Chapters in Books
Lanehart, Sonja L. “Can You Hear (and See) Me Now?: Race-ing American Language Variationist/Change and Sociolinguistic Research Methodologies.” In Critical Race Theory and Methodology. Eds. Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Thandeka Chapman, and Paul A. Schutz. New York and London: Routledge, 2019: 34-47.
Lanehart, Sonja L. and Ayesha M. Malik. “Black Is, Black Isn’t: Perceptions of Language and Blackness.” In Language Variety in the New South: Contemporary Perspectives on Change and Variation. Eds. Jeffrey Reaser, Eric Wilbanks, Karissa Wojcik, and Walt Wolfram. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2018: 203-222.
Lanehart, Sonja L. “How Is HEL Relevant to Me?” In Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice. Eds. Mary Hayes and Allison Burkette. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017: 41-56.
Lanehart, Sonja L. “African American Language and Identity: Contradictions and Conundrums.” Oxford Handbook of African American Language. Ed. Sonja Lanehart. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015: 863-879.
Lanehart, Sonja L. and Ayesha Malik. “Language Use in African American Communities: An Introduction.” Oxford Handbook of African American Language. Ed. Sonja Lanehart. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015: 1-19.
Lanehart, Sonja L. “Reviewing the Origins and History of African American Language.” In English Historical Linguistics: An International Handbook, Volume 2 (HSK 34.2). Eds. Alexander Bergs and Laurel J. Brinton. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2012: 1826-1839.
Lanehart, Sonja L. “To Continue Moving Forward in English Language and Linguistics Research in the Twenty-First Century.” Contours of English and English Language Studies. Eds. Michael Adams and Anne Curzan. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2011: 71-81.
Lanehart, Sonja L. “African American Language.” The Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity, 2nd edition. Eds. Joshua Fishman and Ofelia Garcia. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010: 340-352.
Kretzschmar, William A., Sonja L. Lanehart, Bridget Anderson, and Rebecca Childs. “The Relevance of Community Language Studies to HEL: The View from Roswell.” In Studies in the History of the English Language III. Eds. Christopher M. Cain and Geoffrey Russom. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 2007: 173-186.
Lanehart, Sonja L. “If Our Children Are Our Future, Why Are We Stuck in the Past?: Beyond the Anglicists and the Creolists, and Toward Social Change.” In Talkin’ Black Talk: Language, Education, and Social Change. Eds. H. Samy Alim & John Baugh. New York: Teachers College Press, 2007: 132-141.
Lanehart, Sonja L. "State of the Art in African American English Research: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives and Directions." In Sociocultural and Historical Contexts of African American English. Ed. Sonja L. Lanehart. Amsterdam: Johm Benjamins, 2001:1-18.
Lanehart, Sonja L. "African American Vernacular English." The Handbook of Language and Ethnic Identity. Ed. Joshua Fishman. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999: 211-225.