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Yooperese: A Story of Change

Presented by Peter White Public Library at Peter White Public Library, Marquette MI

Jul 24 2017
Yooperese: A Story of Change

Prof. Wil Randinen presents influences on and unique features of the UP dialect.

The Peter White Public Library would like to invite the public to attend a talk entitled, “Yooperese:  A Story of Change” by Wil Rankinen, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences & Disorders, Grand Valley State University.  The talk will be Monday, July 24, at 7:00pm in the library’s Shiras Room.

 

For those who have ever wondered why Yoopers sound the way they do, this talk is for you.  Some say Yoopers sound Canadian, while others point to a more immigrant-heritage justification as to why English is uniquely spoken in the area.  It is true that Michigan’s Marquette County,

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Peter White Public Library

217 N. Front Street, Marquette, MI 49855

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