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Dominika M BaranDominika M Baran  
Associate Professor of English and Linguistics

Office Location: English Department, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 684-2741
Email Address: dominika.baran@duke.edu

Teaching (Fall, 2021):

  • English 395.01, Language and society Synopsis
    Allen 103, MW 12:00 PM-01:15 PM

Office Hours:

Fall 2021 Office Hours:

Mondays 1:30-2:30 in Allen 320, and Tuesday 12-1 pm on Zoom


Education:

Ph.D., Harvard University

M.A., Harvard University

BA, Harvard University
Specialties:

Linguistics
My work to date has focused on the relationship between language ideologies and the construction of social identities through linguistic practice. My PhD dissertation examined the intersection of language, ethnicity, gender and social class in the context of an educational institution in Taiwan. Most recently, I have become interested in the role of language in the shaping of immigrant identities in the United States and other English-dominant countries.

Curriculum Vitae
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Baran, D. "Translocal spaces and identities: Negotiating belonging among former refugees in a Facebook group message." Language, Identity and Community (Lodz Studies in Language Series) Ed. Ciepiela, K. Peter Lang, (2019)
  2. Avineri, N. "Immigrants Facing Linguistic Barriers in the U.S. Justice System: Case Studies from North Carolina." Ed. Graham, L; Johnson, E; Riner, R; Rosa, J. Routledge,
  3. Baran, D; Holmquist, Q. "Immigrants facing linguistic barriers in the U.S. justice system: Case studies from North Carolina." Language and Social Justice in Practice.  2018. 226-234. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Baran, DM. "Narratives of migration on Facebook: Belonging and identity among former fellow refugees." Language in Society 47.2Cambridge University Press (CUP), (April, 2018): 245-268. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Baran, D. Language in immigrant America. January, 2017. 1-357 pp. [doi]  [abs]

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