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Dialect slides slidecast


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Dialect slides slidecast

  1. 1. Introduction to Eastern Kentucky Dialect Research Karina McGill Northern Kentucky University College of Arts and Sciences
  2. 2. Kentucky Accent Stereotypes <ul><li>Uneducated </li></ul><ul><li>Poor </li></ul><ul><li>Inexperienced </li></ul><ul><li>Backward </li></ul><ul><li>Charming </li></ul><ul><li>Resourceful </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul>
  3. 3. Map courtesy of Appalachian Ginseng Foundation, <> / æp-ə-LÆČ-In/
  4. 4. Dialect Study of Appalachian Kentucky <ul><li>Funded by a Graduate Student Research Grant from NKU and a Travel Grant from the English-Speaking Union of Cincinnati </li></ul><ul><li>Web archive </li></ul><ul><li>Grammatical and phonological speech features </li></ul><ul><li>Demographic Information </li></ul>
  5. 5. With thanks to the Department of Literature & Language, the Office of Research, Grants, & Contracts, and the English-Speaking Union of Cincinnati for their support.