An LCNL collaborator, Professor Julie Washington, is featured in The Atlantic in the article Julie Washington’s Quest to Get Schools to Respect African-American English. The article discusses the importance of research on dialect and literacy. The author attended Washington’s recent plenary talk at NWAV46 at UW-Madison, where Professor Seidenberg introduced Washington.
Brown, M., Sibley, D., Washington, J., Rogers, T.T., Edwards, J.R., MacDonald, M.C., & Seidenberg. M.S. (2015). Impact of dialect use on a basic component of learning to read. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 196.
Washington, J., Terry, N., & Seidenberg, M. (2013). Language Variation and Literacy Learning: The Case of African American English. In CA Stone., ER Silliman., BJ Ehren., & KA Apel. (Eds.), Handbook of language and literacy: Development and disorders, 2nd Edition (pp. 204-221). Guilford Press.