The 7th Annual Linguistics Department / IULC Graduate Student Conference will be held from 10:30am to 2:30pm on Friday, April 12, 2013 in BH 228. 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.
|Free time (10:30 - 10:45)|
|Opening remarks (10:45 - 11:00)|
|Session I: The "C" Session|
|Low-Resource Semantic Analysis of Learner Sentences||11:00 - 11:30|
|Code-switching between closely related varieties: Creoles and their lexifier in French Guiana||11:30 - 12:00|
|Break (12:00 - 12:15)|
|Session II: Phonology|
|Traci Nagle||Are Opaque Patterns Generalizable? Wug-Testing Vowel Alternations in Bangla Present-Tense Verbs||12:15 - 12:45|
|Aaron Albin||Ubiquitous variability in the phonological form of loanwords: Tracing early borrowings into Japanese over five centuries of contact||12:45 - 1:15|
|Break (1:15 - 1:30)|
|Session III: Discourse|
|Fabienne Ngóone Diouf||Wolof discourse: Telling stories among friends||1:30 - 2:00|
|Seth Wood||2:00 - 2:30|
For more information, please contact the IULC.