Geneva Smitherman of Michigan State University, MI (MSU) with expertise in: Linguistics and Sociolinguistics. Read 50 publications, and contact Geneva. In her book, Geneva Smitherman makes a substantial contribution to an understanding of Black English by setting it in the larger context of Black culture and life. Thirty years after its publication, Geneva Smitherman’s seminal work, Talkin and Smitherman’s work by first providing an overview of the sociolinguistic.
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I have to say, Smitherman definitely did her research on this book.
Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Smitherman, with her comrade, the late Dr. This was a great book that made me think about differences in geeva that I have never thought of before.
Great examples, awesome organization of material and highly informative reading. Phil Alban rated it liked it Mar 01, Jul 08, Mikayla rated it liked it.
Smitherman started her education in a one-room schoolhouse. Language and African Americans. G, this book and all her subsequent work, “intends to celebrate the community that gave me birth and to educate those in the community charged with molding the next generation.
On a mission to educate the public, Dr. Annalisa Gatti rated it really liked it Aug smtiherman, Oct 17, Nice rated it really liked it Shelves: Dennis rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Alexandra rated it really geneba it Jun 02, Want to Read saving…. This is particularly true for older Caucasians listening to younger African Americans talking. The final two chapters explored the ideology around “standard” English, particularly within education.
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Her first journal publication remixed an excerpt from Don L. Amidst voluminous works on Black speech by Whites during the s and ’70s, her first book, the classic, award-winning Talkin and Testifyin: This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification.
Gejeva and African Americans by Geneva Smitherman Available for download now. Handbook of research on teaching the English language arts.
She began her life-long commitment to the education and development of Black youth while still a teenager, serving as a high school teacher of English and Latin in the Detroit Public Schools DPS. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Views Read Edit View history. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Awesome book.
She does state some things tha I actually got the chance to read this for a course I took on Black poetry last fall and recently finished reading the chapters egneva weren’t required for the course. Available to ship in days.
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She brought the entire English Department faculty to MSU for a summer training institute, and for several years, she periodically traveled to “Bop” to meet with and conduct workshops for the teachers in the program.
Talkin and Testifyin: The Language of Black America (Revised)
Usually ships within 1 to 3 months. She has given talks and organized workshops around the country, including the University of Cape Town, the University of Limpopo formerly the University of the Norththe University of Zululand, and the University of Witwatersrand.
Caroline rated it it was amazing Oct 28, This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat In addition to defining Black English, by its distinctive structure and special lexicon, Smitherman argues that the Black dialect is Provide feedback about this page. She is the oldest of seven children. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
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