S1 E12: Language, Race & Ethnicity – Nandi Sims

Today we are joined by Nandi Sims. Nandi is a PhD Candidate at The Ohio State University in the Department of Linguistics. Her primary interests lie in language variation and change stemming from situations of ethnic contact in the US. To explore the variation related to social identities, institutional ideologies, and the hegemonic structure ofContinue reading “S1 E12: Language, Race & Ethnicity – Nandi Sims”

S1 E5: Accent Positivity – Dr. Ella Jeffries

Episode 5 – 26 November 2020 In this episode, we are joined by Dr. Ella Jeffries, a lecturer in linguistics at the University of Essex, and her research interests lie in the field of sociolinguistics, with a particular focus on regional accent variation. Her PhD research looked into children’s developing perceptual awareness of phonological regionalContinue reading “S1 E5: Accent Positivity – Dr. Ella Jeffries”