January 13th, 2019 | 1 hr 40 secs
colonialism, education, english, language education, linguistics, raciolinguistics, sociolinguistics, spanish
Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Jonathan Rosa, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at Stanford University, about his forthcoming book "Looking Like a Language, Sounding Like a Race".
October 28th, 2018 | 55 mins 51 secs
carrie gillon, language, linguistic discrimination, linguitics, megan figeuroa, sociolinguistics, vocal fries, vocal fry
Megan and Carrie answer your questions about jerk linguists, the alt right and vocal fry.
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 29th, 2018 | 46 mins 40 secs
language, linguistic discrimination, linguitics, sociolinguistics, vocal fries, vocal fry
Megan and Carrie discuss their first year of podcasting, what they've learned from the experience, and how vocal fry will haunt them forever.
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.
April 8th, 2018 | 46 mins 28 secs
accents, ethan kutlu, language, linguistics, lsa, sociolinguistics
Carrie and Megan talk with Ethan Kultu, PhD student at the University of Florida about foreign accented speech (FAS), which foreign accents are judged more harshly, and why we should stop judging FAS.