Office Location: AC-2B12
|PhD||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||Linguistics||2012|
|MA||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||Linguistics||2008|
|BA||New Mexico State University||Government, German||2005|
Areas of Expertise
Linguistics of Hip Hop
Books in Field Of Expertise
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Garley, Matt. "Choutouts: Language Contact and US-Latin Hip Hop on YouTube." Lengua y Migracion. 11(2) 2019: 77-106.
Garley, Matt. "'Do they know the normal language?': Language attitudes and ideologies in the German hip hop scene." Critical Multilingualism Studies. 7(3) 2019: 93-128.
Garley, Matt. "Seen and not heard: The relationship of orthography, morphology, and phonology in loanword adaptation in the German hip hop community." Discourse, Context, and Media. 3 2014: 27-36.
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Garley, Matt. "Peaze Up! Adaptation, innovation, and variation in German hip-hop discourse." Multilingual Youth Practices in Computer-Mediated Communication. Eds. Cecelia Cutler and Unn Royneland. 2018: 87-108.
Garley, Matt. "Spanglish Rap." St. James Encyclopedia of Hip Hop Culture. Gale Virtual Reference Library 2018: 6 pp..
Garley, Matt and Benjamin Slade. "Virtual meatspace: Word formation and deformation in Cyberpunk discussions." English in Computer-Mediated Communication: Variation, Representation, and Change. Ed. Lauren Squires. 2016: 123-148.
Garley, Matt. "Realkeepen: Anglicisms in the German hip-hop community." The Languaes of Global Hip Hop. Ed. Marina Terkourafi 2010: 277-299.
Garley, Matt, Benjamin Slade, and Marina Terkourafi. "A text in speech's clothing: Discovering specific functions of formulaic expressions in Beowulf and blogs." Perspectives on Formulaic Language. Ed. David Wood 2010: 213-233.
Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise
Garley, Matt & Julia Hockenmaier. "Beefmoves: Dissemination, diversity, and dynamics of English borrowings in a German hip hop forum." Proceedings of the 50th Association for Computational Linguistics. 2012: 135-139.
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Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Hybrid languages and styles in Chicanx hip hop on YouTube: A corpus sociolinguistics approach " 22 February 2022: York College Honors Program Seminar.
" Alternative and novel orthography in US-Latinx hip hop commentary: A corpus-driven approach " 20 March 2021: American Association for Applied Linguistics 2021 Virtual Conference.
" (with Nora Morikawa) whts lngth got 2do w/it: Character limit on Twitter and abbreviation strategies " 5 January 2019: Linguistics Society of America 93rd Annual Meeting.
" Crossing and its discontents: A corpus-based analysis of metalinguistic discourse surrounding Spanish used by non-Latinx rappers " 27 October 2018: New Ways of Analyzing Variation 47, New York City, NY.
" PeaZe Up! Adaptation, innovation, and variation in German hip hop culture " 5 October 2018: CUNY Graduate Center: Book Launch for "Multilingual Youth Practices in Computer Mediated Communication".
" The descriptivist's dilemma: Writing about English grammar in the superdiverse college classroom " 5 June 2018: International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference (IWAC 2018), Auburn, AL.
" Language and Latinidad in US-Spanglish hip hop: An account from YouTube comments " 6 October 2017: Linguistic Association of The Southwest (LASSO XLVI), Las Cruces, NM.
" Crossing and contested ideologies: Fan responses to spanish used by non-latinx rappers " 12 April 2017: Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association, San Diego, CA.
" Choutouts: Language contact and Latin@ identity in Latin hip hop culture. " 26 February 2016: CUNY Graduate College Sociolinguistics Lunch Lecture.
" Chekealo: Language choice and language attitudes in the US-Latino hip hop community " 20 June 2015: International Society for Language Studies, Albuquerque, NM.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
Certificate of Excellence for Leadership, Department of English Writing Program Administration: 2017-2018.
CUNY Academic Commons OER Faculty Fellowship: Spring 2018.
CUNY Faculty Fellowship Publication Program (3 hrs. course release): Spring 2016.
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) Postdoctoral Junior Research Fellowship, Freiburg, Germany: 1 Jan 2013 - 31 Jun 2013.
PSC-CUNY, "The US-Latino hip hop corpus: A corpus of bilingual English-Spanish hip hop lyrics and discussion for linguistic analysis. 1 July 2015: 3,499.45.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Article reviewer, Arts: Fall 2022-Spring 2023.
Article reviewer, Discourse, Context, and Media: Fall 2019.
Abstract reviewer, Linguistics Society of America annual conference: Summer 2019.
Advanced Placement Linguistics Initiative, Linguistics Society of America: 2018-2019.
Appearance on 'The Vocal Fries: The podcast about linguistic discrimination.' Episode "The Latino Threat Narrative": Fall 2018.
Article reviewer, Popular Music: Spring 2018.
Article reviewer, Text & Talk: Spring 2018.
Article reviewer, Journal of Nordic Linguistics: Spring 2017.
Faculty Online/Hybrid Course Development Program (participant): Summer 2015.
Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Seminar (participant): Spring 2015.
Article reviewer, Journal of Pragmatics: Summer 2014.