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Name: Erez  Levon
Institution: Queen Mary, University of London
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://homepages.nyu.edu/~eml246
State and/or Country: US
United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Specialty: language, gender and sexuality; sociophonetic variation
Subject Language(s): English
Hebrew
Selected Publications: “Sexuality in context: Variation and the sociolinguistic perception of identity,” Language in Society 36: 533-554, 2007.

“Hearing ‘gay’: Prosody, interpretation and the affective judgments of men’s speech,” American Speech 81: 56-78, 2006.

“Mosaic identity and style: Phonological variation among Reform American Jews,” Journal of Sociolinguistics 10: 185-205, 2006.

“Review of Hulk, A. & J-Y Pollock (2001) Subject inversion and the theory of Universal Grammar,” GLOT International 7:3, 1-4, 2003.

“On triggered inversion in Hebrew,” Selected Proceedings of ConSOLE X. van Koppen, M., E.J. van der Torre, & M. Zimmerman (eds.) Leiden: SOLE, 127-142, 2001.
Announced on LINGUIST :  Language, Sexuality, and Power
Courses Taught: Language & Gender;
Linguistic Field Methods;
Bilingualism;
History of English;
Introduction to Linguistics;
Etymologies;
Languages of America's Ethnic Minorities
Dissertation Abstract: National Discord: Language, sexuality and the politics of belonging in Israel
Dissertation Director * of: Safety Talk and Service Culture: Flight attendant discourse in commercial aviation
(Barbara Clark, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Hearing 'gay': Prosody, interpretation and the affective judgments of men’s speech
Sexuality in context: Variation and the sociolinguistic perception of identity
Mosaic identity and style: Phonological variation among Reform American Jews
Sexuality in Context: Variation and the sociolinguistic perception of identity
The Voice of Others: Identity, Alterity and Gender Normativity among Gay Men in Israel
Gender, prescriptivism, and language change: Morphological variation in Hebrew animate reference
Categories, stereotypes, and the linguistic perception of sexuality



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