Language Variety in the South: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (LAVIS III) was held at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa April 15-17, 2004.
This web site is a repository for the proceedings of the LAVIS III conference held at The University of Alabama in April 2004, supported by funding from the National Science Foundation. You will find abstracts of the conference presenters, with accompanying audio files of their sessions, handouts and PowerPoint presentations where available. You can search the many abstracts several ways in the links below to find what most interests you. The organizers of the conference, Michael D. Picone and Catherine Evans Davies, are also in the final stages of editing a print publication of a selection of revised papers from LAVIS III. This web site and the print publication are supported by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Michael D. Picone
Catherine Evans Davies