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Sun Mar 26 2006

Confs: Spanish/Socioling/Philadelpha, PA, USA

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        1.    Kevin Burrows, Third International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics

Message 1: Third International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Date: 26-Mar-2006
From: Kevin Burrows <jholmquitemple.edu>
Subject: Third International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics

Third International Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics
Short Title: WSS3

Date: 06-Apr-2006 - 07-Apr-2006
Location: Philadelpha, PA, USA
Contact: Jonathan Holmquist
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.temple.edu/spanpor/WSS3

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Spanish

Meeting Description:

Workshop focusing on presentations of original sociolinguistic research analyzing Spanish data or data from contact situations between Spanish and other languages. Keynote speaker: William Labov. Plenary speakers: Richard Cameron, Carol Klee, and Ricardo Otheguy.



Thursday, April 6

08:00 - 08:40 Registration
9th Floor Gladfelter Hall

08:40 - 09:00 Welcome
Gladfelter Hall 914

09:00 - 11:00 Session 1: Morpho-syntactic Variation / Nominals
GH 914

Moderator: Pedro Guijarro

Nydia Flores. Mexicans in New Jersey: A preliminary study of subject pronoun expression in discourse.

Michol Hoffman. Así hablamos / nosotros hablamos así: Subject pronoun expression in the Spanish of Salvadorean youth in Toronto.

Dora Beatriz Ramírez. Subject personal pronouns and impersonal sentences in adult Colombian immigrants' Spanish.

Assela Reig Alamillo and Scott Schwenter. Null objects and neuter lo: A cross-dialectal variationist analysis.

11:00 - 11:15 COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 12:15 Plenary 1
Gladfelter Hall 914

Ricardo Otheguy

Initial stages and leveling raises in subject pronouns in Spanish in New York: Occurrence rates and constraint hierarchies as evidence for language and dialect contact

12:15 - 01:15 LUNCH

01:15 - 03:15 Session 2: Phonological Variation I
Gladfelter Hall 914

Moderator: Amalia Schweizer

Gabriela Alfaraz. Liquid assimilation in Cuban Spanish.

Marisol Garrido. Diphthongization of mid/low vowel sequences in Colombian Spanish.

Julia Oliver. Mobility and its effects on vowel raising in the coffee zone of Puerto Rico.

Wilfredo Valentín-Márquez. El debilitamiento de /-s/ y la construcción lingüística de identidades en Puerto Rico.

03:15 - 03:40 COFFEE BREAK

03:40 - 04:40 Keynote Address
Gladfelter Hall 21 (Entry Level)

William Labov

Spanish sociolinguistics as a strategic research site for general linguistic theory

04:40 - 05:00 BREAK

05:00 - 06:30 Session 3: Attitude and Discourse
Gladfelter Hall 21

Moderator: Robert Vann

Norma Corrales. Aproximación interdisciplinaria al análisis de un texto real.

Mariadelaluz Matus-Mendoza. The talk of the town: Spanish language attitudes in Philadelphia.

Cecilia Montes-Alcalá. Blogging in two languages: Code-switching in bilingual bloggs.

07:00 - 08:30 Dinner
(Diamond [Faculty] Club), Mitten Hall

Friday, April 7

09:00 - 11:00 Session 4: Phonological Variation II
Gladfelter Hall 914

Moderator: Maríadelaluz Matus-Mendoza

Scott Alvord. Spanish intonation in contact: Miami-Cuban interrogatives.

Maryellen García. Variable verb pronunciations in Chicano Spanish: Phonology or morphology?

Emily Hinch. Word order in bilingual Spanish: Convergence and intonation strategy.

Michelle Ramos-Pellicia. Loraine Puerto Rican Spanish and 'r' in three generations.

11:00 - 11:15 COFFEE BREAK

11:15 - 12:15 Plenary 2
Gladfelter Hall 914

Richard Cameron

Three approaches to finding the social in the linguistic

12:15 - 01:15 LUNCH

01:15 - 03:15 Session 5: Contact, Creoles and Natural SLA
GH 914

Moderator: Augusto Lorenzino

Hsiao Hu. Natural second language acquisition or pidginization?: Present tense verb usage by adult Chinese speakers of Spanish in Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Luis Ortiz and Pedro Guijarro. El contacto créole/español la adquisición de clíticos en la frontera domínico-haitiana.

Thomas Morton. Intevocalic V/D/V variation and change in Palenquero Spanish.

Tara Sanchez. Nativization pathways of Spanish progressive -ndo in Papiamentu.

03:15 - 03:30 COFFEE BREAK

03:30 - 04:30 Plenary 3
Gladfelter Hall 914

Carol Klee

Dialect contact in Peru: Variation and change in contemporary Limeño Spanish

04:30 - 04:45 BREAK

04:45 - 06:15 Session 6: Amerindian Contact

Moderator: William Calvano

Ivonne Balcazar. Identity, modernity and language shift in Kaqchikel Maya adolescents.

Marilyn Feke. The role of language instruction in determining the extent of cross-linguistic influence: The case of Cuzco Quechua and Andean Spanish.

Jim Michnowicz. El habla de Yucatám: final nasal variants in a dialect zone.

07:00 - 08:30 Dinner
(Anderson Hall, 4th Floor Lounge)

Saturday, April 9 Anderson Lobby 7

08:30 - 10:30 Session 7: Variation and Discourse in Spain

Moderator: Lotfi Sayahi

Enrique Pato and David Heap. Lexical and sociogeographic variation across Asturias and the 'dominio Astur.'

Steve Marshall. New Latino diaspora and new zones of language contact: the case of Spanish-speaking Latin Americans in Catalonia.

Juan Antonio Thomas Testa. El uso de la gheada en tres generaciones de mujeres de Carballo, A Coruña.

Robert Vann. Doing Catalan Spanish: Pragmatic resources and discourse strategies in ways of speaking Spanish in Barcelona.

10:30-11:00 COFFEE BREAK

11:00-01:30 Session 8: Morpho-syntactic Variation / Verbals
AL 7

Moderator: Thomas Morton

Donna Brown and Lisa Barboun. Aspects of cigar city Spanish: Preterite and imperfect verb morphology in the Spanish of three generations of Cubans in Tampa.

Carolina Castillo-Trelles. Pluralización de haber impersonal en el español yucateco: ¿Un cambio desde arriba?

Pedro Guijarro and Kimberly Geeslin. Explaining copula change in Spanish: Gender.

Rafael Orozco. Social constraints on the expression of futurity in Spanish-speaking urban communities.

Tonya Wolford. Variation in Spanish hypothetical discourse in the Southwest in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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