Indiana University


The 6th Annual Linguistics Department / IULC Graduate Student Conference will be held from 1:00 to 5:45 in the afternoon on April 13th, 2012, in Ballantine Hall 007. The conference provides an important venue for students in the department (and related fields) to be exposed to the work of their peers. The talks are free and open to the public, and all are welcome to attend. Please feel free to attend as much of the program as you are able to. Abstracts from the conference are available from the schedule below.

Schedule of Talks

Opening Remarks (1:00 - 1:15)
Theoretical Linguistics I: Morphosyntax

Yu-Yin Hsu

Projections above NP in Mandarin 1:15 - 1:45

Jason Siegel

Demonstrative-blocking in complex NPs in Guianese French Creole 1:45 - 2:15
Break (2:15 - 2:30)
African Linguistics and Computational Linguistics
Jonathan Anderson Rhythmic patterns of prominence in Akan/Twi 2:30 - 3:00
Mohammad Khan
Eric Baucom
Anthony Meyer
Lwin Moe
Projecting Farsi POS data to tag Pashto 3:00 - 3:30
Break (3:30 - 3:45)
Theoretical Linguistics II: Phonetics and Phonology
Elijah Reynolds Stress and weight management:
Egyptian Loanword Adaptation of English Words
3:45 - 4:15
Chisato Kojima

Learners’ lexical encoding of the geminate/non-geminate
contrast in Japanese and its implications

4:15 - 4:45
Beth Casserly Acoustic feedback and speech production 4:45 - 5:15
Closing remarks and refreshments (5:15 - 5:45)


For more information, please contact the IULC.