LiLaC Lab presents workshop to LCLC tutors and board members

What can a speech-language pathologist do for adult literacy? More than you think… Sponsored by a Community and Civic Engagement Grant from the College of Liberal Arts, Dr. Hamilton and the undergraduate research team of the LiLaC Lab (Literacy, Language, and Culture Lab) presented a workshop on March 21st to tutors and board members of the…

Dr. Hamilton to co-present @ AERA ~ Teachers and SLPs working together to advocate for AAE-speakers ~

Dr. Hamilton and colleagues, Drs. Simone Gibson and Ebony Terrell Shockley, will present on Reconceptualizing the Roles of Speech and Language Pathologists Regarding African American English in K-12 Schools.  This roundtable discussion will address ways that SLPs can inform teachers about the linguistic features of African American English and become advocates for African American English-speaking students. Come…

Publication on African American English

Check out Dr. Hamilton’s most recent paper, with co-authors Eusabia Mont and Cameron McLain.  If you think that African American English-speakers use improper grammar or  leave off ‘ed’ when using the past tense, think again! Deletion, Omission, Reduction: Redefining the Language We Use to Talk About African American English