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Keweenaw Now guest author Kathryn Remlinger grew up in Columbus, Ohio.
She is Associate Professor of Linguistics and English at Grand Valley State
University in Allendale, Michigan.
Kate received her Ph.D. from the Rhetoric and Technical Communications
program at Michigan Technological University in 1995. She also holds a Bachelor
of Arts degree in French and sociology and a Master of Arts in English from
Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky.
Her research includes language variation and change, language and power,
language and gender, as well as language in the classroom. She teaches a variety
of linguistics courses: sociolinguistics, the history of English language,
language and gender and introduction to language study.
Her office address is the following:
Kathryn Remlinger, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English: Linguistics
Department of English
Grand Valley State University
1 Campus Drive
Allendale, MI 49401 USA
Finnish "Brogue" of the Copper Country
HOUGHTON -- If you wonder about the origins of that bumper sticker, "Say
yah to da UP, eh," or why Copper Country natives "make wood" and
eat "pannukakku," guest author Kathryn Remlinger, Ph.D., offers some
answers from her research on the influence of the Finnish language on the Copper
Country dialect. Remlinger will also present a Humanities Colloquium,
"Accent with an Attitude," from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb.
27, in Walker 109 on the Michigan Tech campus. more
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