The DARE Newsletter is published quarterly at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Articles highlight progress at DARE, reminiscences of fieldworkers, information on former staffers, excerpts from letters received and entries written, and news about funding.

Recent Submissions

  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 20, No. 1, Fall 2017 

    DARE; Gardner, Elizabeth; Goebel, George (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2017)
    Contents: "The News from DARE" by George Goebel; "In Memoriam: Patt VanDyke" by Elizabeth Gardner; "Contributors to DARE in 2016 and 2017"; "Linguistics Symposium Photos"; "Staff Member Profile: Yuhong (Jake) Zhu"; "A Word ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 2, Fall 2016 

    DARE; Goebel, George; Schnebly, Julie (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2016)
    Contents: "The News from DARE" by George Goebel; "DARE and Mental Floss" by Julie Schnebly; "Discount on Digital DARE"; "Want to Go Paperless?"; "In Memoriam: Donald Oresman"
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 1 

    DARE; Goebel, George (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2016)
    Contents: "The News from DARE" by George Goebel; "Contributors to DARE in 2015"; "DARE Staffer Receives DSNA Award"; "A Note of Thanks"
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 18, No. 4 

    Goebel, George; DARE (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2015)
    Contents: "The News from DARE" by George Goebel; "Notes on Words" by George Goebel; "Discount on Digital DARE"; "DARE Helps NEH Celebrate Fifty Years"; "Staff Member Profile--Trevor Wells Fraser"; "DARE After Dark"; " ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 18, Nos. 2/3, Spring/Summer 2015 

    Curzan, Anne; DARE; Goebel, George; Hall, Joan Houston (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2015)
    Contents: "Pausing Over Pronunciation" by Anne Curzan; " 'Mr. Science' Retires"; "Passing the Baton" by Joan Houston Hall; "Looking Forward" by George Goebel; "In Memoriam: Ivan Doig"; "Staff Member Profile: Cristopher ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 18, No. 1, Winter 2015 

    Boyd, Donald M.; DARE; Hall, Joan Houston; Schnebly, Julie (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2015)
    Contents: "Epiphany in South Texas" by Donald M. Boyd; "From the Chief Editor's Desk: Sobering News" by Joan Houston Hall; "Honors for DARE Staffer"; "The New Online Survey of Wisconsin English" by Julie Schnebly; "Staff ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 4 

    DARE; Hall, Joan Houston; Stark, Detlef (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2014)
    Contents: "Georgia (Still) on My Mind (Part 2)" by Detlef Stark; "Discount on Digital DARE"; "DARE Board Member Receives Honor"; "DARE Tapes and a Texas Tale"; "From the Chief Editor's Desk" by Joan Houston Hall; "Voices ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 17, Nos. 2/3, Spring/Summer 2014 

    Clark, Amy; Hall, Joan Houston; Stark, Detlef; DARE (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2014-08-21)
    Contents: "Georgia (Still) on My Mind (Part 1)" by Detlef Stark; "Chief Editor's Funding Update" by Joan Houston Hall; "Digital DARE Quiz Winner"; " 'Do You Speak Wisconsin?' Online Survey Extended"; "A Postscript on ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 17, No. 1, Winter 2014 

    Curzan, Anne; DARE; Hall, Joan Houston; Price, Jenny; Schnebly, Julie (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2014)
    Contents: " 'All Plogged Up' . . . Am I All Alone?" by Anne Curzan; "Do You Speak Wisconsin?" by Jenny Price and Joan Houston Hall; "Chief Editor's Funding Appeal" by Joan Houston Hall; "DARE Essay Contest: An Invitation ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 16, No. 4, Fall 2013 

    Drake, Toni; Moore, Robert H.; DARE (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2013)
    Contents: "Personal Reflections: Fred Cassidy as Mentor and Friend" by Robert H. Moore; "Funding Update" by Toni Drake; "In Memoriam: Burr Angle"; "Upcoming Writing Contest"; "Staff Member Profile: Erica Kanesaka Kalnay"; ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 16, Nos. 2/3, Spring/Summer 2013 

    Doig, Ivan; Hall, Joan Houston; Schnebly, Julie; DARE (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2013)
    Contents: "Back and Forth with DARE" by Ivan Doig; "DARE Weathers Financial Crisis" by Joan Houston Hall; "Meet Toni Drake"; "Volume VI DARE Quiz Key" by Julie Schnebly; "DARE Wins Dartmouth Medal"
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 16, No. 1, Winter 2013 

    Adams, Michael; DARE; Sorenson, Jon E. (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2013)
    Contents: "Words of America: A Field Guide (Part 2)" by Michael Adams; "Beta Testers Needed for 'DARE Digital' "; "DARE Editors Celebrate with HUP Colleague"; "DARE Editor Addresses Dialect Society"; "Funding Update" by ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 15, No. 4, Fall 2012 

    Adams, Michael; DARE; Sorenson, Jon E. (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2012)
    Contents: "Words of America: A Field Guide (Part 1)" by Michael Adams; "Volume VI Preview"; "Staff Member Profile: Trini Stickle"; "Funding Update" by Jon E. Sorenson
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 15, Nos. 2/3, Spring/Summer 2012 

    DARE; Sorenson, Jon E. (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2012)
    Contents: "What a Spring!"; "Funding Update" by Jon E. Sorenson; "Volume VI"; "New DARE Website"; "In Memoriam: Robert Easton"
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 15, No. 1, Winter 2012 

    Rubrecht, August; DARE (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2012)
    Contents: "Let DARE Help You Get the Most out of Placebos" by August Rubrecht; "Contributors to DARE in 2011"; "Staff Member Profile: Erin Leary"; "DARE Represented at ADS Meeting"; "Volume V DARE Quiz Key"; "Volume VI Is ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 14, No. 4, Fall 2011 

    Hall, Joan Houston; DARE; Sorenson, Jon E. (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2011)
    Contents: "DARE: The View from the Letter Z (Part 2)" by Joan Houston Hall; "Funding Update" by Jon E. Sorenson; "The DARE Bibliography: A Preview"; "Staff Member Profile: Esther Hong"; "DARE in Humanities"; "Volume V DARE ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 14, Nos. 2/3, Spring/Summer 2011 

    Angle, Burr; DARE; Hall, Joan Houston; Kester, Dolores (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2011)
    Contents: "DARE: The View from the Letter Z" by Joan Houston Hall; "DARE Receives Regents Award"; "Names and Professor Cassidy" by Burr Angle and Dolores Kester; "In Memoriam: Richard W. Bailey"; "DARE in the Twitterverse ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 14, No. 1, Winter 2011 

    DARE; Hall, Joan Houston; Risteen, Landon (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2011)
    Contents: "From the Chief Editor's Desk" by Joan Houston Hall; "DARE Was There: The 1940s" by Landon Risteen; "Contributors to DARE in 2010"
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 13, No. 4, Fall 2010 

    Hall, Joan Houston; Buss, Dale; DARE; Sorenson, Jon E. (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2010)
    Contents: "DARE in the News" by Joan Houston Hall; "DARE to Be Finished--Maybe Next Year" by Dale Buss; "Funding Update" by Jon E. Sorenson; "Coming in Volume V"; "How to Speak American" by Joan Houston Hall; "DARE Board ...
  • DARE Newsletter, Vol. 13, Nos. 2/3, Spring/Summer 2010 

    Berns, Roland L.; DARE; Sorenson, Jon E. (Dictionary of American Regional English, 2010)
    Contents: "Mean Enough to Push a Widder Woman's Dog in the Well" by Roland L. Berns; "Funding Update" by Jon E. Sorenson; "At the Newberry Library"; "DARE in Germany and England"; "Where Are They Now?: Carrie Estill"; ...

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