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Sun Feb 15 2009

Confs: General Linguistics/USA

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Message 1: University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference
Date: 13-Feb-2009
From: Amanda Linerode <utascilling.uta.edu>
Subject: University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference
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University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference
Short Title: UTASCILT

Date: 05-Mar-2009 - 06-Mar-2009
Location: Arlington, TX, USA
Contact: Keri Henley
Contact Email: utascilling.uta.edu
Meeting URL: http://ling.uta.edu/~lingua

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

The 16th Annual University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in
Linguistics and TESOL, March 5 and 6, 2009.

The UTASCILT is a student-run conference in Arlington, TX that provides student
scholars and their colleagues the opportunity to present and share their
linguistic and TESOL research with the larger linguistic community. Students
from all institutions with research in either Linguistics or TESOL are
encouraged to submit an abstract.

Thursday March 5, 2009

8:00-8:30 am

8:30-8:40 am
Opening Remarks

8:45-9:15 am
Yuvraj Brahmin (UT Arlington)
Case System in Jhangar-Kurux

9:20-9:50 am
Bryant Smith (Louisiana State U)
Learner Strategies in L2 Spanish Compliment Responses

9:55-10:25 am
Dr. Jerold Edmondson (Faculty Presentation: UT Arlington)
The Comparative Method and Phylogenetic Analysis in the Study of Language
History: A Comparison of Some Examples

10:25-10:40 am

10:45-11:15 am
Maria G. Contente and Walcir Cardoso (Concordia U)
A Sociolinguistic Analysis for Variable Word-Final [U]-Deletion in Faialense
Portuguese: Perspectives from the Azorean Diaspora in Montreal

11:20-11:50 am
Yingshing Li (National Chung Cheng U)
Investigating the Status of the Prenuclear Glide in Mandarin Chinese Using a
Maximum Entropy Model of Phonotactic Learning

12:00-1:00 pm

1:00-2:30 pm
Dr. Colleen Fitzgerald (Keynote Speaker: UT Arlington)
Language Activism and Revitalization in the Tohono O'odham Community

2:30-2:45 pm

2:50-3:20 pm
Jungsun Son (Ut Arlington)
Analysis on Korean Topic-Constructions at the Syntax and Pragmatics Interface

3:25-3:55 pm
Shawn Warner (UT Austin)
Coping Laughter: Why Who Laughs First Is Important

4:00-4:30 pm
Yujeong Choi (UT Arlington)
Interpersonal Meaning in Newspaper Editorials: A Corpus Analysis within Systemic
Functional Linguistics (SFL)

5:00 pm
Pizza Party

Friday March 6, 2009


8:40-8:50 am
Opening Remarks

8:55-9:25 am
Yu-Hsien Wu (National Chengchi U)
Imitation and Repetition in a Mandarin-Speaking Child's Conversation

9:30-10:00 am
Katharina Schuhmann (SUNY Stony Brook)
Gradient Wellformedness in German I-Truncations

10:00-10:15 am
Poster Setup

10:15-12:00 pm
Poster Presentations

Elliott Gougeon and Rose Rittenhouse (U of Wisconsin-Madison)
Focusing On Gothic Syntax: How Lexical-Functional Grammar Can Explain NP
Anomalies in Gothic

Jacob Franco Hernández (U De Sonora)
Sonoran O'otam: Some Ethnographic Views on Its Current Sociolinguistic Situation

Lynnelle Rhinier And Matt Benton (Ut Arlington)
The Speech Timing Pattern of Choctaw: A Preliminary Study

12:00-1:00 pm

1:00-2:30 pm
Panel Discussion
So How Many Languages Do You Speak: Finding a Job with a Degree in Linguistics

2:30-2:45 pm

2:50-3:20 pm
Weiwen Lan (UT Arlington)
Perception Study of Taiwanese SFP OO

3:25-3:55 pm
Hiram L. Smith (U of New Mexico)
Evidence for British and Southern White Vernacular English Influence on
Grandmama's Speech

4:00-4:30 pm

4:30-5:00 pm

6:00 pm
Dinner Out
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