Friday, 3:30–4:45 p.m., 201, JW Marriott
Language Change, Shifting Borders, and Identity Construction
Program arranged by the forum LSL Language Change. Presiding: Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino, Temple Univ., Philadelphia
1. “Language Contact between African American Vernacular English and Latino Spanish in Gayl Jones’s Mosquito,” Jeehyun Lim, Denison Univ.
2. “Spanish-English Code-Switching Is My Language: A Look at Linguistic Identity through United States Latino Texts and Interviews,” Roshawnda Derrick, Pepperdine Univ.
3. “Identity versus Social Networks in Texas German,” Hans Christian Boas, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Marc Pierce, Univ. of Texas, Austin
4. “Into and out of Quebec: The Quest for Self in Migrant Quebecois and Franco-American Literature,” Eileen McEwan, Muhlenberg Coll.