LINGUIST List 24.1392

Sun Mar 24 2013

Confs: General Linguistics/USA

Editor for this issue: Xiyan Wang <>

Date: 24-Mar-2013
From: April Grotberg <>
Subject: 8th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association
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8th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association

Date: 29-Mar-2013 - 30-Mar-2013 Location: West Lafayette, IN, USA Contact: April Grotberg Contact Email: < click here to access email > Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Meeting Description:

8th Annual Student Symposium of the Purdue Linguistics Association
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
March 29-30, 2013

The 2013 PLA Student Symposium endeavors to provide undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctorate researchers from various linguistic fields an opportunity to interact with those both inside and outside their respective disciplines. The Symposium General Session, which will be held on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, spotlights original research by students in various fields informed by linguistic theory. In addition to the General Session, on Saturday we will also host a Special Session, the theme of which will be Indigenous Languages and Linguistics. The Special Session will begin with an Address by our Keynote Speaker, Dr. George A. Broadwell, of State University of New York at Albany.

March 29, Friday, Stanley Coulter Hall 239

3:00-4:00 pm Registration
3:20-3:30 pm Opening Remarks
3:30-5:00 pm Session 1: Second Language Acquisition
5:00-5:15 pm Break
5:15-6:15 pm Session 2: Semantics

March 30, Saturday, Stanley Coulter Hall 239

8:00 - 10:00 am Registration and Breakfast
8:30 - 10:30 am Session 3: Extra-linguistic & Cross-linguistic Perspectives10:30 - 10:45 am Break
10:45 - 12:15 pm Session 4: Phonetics and Phonology
12:15 - 1:15 pm Lunch
1:15 - 2:45 pm Keynote Address & Discussion: Dr. George A. Broadwell
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:00 pm Session 5: Language Attitudes
4:00 - 4: 15 pm Break
4:15 - 5:20 pm Panel: Participatory Action Research
5:20 - 5:30 pm Closing Remarks

For more information on the Keynote Address and Panel and to pre-register for the event (registration is free), go to:

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