Welcome to the homepage for the Digital Archive of Southern Speech (DASS)! The Linguistics Department at the University of Georgia has helped compile the Digital Archive of Southern Speech in order to more closely examine the dialect Southern American English. This website provides an introduction into the DASS for use by both linguists and the general, including multimedia samples from the DASS corpus, explanations of features of Southern American English and related dialects, and introductions into linguistics as an academic field. 

More details may also be found through links on the right sidebar of each page. Thank you for your continuing interest in linguistics and the Digital Archive of Southern Speech. 

Development of DASS at UGA has been supported by BCS Grant # 1625680 from the National Science Foundation. 

Website developed by Bailey Bigott (UGA BA 2020, MA 2021)