
So Young Lee (East Asian Languages and Literatures) Sociophonetic variations in Korean constituent ending suffixes: -ko and -to.
Nala Lee (Linguistics) A grammar of Baba Malay with sociophonetic considerations
Mary Walworth (Linguistics)
Cherry blossoms outside the Department of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury
Past PhD students
Eden Kaiser (committee member), Ph.D. dissertation entitled Sociophonetics of Hmong American English in Minnesota. University of Minnesota, September 2011. (chair: Benjamin Munson)
Akiemi Glenn (committee member) Wayfinding in Pacific Linguascapes: Negotiating Tokelau Linguistic Identities in Hawai‘i, UHM, May 2012. (chair: Yuko Otsuka)
Past MA students
M. Joelle Kirtley (chair), MA thesis entitled Speech in the U.S. Military: A Sociophonetic Perception Approach to Identity and Meaning, March 2011.
Laura Berbusse (advisor)
Rachel Schutz (advisor)
Jessica Seid (advisor)