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Authors Walt Wolfram and Jeffrey Reaser Discuss History of North Carolina Dialects!
August 16, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Talkin’ Tar Heel: How Our Voices Tell the Story of North Carolina
Drawing on over two decades of research and 3,000 recorded interviews from every corner of the state, this lively book introduces readers to the unique regional, social, and ethnic dialects of North Carolina, as well as its major languages, including American Indian languages and Spanish. Considering how we speak as a reflection of our past and present, Wolfram and Reaser show how languages and dialects are a fascinating way to understand our state