Garley, Matthew
 

Garley, Matthew

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor
English

Phone: 718-262-3870
Office Location: AC-2B12
MGarley@york.cuny.edu

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
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 
Matt Garley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at York College and the Linguistics Program at the Graduate Center, and holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics with a specialization in Sociolinguistics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In his research, he uses both qualitative and quantitative (corpus) methods to investigate the properties of varieties of English (particularly those in contact with other languages), the linguistics of hip hop culture, the linguistics of computer-mediated communication, and writing systems.

Areas of Expertise

Sociolinguistics
Corpus Linguistics
Language Contact
Historical Linguistics
Youth Culture
Linguistics of Hip Hop
Computer-Mediated Communication

Articles in Field Of Expertise

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. Cecilia 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.

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.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" (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.

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Grants-In-Aid

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

Advanced Placement Linguistics Initiative, Linguistics Society of America: 2018-present.

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.