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Research

Publications

(Under Review) Poladian, Arpi and Troy E. Spier. The Great Crime: An Aintab Diary.

(Under Review) Spier, Troy E. "Reading into Riding Culture: Messages and Sayings on Daladala Vehicles in Usa River, Tanzania. "

(Under Review) Spier, Troy E. "Extremist Propaganda and Qur'anic Scripture: A 'Radical' Corpus-Based Study of the Dabiq."

Spier, Troy E. 2017. "Characterizing AAVE: A Corpus-Based Study of Charles Chesnutt's Short Stories." Fleur de Ling: Tulane University Working Papers in Linguistics.

Spier, Troy E. 2016. "A Survey of the IcAushi Language and Nominal Class System." Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States.

Selected Presentations

(2017) Extremist Propaganda and Qur'anic Scripture: A 'Radical' Corpus-Based Study of the Dabiq. Western Conference on Linguistics (WECOL), Boise State University, Boise, ID. (October 21, 2017)

(2017) Speculative Linguistics: A Preliminary Phonological Account of IcAushi Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. (August 1, 2017)

(2017) Propaganda, Terrorism, and Linguistics: Identifying the 'Kafir' in the Dabiq of Da'esh. Southeastern Conference on Linguistics (SECOL), College of Charleston, Charleston, SC. (March 10, 2017)

(2016) Competency-Based ESL Instruction in the Corporate Classroom. English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU), Clarion University, Clarion, PA. (co-presented with Diane M. Conrad) (November 5, 2016)

(2016) The Value of Linguistics in the Teaching of Literature: AAVE in Chesnutt's Short Stories. English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities (EAPSU), Clarion University, Clarion, PA. (November 4, 2016)

(2015) A Survey of the IcAushi Language and Nominal Class System. Forum XLII. Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States (LACUS), Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY. (August 6, 2015)

(2013) Addressing Lynching Historically through African American Literature. Forum IX. Annual Social Research Social Justice Conference, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA. (April 5, 2013)

(2012) Final Vowel Elision in Ekegusii: An Experimental Study. Forum V. Annual Language and Linguistics Student Conference, University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK. (November 3, 2012)

Invited Presentations

(2017) Ethnography, History, and Linguistics Collide: Tentative Morphophonology in IcAushi. Arusha Linguistics Circle, Usa River, Tanzania. (July 18, 2017)

(2017) Corpus Linguistics and Religious Fundamentalism: Building and Considering the Value of a Da'esh Corpus. Strategic Multilateral Assessment Office, United States Department of Defense. (February 7, 2017)

(2016) Yalla, Yalla! Reflecting on the Global Refugee Crisis. TEDxTU, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. (March 10, 2016)

(2016) Exploring the Global Refugee Crisis: Polygenesis, Management, and Resettlement. Berglund Seminar Series, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. (February 19, 2016)

(2016) The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Facts vs. Fiction. Indiana Center for Middle East Peace, University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, IN. (February 11, 2016)