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English language educator

Alan R. Slotkin, American English language educator. Member S.E.Conf. Linguistics, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Linguistic Society American, American Dialect Society (member committee usage 1983-1991, new words committee 1988-1991, editor Usage Newsletter 1996), Tennessee Conference Linguistics (secretary, treasurer 1982-1993), Linguistic Association Canada and United States, Amici Linguarum.

Background

Slotkin, Alan R. was born on November 7, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Mark and Lee (Tuckman) S. Bachelor of Arts, U. Miami, 1965.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Miami, 1965. Master of Arts, University South Carolina, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University South Carolina, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor Tennessee Technology University, Cookeville, 1970—1976, associate professor, 1976—1981, professor English, since 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Tennessee Linguistics Journal, 1982-1992. Author: The Language of Stephen Crane's "Bowery Tales", 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Amici Linguarum, Linguistic Association Canada and United States, Tennessee Conference Linguistics (secretary, treasurer 1982-1993), American Dialect Society (member committee usage 1983-1991, new words committee 1988-1991, editor Usage Newsletter since 1996), Linguistic Society of America, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Southeast Conference Linguistics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, travel, photography.

Connections

father:
Mark Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Lee (Tuckman) S. Bachelor of Arts