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Schedule

Friday, October 6, 2017

 

MLC 250

MLC 350

10:00-10:30

Coffee/breakfast

 

10:30-10:50

Welcome

 

10:50-11:00

Break

11:00-11:25

Tyler Kibbey and Brandon Sorrow

Spatio-Temporal Disjunctions in Metaphoric Modality

Camila Livio Emidio

Brazilian Portuguese intensifiers – a quantitative study on muito and bem

11:30-11:55

Kelsey Campolong

The Linguistic Boundaries of 'Truth' in Trumpian Discourse

Shannon Rodriguez

Transitive andar: an emerging verb of alienable possession

12:00-12:25

Joseph Rhyne

The South Slavic dialect continuum: Political division driving linguistic change?

Madeline Critchfield

A Preliminary Analysis of Third Person Subject Pronoun Expression in Spanish Monolinguals and Miskitu- Spanish Bilinguals in Nicaragua

12:30-2:30

Lunch on your own

2:30-2:55

Leila Lomashvili

Late Note on Late Insertion and Suppletive Allomorphy of Roots

 

RobinTurner

« Soyez propres, parlez français ! » : The Case of Acquisition Planning in French Catalonia

3:00-3:25

Nicholas Twiner

I need me a binding theory

 

Sarah Hercula

Linguistics as Un-Learning and Re-Learning: Exploring the Boundary between K–12 and the University

3:30-3:55

Katie Ireland Kuiper

Crossing Boundaries between the House and the Chicken Yard: Southern Speech in William Faulkner

Katherine Conner and Gareth Price

Language-in-Education Policy Reform as Transitional Justice

4:00-4:15

Break

4:15-5:15

Plenary: Dr. Susan Tamasi (MLC 250)

 Friday Night Mixer to follow (~6:00 p.m. - TBD) at Ted’s Most Best in downtown Athens

Saturday, October 7, 2017

 

MLC 250

MLC 350

9:00-9:30

Coffee/breakfast

 

9:30-9:35

Welcome

 

9:35-9:45

Break

9:45-10:10

Joshua Hummel

How “Black” is Brer Rabbit?: Markers of AAE in Harris’ Depiction of African American Folktales

Márcia Romero and Camili Alvarenga

Reflections on unaccusativity under an enunciative perspective

10:15-10:40

Heiko Wiggers

Wiki Worlds: The Struggle of Smaller, Endangered, and non-Western Languages to Survive on Wikipedia

Youssef A. Haddad

Semantic, Syntactic, and Pragmatic Differences between Internal and External Possession in Lebanese Arabic

10:45-11:00

Break

11:00-11:25

 

Elizabeth Butler

Sound Change: A Phonetic and Perception-Driven Process

 

Tyler Kibbey

Transcriptivism: Reconciling Descriptivism with Social Responsibility

11:30-11:55

Joseph Stanley and Kyle Vanderniet

Consonantal Variation in Utah English: What el[t]se is happening[k]?

Sadie Wyant

Determining the Nature of Negative Perceptions of Black English and its Speakers

12:00-12:25

Arianna Janoff

The California Vowel Shift in Santa Barbara

 

 

12:30-1:45

Lunch (provided for paid attendees) (MLC 350)

1:45-2:10

William Kretzschmar

The Fractal Structure of Language

Saja Albuarabi

The Acquisition of English Embedded Wh- Questions by Arabic Learners

2:15-2:40

Allison Burkette

The language of archaeological classification: An emergent and interactive practice

Laurie A. Massery

The Interface Hypothesis - L1 and L2 perceptions of grammaticality in complex nominal clauses

2:45-3:10

Shuo Feng

Less vs. fewer: a comparative analysis of corpora, style manuals, usage dictionaries and online forms

Kathryn Bove

Middle Voice Transfer in Spanish/Yucatec Maya Bilinguals

3:15-3:30

Break

3:30-5:30

Plenary Event: Dr. Walt Wolfram/Talking Black in America (MLC 248)

7:00-9:00

Reception at Ciné Lab in downtown Athens (for paid attendees)

Sunday, October 8, 2017

 

MLC 250

MLC 350

9:00-9:30

Coffee/breakfast

 

9:30-9:35

Welcome

 

9:35-10:00

Melissa Gomes

A Study of the Effectiveness of People-First Language

 

10:05-10:30

Shannon Grippando

Facilitatory Effects in Masked Categorization Tasks: Reconsidering the Role of Semantic Information

 

10:35-11:00

Yihan Zhou

A diachronic study on the semantic change of the auto-antonym "guai" in Chinese

 

11:05-11:15

Break

11:15-11:40

 

KellyNoel Waldorf

Multilingualism and Language Diversity in Mainstream U.S. Television: A Case Study of Jane the Virgin

 

11:45-12:10

Joshua McNeill

Laughing out loud on Twitter: A social network analysis approach to language contact and variation

 

12:15-12:30

Break

12:30-1:30

Plenary: Dr. Amanda Dalola (MLC 250)

1:30

Closing remarks