The 4th Annual Linguistics Department Graduate Student Conference was held on 9 April 2010. This conference provides an important venue for students in the department (and related fields) to present their independent research to their fellows. Abstracts and presentation slides from the conference are available from the schedule below.

Schedule of Talks

Speaker Title Time
Traci Nagle Speaking of Empire: Loanword Assimilation and British Folklore in the Title of Hobson-Jobson 10:00 - 10:30
Jason Siegel Language contact and gay communities: A look at the Francophone gay press 10:30 - 11:00
Aaron Albin Historical 'deconstruction' and internal consistency in the accentual paradigm of Proto-Mainland Japanese (slides) 11:00 - 11:30
Jonathan Washington Understanding the history of Turkic-Turkic language contact in the Altay region 11:30 - 12:00
Andrew Kostakis The Phonology of Isoglosses 12:00 - 12:30
Lunch Break
Muhammed Abdul-Mageed Instance sampling for automatic identification of Arabic pleonastic pronouns 1:30 - 2:00
Yu-Yin Hsu, Ross Israel, Charese Smiley Feature investigation of pronominal anaphora resolution in memory-based learning 2:00 - 2:30
Abbie Hantgan Bondu Vowel Harmony 3:00 - 3:30
Jon Anderson Rhythm in Akan 3:30 - 4:00


For more information contact Jason Siegel

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