Talks Plus, Special Events

African American Vernacular English & The Ecology of Language Evolution

When: Tue., Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. 2017

This panel on African American Language and the Ecology of Language Evolution focuses on the role that sociohistorical, ecological, and evolutionary factors have played and are playing in enriching our understanding of the origins and development of African American Language from the Middle Passage, to the Americas, and to its existence, relationship, and impact in local and regional varieties in the United States.

Price: Free