Panel discussion: The Oxford Dictionary of African American English
This event has now happened, and the recording will be available soon – watch this space!
Oxford Languages and Harvard University’s Hutchins Center for African & African American Research have partnered for a three-year research project, whose aim is to compile the Oxford Dictionary of African American English (ODAAE).
The project is spearheaded by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (Editor-in-Chief), Director of the Center and Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard, and is funded in part by grants from the Mellon and Wagner Foundations.
Join some project team members for a panel discussion that covered:
- Project overview and aims
- Where we are now
- Why we are compiling ODAAE
- The sociolinguistic importance of African American English
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