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2015-2016 Academic Year

Conference Paper Presentations

  • Zhang, Borui. 2015. "Processing embedded structures in Mandarin Chinese." SWAMP 2015, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • Pushetonequa, Yolanda. 2015. "Meskwaki phonology 2015." The 47th Algonquian Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • Coltz, Jonathon. 2015. "Polyphony, multimodality, and story in stancetaking during focus groups about food." 14th International Pragmatics Conference (International Pragmatics Association), Antwerp, Belgium.

Awards

  • Heath, Maria. Academic Year 2015-2016 FLAS Fellowship for Intermediate Chinese

2014-2015 Academic Year

Conference Paper Presentations

  • Song, Wei. 2015. "Towards a syntactic focus movement account of the sluicing-like construction in Chinese." The 39th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC), Philadelphia, PA.
  • Tilleson, Paul. 2015. "Severing Valuation from Interpretability in Negative Concord: Evidence from S'gaw Karen." LSA 89th Annual Meeting, Portland, OR.
  • Tilleson, Paul. 2014. "Clausal Negators are [iNEG] in Strict Negative Concord Languages." Graduate Workshop of the American Midwest and Prairies, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Abramson, Martha. 2014. "An acoustic analysis of the high rounded vowels in L2 speakers of Mandarin Chinese". 2014 International Conference on Phonetic Research and Language Learning (ICPRLL) & English Phonetic Conference in China (EPCC), Changsha, Hunan, China.
  • Song, Wei. 2014. "On the sentence-final de in the shi...de focus cleft in Mandarin Chinese." Graduate Workshop of the American Midwest and Prairies, Milwaukee, WI.
  • Song, Wei. 2014. "On the sentence-final de in the shi...de focus cleft in Mandarin Chinese." Buckeye East Asian Linguistics Forum, Columbus, OH.

2013-2014 Academic Year

Conference Paper Presentations

  • Farrell, Anna & Rauf Shier, Sadaf. 2014. "Internationalizing the campus, language education policy, and multilingual students: Reflections through social media." Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Portland, OR.
  • Farrell, Anna. 2014. "Language policy and the Central Teacher Eligibility Exam in India: A critical discourse analysis." Annual Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society, Toronto, ON.
  • Farrell, Anna & Rauf Shier, Sadaf. 2013. "The de-facto language policy of multilingual student groups at an international(izing?) university: Reflections through social media." Language Policy and Planning Conference, Calgary, AB.
  • Coltz, Jonathon. 2013. "Assessments in Focus Groups about Food: From Story to Prooduct." 13th International Pragmatics Conference (International Pragmatics Association), New Delhi, India.
  • Coltz, Jonathon. 2013. "Extending the Stance Triangle: Storytelling as Stancetaking in Focus Groups about Food." Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association.

2012-2013 Academic Year

Conference Paper Presentations

  • van Duym, Suzanne. 2013. "A component of informativeness as a predictor of relative distribution." International Symposium on Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • van Duym, Suzanne. 2013. "A cognitive model for assessing a component of informativeness." Meaning, Context and Cognition, Łódź, Poland.
  • Farrell, Anna. “Somali immigrants and English language education in the United States”, The 57th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society, New Orleans, LA.
  • Batteen, Christopher. 2013. Review: Morphologies in contact. The Linguist List, January 2013.
  • Batteen, Christopher. 2012. The structure of the do/make construction in Chichewa and Chichewa/English.Studies in the Linguistic Sciences: Illinois Working Papers 2012, 1-16.
  • Sullivan, Michael. "Making statements in Ojibwe: A survey of word order in spontaneous sentences", 44th Annual Algonquian Conference, Chicago, IL
  • Sande, Hannah. "Nouchi: The phonology of an Ivoirian contact language", Society of Pidgin and Creole Linguistics Meeting, LSA 87th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • Sande, Hannah. "Nouchi as a distinct language: The morphological evidence", 44th  Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL-44), Washington, DC.
  • Nomoto, Hiroki and Kartini Abd. Wahab. 2012.Kena adversative passives in Malay, funny control, and covert voice alternation. Oceanic Linguistics 51(2) (published online).
  • Nomoto, Hiroki. 2012.More on Austronesian nasal substitution. In M. Ryan Bochnak et al. (eds.) Proceedings from the 45th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society, 503-517.
  • Nomoto, Hiroki and Nala Huiying Lee. Forthcoming. Realis, factuality and derived-level statives: Perspectives from the analysis of Singlish got. C. Nishida and C. Russi (eds.) Selected Proceedings from Chronos 8, 210-230. Amsterdam: Rodopi.
  • Nomoto, Hiroki. Forthcoming. A general theory of bare "singular" kind terms. Proceedings of the Poster Session of the 29th Annual West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL 29). Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Linguistics Circle.

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halpert@umn.edu

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