Publications – Robin Queen


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


Queen, R. M. (2015). Vox popular: The surprising life of language in the media.

Mace-Matluck, B,  Alexander-Kasparik, R., &  Queen, R. (1998). Through the golden door: Toward an effective delivery strategy for low-schooled adolescent immigrants. McHenry, IL: Delta Stystems.

Book Chapters and Conference Proceedings


Queen, R. M. (2019). Do Animals Understand Us? In C. Myrick & Wolfram, W (Eds.), The Five Minute Linguist, 3rd edition. Equinox Publishing.

Queen, R. (2014). Language and Sexual Identities. In S. Ehrlich, M. Meyerhoff, & J. Holmes (Eds.), The handbook of language, gender, and sexuality (Second edition). Chichester, West Sussex [England] ; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Queen, R. (2013). Gender, sex, sexuality, and sexual identities. In J. K. Chambers & N. Schilling-Estes (Eds.), The handbook of language variation and change (Second Edition). Hoboken: Wiley-Blackwell, is an imprint of John Wiley.

Queen, R. (2013). Working with performed language: Movies, television, and music. In C. Mallinson, B. Childs, & G. V. Herk (Eds.), Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications. Routledge.Queen, R. (2010). ‘I Am Woman, Hear Me Roar’: The Importance of Linguistic Stereotype for Lesbian Identity Performances. In R. T. Lakoff & M. Bucholtz (Eds.), Language and woman’s place: Text and commentaries. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Queen, R. (2006). Contact-related language change and variability in the intonation patterns of Turkish-German bilinguals. Proceedings of the 31stannual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistic Society. 465-476.

Queen, R. (2005). Heterosexism. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd edition. Oxford: Elsevier. 289-292. 

Queen, R. (2003). Language ideology and political economy among Turkish-German bilinguals in Germany. When languages collide: Perspectives on language conflict, language competition, and language coexistence, 201-221.Queen, R. (2002). A matter of interpretation: The ‘future’of ‘queer linguistics.’ In K. Campbell-Kibler, R. J. Podesva, S. J. Roberts, & A. Wong (Eds.), Language and Sexuality: Contesting Meaning in Theory and Practice (pp. 69–86). Stanford: CSLI Publications.


Queen, R. (1999). Conversational interaction among lesbians and gay men. In S. Wertheim, A. Bailey & M. Corston-Oliver (Eds.), Engendering Communication. Berkeley, CA: Women and Language Group, UC Berkeley. 461-472.

Queen, R. (1997). I don’t speak Spritch’: Locating lesbian language. In A. Livia and K. Hall (Eds.), Queerly phrased: Language, gender, and sexuality. 233–56.

Queen, R. (1996). ‘You can say you to me’: German translations of second person pronouns in American films. Proceedings of the Third Annual Symposium About Language and Society Austin. Texas Linguistic Forum 36. Austin: Department of Linguistics, 199-209.

Queen, R. and Barrett, R (Eds.). (1993). Proceedings of the First Annual Symposium About Language and Society Austin. Texas Linguistic Forum 33. Austin: Department of Linguistics.Queen, R. (1992). Prosodic Organization in the Speeches of Martin Luther King Jr. In Proceedings of the IRCS Workshop on Prosody in Natural Speech, August 5–12, 1992 (Institute for Research in Cognitive Science Report No. 92-37) (pp. 151-60). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania.

Journal Articles


Craft, J., Wright, K., Weissler, R. & Queen, R. (In press). Language and Discrimination. Annual Review of Linguistics


Boland, J. E., & Queen, R. (2016). If You’re House Is Still Available, Send Me an Email: Personality Influences Reactions to Written Errors in Email Messages. PLOS ONE, 11(3), e0149885.

Queen, R., & Boland, J. E. (2015). I think your going to like me: Exploring the role of errors in email messages on assessments of potential housemates. Linguistics Vanguard, 1(1), 283–293.

Queen, R. (2012). Turkish-German bilinguals and their intonation: Triangulating evidence about contact-induced language change. Language, 88(4), 791–816.

Richardson, K., & Queen, R. (2012). Describing, Analysing and Judging Language Codes in Cinematic Discourse. Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 31(2), 327–336.

Queen, R. (2011). The days of our lives: Language, gender and affluence on a daytime television drama. Gender and Language, 6(1), 153-180–180., L., & Queen, R. (2011). Media Clips Collection: Creation and Application for the Linguistics Classroom. American Speech, 86(2), 220–234.


Markovits, A. & Queen, R. (2009). Women and canine rescue.  Society and Animals, 17:325-342.

Queen, R. (2007). Sociolinguistic Horizons: Language and Sexuality. Language and Linguistics Compass, 1(4), 314–330.

Queen, R. M. (2006). Phrase-final intonation in narratives told by Turkish-German bilinguals. International Journal of Bilingualism, 10(2), 153–178.

Queen, R. (2005). “How Many Lesbians Does It Take ….” Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, 15(2), 239–257.

Queen, R. (2004). ‘Du hast jar keene Ahnung’: African American English dubbed into German. Journal of Sociolinguistics, 8(4), 515–537.

Queen, R. M. (2001). Bilingual intonation patterns: Evidence of language change from Turkish-German bilingual children. Language in Society, 30(1), 55–80., R. M. (1998). ‘Stay queer!’‘Never fear!’: Building queer social networks. World Englishes, 17(2), 203–214.

Reviews and Service Writing


Queen, R. (2006-2012). Editors’ Notes. Quarterly column for the Journal of English Linguistics

Queen, R., & Squires, L. (2011). Writing a Dissertation. Journal of English Linguistics, 39(3). 300–305.

Review. Reed, B. (2009). Prosodic Orientation in English Conversation. Journal of Bilingualism.

Review. Koller, V. (2009). Discourses of Community. Language in Society.

Queen, R., & Baptista, M. (2008). African American English: Connecting Linguistics’ Message with a Mission. Journal of English Linguistics, 36(2), 185–188.

Queen, R., & Curzan, A. (2007). Perspectives on the Academic Job Search. Journal of English Linguistics, 35(4), 374–377.

Queen, R., & Curzan, A. (2006). In the Profession. Journal of English Linguistics, 34(2), 166–168.

Review. (2002.) M. Bucholz et. al. (1999.) Reinventing Identity. American Anthropologist. New York: Oxford.

Review. (2002.) Barbour, S. & Stevenson, P. (1999). Variation im Deutschen. Michigan Germanic Society 25(1). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter.

Review. (1998). Lippi-Green, R. (1997). English with an accent: Language, ideology, and discrimination in the United States. Language in Society 27(4). London and New York: Routledge.

Review. (1998). Dunbar, R. (1996). Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language. Language in Society 27(2). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.Review. (1997). Fennel, B. (1997). Language, literature, and the negotiation of identity: Foreign worker German in the Federal Republic of Germany. Michigan Germanic Society 23(1). Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press.

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