Presentations – Robin Queen

Presentations

Note: A PDF version of my CV can be found here.

Invited Lectures

2010–2019

Curzan, A. & Queen, R. (Jan. 21, 2019). Fights about Language and Political Correctness: What’s at Stake? MLK Day Commemoration. English Department, University of Michigan.

Queen, R. (July 25, 2017). When a linguist talks to a dog. Forum Lecture. 2017 Linguistic Institute. Lexington, KY.

Queen, R. (April 27, 2017). Transitions. Honors Graduation. Honors Program, College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan.

Queen, R. (March 22, 2016). A Conversation on Writing. Writer 2 Writer Series. Sweetland Writing Center. 

Queen, R. & Curzan, A. Author’s Forum on Vox Popular: The Surprising Life of Language in the Media.

Queen, R. (Dec. 2, 2015). Institute for the Humanities, Michigan Library, and Ann Arbor Book Festival. 

Curzan, A. & Queen, R. (Oct. 14, 2015). The impact of language on stigma and stereotyping. Investing in Ability Week, Univeristy of Michigan. 

Queen, R. (2015, September). Indexical authenticity and linguistic variation as evidenced in fictional television and film. 6th International Conference on Language in the Media. Hamburg, Germany.

Queen, R. (2015, April). Talking Sense to the Dog: Ideologies of Interlocutors and the Boundaries of Language. SALSA XXIII.

Queen, R. (2014, March). Indexical Authenticity: What Fictional Characters May Reveal about Sociolinguistic Variation. University of Chicago, Linguistics Department.

Queen, R. (2014, February). Language Variation and Our Students. Seminars on Diversity. University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

Queen, R. (2013, March). Turkish-German Intonation Patterns: Sociolinguistics meets Intonational Phonology. University of Wisconsin, German Department.

Queen, R. (2013, February). The Michigan Difference is You. Salute to Excellence Recruitment Dinner. University of Michigan.

Queen, R. (2012, October). Language Contact and Intonation: The example of Turkish-German bilinguals. Wayne State University. 

Queen, R. (2012, April). On Learning to Understand Sheep. Phi Beta Kappa Induction Ceremony, University of Michigan.Queen, R. (2011, January). Managing academic conflict. Workshop on Graduate School. Linguistic Society of America Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.

2000–2009

Queen, R. (2008, October). Cognitive essentialism and language variation. University of Michigan Linguistics Colloquium.

Queen, R. (2008, June). What language variation reveals about social essentialism. Keynote address. Sociolinguistics Fest. University of Indiana. Bloomington.

Queen, R. (2004, June). Intonation, contextualization and contact-related language change among Turkish-German bilinguals in Germany. Kennedy Institut, Freie Universität Berlin.

Queen, R. (2004, June). Contextualization cues as evidence of language change. Sprachkolloquium. Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.

Queen, R. (2004, January). Language ideology and language use among Turkish-German bilinguals. Turkish Studies Colloquium. University of Michigan.

Queen, R. (2002, April). Language ideology and German dubbing practices: African American English and the language of youth. Michigan State University Linguistics Colloquium. Lansing, MI.Queen, R. and Barrett, R. (2002, May). New Ways of Teaching Linguistics 211. Linguistics Faculty Annual Retreat. Ann Arbor, MI.


Conference Presentations

2010–present

Boland, J., Derricks, V., Queen, R., Sekaquaptewa, S., & Weissler, R. (2018, October). Is there an influence of race on writers who produce typographical errors? NWAV47. New York University. New York, New York.

Queen, R. (2018, January). Audience design on the borders of language. Paper in the Symposium on Exploring the Expressive Function of Language. Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. (Withdrawn.)

Queen, R. (2017, October). Personality mediates adaptation to double modal constructions. NWAV 46. University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI. (Withdrawn.)

Queen, R. (2017, March). What cooperative shepherding reveals about language variation. 17th Georgetown Linguistic Roundtable. Georgetown University. Washington, D.C. 

Queen, R. (2015, November). Knowing the dog you’re running: The metapragmatics of cooperative livestock herding. Presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Queen, R. (2015, September). Indexical authenticity and linguistic variation as evidenced in fictional television and film. Presented at the 6th International Conference on Language in the Media, Hamuburg, Germany.

Queen, R. (2015, April). Talking Sense to the Dog: Ideologies of Interlocutors and the Boundaries of Language. Presented at the SALSA XXIII.

Boland, J. E., & Queen, R. (2104, October). “I think your going to like me”: Typographical & grammatical errors influence our assessment of the message & the writer. Presented at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 43, Chicago, Illinois.

Queen, R. (March 14, 2014). “Indexical Authenticity:  What Fictional Characters May Reveal about Sociolinguistic Variation.” University of Chicago, Linguistics Department. 

Queen, R. (2014, February). Language variation and our students. Presented at the Seminars on Diversity, University of Michigan, College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

Heaton, H., & Queen, R. (2013, October). Southern authenticity: The case of Brenda Johnson on The Closer. Presented at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 42, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Queen, R. (2011, November). Stances of normativity and counternormativity in sexual secrets revealed through Postsecret. American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting. Montreal, Ontario. (Withdrawn.)

Queen, R. (2011, March). Stance and secrets about sex. Presented at the Georgetown Linguistics Roundtable: Discourse 2.0, Washington, D.C.

Queen, R. (2011, January). Managing academic conflict. Presented at the Workshop on Graduate School, Linguistic Society of America Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Queen, R. (2010, September). Language and the Media (discussant). Presented at Sociolinguistics Symposium 18, Southampton, England.Queen, R., & Boland, J. E. (2010, September). The influence of syntactic gender on the conceptual knowledge of social gender in German. Presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 18, Southampton, England.

2000–2009

Queen, R. (2009, December). The ends of Prosody:  Ways of speaking as ideological means and ends (discussant). Presented at the  American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Queen, R. (2008, November). What voicing non-human animals reveals about the social meaning of linguistic variation. Presented at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 37, Houston, Texas.

Queen, R. (2008, October). Cognitive essentialism and language variation. Colloquium, University of Michigan.

Markovits, A., & Queen, R. (2008, August). Women and the world of canine rescue. Presented at the Annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Queen, R. (2008, June). What language variation reveals about social essentialism. Keynote address presented at the Sociolinguistics Fest workshop, University of Indiana.

Queen, R. (2008, April). “Why are hoomens so stupit”: Blogging as a dog. Presented at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 17, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Queen, R. (2007, June). Bilingual language change: Evidence from a longitudinal study of Turkish-German intonation patterns. Presented at the International Bilingualism Symposium, Hamburg, Germany.

Queen, R. (2005, October). Tracking language change in the intonation patterns of Turkish-German bilinguals in Germany. Presented at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 34, NYU.

Queen, R. (2005, March). Ideology, bilingualism and language contact: Tracking language change among Turkish-German bilinguals. Colloquium, University of Michigan.

Queen, R. (2005, February). Contact-related language change and variability in the intonation patterns of Turkish-German bilinguals. Presented at the Berkeley Linguistic Society Annual Meeting 31, University of Berkeley.

Queen, R. (2004, June). Intonation, contextualization and contact-related language change among Turkish-German bilinguals in Germany. Presented at the Kennedy Institut, Freie Universität Berlin.

Queen, R. (2004, June). Contextualization cues as evidence of language change. Presented at the Sprachkolloquium, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg. 

Queen, R. (2004, January). Language ideology and language use among Turkish-German bilinguals. Presented at the Turkish Studies Colloquium, University of Michigan.Queen, R. (2003, October). Tha’s await is(t) in Ordnung: Dubbing African-American English into German. Presented at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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