Details of his books, articles, and other materials, along with some biodata. Books and articles are listed on two general pages in chronological order, and are also classified under fifteen themes. Most of the articles are downloadable.
Student resources: the handouts I've been using in my own teaching. The aim here is to give you copies of notes and handouts, and further guidance on how to complete assignments successfully.
These are materials I've developed for courses and conferences. They include PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, and useful links.
Deborah Tannen is University Professor and Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA. She is the author of 19 books, including You Just Don't Understand, That's Not What I Meant!, Talking Voices, I Only Say This Because I Love You, and Talking from 9 to 5.
Devoted mainly to phonetic and linguistic topics largely though not exclusively concerning the English language and its teaching and consisting of nearly 300,000 words in the form of Appreciations, Articles, Reviews, Obituaries etc including over 150 “PhonetiBlogs” ie occasional, sometimes relatively chatty items often on topics of the moment etc.
I am Associate Professor of Linguistics in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LS&A), and in the Residential College (RC), both of which are at the University of Michigan (UM) in Ann Arbor. I'm a general practitioner of linguistics, and I have a rather expansive definition of what that includes.
John R. Rickford is Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University, where he has been a faculty member since 1980. From September 1998 he will also be Director of the Program in African and Afro-American Studies and Martin Luther King Jr. Centennial Professor at Stanford.
I work on higher-order cognitive operations that distinguish human beings from other species and apparently emerge in the record of our descent during the Upper Paleolithic. Recently, I have focused on the basic cognitive operation of conceptual integration ("blending") and its role in language and grammar, reason, choice, judgment, imagination, ritual, literature, and creativity.