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The Linguistic Anthropology Seminar is an informal, interdisciplinary venue for presentations of work by faculty, students, and visiting scholars in linguistic anthropology, linguistics, and related fields.
Seminars are usually held on Friday afternoons in the Second Floor Conference Room of Brooks Hall. Note that this room is up a long flight of stairs. If you would like to come but would find the stairs prohibitive, please contact the organizer so that alternative arrangements can be made.
To volunteer a talk or propose a discussion topic, contact Lise Dobrin.
Amy Paugh is Professor of Anthropology at James Madison University. Her research and publications focus on language and identity, language socialization, multilingualism, creole languages and cultures, and work and family. She has conducted fieldwork in Dominica in the Caribbean, and in Los Angeles, California. Her most recent book is Playing with Languages: Children and Change in a Caribbean Village (Berghahn Books, 2012). Her website can be found at: http://www.jmu.edu/socanth/anth/paugha.shtml