Beyoncé, Hoodies and Obama Linguistics

Episode 39 · February 10th, 2019 · 1 hr 6 mins

About this Episode

Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Nicole Holliday, Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College about Black English, biracial language, vocal fry, intonation, and the field of Obama linguistics.

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