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Friday, May 16, 2014
8:00 am – 8:45 am Registration and continental breakfast (State Room-West)
8:45 am – 9:00 am Opening Remarks by Oner Ozcelik, Director of Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR), Indiana University (Georgian Room)
9:00 am – 11:00 am Parallel Session 1
(Georgian Room) (State Room-East)
Esra Predolac,
University of Kansas/Cornell University

Revisiting Finite Complement Clauses
Farid Saydee and Shahnaz Ahmadeian Fard,
San Diego State University
Determinant Factors in Effective Teaching and Learning of Dari and Pashto Languages: An Action Research Paper? (PDF 390Kb)
Ali Bolgun,
Monterey Institute of International Studies,
Why situation-theory cannot explain the accusative case marking in Turkish (PDF 290Kb)
Nadezda Novakovic and Yama Meerzada,
San Diego State University
Raising the L2 motivation of the military personnel learning Pashto
Ghazaleh Kazeminejad,
University of Kentucky,

Rethinking the quirky case of psych predicates in colloquial Persian
Daniel Thornhill and Shabnam Entezar,
US Special Operations Command,

The Effect of Learner-Centered Curricula on Motivation and Proficiency Measures

Atakan Ince,

Sluicing Is Still Sluicing in Turkish

Clay Leishman and Dr. Marla Federe,
Naval Special Warfare

Developing a Learner-Centered Pashtu Curriculum for Navy SEALs: A Case Study (PDF 272Kb)
11:00 am – 11:15 am Refreshment Break (State Room-East)
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Plenary Session 1: Jaklin Kornfilt, Department of Linguistics, Syracuse University (Georgian Room)
Turkish Relative Clauses: How Exceptional are they from a Central Asian Turkic Perspective? (PDF 344Kb)
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch - Boxed Lunches Provided (State Room - East)
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Poster Session I (Georgian Room)

Kalibunur Abdurahman and YuHong Zhi, Northwest University for Nationalities, The Research on Uyghur Consonants from Perspective of EPG (PDF 353Kb)

Raushangul Avakova, Kazakh National University of Al-Farabi, Peculiarities of Language Consciousness in Cultural Values

Biplab Chakraborty, University of Calcutta, Syntactic Structures and Style of Lokaabharan

Duygu Demir, Hacettepe University, Adverbial Clauses in Modern Turkish (PDF 314Kb)

Johnathan Krause, Western Carolina University, How Afghan languages (Dari and Pashto) are a source of unity, rather than division (PDF 310Kb)

Kaiser Abdurusul ÖzHun, International Pen Uyghur Centre, Uyghur language is in danger under the regional bilingual education policy of China

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Parallel Session 2
(Georgian Room) (State Room-East)
Yasuhiro Yamakoshi,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

How Can We Define The "Participles" In Mongolic Languages: Two Problems In Shinekhen Buryat (PDF 291Kb)
Zeinekan Kuzekova,
Nazarbayev University,

Functional Semantic Fields in the Teaching of Kazakh Language (PDF 190Kb)
Invited Guest Speaker: Antonia Schleicher (Georgian Room)
Executive Director of NCOLCTL and IU Joint LRCs

Creating a Standards Development Committee for LCTLs
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment Break (State Room-East)
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Parallel Session 3
(Georgian Room) (State Room-East)
Daniel Barry,
CUNY - Brooklyn College
On the Re-Analysis of the Phoneme /k/ in Kyrgyz Loanwords in Wakhi
Mariam Alamyar,
Purdue University

Language Controversy in Afghanistan: The Sociolinguistics of Farsi Dari and Pashtu at Kabul University
Mahire Yakup,
University of Kansas,
Reduplication in Uyghur
Farooq Babrakzai,
Defense Language Institute

Movement and Direction in Pashto Grammar
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Plenary Session 2: Jorge Hankamer, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Cruz (Georgian Room)
Turkish Suspended Affixation
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Hors d’oeuvre Reception (State Room-East)

Saturday, May 17, 2014
8:00 am – 8:30 am Continental breakfast (State Room-West)
8:30 am – 10:00 am Parallel Session 4
(Georgian Room) (State Room-East)
Alexander Sugar,
University of Washington

Implementing a Machine-Readable Grammar of Uyghur (PDF 470Kb)
Mamadsho Ilolov,
Academy of Sciences of the Republic Tajikistan

Pamiri languages and problems of written language (PDF 269Kb)
Narges Nematollahi,
Indiana University,
Development of the Progressive Construction in Modern Persian (PDF 256Kb)
Parvina Abdulhamidova,
Khorog State University,
Language regeneration in Shughnani and the Internet
Hassan Bokhari and Jonathan Washington,
Indiana University,

Stress in Saudi Diaspora Uzbek and Its relation to stress in Turkish (PDF 282Kb)
Sukhrob Karimov,
Indiana University

M-Learning: Adding Mobile to Your Learning Environment
10:00 am – 10:15 am Refreshment Break (State Room-East)
10:15 am – 11:15 am Plenary Session 3: Simin Karimi, Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona (Georgian Room)
Contrast in Focus Persian and Turkish focus constructions (PDF 123Kb)
11:15 am – 12:15 pm Parallel Session 5
(Georgian Room) (State Room-East)
Joshua Meyers,
University of Arizona,

Phonological Processing in Kyrgyz-Russian Bilinguals

Ari Stern-Gottschalk,
Indiana University,

Trends in US-based Central Asian Language Instruction (PDF 319Kb)

Sangyub Baek,
Hokkaido University

Tungusic Converb -mi from the Perspective of Linguistic area (PDF 359Kb)
Pooneh Paydar,
San Diego State University,

Creating language and culture content for Novice Language Learners also Engaging Learners with Customized and Personalized Online Language Activities
12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch - Boxed Lunches Provided (State Room - East)
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Poster Session II (Georgian Room)

Chuguluke Abudulimu, Yale University and Sherin Arslan, American University, Teaching Uyghur Noun Cases to English Speaking Students

Gaziza Imanaliyeva, Kazakh National University Al Farabi, Some Problems of Emotiveness in Kazakh language

Odilbek Kattaev, Arizona State University, Low-Level Learners and Study Abroad: A Case Study

Savas Sahin, Amasya University, Metaphorical Approach to Mental Verbs in Turkmen Turkish (PDF 204Kb)

Anarkul Salkynbay, Kazakh National University of Al-Farabi, Metaphorical word-building meaning in the Kazakh language

Arzhaana Syuryun, Institute for Linguistic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, The Tofalar Language Nowadays

2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Plenary Session 4: Chris Beckwith, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University (Georgian Room)
What Did the Earliest Central Asian Languages Sound Like? (PDF 128Kb)
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Refreshment Break (State Room-East)
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Parallel Session 6
(Georgian Room) (State Room-East)
Cigdem Harding,
Indiana University,

Can we save Crimean Tatar? Story of an endangered language.
Aliya Kuryshzhanova,
Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Lingvo-Methodical Objectives and Frequency-Specific Approaches for Kazakh Language (PDF 252Kb)
Shinsuke Hidaka,
Tokyo University,
Uzbek’s Suffix Expressing Possession -li (PDF 277Kb)
Sharifa Djurabaeva,
Ball State University

Definition and clarification discourse markers in the speech of Uzbek speakers (PDF 236Kb)
4:30 pm – 4:45 pm Refreshment Break (State Room-East)
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks (Georgian Room)

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