Selected publications and conference presentations

(Socio) phonetics

Mather, P.-A. & V. Chanethom. 2017. Acquisition de contrastes phonétiques par des apprenants hispanophones: production et perception. 6e Colloque international sur la didactique des langues secondes, McGill University (Montréal), 28 avril 2017.

Mather, P.-A. 2015. The (non-) acquisition of New York City vowels by two generations of Caribbean immigrants. Language Sciences 48: 48-61.

Mather, P.-A. 2014. Acquisition de la phonologie de l’anglais new-yorkais par des immigrants hispano-caribéens. Variation in Language Acquisition 2, Université de Grenoble, France, 3-5 December 2014. Abstract (pdf)

Mather, P.-A. 2012. The Social Stratification of /r/ in New York City: Labov’s Department Store Study Revisited. Journal of English Linguistics  40:4, 338 – 356Reprinted in Van Gelderen, Ed. (2013), History of the English Language, chapter 53. London: Routledge.

Mather, P.-A. 2011. A methodological replica of Labov`s department story study. “r-atics-3” – The third international workshop on the phonetics, phonology, sociolinguistics and typology of rhotics, University of Bozen, Italy, December 2011.

Mather, P.-A. 2010. Phonetic and phonological variation in the English of Puerto Rican immigrants. New Ways of Analyzing Variation 39, San Antonio, Texas, November 2010. Abstract: http://colfa.utsa.edu/nwav39/talks/Mather.pdf

Mather, P.-A. 2010. Labov’s Department Store study revisited. Sociolinguistics Symposium 18, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, September 2010.

Mather, P.-A. 2010. The Acquisition of New York English phonetic features by Caribbean immigrants. Annual forum of the Research Institute for the Study of Language in Urban Society, CUNY Graduate Center, New York City, March 2010.

Creole Studies

Mather, P.-A. & Y. Rivera. 2016. Codeswitching and Borrowing in Aruban Papiamentu: the Blurring of Categories. In: M. Gonzalez and S. Sessarego (eds.), New Perspectives on Hispanic Contact Linguistics in the Americas. Madrid: Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 155-176. ISBN: 9788484898771

Mather, P.-A. 2015. Instrumental and awareness-raising educational programs in Haiti and in the French islands and territories of the Eastern Caribbean. In: Faraclas, N., R. Severing, C. Weijer and E. Echteld (eds), Envisioning the Greater Caribbean. Willemstad: University of Curaçao and Fundashon pa Planifikashon di Idioma.

Mather, P.-A. 2015. L’enseignement du français en Haïti: L1, L2 ou langue étrangère? Crisolenguas 3:1 – numéro spécial « Didactique du FLE à réinventer » (F. Ghillebaert, Ed.), pp. 109-117. ISSN 1941-1006.

Mather, P.-A. 2015. Review of « Creoles, their substrates and language typology » (C. Lefebvre, Ed., 2011).  Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 30:2.

Mather, P.-A. 2013. Creoles and Educational Policy. Journal of Pidgin and Creole languages 28:1, 1-11.

Mather, P.-A. 2010. Review of « Contact Languages » (J. Holm & S. Michaelis, Eds., 2009). Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 25:2, 390-397.

Mather, P.-A. 2009. Crosslinguistic Influence in L2 Acquisition and in Creole Genesis. Saarbrücken, Germany: AV Akademikerverlag. ISBN 978-3-639-20904-4

Mather, P.-A. 2007. Creole Studies. Handbook of French Applied Linguistics, D. Ayoun (Ed.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 401-424.

Mather, P.-A. 2006. Second language acquisition and creolization: Same I- processes, different E-resultsJournal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 21:2, 231-273.

Mather, P.-A. 2005. Noun phrases in L2 French and Haitian: Clues on the origin of plantation creolesJournal of Universal Language 6:2, 53-84.

Mather, P.-A. 2001. On the origin and linguistic status of ReunionnaisTe Reo 44 (Journal of the New Zealand Linguistics Association), 83-107.

Mather, P.-A. 2001. Review of Claire Lefebvre (1998), « Creole genesis and the acquisition of grammar »Studies in Language 25.1, 125-137.

Mather, P.-A. 2000. Creole Genesis: Evidence from West African L2 FrenchLanguages in Contact, D.G. Gilbers, J. Nerbonne & J. Schaeken (Eds.) Amsterdam – Atlanta, Rodopi, 247-261.

Applied Linguistics / Language Policy & Planning

Mather, P.-A. 2015. Le franglais, épouvantail des ayatollahs de la langue. Revue Argument 17:2, 115-123.

Mather, P.-A. 2014. Language Planning and Social Justice in Québec. Readings in Language Studies, Volume 4. Grandville, MI: International Society for Language Studies, 283-291.

Mather, P.-A., L. de Serres & F. Ghillebaert (Eds). 2014.  Aspect culturels, linguistiques et didactiques dans l’enseignement-apprentissage du français à un public non francophone. Québec: Association internationale des études québécoises. ISBN : 978-2-9812535-2-1

Mather, P.-A. 2011. Política de no confontación: metáfora de la sociedad. Dialogo Digital, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 8 March 2011.

Mather, P.-A. 2010. Actes du Colloque International « Nouveautés dans l’enseignement du français langue étrangère dans la Caraïbe ». UPR Working Papers in Linguistics vol.2 no.2.

Mather, P.-A. 2009. L’art de la conversation à Porto Rico: une approche pragmatique. Revue Signes, Discours et Sociétés  no. 4 (Visions du monde et spécificité des discours). ISSN 1308-8378

Mather, P.-A. 2008. On the use of English in the social sciencesOmeteca XII, 59-66.

Mather, P.-A. 2005. Bilingualism in Canada: Sociolinguistic aspects. Lourdes Suarez (Ed.), Lenguas en contacto. San Juan, Puerto Rico: Publicaciones Gaviota, 49-55.

Mather, P.-A. 2004. L’enseignement de l’anglais langue seconde en contexte colonial et post-colonial. Memorias del IV Taller Internacional sobre Ensenanza de Lenguas Extranjeras, Comunicacion y Cultura: WEFLA 2004.