AAE

On September 13, 2019, Dr. Hamilton will present a workshop to Dallas Independent School District’s SLPs entitled: Understanding the Nature of Difference versus Disorder in African American English-speaking Students This workshop will explore the construct of AAE and its connection to identity and communication. The workshop will also provide concrete strategies and recommendations that SLPs…

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…

“Choosing Civility” with Cecil County Public Library

On February 18th, Dr. Hamilton presented a workshop entitled “Cultural Competencies and Language” to ~100 Cecil County Public Library (CCPL) staff on Staff Day. The workshop encompassed the theme “Choose Civility” to align with CCPL’s Choose Civility Initiative. This initiative is based on the book Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni. Dr. Hamilton aligned her…

Dr. Hamilton to present on “Choosing Civility” for CCPL

Dr. Hamilton will present her workshop entitled “Cultural Competencies and Language” to Cecil County Public Library (CCPL) staff on Staff Day. This time her workshop will encompass the theme “Choose Civility” to align with CCPL’s Choose Civility Initiative. This initiative is based on the book Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct by P.M. Forni. Dr. Hamilton will…

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