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Name: Susan  Meredith  Burt
Institution: Illinois State University
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State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications: “How to Get Rid of Unwanted Suitors: Advice from Hmong-American Women of Two Generations.” Journal of Politeness Research, vol 1, no. 2, to appear July 2005.

“Sociolinguistics as a lens for viewing English Studies or Wearing my ever-lovin’, ever-changin’ heart on my sleeve.” To appear in Ostergaard, L., J. Ludwig and J. Nugent (eds.) Transformation and Preservation in English Studies: New Voices in an Emerging Genre. Hampton Press.

“Growing Up Shifting: Immigrant Children, Their Families and the Schools” (with Hua Yang) in Kristin Denham and Anne Lobeck (eds). Language in the School Curriculum, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. To appear.

“Solicitudes in American English.” International Journal of Applied Linguistics 13:1, pp. 78-95, 2003.

“Maxim Confluence. ” Journal of Pragmatics 34:8, pp. 993-1001, August 2002.

“Monolingual Children in a Bilingual situation: Protest, Accommodation and Linguistic Creativity.” Multilingua 17:4, pp. 361-378, 1998.

“Where Does Sociopragmatic Ambiguity Come From?” Pragmatics and Language Learning 6, pp. 47-58, 1995.

“Code Choice in Intercultural Conversation: Speech Accommodation Theory and Pragmatics.” Pragmatics 4:4, pp. 535-559, December 1994.

“Codeswitching, Convergence, and Compliance: the Development of Micro-Community Speech Norms.” Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, special issue on codeswitching, volume 13, pp. 169-185, 1992.

“Teaching conscientious resistance to cooperation with text: the role of pragmatics in critical thinking.” in Dieter Stein (ed.): Cooperating with Written Texts: The Pragmatics and Comprehension of Written Texts, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 397-415, 1992.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Hmong Language in Wisconsin
Courses Taught: Traditonal and Non-Traditional Grammars, Cross-Cultural Aspects of TESOL, Sociolinguistics, Graduate-level Topics courses.
Reviewer of: Pragmatics/European Lang: Hickey & Stewart (2005) (LL Issue 16.2998)
Pragmatics: Lakoff & Ide (2005) (LL Issue 17.1235)
Language Acquisition/Pragmatics: Barron (2003) (LL Issue 14.1999)
Academic Paper Abstract: Pragmatic development in a second language
CONTEXT, INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND PRAGMATIC COMPETENCE. Bristol, UK: Multilingual Matters, 2012. Pp. viii + 308.

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