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Thu Apr 24 2008

Confs: General Linguistics/USA

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Message 1: Minnesota Student Workshop on Linguistics
Date: 21-Apr-2008
From: Eden Kaiser <kaise113umn.edu>
Subject: Minnesota Student Workshop on Linguistics
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Minnesota Student Workshop on Linguistics
Short Title: MNSWOL

Date: 02-May-2008 - 04-May-2008
Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Contact: Ellen Lucast
Contact Email: lucas034umn.edu

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

MNSWOL is the first annual conference sponsored by the Graduate Linguistics
Association of Minnesota at the University of Minnesota -Twin Cities.

MNSWOL 2008
Minnesota Student Workshop on Linguistics
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis

Presentation Schedule

Friday, May 2, 2008

12pm - 1:15pm
Registration
Nolte 125

Session 1:
''Sorry, I didn't hear that [l]''
Chair: Paula Chesley

1:15 - 1:30
Welcome
Nolte 140

1:30 - 2:00
Anna Marco-Cortiel
''A Sociolinguistic Study of Bulgarian L-Vocalization''
Nolte 140

2:00-2:30
Giusy Clemente ''An Intercultural Pragmatics Study: Americans and Italians
Apologizing in English
Nolte 140

2:30 - 3:00
Mark McKay
''Discontinuous Negation in GuaranĂ­''
Nolte 140

3:00 - 3:30
Break

Session 2:

Field Methods
Chair: Nancy Stenson

3:30 - 5:00
Class presentations on Berber
Nolte 140

5:00
Happy hour in Dinkytown
Location T.B.A.

Saturday, May 3, 2008

8:30 -9:00
Registration
(light breakfast provided)
Nolte 140

Session 3:
Phonology and Morophology
Chair: Suzanne van Duym

9:15 - 9:45
Paula Chesley
''Roots, Stems, and Kabyle Plurals: An Economy-Motivated Model''
Nolte 125

9:45 - 10:15
Kossi Ngolo
''The Formation of a New Urban Dialect: The Case of Ewe in Southern Togo'' Nolte 125

10:15-10:45
Rosa-Maria Castaneda
''Crossing National Borders: Palatalization in Uruguayan Portuguese''
Nolte 125

10:45-11:15
Zoltan Boka
''Using f0 Ranges to Measure the Effectiveness of Fluency Drills on Non-native
Speakers''
Nolte 125

11:15-12:30
Lunch on your own

Session 4:
ESL and Pragmatics
Chair: Jackie Listemaa

12:30-1:00
Liza C. Salainti
''The Effectiveness of Teachers' Gestures in ESL Reading Classes''
Nolte 125

1:00-1:30
Tor Lindbloom
'''If You're Gonna?, Then I'm Gonna': Be going to Conditionals in a Spoken
Academic English Corpus''
Nolte 125

1:30-2:00
Adeline Koh
''The Construction and Maintenance of Face in Small Talk''
Nolte 125

2:00-2:15
Break

Session 5:
Multilingualism
Chair: Amel Khalfaoui

2:15-2:45
Kate Kent
''Russian-Ukrainian Bilingualism in Post-Soviet Ukraine''
Nolte 125

2:45-3:15
Michael Coggins ''A Comparative Discourse Analysis of Embedded Ideologies in
Indian News Media''
Nolte 125

3:15-3:45
Muhammad Farrukh Ashraf Syed
''Code-Switching in Pakistan: (A Survey of Hybridization in Proper Names in
Commercial Signs)''
Nolte 125

3:45-4:00
Break

4:00-5:00
Ettien Koffi
Plenary address
Nolte 125

5:30 Dinner* Loring Pasta Bar

*Dinner on Saturday will be held at Loring Pasta Bar at the corner of 4th St.
and 14th Ave. in Dinkytown. $15 advance payment required. Contact Eden
(kaise113umn.edu) with questions.
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