19.2123, Confs: Discipline of Linguistics, General Linguistics/USA

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Subject: 19.2123, Confs: Discipline of Linguistics, General Linguistics/USA

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Date: 01-Jul-2008
From: Beth Hume < ehume at ling.osu.edu >
Subject: Linguistic Society of America Summer Meeting


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Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2008 15:06:01
From: Beth Hume [ehume at ling.osu.edu]
Subject: Linguistic Society of America Summer Meeting
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Linguistic Society of America Summer Meeting 

Date: 10-Jul-2008 - 13-Jul-2008 
Location: Columbus, Ohio, USA 
Contact: Beth Hume 
Contact Email: ehume at ling.ohio-state.edu 
Meeting URL: http://https://lsadc.org/info/meet-summer08.cfm 

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics; General Linguistics 

Meeting Description: 

The 2nd Annual Summer Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America will take
place at The Ohio State University, Thursday, 10 July - Sunday, 13 July 2008.
The meeting is directed specifically at undergraduate and graduate students in
Linguistics. In addition to poster and paper presentations, the Meeting will
include career-related workshops on how to apply for a job, how to apply for
graduate school, how to apply for funding, and how to publish research. 

2008 LSA Summer Meeting
The Ohio State University

Thursday, July 10 
Registration in McPherson Hall 1021 
Presenters set up posters in McPherson Hall 1040 & adjoining hallway for Poster
session 1  
Parallel workshops: 

Applying to graduate school in linguistics and other fields 
Jeri Jaeger (UBuffalo, Linguistics), Leslie Moore (Ohio State, College of
Education & Human Ecology), Laura Wagner (Ohio State, Psychology) 
McPherson Hall 1035

Applying for jobs in linguistics and related areas 
Mary Paster (Pomona College, Linguistics), Chris Brew (Ohio State, Computer
Science & Linguistics), Susan Hura (SpeechUsability) 
McPherson Hall 1021

Applying for funding
Chris Brew (Ohio State, Computer Science & Linguistics), Mark Pitt (Ohio State,
Psychology), Robert Fox (Ohio State, Speech & Hearing Sciences)  
McPherson Hall 1035 
Publishing your research 
Don Winford (Editor, Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages), David Odden
(Editor, Journal of African Studies)  
McPherson Hall 1035 

Chair: Lark Hovey 
Poster Session 1 
See below for list of presenters 
McPherson Hall 1040  
Cookout at the Faculty Club 
Friday, July 11 

Chair: Beth Hume  
Panel on professional ethics 
Mary Beckman (Ohio State) & Susan Hura (SpeechUsability) 
McPherson Hall 1000
Chair: Emily Dorrian
Paper presentations: Session 1
McPherson Hall 1000 
Re-Again: A Semantic Investigation Restitutive Again and re- in English 
Edward Holsinger, University of Southern California 
The Semantics of Vagueness: Supertruth, Subtruth and the Cooperative Principle 
Sam Al Khatib; Jeff Pelletier 
Simon Fraser University; University of Alberta 
Tough Nuts to Crack 
Kathleen O'Flynn, UC Santa Cruz 
Lunch & Advising session: Mentors advise participants on their talks/posters 
McPherson Hall 1021
Presenters in Poster session 2 set up posters in McPherson Hall 1035 and
adjoining hallway 
Chair: Teresa Pratt    
Paper presentations: Session 2 
McPherson Hall 1000 

Attention to Prosody in Infancy Correlates with Learning of Predicates 
Alejandrina Cristia; Amanda Seidl, Purdue University 
Communicative Efficiency: Native and Non-Native Speakers in Dialogue 
Kristin Van Engen; Rachel Baker; Midam Kim; Ann Rosalie Bradlow, Northwestern
Is Internal Argumenthood Relevant for Pitch Accenting of Intransitive Verbs in
Laura Whitton, Stanford University 
Chair: Lark Hovey & Chanelle Mays 
Poster Session 2 
See below for list of presenters
McPherson Hall 1035 and adjoining hallway 
Advising session: Mentors advise participants on their talks/posters  
Chair: David Odden 
Plenary Speaker: Mary Paster (BA, The Ohio State University; PhD, UC Berkeley;
Faculty, Pomona College) 
The Journey from Linguistics Major to Professor  
McPherson Hall 1000 
Beth Hume's home
Saturday, July 12 

Chair: Mary Beckman 
Plenary Speaker: Ilse Lehiste (Emeritus Professor, The Ohio State University). 
Interrelationship Between Language and Music 
McPherson Hall 1000 
McPherson Hall 1021

Chair: Emily Dorian 
Paper presentations: Session 3 
McPherson Hall 1000 

Perfectivity, Telicity and Attrition of Aspect: Heritage Russian 
Oksana Laleko, University of Minnesota 
A Variationist Study of English Modality in Rural Ontario 
Derek Denis, University of Toronto 
Lexical Frequency Effects in the Psychological Manifestation of Morpheme
Structure Constraints 
Robin Melnick, San Jose State University 
Lunch & Advising session: Mentors advise participants on their talks/posters
McPherson Hall 1021 
Chair: Anouschka Bergmann 
Paper presentations: Session 4 
McPherson Hall 1000

French Schwa and Prosodic Structure 
Brian Smith, Wayne State University 
Nasal Assimilation in the Speech of Detroit Working Class AAVE Speakers 
Neisha Niccolini, Wayne State University 
Visual Cues to Language Identification 
Rebecca Ronquest; Susannah Levi; David B Pisoni 
Indiana University; University of Michigan; Indiana University 
In- or ex-situ: A Diagnosis of Right Node Raising 
Bradley Larson 
University of Washington 
Break and advising session: Mentors advise participants on their talks/posters  
McPherson Hall 1021
4:00- 5:00   
Chair: Kathleen Currie Hall 
Plenary Speaker: Elizabeth Strand (Tellme, A Microsoft Subsidiary) 
The Road to Industry  
McPherson Hall 1000 
Kuhn Honors and Scholars House  
Undergraduate social 
Sunday, July 13  

Chair: Kathryn Campbell-Kibler 
Plenary speakers: John Rickford (Stanford), Tom Wasow (Stanford) 
Collaborations:  As Far as Different Subfields, We're All, ''Ain't no reason we 
shouldn't work together'' 
McPherson Hall 1000 
10:45 - 12:15 
Chair: Dahee Kim 
Paper presentations: Session 5 
McPherson Hall 1000 

Voice Quality and Perceived Sexual Desirability 
Kaitlin Johnson; Sara Schmelzer, University of Minnesota 
''A Radical Point of View'': The Linguistic Construction of Student Activists'
Political Identity 
Sylvia Sierra, Mary Washington 
>From Dialect to Substandard: The Future of Occitan Dialectality 
Judith Bridges, University of Mississippi 
12:15 - 1:30 
Lunch & Advising session: Mentors advise participants on their talks/posters 
McPherson Hall 1021 
Poster Session 1
Thursday 4:30-6:00 

An Embarrassment of Riches: The Proliferation of Tlingit Writing Systems 
James Crippen, University of Hawaii 
Syntactic Change and the Emergence of Prepositional Finite Clauses in Spanish
and Portuguese 
Manuel Delicado-Cantero, The Ohio State University 
The Production of Acoustic Correlates of Lexical Stress by Spanish ESL Speakers 
Paul Edmunds, University of New Mexico 
Emergent Unmarkedness in L2: What L2 Modern Greek Reveals About L1 English 
James Gruber, Georgetown University 
L1 Interference in the Production of English Lexical Stress by French Learners
of English 
Jasmine Heschuk, University of Victoria 
The Differential Effects of Corrective Feedback on Two Target Structures in L2
Sun Hee Hwang, Georgetown University 
Loanword Adaptation as Perceptual Approximation 
Eunah Kim, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 
Vowel Length Degradation in Latvian-English Bilinguals 
Edward King, University of Chicago 
A Cross-Dialectal Perceptual Study of Eastern Andalusian Coda-Neutralization 
Jaymie Lao; Jason Bishop, University of California, Los Angeles 
L2 Acquisition of Phrasal Prominence and Rhythm in English 
Emily Nava, University of Southern California 
Contrastive Stress and Anaphora Resolution in Subordinate VP-Ellipsis 
Dan Parker, Eastern Michigan University 
Informed Models of Human Sentence Comprehension 
David Lutz, Michigan State University 
Effects of Dialect and Talker Variability on Lexical Recognition Memory 
Terrin Tamati, The Ohio State University 
Missing Surface Inflection in L2 speech: A Performance Interface Account 
Darren Tanner, University of Washington 
Poster Session 2 
Friday 3:30-5:00 

The Role of Exposure to Non-Target Material During Foreign-Accent Adaptation 
Melissa Michaud Baese; Ann Rosalie Bradlow, Northwestern University 
Addressing Challenges Posed by Speech Corpora Including Non-Native Speakers 
Rachel Baker; Kristin Van Engen, Northwestern University 
Split DPs in German: A Different View 
Solveig Bosse, University of Delaware 
PP Shells and Absolute Constructions 
Colin Gorrie, University of Toronto 
Discourse Markers in Conversations Between Native and Nonnative Speakers 
Midam Kim, Northwestern University 
/ay/ Monophthongization in the Pre-Tap Environment 
Elizabeth Gentry; Andrew Pantos, Rice University 
Phrasal Prominence in the English of Native Spanish Speakers 
Gregory Madan; Emily Nava; Maria Luisa Zubizarreta, University of Southern 
The Effects of L1 Orthography on L2 Perception 
Marc Matthews, University of Florida 
Moving New Words into the Neighborhood 
Tim Poepsel, Northwestern University 
MultiTree - A Digital Library of Language Relationships 
Susan Smith; Bethany Townsend 
Wayne State University; Eastern Michigan University 
A Phonological Analysis of the Dative Alternation in Spoken English 
Michael Speriosu, Stanford University 
A Study of Vowel Duration as a Cue for the Underlying Voicing of Intervocalic
Alveolar Flaps 
Nancy Ward, University of California, Berkeley 
English Middles Process Linguistically 
Jim Wood; Inna Livitz, New York University 
So-Inversion as Polarity Focus 
Jim Wood, New York University 
Frequency and Learnability of Harmony Directionalities 
Aleksandra Zaba, University of Utah

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