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Dr. Amy Paugh

Associate Professor of Anthropology

Office Location: Sheldon 203
Phone: (540) 568-6171
E-mail: paughal (at) jmu (dot) edu

Education:

M.A., Ph.D. New York University
B.A. Rutgers University

Teaching:

Cultural Anthropology, Language and Culture, Creole Cultures and Languages, Ethnographic Experience in Dominica, Anthropology of Narrative, Peoples and Cultures of Latin America and the Caribbean

Research:

Language and identity; language socialization; multilingualism; creole languages and cultures; work and family; Dominica, Caribbean; Los Angeles, California.

Publications:

CaribbeaVillage. Berghahn Books.
Forthcoming. “Language Learning.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online:
Childhood Studies. Heather Montgomery, ed. New York: Oxford University
Press.
2011. “Local Theories of Child Rearing.” In The Handbook of Language
Socialization. Alessandro Duranti, Elinor Ochs, and Bambi B. Schieffelin,
eds. Pp. 150-168. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
2010. Reprint of “Multilingual Play: Children’s Code-switching, Role Play,
and Agency in Dominica, West Indies.” In Anthropological Linguistics:
Theories and Practices. Critical Concepts in Language Studies Series, Vol.
4. Bambi Schieffelin and Paul Garrett, eds. Routledge.

 

2012. Playing with Languages: Children and Change in a Caribbean Village. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. http://www.berghahnbooks.com/title.php?rowtag=PaughPlaying

Playing with Languages

2012. “Speculating about Work: Dinnertime Narratives among Dual-earner American Families.” Text & Talk 32(5):615–636.

2012. “Language Learning.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Childhood Studies. Heather Montgomery, ed. New York: Oxford University Press. www.oxfordbibliographies.com

2011. “Local Theories of Child Rearing.” In The Handbook of Language Socialization. Alessandro Duranti, Elinor Ochs, and Bambi B. Schieffelin, eds. Pp. 150-168. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

2011. Reprint of “Multilingual Play: Children’s Code-switching, Role Play, and Agency in Dominica, West Indies.” In Anthropological Linguistics: Theories and Practices. Critical Concepts in Language Studies Series. Bambi Schieffelin and Paul Garrett, eds. Pp. 377-401. New York: Routledge.

2009. “Why is this a Battle Every Night?: Negotiating Food and Eating in American Dinnertime Interaction,” with Carolina Izquierdo. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 19(2):185-204. 

2008. “Language Socialization in Working Families.” In Encyclopedia of Language and Education, Volume 8: Language Socialization. Patricia Duff & Nancy Hornberger, eds. Pp. 101-113. New York: Springer.

2007. “Everyday Moments: Finding ‘Quality Time’ in American Working Families,” with Tamar Kremer-Sadlik. Time & Society 16(2/3):287-308.

2005. “Multilingual Play: Children’s Code-switching, Role Play, and Agency in Dominica, West Indies.” Language in Society 34(1):63-86.

2005. “Learning about Work at Dinnertime: Language Socialization in Dual-Earner American Families.” Discourse & Society 16(1):55-78.

2005. “Acting Adult: Language Socialization, Shift, and Ideologies in Dominica, West Indies.” In Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.