The 6th Annual Linguistics Department Graduate Student Conference will be held on Friday 13 April 2012 in Ballantine Hall room 007. 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 will be posted to the schedule below as soon as they are available.

Schedule of Talks

Speaker Title Time
Opening Remarks (1:00 - 1:15)
Theoretical Linguistics I: Morphosyntax
Yu-Yin Hsu Projections above NP in Mandarin 1:15 - 1:45
Jason Siegel Demonstrative-blocking in complex NPs in Guianese French Creole 1:45 - 2:15
African Linguistics and Computational Linguistics
Jonathan Anderson Rhythmic patterns of prominence in Akan/Twi 2:30 - 3:00
Mohammad Khan
Eric Baucom
Anthony Meyer
Lwin Moe
Projecting Farsi POS data to tag Pashto 3:00 - 3:30
Theoretical Linguistics II: Phonetics and Phonology
Elijah Reynolds Stress and weight management: Egyptian loanword adaptation of English words 3:45 - 4:15
Chisato Kojima Learners' lexical encoding of the geminate/non-geminate contrast in Japanese and its implications 4:15 - 4:45
Beth Casserly Acoustic feedback and speech production 4:45 - 5:15


For more information contact Aaron Albin

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