The Center’s mission is to foster and integrate scientific research on language in African American communities and application of that research in educational, social, and cultural realms. The Center has a commitment to serving as a resource for communities by furnishing information and providing training to students and educators who address language- and dialect-related issues.


Spring 2016
June 2016
July 2016
Research Experiences for Undergraduates
REU Information
Fall 2015
October 8, 2015
Tricia Irwin, Postdoctoral Researcher,
Department of Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania