Joe Kessler
Ph.D student, University at Buffalo Linguistics
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My research and education at the University at Buffalo are made possible through a UB Presidential Fellowship and my own teaching duties. Since 2010, I have taught or assisted in the following courses:

Primary Instructor:
  • LIN 200 Language in a Pluralistic America (Summer 2013) [Syllabus]
    Diversity in American languages and dialects, and its correlation with factors of region, ethnicity, class, and gender.

  • LIN 207 Language, Society, and the Individual (Fall 2012, Spring 2014, Fall 2014) [Syllabus]
    Social and cultural aspects of language use, including variation among speech communities, language acquisition, communicative norms, and linguistic identities.

  • LIN 302 Structure of English: Grammar and Lexicon (Spring 2012) [Syllabus]
    Syntax and morphology of English, including lexical and grammatical categories, basic clause structure, and complex sentences.

  • LIN 493/595 Sociolinguistics (Spring 2015) [Syllabus]
    Topics in sociolinguistics, the study of linguistic variation across circumstances, individuals, and groups.
Recitation Instructor:
  • LIN 200 Language in a Pluralistic America (Spring 2011, Fall 2011)
    Diversity in American languages and dialects, and its correlation with factors of region, ethnicity, class, and gender.
Teaching Assistant:
  • LIN 106 Languages of the World (Spring 2013)
    Overview of the world's languages: what languages there are, what they are like, how they are similar, and how they are different.

  • LIN 205 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis (Fall 2010)
    The structure of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, semantics, and syntax, as approached through basic linguistic analysis and theory.
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