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Testing claims of a usage-based phonology with Liverpool English t-to-r
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages Cultures and LinguisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2011)
The variable phenomenon in which /t/ can be realized as a tap or rhotic approximant in varieties of Northern British English (commonly referred to as t-to-r, Wells 1982: 370) has received some attention in English ...
Hyperreality, Intertextuality, and the Study of Latin Poetry
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. Classics, 2015)
Visual communication in large-circulation U.S. newspapers before and after September 11, 2001
(University of Canterbury. School of Language, Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communications, 2005)
Through an examination of 580 front-pages from ten large-circulation U.S. newspapers during the six months before and after September 11th, this research found an increase in the size and use of photographs, and a decrease ...
Teaching about how language works to diverse populations
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2013)
In this article, we describe a program that we developed at The Ohio State University's Department of Linguistics that is geared towards foreign language learners. The goal is to teach students about language rather than ...
Minding the gaps
(University of Canterbury. School of Social and Political SciencesUniversity of Canterbury. Media and Communication and Journalism, 2010)
This paper is a reflection – from the position of a journalism researcher – on one of the distinctive features of research on Aotearoa New Zealand media and communication and some of the reasons for that. Studying and ...
A Means to an End: Challenging the Notion of 'Torture Porn' in the French Film 'Martyrs'
(University of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative ArtsUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2011)
For the last decade, the horror genre has been populated with films more realistically violent and graphic in their gore than almost anything else fictional and legal. Films featuring brutal murders, dismemberments, ...
Cognitive sociolinguistics: A viable approach to variation in linguistic theory
(University of Canterbury. School of Languages and CulturesUniversity of Canterbury. Linguistics, 2007)
The aim of this paper is to reconsider aspects of the relationship between sociolinguistic variation and linguistic theory. According to Casillas-Martínez, there have been two main approaches to sociolinguistic variation ...
He Who Would Be a Poet: James K. Baxter’s Early Poetry Manuscript Books
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2000)
Article on James K. Baxter's first fourteen poetry notebooks, containing 1025 poems. Discusses Baxter's mode of presentation and system of classification.
The Maori cultural institution of hui : when meeting means more than a meeting.
(University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 2009)
Within all societies individuals gather together for various reasons and in a variety of ways for events that can be collectively termed “meetings”. The Māori cultural institution termed hui is often translated into ...
A note on James K. Baxter’s late poem ‘A Pair of Sandals’
(University of Canterbury. School of HumanitiesUniversity of Canterbury. English, 2001)
A discussion of James K. Baxter's 'wallpaper poems', possibly the last poems he wrote before he died. These poems were discovered and published by me in 'New Selected Poems James K. Baxter'. In this note I explain their ...