CoBiVa-Based Research

Publications

Christoffersen, K. & Regalado, K. (2021). “Toda lengua es válida aquí en esta clase”: Translanguaging pedagogy and critical language awareness in sociolinguistics courses on the U.S.-Mexico border. Journal of Bilingual Education Research and Instruction, 23(1). 23-71.

Christoffersen, K. (2019). Linguistic terrorism in the borderlands: Language ideologies in the narratives of young adults in the Rio Grande Valley. International Multilingual Research Journal, 13(3). 137-151.

 

Other Scholarly Work

Bessett, R., Carvalho, A., & Christoffersen, K. (2021). CESA and CoBiVa Training Handbook and Resources. https://bit.ly/CESA_CoBiVa_Handbook.

Christoffersen, K., Bessett, R., & Carvalho, A. (2021). Technologically-aided transcription methods for bilingual sociolinguistic corpora: Findings, resources, and considerations. White Paper submitted for National Endowment of Humanities: Humanities Collections and Referral Resources.

DeAnda, C., & Christoffersen, K. (2022). Language Ideologies. https://www.softchalkcloud.com/lesson/serve/hHa6GBrJcNl2E3/html [Online teaching module integrating audio clips and transcript from CoBiVa]

 

Presentations

Christoffersen, K., & DeAnda, C. (2022). Citizen Sociolinguistics at the U.S.-Mexico Border: A Community-Based, Community-Driven Sociolinguistic Corpus with Resources for the Public. American Association of Applied Linguistics. Pittsburgh, PA. Mar. 20.

DeAnda, C., Magaña, E., Regalado, K., Vega Mudy, M. (2022). Panel entitled “Bridging the classroom and the community through a sociolinguistic lens: The student experience with the collection and analysis of Spanish in the US/Mexico Borderlands.” 31st Annual Graduate and Professional Symposium on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Literature, Language, & Culture. Hybrid (Tucson, AZ and Virtual). Feb. 19.

Christoffersen, K., Regalado, K., & DeAnda, C. (2021). Learning sociolinguistics en dos idiomas: Translanguaging pedagogy and critical language awareness in university level courses. Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO). Virtual meeting. Sept. 24.

Christoffersen, K., Bessett, B., Carvalho, A., Vega Mudy, M., & Calafate de Barros, I. (2021). Speed, accuracy, and ease of use of technologically-aided transcription methods for bilingual sociolinguistic corpora. Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO). Virtual meeting. Sept. 25.

Christoffersen, K., Bessett, R., & Carvalho, A. (2021). Testing technologically-aided transcription methods for the development of bilingual sociolinguistic corpora. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual National Conference. Virtual meeting. Mar. 20-23.

Hernández, M., Jiménez, J., & Christoffersen, K. (2021). Virtual community engagement & applied linguistics: The impact of creating digital resources for the public. American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual National Conference. Virtual meeting. Mar. 22.

Hernández, M., Jímenez, J., & Christoffersen, K. (2020). Creating digital resources about language in the RGV and studying their impact. Virtual Conference of Linguistics Virtual Engaged Scholar Showcase. UTRGV. Online. Oct. 23.

Christoffersen, K., Bessett, R., & Carvalho, C. (2020). Building sociolinguistic corpora: CESA & CoBiVa. Virtual Conference of Linguistics Association of the Southwest (LASSO). Sept. 26.

Villanueva, A., Magaña, E., Chrsitoffersen, K., & Bessett, R. (2020). The language of our community: How the creation of community-based corpora affects students. Virtual Conference of Linguistics Association of the Southwest (LASSO). Sept. 25.

Hernández, M., Jímenez, J., & Christoffersen, K. (2020). Digital resources for the public: Virtual community engagement and its impact. Virtual Conference of Linguistics Association of the Southwest (LASSO). Sept. 25.

Christoffersen, K., Bessett, R., Villanueva, A. & Vega-Mudy, M. (2020). “What do the students say?: A survey of students’ experiences building a community corpus.” National Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language. Feb. 28.

Christoffersen, K. (2019). “Hablo pocha, ¿no?”: Linguistic terrorism and language ideology at the US/Mexico borderlands. Symposium on Ideologies, Attitudes, and Power at Language Contact Settings. Stockholm, Sweden. May 16-17.

Christoffersen, K. (2018). “Linguistic terrorism in the borderlands: The role of the language educator.” Linguistics Association of the Southwest. Aspen Grove, UT. October 12.

Christoffersen, K. (2018). Keynote Address: “Linguistic terrorism in the borderlands: The role of the language educator.” International Day of the Mother Tongue Conference. Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Ciudad Juárez, México. Feb. 22. 



Posters

DeAnda, C., & Christoffersen, K. (2022). Celebrating language variation in RGV classrooms. ES2: Engaged Scholar Symposium. McAllen, TX. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. April 21.

Christoffersen, K. (2022). “Lo asesinan” o “Nos entendemos”: Language ideologies of poch@/moch@ on the U.S.-Mexico border. Society for Linguistic Anthropology Conference. Boulder, Co. Apr. 8.

Villanueva, A., & Vega Mudy, M. (2021). How does sociolinguistic research impact students? American Association of Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Annual National Conference. Virtual meeting. Mar. 20-23.

Villanueva, A., Christoffersen, K., & Bessett, R. (2020). How does community-engaged scholarship impact students? Engaged Scholar Institute. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Nov. 22.