Professor and Department Head
Undergraduate Coordinator

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Keith Langston is Professor of Slavic Studies and Linguistics. He received his Ph.D. in Slavic Linguistics from Yale University, where he also taught for three years as a lecturer. Since 1995 he has been a member of the faculty of Germanic & Slavic Studies and Linguistics at the University of Georgia. His research interests include Slavic prosody and the phonology/morphology interface; historical Slavic linguistics and accentology; and sociolinguistics, with a focus on questions of language and identity in the former Yugoslavia. 

Education:

Ph.D., Slavic Linguistics, Yale University
M.A., Slavic Linguistics, Yale University
B.Mus., Piano Performance, University of Alabama

Areas of Interest:

Phonology, Morphology, Sociolinguistics, Historical linguistics, Slavic languages

Selected Publications:

Langston, Keith. 2018. Prescriptive Accentual Norms vs. Usage in Croatian: An Acoustic Study of Standard Pronunciation. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 26(2), 245-305.

Langston, Keith. 2018. The Documentation of Slavic. In Jared Klein, Brian Joseph, Matthias Fritz, and Mark Wenthe (eds.), Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics, Vol 3. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 41/3.) Berlin-New York: De Gruyter Mouton, 1397-1413.

Langston, Keith. 2018. The Morphology of Slavic. In Jared Klein, Brian Joseph, Matthias Fritz, and Mark Wenthe (eds.), Handbook of Comparative and Historical Indo-European Linguistics, Vol 3. (Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 41/3.) Berlin-New York: De Gruyter Mouton, 1538-1557.

Langston, Keith. 2017. Slavic Sociolinguistics in the Post-Iron Curtain World: A Survey of Recent Research. Journal of Slavic Linguistics 25(2): 417-440.

Langston, Keith and Anita Peti-Stantić. 2014. Language planning and national identity in Croatia. Basingstoke-New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Peti-Stantić, Anita and Keith Langston. 2013. Hrvatsko jezično pitanje danas: Identiteti i ideologije [The Croatian Language Question Today: Identities and Ideologies]. Zagreb: Srednja Europa.

Langston, Keith. 2006. Čakavian Prosody: The Accentual Patterns of the Čakavian Dialects of Croatian. Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers.