Wednesday, 28 December
141. The American Public and Its Speech
10:15–11:30 a.m., Park Tower Suite 8222, Marriott
Program arranged by the American Dialect Society
Presiding: Michael P. Adams, North Carolina State Univ.
1. “Selling Grammar to the Public,” Anne L. Curzan, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2. “Public Discourse and Debate about African American English,” David West Brown, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
3. “Judging the Atlantic Monthly’s ‘Word Court,’” Michael P. Adams