Publications

Book

  1. Yooper Talk: Dialect as Identity in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.

Book Chapters

forthcoming. Yooperisms in tourism: Commodified enregistered features in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula’s linguistic landscape. In Leonie Cornips and Vincent de Rooij, editors, The Sociolinguistics of Place and Belonging: Perspectives from the Margins. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Invited.

forthcoming. The intertwined histories of identity and dialect in Michigan’s Copper Country. In Hilary Virtanen & Tim Frandy, eds., Life and lore in Upper Michigan: An anthology. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. Invited reprint.

  1. What it means to be a Yooper: Identity, language attitudes and variation in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. In Markku Filppula, Marjatta Palander, Juhani Klemola and Esa Penttilä, eds., Topics in dialectal variation, pp. 125-144. Joensuu, Finland: University of Joensuu Press.
  2. The intertwined histories of identity and dialect in Michigan’s Copper Country. In Alison K. Hoagland, Erik Nordberg, & Terry Reynolds, eds., New perspectives on Michigan’s Copper Country, pp. 62-84. Houghton, MI: Quincy Mine Hoist Association. Invited.
  3. Negotiating the classroom floor: Negotiating ideologies of gender and sexuality. In Michelle Lazar, ed., Feminist critical discourse analysis, pp. 114-138. New York: Palgrave/Macmillan. Invited.
  4. Language and gender matters in the classroom. In Kristen Denham & Anne Lobeck, eds., Language in the schools: Integrating knowledge in K-12 teaching, pp. 41-54. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
  5. Language choice and use: Influences of setting and gender. In Lynn Turner and Helen Sterk, eds., Differences that make a difference: Examining the assumptions of research in communication, language, and gender, pp. 163-174. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing.

Journal Articles

  1. Say yah to da Finns, eh! Linguistically creating Finnishness at festivals. Journal of Finnish Studies 19, 1: 163-186.
  2. “Everyone up here”: Enregisterment and identity in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. American Speech 84, 2: 118-137. Invited.

with Joseph Salmons and von Luanne Von Schneidemesser. 2009. Revised perceptions: Changing dialect perceptions in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. American Speech 84, 2:176-192. Invited.

  1. Newfies, Cajuns, Hillbillies, and Yoopers: Gendered media representations of regional dialects. Linguistica Atlantica, Journal of the Atlantic Provinces Linguistic Association, 26-27: 96-100.

with Vandana Pednekar-Magal. 2006. Jobs are going overseas: The discursive construction of outsourcing. Journal of Creative Communications 1, 3: 253-266.

with Vandana Pednekar-Magal. 2006. “Keep jobs at home”: The discursive construction of outsourcing. In A. Thorat, Pragmatics. Conference proceedings of the International Conference on Pragmatics, 15-17 December 2006, University of Pune, India, pp. 123-130. Institute of Advanced Studies in English, University of Pune.

  1. Widening the lens of language and gender research: Integrating critical discourse analysis and cultural practice theory. Linguistik Online. http://www.linguistik-online.de/

with Flynn, Elizabeth and Bulleit, William. 1997. Interaction across the curriculum. Journal of Advanced Composition 17, 3: 343-364.

  1. Keeping it straight: The negotiation of meanings in the constitution of gender and sexuality. Women and Language 20, 1: 47-53.

with Victoria Bergvall. 1996. Reproduction, resistance, and gender in educational discourse: The role of critical discourse analysis. Discourse & Society 7, 4: 453-479.

Book Reviews

  1. Down to a Gnat’s Eyebrow. Invited article-length review of The Digital Dictionary of American Regional English, www.daredictionary.com. Edited by Joan Houston Hall, University of Wisconsin. Harvard University Press, 2013. American Speech 90, 3: 269-277. Invited.
  2. A perfectly cromulent teaching resource. A review of Karma Waltonen and Denise DuVernay, 2010. The Simpsons in the classroom: Embiggening the learning experience with the wisdom of Springfield. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. American Speech 87, 2: 248-254. Invited.

August 2007. Review of Donal Carbaugh, 2005. Cultures in conversation. Lawrence Erlbaum, Mawah: NJ. Finnish American Reporter. Invited.

  1. Review of Jennifer Coates, ed., Language and gender: A reader. 1998. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers. Women and Language 28, 2: 43-44. Invited.

Popular Articles

June 27, 2017. Oh yah, that’s Yooper talk. Guest post on the University of Wisconsin Press blog

August 2002. Talking the talk of the Copper Country. Marquette Monthly, feature article, pp. 22-25. Invited.

April 2002. The Finnish brogue of Michigan’s Copper Country. Finnish American Reporter, p. 9. Invited.

  1. The Finnish brogue of the Copper Country. www.keweenawnow.com. Posted 26 February. Invited.

Other Publications

with Risdon, Diana. 1992. The National Science Foundation Project Evaluation, Improving writing in engineering design. 95 manuscript pages. Houghton: Michigan Technological University.

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