The Vocal Fries

The Vocal Fries

The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Learn about how we judge other people's speech as a sneaky way to be racist, sexist, classist, etc. Carrie and Megan teach you how to stop being an accidental jerk. To join our email list and get updates on new episodes and announcements, click <a href="https://fireside.us17.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=5b4c323243f933541d24993e0&id=64f3431e48">here</a> ... Show More

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August 11, 2019 65 min

Megan and Carrie talk to Duane Daniels, actor, acting coach, director and producer, aka Principal Van Clemmons on Veronica Mars, about acting, singing and his new book You are Not Really Hamlet: And Everybody Knows It (https://youre-not-really-hamlet.square.site/s/shop?fbclid=IwAR3y9IFuIuqftmfCdtX38zmkP_tCx4x2BrLnSQIke6fGxxZ8QWs9B67Old0). We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can s... Read more

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July 28, 2019 48 min

Megan and Carrie talk to Dr Megan Strom, Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, about the importance of interpretation services in the United States. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker a... Read more

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July 14, 2019 58 min

Megan and Carrie talk to Dr Lal Zimman, Assistant Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, about trans voices and vocal fry. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! B... Read more

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June 30, 2019 81 min

Carrie and Megan talk to Dr Jeffrey Punske, Assistant Professor at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Dr Andrew McKenzie, Associate Professor at the University of Kansas, about their project on language change in space with the European Space Agency. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month... Read more

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June 16, 2019 60 min

Megan and Carrie talk with Amanda Montell about her new book wordslut: a feminist guide to taking back the english language. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contri... Read more

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June 2, 2019 55 min

Carrie and Megan talk with Mary-Caitlyn Valentinsson, PhD student at the University of Arizona, about the language around reproductive rights, reproductive justice and abortion. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries stick... Read more

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May 19, 2019 68 min

Carrie and Megan talk with Keisha Wiel, PhD student at Temple University, about Papiamentu, a creole spoken in the Caribbean. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contr... Read more

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Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Jamie Thomas, Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Swarthmore, about zombies, Swahili, and her book "Zombies Speak Swahili". We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on... Read more

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April 21, 2019 56 min

Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Hilaria Cruz, Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville in the Department of Comparative Humanities, about Chatino languages and Chatino conceptions of death. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well ... Read more

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Carrie and Megan talk with Jane Solomon about her upcoming book The Dictionary of Difficult Words. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a mon... Read more

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March 31, 2019 15 min

In this special episode of the Vocal Fries, we present an episode of Turn Of Phrases, (http://turnofphrases.com/) a podcast about turning phrases inside out.

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Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Tony McMahon from RMIT about all things bogan and Australia. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a month and ... Read more

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March 10, 2019 52 min

Carrie and Megan talk with Nicole Horseherder, Diné from Arizona, about Diné Bizaad (aka Navajo). We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a mont... Read more

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February 24, 2019 49 min

Megan and Carrie talk with Kelly Wright, PhD student at the University of Michigan, about housing discrimination via dialect discrimination. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! Bu... Read more

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February 10, 2019 66 min

Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Nicole Holliday, Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College about Black English, biracial language, vocal fry, intonation, and the field of Obama linguistics. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly b... Read more

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January 27, 2019 35 min

Carrie interviews Megan about child language acquisition and why correcting kids' "mistakes" is not worth your time. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as... Read more

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Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Jonathan Rosa, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics at Stanford University, about his forthcoming book "Looking Like a Language, Sounding Like a Race". We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as... Read more

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December 30, 2018 57 min

Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Abby Bajuniemi about heritage languages and heritage language speakers. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute as little as $1 a... Read more

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December 9, 2018 63 min

Carrie and Megan talk with Dr. Matthew Garley, Assistant Professor at CUNY, York College, about the use of Spanish and Spanglish in rap. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But yo... Read more

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Megan and Carrie talk with Dr. Betsy Sneller, Postdoc at Georgetown University about all things Philadelphia English. We're an indie podcast with limited resources, so we could really use your support. You can set up a monthly recurring donation at patreon.com/vocalfriespod. The $5 a month level gives you access to our monthly bonus episode, as well as a Vocal Fries sticker and a shout out on the podcast! But you can contribute a... Read more

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