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34th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest
Message 1: 34th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest
From: Colleen Fitzgerald <colleen.fitzgeraldttu.edu>
Subject: 34th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest
34th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Association of the Southwest
Short Title: LASSO 2005
Date: 07-Oct-2005 - 09-Oct-2005
Location: Lubbock, Texas, USA
Contact: Colleen Fitzgerald
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.english.ttu.edu/linguistics/lasso/
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Conference Theme: Interfaces
Plenary Address by Lyle Campbell
University of Utah
Presidential Address by Domnita Dumitrescu
California State University Los Angeles
LASSO 34: Program
The Linguistic Association of the Southwest (LASSO 34) program, hosted by the Department of ENglish at Texas Tech University, is now posted at:
For all other LASSO-related info:
LASSO 34 Preliminary Program
THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 6:
-Executive Meeting, 6 pm, Cafe J's (right next door to hotel, 2605 19th Street): Officers and Board Members are expected; anyone else is welcome.
-Registration in the Hawthorn Inn Lobby from 6-9
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7
Registration: 8:30 - 4:00, English Building, Room, 352, Texas Tech University
Parallel Sessions 1: 9 -10:30 am
1a Sociolinguistics, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Martha Garza-Randeri, Texas Women's University
9:00 David Eddington, Brigham Young University: ''Decision Trees: An alternative to Varbrul for analyzing variation''
9:30 Debbie Cole, University of Texas, Pan Am: The interface between grammar and ideology - A structural comparison of language attitudes in Bahasa Indonesia and Mainstream United States English
10:00 Adeleke Fakoya, Lagos State University: ''Language and Social Roles: Challenging Berry's Hypotheses''
1b Morphology, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Kati Pletsch de Garcia, Texas A&M-International
9:00 Agripino Silveira, University of New Mexico: ''Frequency effects in Brazilian Portuguese: The case of nós and a gente''
9:30 Caitlin McPhee, Western Washington University: ''The Inherent Case of Ergative Displacement in Basque: A study of ergative verbal agreement patterns''
10:00 Dirk Elzinga, Brigham Young University: ''An Analogical Approach to English Adjective Comparison''
1c Special Session on Expressing Location in Zapotec, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Aaron Sonnenschein, California State University Northridge
(Note: no 9 am talk at this time)
9:30 Michael Galant, California State University Dominguez Hills: ''Positional Verbs and Body Part Locatives in San Juan Yaee Zapotec''
10:00 John Foreman, Utica College ''Possessors in Locative Possessive Constructions ''
1d Panel: Spanish Shift in the Southwest, English Building Room 305
Session Chair: Bates Hoffer, Trinity University
9:00 Daniel J. Villa, New Mexico State University: ''Looking to Einstein for inspiration: A panchronic approach to language change''
9:30 Devin Jenkins, University of Colorado at Denver: ''The cost of linguistic loyalty: Socioeconomic factors in the face of shifting demographic trends among Spanish speakers in the Southwest''
10:00 Susana V. Mills, Northern Arizona University: ''Acculturation and Language Shift in the Home: An Intergenerational Look at an Arizona Community''
10:30-10:45 MORNING BREAK
Parallel Sessions 2: 10:45 - 12:15 pm
2a Applied Linguistics, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Greta Gorsuch, Texas Tech University
10:45 Amy Rell, San José State University: '' The Interface of English and Spanish During University Level Foreign Language Instruction: Some Observations on Input and Language Choice''
11:15 Catherine Smith, Troy University, ''Identity and Evaluation in Texts: An Analysis of Language Innovations in Advanced EFL Writing''
11:45 Dale T. Griffee, Texas Tech University: ''Reporting test score reliability: We still don't get it''
2b Spanish and the Syntax-Semantics Interface, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Devin Jenkins, University of Colorado at Denver
10:45 Andrew Farley, Texas Tech University: ''Syntax and Semantics: Two Accounts of Delayed L2 Acquisition of the Spanish Subjunctive''
11:15 Jiyoung Yoon, University of North Texas: ''Subjects in Spanish: The Semantics of Subjects, Word Order, and Verb Transitivity''
11:45 Michael Hughes, California State University San Marcos: ''Spanish Discord and the Syntax-Morphology Interface''
2c Special Session on Expressing Location in Zapotec, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Brook Lillehaugen, UCLA
10:45 Natalie Operstein, UCLA: Zapotec spatial relations in a comparative perspective
11:15 Kristine Jensen de López, University of Aalborg: ''The Syntactic and Semantic Status of Body Part Locatives in San Marcus Tlapazola (Valley) Zapotec''
11:45 Christopher C. Adam, UCLA: ''Agreement on Body-Part Locatives''
2d Invited Panel: Linguists in the Role of Administrator, ENG Room 305
Session Chair: Peter Gingiss, University of Houston
Randall Gess, University of Utah: ''Transitioning into the role of department chair''
Michael Hammond, University of Arizona: ''The viewpoint after a few years as a department head''
Mary Jane Hurst, Texas Tech University: ''Moving on to the dean's office''
12:15-1:30 LUNCH BREAK
Parallel Sessions 3: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
3a Discourse, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza, New Mexico State University
1:30 Roman Taraban, Amy Pietan and Russell Myers, Texas Tech University: ''Discourse Analysis of Undergraduate Research Papers in the Life Sciences''
2:00 Stuart Stewart, Southeastern Louisiana University: Grenade launchers to jet packs: A critical discourse analysis of Mail Call''
2:30 Mahmud H. Wardat and Hussein Abdul-Fattah, Yarmouk University: ''A Sociopragmatic Analysis of Oaths in Jordanian Arabic and American English''
3b Endangered Languages, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Joke Mondada, University of New Orleans
1:30 Deborah House, Texas Tech University: ''Has Navajo Language ''Tipped'' Too Far to ''Tip Back''? A Characterization of the State of the Navajo Language Today''
2:00 Joe S. Hays, Texas Tech University: ''Digital Hymns and Cultural Films: Technology and Orality among the Oklahoma Comanche''
2:30 George-Ann Gregory, Ho Anumpoli! :Thirty Years After: From K*hanga Reo to W*nanaga''
3c Special Session on Expressing Location in Zapotec, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: John Foreman, Utica College
1:30 Aaron Huey Sonnenschein, California State University Northridge: ''The use of -le as a directional clitic in San Bartolomé Zoogocho Zapotec''
2:00 Pamela Munro, UCLA: ''Expressing Location Without Prepositions in Valley Zapotec''
2:30 Brook Danielle Lillehaugen, UCLA: ''Multifaceted Lohoh: The Meanings of Lohoh 'Face' in Colonial Valley Zapotec''
3d Spanish, English and Bilingualism, ENG Room 305
Session Chair: Regina Morin, The College of New Jersey
1:30 Rudolph C. Troike, University of Arizona: ''Restaurant o Restaurante? Results of a Roadside Linguistic Survey in Mexico''
2:00 Ana Sánchez-Muñoz, University of Southern California: ''Lexical variation across registers in the Spanish of college bilinguals''
2:30 María Irene Moyna, San Diego State University: ''Early Literary Portrayals of Spanish-English Bilingualism: María Amparo Ruiz de Burton's The Squatter and the Don''
3:00-3:15 AFTERNOON BREAK
Parallel Sessions 4: 3:15 - 4:45 pm
4a Invited Panel: Training Graduate Students to Work on Indigenous Languages, ENG Room 350
Deborah House, Texas Tech University
Megan Crowhurst, University of Texas, Austin
Pamela Munro, UCLA
Lyle Campbell, University of Utah
4b Phonetics/Phonology in Romance Languages, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Michelle F. Ramos-Pellicia, George Mason University
3:15 Erik W. Willis, New Mexico State University: ''An Acoustic Study of Trill Variation in the Dominican Republic''
3:45 Michael Taylor & David Eddington, Brigham Young University: Negative prestige and sound change: a sociolinguistic study of the assibilation of /r/ in Brazilian Portuguese
4:15 Kelly Bilinski, University of New Mexico and Stephanie Severs, University of New Mexico: ''The conditioning of Spanish /ch/ weakening in a northern Mexican variety''
4c Applied Linguistics, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Mary Ruth Wise, Summer Institute of Linguistics
3:15 Olga Marchenko-Vienna, Grossmont and Mesa Community Colleges: ''The description of interlanguage phases based on the analysis of sources of errors in written production by Spanish and Russian ESL learners''
3:45 Greta Gorsuch, Texas Tech University: ''Discipline-Specific Practica for International Teaching Assistants''
4:15 Holly Wilson, Alliant International University: ''What Can We Still Believe About Krashen's Monitor Theory?''
5-6 Presidential Address, ENG 001 (Basement): Domnita Dumitrescu, California State University Los Angeles: ''Noroc!'';''Merc''''; ''Qué lindo!''; ''Sorry'': Some Polite Speech Acts Across Cultures
6:15 - 8:45 Presidential Reception/Dinner, Merket Alumni Center, Texas Tech University
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8
Registration: 8:30 - 11:30, ENG Room 305
Parallel Sessions 5: 9 -10:30 am
5a Phonetics/Phonology, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Katsura Aoyama, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
9:00 Randall Gess, University of Utah: ''Lenition and the Perception/Production Interface''
9:30 Jeff Mielke, University of Arizona: ''A simulation of the role of phonetics in the emergence of phonological natural classes''
10:00 Peter B. Sundkvist, Yale University: ''Pre-/r/ Vowel Systems: A Comparative Study between Shetland and American English''
5b Spanish Sociolinguistics, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Stuart Stewart, Southeastern Louisiana University
9:00 Holly R. Cashman, Arizona State University: ''Requests in Mexican-American English & Spanish''
9:30 Dustin De Felice, Northeastern Illinois University: The Intersection of Age, Gender, and Relationship in Formality Address Systems in Cuernavaca, Mexico''
10:00 Jorge E. Porras, Sonoma State University: ''Fundamentos sociolingüísticos para un programa bidialectal de español para estudiantes de heredad en los Estados Unidos''
5c Syntax-Semantics Interface, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Elly Van Gelderen, Arizona State University
9:00 Keiko Yoshimura, University of Chicago: ''ONLY: Presuppose, Entail or Assert?''
9:30 Chia-Hui Huang, University of Pittsburgh: A Restructuring of Case Theory -- Evidence from Syntax and Semantics Interfaces
10:00 Larry Gorbet, University of New Mexico: Partitive Proclitic Constructions in English
5d Invited Workshop: Ensuring that digital data last: Archiving and linguistic resources, ENG Room 352
Session Chair: George-Ann Gregory, Ho Anumpoli!
9:00 Heidi Johnson, University of Texas/AILLA
9:30 Gary Simons, SIL International
10: 00 Steve Moran, Linguist List/Eastern Michigan University
10:30-10:45 MORNING BREAK
Parallel Sessions 6: 10:45 - 12:15 pm
6a Interfaces, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Roman Taraban, Texas Tech University
10:45 Sumayya Racy, University of Arizona: ''A Distributed Morphology Account of Singular and Plural Formation in Classical Nahuatl''
11:15 Min-Joo Kim, Texas Tech University: Rethinking the Relevancy Condition on Internally-Headed Relatives in Korean
11:45 K. Larry Rogers, The University of Texas at Arlington: ''Role Shift in American Sign Language: The Linguistic Marking of Narrative Theme''
6b Spanish Sociolinguistics, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Domnita Dumitrescu, California State University Los Angeles
10:45 Amy Rell, San José State University and Jason Rothman, University of Iowa: '' The Interface of Spanish and English: Spanglish in the Southwestern United States''
11:15 Michelle F. Ramos-Pellicia, George Mason University: ''Lorain Puerto Rican Spanish: a more neutral version of Island Puerto Rican Spanish?''
11:45 Pamela L. Anderson-Mejías, University of Texas-Pan American: ''Crossing the ''t's'' in Attitude''
6c Native American Languages: O'odham linguistics, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Pamela Munro, UCLA
10:45 Marcus Smith, UCLA: ''Two Classes of Causative/Unaccusative Alternation''
11:15 Mizuki Miyashita, University of Montana: ''Diphthong Classification in Tohono O'odham''
(note: no 11:45 talk at this time)
6d Digital Archiving, ENG Room 352
Open ''office hours'' held by Johnson, Simons and Aristar-Dry for questions coming from the workshop on digital archiving.
12:15-1:30 LUNCH BREAK
Parallel Sessions 7: 1:30 - 3:00 pm
7a Implications of Language Endangerment, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Jon Jonz, Texas A&M-Commerce
1:30 Comfort Pratt, Texas Tech University: ''Spanish in Louisiana: Obsolescence and Death''
2:00 Naomi Fox, University of Utah: ''Documenting Variation: Change in the person reference system on Walpole Island''
2:30 Laura Buszard-Welcher, Rosetta Project: ''From Virtual Convention to Virtual Speech Community: Metaphors of Interaction and Community-Building on the Web''
7b Spanish and Language Contact, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Hugo Mejias, University of Texas, Pan Am
1:30 Encarna Bermejo, University of Houston: ''El determinante definido y construcciones inalienables en la adquisición del inglés como L1''
2:00 Ángela Pinilla-Herrera, Arizona State University: ''''Lo mejor que tenemos para defender nuestra cultura: el propio idioma''Actitudes lingüísticas de la comunidad colombiana de Arizona hacia la variante mexicana y mexicano-americana ''
2:30 Devin Jenkins, University of Colorado at Denver and Daniel J. Villa, New Mexico State University: ''The Hispanic population in the Southwest: An update on demographic changes''
7c Prosody, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Colleen Fitzgerald, Texas Tech University
1:30 Alena Horn, University of Texas, Austin: ''Twang Thang: An Explanatory Model and Optimality Theoretic Account of Poetically Motivated Variation in Country Music Lyrics''
2:00 Scott R. Jackson, University of Arizona: ''The prosody-scope interface in sentence processing''
2:30 Yongeun Lee, Northwestern University: ''On the Structure of the Syllable in Korean: Evidence from Short-Term Memory Errors''
7d Poster Session), ENG Room 305 (posters may be put up anytime before 1:30 and must remain in the room until 4:45)
Aracely Esparza, Texas Tech University '' Native Speakers in the Spanish Classroom''
Keith Johnson and Natalya Samokhina, University of Arizona ''Acoustic and aerodynamic characteristics of Russian and Spanish /r/''
Tasha Lewis, University of California, Davis ''Interfaces in Language Pedagogy: Gender and Nonverbal Communication in the Foreign Language Classroom''
3:00-3:15 AFTERNOON BREAK
Parallel Sessions 8: 3:15 - 4:45 pm
8a Discourse in Endangered Languages, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Bill Pulte, SMU
3:15 Amber A. Neely, University of Oklahoma: ''The Art of Putting the 'Story' in Storytelling: Functions of Grammatical Incorporation in Kiowa Séndé Narrative''
3:45 Todd McDaniels, University at Buffalo, SUNY: ''Analyzing the validity of linguistic elements as cues for represented perception''
4:15 Jay Williams, University of New Mexico: ''A Cognitive Approach to Subject-Object Inversion and the Yi-/Bi- Alternation in Navajo''
8b Spanish Morphology, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Brian Imhoff, Texas A&M University
3:15 Jens H. Clegg, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne: Morphological adaptation of borrowings in New Mexico Spanish
3:45 Regina Morin, The College of New Jersey: ''Playing fast and loose with the definition of phonemic vs.morphemic rules: The case of phonological shape and the assignment of
grammatical gender in Spanish''
4:15 Richard A. Winters, University of Louisiana at Lafayette: ''The Acceptability of Dative Possessors in Spanish: The Role of Gender''
8c SWJL Editors, ENG Room 305
Office hours for consultation with the Editors of the Southwest Journal of Linguistics
Note: posters will remain in this room for viewing until 4:45
8d Ultrasound Research in Linguistics, ENG Room 352
Session Chair: Comfort Pratt, Texas Tech University
Diana Archangeli, University of Arizona
Jeff Mielke, University of Arizona
5-6 Plenary Address: Lyle Campbell, University of Utah: Endangered Language Documentation and Revitalization: a Good-News Story
6:30-8:45 Conference Banquet, La Fiesta Restaurant, 1519 34th Street
New!! 10 pm - 1 am Rockabilly Dance with Live Band, Godbold Center (tentative)
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9
9a Applied Linguistics, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Erin Collopy, Texas Tech University
9:00 Karen Cody, Angelo State University : ''Can winning a trophy in high school 'translate' to university language study?''
9:30 Yesim Kesli, Texas Tech University: ''L1 Attrition of Turkish Native Speakers in English L2 Environment in Lubbock''
10:00 Bryan Meadows, Gwanhi Yun, Diana Archangeli, Jeff Mielke, Elizabeth Lukes, all University of Arizona: ''Pedagogical Implications of Ultrasound Technology in the Second Language Acquisition of English by Native Korean Speakers''
9b Spanish in Use, ENG Room 351
Session Chair: Reyes Fidalgo, CSU Fullerton
9:00 Flavia Belpoliti, University of Houston: Entonces en encadenamientos consecutivos: aporte para el estudio de los conectores en el español de US''
9:30 Patricia Gubitosi, University of Houston: ''La expresión de la pasividad en hablantes de español en Houston, Texas''
10:00 Sonia Balasch, University of New Mexico and Ana Zazueta, University of New Mexico: ''''¡Ajá!, bueno, pues, mire, mira... no sé'': Marcadores discursivos en el español de Mérida (Venezuela)''
9c The Lexicon, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Nelson Rushton, Texas Tech University
9:00 Gregory Richter, Truman University: ''The Tocharian Lexicon and Centum Language Cognates: A Numerical Analysis''
9:30 Daniel Siddiqi, University of Arizona: ''Subcategorization without the Lexicon: Thematic Licensing in Distributed Morphology''
10:00 Thomas Stroik, University of Missouri-Kansas City and Michael Putnam, University of Kansas: The Lexicon at the Interfaces
9d Syntax, ENG Room 305
Session Chair: Min-Joo Kim, Texas Tech University
9:00 Seunghun Julio Lee, Rutgers University: ''Covert Movement and Subject-object Asymmetry''
9:30 Jeongrae Lee, University of Arizona: ''The Korean Resultative Verb Construction and Telicity''
10:00 Ananda Lima, UCLA: ''Predicate Inversion, Person Asymmetries and Agreement in Brazilian Portuguese''
10:30-10:45 MORNING BREAK
10a Semantics, ENG Room 350
Session Chair: Seunghun Julio Lee, Rutgers University
(note no 10:45 talk at this time)
11:15 Seongha Rhee, Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies: ''A Comparative Analysis of Spatial Concepts in English and Korean''
11:45 Vineeta Chand, University of California, Davis: ''Variation in Metaphors: A Cross-linguistic Account of Anger in Hindi, English and Mandarin Chinese''
10b Panel: ''A Philological Approach to the Spanish Expedition Diaries of Texas'', ENG Room 351
Session Chair and Panel Organizer: Brian Imhoff, Texas A&M University
10:45 Debbie S. Cunningham, Texas A&M University: ''The Ramón and Espinosa Expedition of 1716: A Philological Study of Two Original Diaries''
11:15 Jana McLain, Texas A&M University: ''Governor De León's 1690 Expedition: A Comparative Study of Original and Revised Diaries''
11:45 Sheila Jordan, University of Texas at Austin: ''The 1689 De León/Massanet Expedition: A Philological Study of Manuscript Variation''
10c Discourse and Narrative, ENG Room 300
Session Chair: Jorge E. Porras, Sonoma State University
10:45 Joke Mondada, University of New Orleans: '' The role of the narrator-focalizer in Spider stories from Brazil and Nigeria
11:15 Asha Tickoo, Southern Illinois University: ''On story structure and the narrative art of Somerset Maugham''
11:45 David Herman, Ohio State University: ''At the Interface of Story, Sentence, and SpeechAct: Role-Theoretic Frameworks for Narrative Analysis''
12:15 - 1:15 LASSO Business Meeting with refreshments, all members are encouraged to attend, ENG Room 351
12:30 Shuttle trip from English Building, to Hawthorn Hotel, to airport
1:45 Shuttle trip from English Building, to Hawthorn Hotel, to airport
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