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TOC: University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 21/2 (2015)

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Date: 10-Nov-2015
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Subject: University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics Vol. 21, No. 2 (2015)
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Publisher: Graduate Linguistics Society of the University of Pennsylvania

Journal Title: University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics
Volume Number: 21
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2015

Subtitle: Selected Papers from NWAV 43

Main Text:

Penn Working Papers in Linguistics 21.2
Selected Papers from New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 43
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Sabriya Fisher

Multiple Mergers: Production and Perception of Three Pre-/l/ Mergers in Youngstown, Ohio
Lacey Arnold

The Variable Grammar of Negative Concord in Montréal French
Heather Burnett, Mireille Tremblay, and Hélène Blondeau

Comparative Sociolinguistic Insights in the Evolution of Negation
Claire Childs, Christopher Harvey, Karen P. Corrigan, and Sali A.Tagliamonte

Perceiving Personae: Effects of Social Information on Perceptions of TRAP-backing
Annette D'Onofrio

Reversal of the Northern Cities Shift in Syracuse, New York
Anna Driscoll and Emma Lape

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree: Incremental Change in Philadelphia Families
Sabriya Fisher, Hilary Prichard, and Betsy Sneller

A Convergence of Dialects in the St. Louis Corridor
Lauren A. Friedman

Taking Possession of the Constant Rate Hypothesis: Variation and Change in Ancient Egyptian Possessive Constructions
Shayna Gardiner

Strong Necessity Modals: Four Socio-pragmatic Corpus Studies
Lelia Glass

Shtreets of Philadelphia: An Acoustic Study of /str/-retraction in a Naturalistic Speech Corpus
Duna Gylfadottir

Maintenance of the COT-CAUGHT Contrast Among Metro Detroit Speakers: A Multimodal Articulatory Analysis
Jonathan Havenhill

Partial Mergers and Near-Distinctions: Stylistic Layering in Dialect Acquisition
Daniel Ezra Johnson and Jennifer Nycz

Public Legacies: Spanish-English (In)authenticity in the Linguistic Landscape of Pilsen, Chicago
Kate Lyons and Itxaso Rodríguez-Ordóñez

Investigating an Acoustic Measure of Perceived Isochrony in Conversation: Preliminary Notes on the Role of Rhythm in Turn Transitions
Shannon Mooney and Grace C. Sullivan

Ethnic Orientation without Quantification: How Life “On the Hyphen” Affects Sociolinguistic Variation
Luiza Newlin-Łukowicz

English Prosody and Native American Ethnic Identity
Kalina Newmark, Nacole Walker, and James Stanford

The Effect of Salience on Co-variation in Brazilian Portuguese
Livia Oushiro and Gregory R. Guy

Social Influences on the Degree of Stop Voicing in Inland California
Robert J. Podesva, Penelope Eckert, Julia Fine, Katherine Hilton, Sunwoo Jeong, Sharese King, and Teresa Pratt

An Exception to the Rule? Lone French Nouns in Tunisian Arabic
Shana Poplack, Lotfi Sayahi, Nahed Mourad, and Nathalie Dion

Uptalk in Spanish Dating Shows?
Daniel Vergara

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Arabic, Tunisian (aeb)
                            Egyptian (egy)
                            English (eng)
                            French (fra)
                            Portuguese (por)
                            Spanish (spa)

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