PUBLICATIONS

Books and edited volumes

Journal articles and book chapters

Popular press and newsletter articles

Edited proceedings

  • Hall, Kira, Mary Bucholtz, and Birch Moonwoman, eds. (1992). Locating Power: Proceedings of the Second Berkeley Women and Language Conference, Volume 1. Berkeley: Berkeley Women and Language Group.
  • Hall, Kira, Mary Bucholtz, and Birch Moonwoman, eds. (1992). Locating Power: Proceedings of the Second Berkeley Women and Language Conference, Volume 2. Berkeley: Berkeley Women and Language Group.
  • Hall, Kira, Jean Pierre Koenig, Michael Meacham, Sondra Reinman, and Laurel Sutton, eds. (1990). Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1989-1990. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society, Inc.
  • Hall, Kira, Michael Meacham, and Richard Shapiro, eds. (1989). Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 1988-1989. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society, Inc.

Proceedings chapters

  • Hall, Kira (1996). Lexical Subversion in India’s Hijra Community. In Gender and Belief Systems: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference. Berkeley: Berkeley Women and Language Group. 279-292.
  • Hall, Kira (1995). A Third-sex Subversion of a Two-gender System. In Susanne Gahl, Andy Dolbey, and Christopher Johnson (eds.), Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley: Berkeley Linguistics Society. 220-233.
  • Hall, Kira (1994). Bodyless Pragmatics. In Mary Bucholtz, Anita Liang, Laurel Sutton, and Caitlin Hines (eds.), Cultural Performances: Proceedings of the Third Berkeley Women and Language Conference. Berkeley: Berkeley Women and Language Group. 260-277.
  • Hall, Kira (1992). Women’s Language for Sale on the Fantasy Lines. In Kira Hall, Mary Bucholtz, and Birch Moonwomon (eds.), Locating Power: Proceedings of the Second Berkeley Women and Language Conference. Berkeley: Berkeley Women and Language Group. 207-222.
  • Hall, Kira, and Beth Daniels (1992). “It’s Rather Like Embracing a Textbook”: The Linguistic Representation of the Female Psychoanalyst in American Film. In Kira Hall, Mary Bucholtz, and Birch Moonwomon (eds.), Locating Power: Proceedings of the Second Berkeley Women and Language Conference. Berkeley: Berkeley Women and Language Group. 223-239.
  • Hall, Kira (1990). Agency and the Animacy Hierarchy in Kashaya. In J.E. Redden (ed.), Papers from the 1990 Hokan-Penutian Languages Workshop. Salinas, CA: Coyote Press. From Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Occasional Papers in Linguistics 15: 118-135.

Reprints

  • Bucholtz, Mary, and Kira Hall (forthcoming). Locating Identity in Language. In Dominic Watt and Carmen Llamas (eds.), Language and Identities. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. [Reprinted from Bucholtz and Hall 2005, Discourse Studies 7(4-5):585-614]
  • Hall, Kira (2009). “Go Suck Your Husband’s Sugarcane!” Hijras and the Use of Sexual Insult. In Kira Hall (ed.), Studies in Inequality and Social Justice: Essays in Honor of Ved Prakash Vatuk. Meerut, India: Archana Publications. 208-248. [Reprinted from Hall 1997]
  • Hall, Kira (2001). Performativity. In Alessandro Duranti (ed.), Key Terms in Language and Culture. Malden, MA: Blackwell. [Reprinted from Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 9(1-2): 184-187]
  • Hall, Kira (1998). Lip Service on the Fantasy Lines. In Deborah Cameron (ed.), The Feminist Critique of Language. New York: Routledge. 321-342. [Reprinted from Hall 1995]

Translated reprints

  • Bucholtz, Mary, and Kira Hall (1999). “Frauensprache” im Wandel feministischer Theorien. Das Argument: Zeitschrift für Philosophie and Sozialwissenschaften 229(1): 47-52. [German translation of Bucholtz and Hall 1995, excerpted]

Book reviews

  • Bucholtz, Mary, and Kira Hall (2004). Review of Cameron and Kulick’s Language and Sexuality. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 10(4): 928-929. (Invited review)
  • Hall, Kira (1999). Snails and Tails or Sugar and Spice. Review of Elinor Maccoby’s The Two Sexes: Growing Up Apart, Coming Together. Science 285(5434): 1681-82. (Invited review)
  • Hall, Kira (1994). “Tracks for Language.” Review of Jackendoff’s Patterns in the Mind, Agar’s Language Shock, Major’s Juba to Jive, Silverman’s Black Talk, and Slung’s Hear! Hear! Sounds From Around the World. Appeared as a feature review in The Washington Post, Book World, July 24, 1994. (Invited review)
Public interviews and appearances
  • Interviewed by ABC News Primetime for a news episode on the hijra community, November 5, 2008.
  • Interviewed and featured as linguistic expert on GLBQT terminology for the article “Does Gay ‘Diversity’ Require New Terms” in the Southern Voice, Atlanta, Georgia, March 14, 2008.
  • Interviewed as linguistic expert on the “gay voice” for the CBC Radio 1 program And Sometimes Y, September 14, 2007. Broadcast nationally in Canada on CBC Radio 1 and in the U.S. on Sirius Satellite Radio, 2:30 am, September 29, 2007.
  • Interviewed by Greater Portland Community Radio (90.9; www.wmpg.org) on the life and work of French linguist Anna Livia. 30-minute appearance on the Lesbian History Grove segment of Lesbian Radio. Broadcast locally and on the internet at 11:30 am, September 27, 2007.
  • Interviewed by NewsTeam Boulder for news article and television program “Wikipedia Still Considered Legit Source at CU.”  Aired on CU Boulder TV (local cable television channel 62), March 6, 2007.
  • Interviewed and consulted for award-winning documentary on a community of hijras in Bombay, entitled Bombay Eunuch. Appear five times in film as academic expert on India’s hijras. Directed and produced by Shawn MacDonald, Alexandra Shiva, and Michelle Gucovsky. (The film has received positive reviews in a number of forums, including New York Times, Newsweek, The New Yorker, and Cultural Anthropologist.)
  • Interviewed on the subject of identity terminology for Hispanic Americans for feature article in the Longmont Daily Times, Fall 2003.
  • Interviewed by Leela Jacinto on the subject of hijra politicians in India for article “Political Outing: Once Ostracized, India’s Secretive Eunuchs Get Franchised.”  abcNEWS.com, November 29, 2000.
  • Interviewed by Jennifer Matlack on the subject of linguistic terminology for sexual practice for the millennial issue of Penthouse, January 2000, p. 144.