PUBLICATIONS

Fisher, Sabriya. In PressThe Status of ain't in African American English. Language Variation and Change.

Holliday, Nicole and Fisher, Sabriya. In Press. Building Equity in Theoretical Linguistics and the Classroom. In Alice Corr and Anna Pineda, editors, Theoretical Linguistics in the Pre-University Classroom.

Fisher, Sabriya. 2018. Change over Time in the Grammar of African American English. In Jordan Kodner and Lacey Wade, editors, Selected Papers from NWAV 46, University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 24.2.
 
Fisher, Sabriya. 2018. Variation and Change in Past Tense Negation in AAE.
PhD Dissertation. University of Pennsylvania.

Labov, William, Henderson, Anita, Fisher, Sabriya, Gylfadóttir, Guðrún, Prichard, Hilary and Sneller, Betsy. 2016. Competing Systems in Philadelphia Phonology. Language Variation and Change 28.3: 273-305.
 
Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. Is French Guianese Creole sa a Pronoun or a Copula? In Katia Golovko and Maria Mazzoli, editors, Lingue e Linguaggio: Special Issue on Copulas, 271-286.
 
Labov, William and Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. African American Phonology in a Philadelphia Community. In Sonja Lanehart, editor, The Oxford Handbook of African American Language, 256-279. Oxford University Press.

Fisher, Sabriya, Prichard, Hilary, and Sneller, Betsy. 2015. The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree: Incremental Change in Philadelphia Families . In Fisher, Sabriya, editor, Selected Papers from NWAV 43, University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 21.2.

Sneller, Betsy and Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. When Get Got Noticed: the Emerging Salience of Get-passives . In David Wilson, editor, Proceedings of the Penn Linguistics Conference 38, University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 21.1.

Fisher, Sabriya. 2011. La Prédication Nominale et la Copule du Créole Guyanais.
Master's Thesis. Université Lyon 2.

 
 

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS & POSTERS

Fisher, Sabriya. 2022. Innovation and Social Stratification in AAE Negation. Invited Talk at the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences Speaker Series on the Linguistic Expression of Racial and Ethnic Identity, Brown University, April 2022.

 

Fisher, Sabriya. 2022. Innovation in the Grammar of African American English. Invited talk at the Department of Linguistics and Computational Linguistics Colloquium Series, Brandeis University, April 2022.

Fisher, Sabriya. 2020. Variation and Change in the Grammar of African American English. Invited Talk at the Institute of People and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology's Workshop on Language, Technology & Society, October 2020.

Fisher, Sabriya. 2019. Parallel Development?: Two Cases of Perfect-to-Past Reanalysis in African American English. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 48, U. Oregon, October 2019.

 

Fisher, Sabriya. 2019. More than One Way to be Black in Philly: Ethnic Identity and Philadelphia’s Short-a Systems. Paper presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable in Linguistics, Georgetown, March 2019.

Sneller, Betsy and Fisher, Sabriya. 2015. Syntax, Stigmatization, and the Sociolinguistic Monitor. Poster presented at UK Language Variation and Change 10, York, September 2015.

Labov, William, Fisher, Sabriya, Henderson, Anita, Prichard, Hilary, and Sneller, Betsy. 2015. Systematic Partition of the Speech Community: Short-a in Philadelphia. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Portland, January 2015.