December 9th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
english, hiphop, language, linguistic discrimination, linguistics, rap, spanglish, spanish
Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Matthew Garley, Assistant Professor at CUNY, York College, about the use of Spanish and Spanglish in rap.
November 25th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
english, jawn, language, linguistic discrimination, linguistics, philadelphia, philly
Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Betsy Sneller, Postdoc at Georgetown University about all things Philadelphia English.
October 14th, 2018 | 39 mins 54 secs
bats, halloween, language, linguistics, spooky, wolves
It's another Halloween episode! Megan and Carrie talk about bats, wolves and ... prairie dogs?
September 16th, 2018 | 57 mins 42 secs
cajun, french, language, linguistic discrimination, linguistics, linguistics society of america, louisiana, sociolinguistcs
Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Nathalie Dajko, Assistant Professor at Tulane University, about varieties of French in Louisiana and the history of French and revitalization efforts in the region.
August 26th, 2018 | 54 mins 43 secs
graden district, language, linguistics, linguistics society of america, lisa sprowls, louisiana, lsa, new orleans, sociolinguistics, yat
Megan and Carrie talk with Lisa Sprowls, PhD student at Tulane University about New Orleans English(es), especially Yat and the Garden District dialects, and speakers perception of New Orleans dialects.
July 1st, 2018 | 55 mins 55 secs
30 million word gap, educational linguistics, linguistics, nelson flores, sociolinguistics, university of pennsylvania
Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Nelson Flores, newly minted Associate Professor of Educational Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania about the so-called 30 million word gap, why it is problematic, and how better to think about the language children hear around them.
June 17th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
bob kennedy, language, linguistics, lolphonology, lsa, music, rhotic, rock n roll, sociolinguistics
Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Bob Kennedy of the University of California, Santa Barbara about accents in song, including which accents are associated with which genres, appropriation of those accents, and r's.
June 3rd, 2018 | 45 mins 40 secs
duolingo, ed tech, education technology, joan palmiter bajorek, language, linguistics, lsa, samantha bee, sociolinguistics, university of arizona
Carrie and Megan talk with Joan Palmiter Bajorek, PhD candidate at the University of Arizona, about the issues around learning a second language via educational technology.
May 20th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
alexandra d'arcy, language, like, linguistics, lsa, sociolinguistics
Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Alexandra D'Arcy Associate Professor at the University of Victoria, Director of the Sociolinguistics Research Lab and author of "Discourse-Pragmatic Variation in Context: Eight Hundred Years of like" about the many guises of "like". Learn why "like" is useful and older than you think it is.
April 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 29 mins
interpreters, language, linguistics, lsa, sociolinguistics, troublesome terps
Megan and Carrie talk with Alexander Drechsel, Alexander Gansmeier and Jonathan Downie of the Troublesome Terps in this special crossover episode.