Contact Information

Curt Woolhiser

cwoolhis@brandeis.edu
(781) 736-3191
Golding 16

Fall 2017 Office Hours
Mon 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Weds 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Fri 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Curt Woolhiser

Lecturer in Russian

Select Courses Taught

RUS 10a: Beginning Russian I
RUS 20b: Beginning Russian II
RUS 29b: Russian Language for Russian Speakers
RUS 30a: Intermediate Russian I
RUS 40b: Intermediate Russian II

Degrees

Indiana University, Ph.D.
Indiana University, M.A.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A.

Select Publications

Woolhiser, Curt F.. "Belarusian Russian: Sociolinguistic Status and Discursive Representations." Non-Dominating Varieties of Pluricentric Languages. Ed. Muhr, Rudolf. Vienna: Peter Lang, 2012. 227-262.

Woolhiser, Curt F.. "Border Effects in European Dialect Continua: Dialect Maintenance and Change." Field of Linguistics: Europe. Ed. Kortmann, Berndt and van der Auwera, Johan. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2011. 501-523.

Woolhiser, Curt F.. "Convergent and Divergent Innovation in the Belarusian Dialects of the Białystok and Hrodna Regions: A Sociolinguistic Border Impact Study." American Contributions to the XIV International Congress of Slavists. Ed. Bethin, Christina. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2008. 245-64.

Woolhiser, Curt F.. "Communities of Practice and Linguistic Divergence: Belarusophone Students as Agents of Linguistic Change." Harvard Ukrainian Studies 29. 1-4 (2007): 371-404.

Woolhiser, Curt F.. "Political Borders and Dialect Convergence/Divergence in Europe." Dialect Change: Convergence and Divergence in European Languages. Ed. Auer, Peter, Hinskens, Frans and Kerswill, Paul. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 236-262.

Woolhiser, Curt F.. "Constructing National Identities in the Polish-Belarusian Borderlands." Ab Imperio 3. (2003): 293-246.

Woolhiser, Curt F.. "Discours sur la langue, idéologie et 'édification linguistique' dans la RSS de Biélorussie, 1920-1939." Cahiers de l’Institut de Linguistique et des Sciences du Langage 14. (2003): 299-337.