Talk:John R. Rickford

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Interested in extending article's content[edit]

I'm interested in extending some of the article's content - detail about John R Rickford as well as his work.

Some points I would like to include are:

  • Additional facts about Rickford's education/career
  • Short overview about the development of his career over time
  • Paragraph about how his work impacted the recognition of African American English as an official dialect
  • Overviews of other of Rickford's influential and significant works in and outside of the field
  • Organizations, motivations, aspirations

Possible relevant sources I accumulated for that matter are the following. I appreciate further recommendations.

  • http://www.johnrickford.com/[4]
  • Rickford, John R. "an Early Study of the Speech of Young Black Children in California: Why it Matters." American Speech, vol. 89, no. 2, 2014, pp. 121-142.
  • Nandakumar, Maya. "Prioritize on-Campus Discussions Instead of Lectures." University Wire, 2015.
  • Sparks, S. D. (2014). Language program focuses on dialects. Education Week, 34(3), 1-1, 14, 15.
  • Shankar, Shalini. "Linguistic Anthropology in 2016: Now what?" American Anthropologist, vol. 119, no. 2, 2017, pp. 319-332.
  • Rickford, John R. “Language.” Language, vol. 59, no. 3, 1983, pp. 670–676.
  • Finegan, Edward, and John R. Rickford. Language in the USA : Themes for the Twenty-First Century. Cambridge University Press, West Nyack, 2004.

Kkanders55 (talk) 18:45, 24 September 2017 (UTC)