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2015 Plenary: Rusty Barrett

Longing for a foreign tongue:
Normativity in the eroticization of foreign language learning

Rusty Barrett, Associate Professor
Linguistics program, Department of English
University of Kentucky
1:30-3:00, Saturday, February 14
Butler Board Room, 6th Floor Butler Pavilion

Rusty Barrett is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Kentucky. His book, From Drag Queens to Leathermen: Language, Gender, and Gay Male Subcultures, is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. Barrett and Kira Hall are currently co-editing the Oxford Handbook of Language and Sexuality.

Dr. Barrett's presentation is co-sponsored by The National Capital Area Linguistic Anthropologists (NCALA) and made possible through support provided by Mark Sicoli (Linguistics, Georgetown University),  Amelia Tseng (Bilingual Education Program, School of Education, Teaching and Health/CAS, American University) and William Leap (Anthropology/CAS, American University).