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Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Thursday, March 27, 2014

10:00–5:00 Registration and packet pick–up: Winchester Hall
3:00–5:00 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
African American English
Chair: Felice Coles

Session B: Winchester
Lexical Variation
Chair: Ray Moye

Session C: Pembroke
Social Factors & Change
Chair: Sara Lide

3:00–3:30

Allison Burkette & Chad Davis
Univ of Mississippi
Early AAE in New England? Evidence from the Linguistic Atlas of New England

Jessie Sams & Lindsey Antonini
Stephen F. Austin State Univ & Univ of Georgia
Prayer or Incantation? A linguistic analysis

Gail Clements
UNC–School of the Arts
"You still workin' with that child?": Divorce and HOH status affect rural women's speech ways

3:30–4:00

Erin Adamson
North Carolina State Univ
I'm like, "We all gettin' old": A multi-variable analysis of the absence of Be, Quotatives, and (Ing) variation

Margaret Fain
Coastal Carolina Univ
From field to fashion: A sociolinguistic analysis of the evolution of smocking in Victorian England

Jennifer Cramer
Univ of Kentucky
Appalachian folk beliefs and language variation in Kentucky

4:00–4:30

Shivonne Gates
North Carolina State Univ
Intonation and style in African American English: A quantitative analysis

Brian Harrington
Tougaloo College
Lexical variety within Mississippi African American English

Robin Sabino & Nancy Haak
Auburn Univ
Comparing apples and fish: Can research in communication disorders, neuroimaging, and evolutionary biology contribute to linguistic theory?

Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Friday, March 28, 2014

7:30–5:00 Registration and packet pick–up: Winchester Hall
6:30–10:30 Breakfast: Embassy Suites Lobby
8:30–10:00 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Language in Place and Time
Chair: Sara Finney

Session B: Winchester
Southern Phonology
Chair: Shivonne Gates

Session C: Pembroke
Syntax and L2 Acquisition
Chair: Ramon Escamilla

8:30–9:00

Sara Lide
Univ of South Carolina
Southern accents as tradition: Perspectives from Southern youth

Terrell Morgan
Ohio State Univ
A further refinement of the phonological context for Southern monophthongization

Xiaozhao Huang
Univ of North Dakota
Numeral classifiers and individuatedness of nouns in Mandarin Chinese

9:00–9:30

Lauren Colomb
Univ of South Carolina
Representing linguistic locality and history: The evolution of mediated language in New Orleans

Hazen et al.
West Virginia Univ
Z in Appalachia: It's cra[s]y

Sandra McGury
Univ of Georgia
German object–initial sentences: L2 learners' interpretation and acceptability

9:30–10:00

Julia McKinney
Univ of South Carolina
Discourses of nostalgia and progress among older speakers in the South

May Chung
North Carolina State Univ
"The Hmong among many": A descriptive analysis of a Southern interlanguage variety

Kristie Kannaley
Univ of South Carolina
Language transfer in the acquisition of grammatical gender

10:00–10:15 Morning Break: Windsor
10:15–11:45 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Linguistics Informing Secondary Education
Chair: Sasha Johnson–Coleman

Session B: Winchester
Phonological Variation in English
Chair: Robin Sabino

Session C: Pembroke
Syntax of Aspect
Chair: Ralf Thiede

10:15–10:45

Anne Charity Hudley & Christine Mallinson
William and Mary & Univ of Maryland–Baltimore County
Challenges in secondary English assessment for speakers of non–standardized varieties of English

Rebecca Roeder & Matt Hunt Gardner
Univ North Carolina–Charlotte & Univ of Toronto
A tale of two phonologies: English in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Becerra et al.
East Carolina Univ
Reconstructing the past with the future: An analysis of aspect and language contact in an emerging Hispanic community in eastern North Carolina

10:45–11:15

Jessica Hatcher & Jeffery Reaser
North Carolina State Univ
Discourse differences in how preservice teachers discuss literary and authentic dialect

Marjorie Pak
Emory Univ
English article 'allomorphy': The case for a phonological treatment

Stephen Fafulas
East Carolina Univ
Cross–linguistic, learner, and individual differences in the expression of progressive aspect

11:15–11:45

Megan Weaver
Lees–McRae College
Education needed for educators: High school teachers respond to language variation education lessons

Lacey Arnold
North Carolina State Univ
Production and perception of the pre–lateral, non–low, back vowel merger in Youngstown, Ohio

Christopher Farina
Univ of South Carolina
Processing lexical and grammatical aspect in a timed reading task: Speaker sensitivity to aspectual interactions in licit and illicit sentences

11:45–1:15 Lunch, on own (see Accommodations: Dining page for list of nearby restaurants)
11:45–12:30 SECOL Executive Committee Meeting: Oxford
1:15–2:45 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Discourse and Perceptions
Chair: Nathalie Dajko

Session B: Winchester
Southern Phonology and Language Contact
Chair: May Chung

Session C: Pembroke
Syntax and Semantics
Chair: Kali Bybel

1:15–1:45

Antonio Reyes
Washington and Lee Univ
Building intimacy through linguistic choices: Text structure and voices in political discourse

Hazen et al.
West Virginia Univ
The peaks and troughs of consonant variation in Appalachia

Ramon Escamilla
Univ of Central Arkansas
When is a causative situation not paired with a true causative construction? Evidence from Hupa

1:45–2:15

Shana Walton
Nicholls State Univ
"Subsistence" as a semantic category: Framing identity in the Coastal South

Katie Carmichael & Nichole Ashley
Ohio State Univ
"I never THOUGHT I had an accent until the hurricane": Raised (oh) in post-Katrina greater New Orleans

Ricard Viñas–de–Puig
East Carolina Univ
Eventive interpretation in Western Romance light verb experience constructions: A subcategorization analysis

2:15–2:45

Paulina Bounds & Jacqueline Hettel
Tennessee Technological Univ & Stanford Univ Library
Perceptual maps under construction: How does what we put on maps influence what we get?

Caitlin Farinelli & Andrea Cudworth
Florida Atlantic Univ
Basque–Algonquian pidgin: An unsung pidgin in North America

Juan Colomina
Univ of Texas
Scope and partitivity of plural indefinite noun phrases in Spanish

2:45–3:15 Afternoon Break: Windsor
3:15–5:15 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Linguistics in Composition
Chair: Becky Roeder

Session B: Winchester
Variation in Southern English
Chair: Gerard Van Herk

Session C: Pembroke
Phrasal Syntax
Chair: Juan Colomina

3:15–3:45

Ralf Thiede
Univ of North Carolina–Charlotte
Grammar for writing

Kimberley Sorrells
Univ of North Texas
Chatham County good ole boys: A look at "Savannah Way"

Micah Corum
East Tennessee State Univ
The come for construction in Crucian: New insights on the verb/preposition interface in Afro-Caribbean creole languages

3:45–4:15

Julie Schurr
North Carolina State Univ
Linguistics in the composition classroom: The call for non–standard dialect inclusion in an SAE–governed field

Claiborne Rice
Univ of Louisiana–LaFayette
Bare possessive yall: Documentation and exploration

Kali Bybel & Gregory Johnson
Michigan State Univ
A syntax of have yet to in American English

4:15–4:45

Paulina Bounds
Tennessee Technological Univ
Corpus linguistic methods in a composition classroom

Bethany Dumas (withdrawn)
Univ of Tennessee
The pragmatics of linguistic variation

Sandra McGury
Univ of Georgia
Syncretism in German attributive adjectives: A Distributed Morphology approach

4:45–5:15

McGarry, Mwinyelle, and Saucedo
East Tennessee State Univ
Adverbial clauses and gender in English and Spanish

5:30–6:30 Plenary Presentation: Pat Nichols, San José State University, Rethinking the Origins of Early South Carolina English, Windsor AB
6:30 Dinner, on own (see Accommodations: Dinning page for list of nearby restaurants)

Thursday | Friday | Saturday

Saturday, March 29, 2014

7:30–5:00 Registration and packet pick–up: Winchester Hall
7:30–8:30 Breakfast: Embassy Suites Lobby
8:30–10:00 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Teaching Linguistics at the University
Chair: Jeff Reaser

Session B: Winchester
Language Attitudes
Chair: Tamara Lindner

Session C: Pembroke
Spanish in the Southern US
Chair: Claire Mitchell

8:30–9:00

Doucet et al.
Tulane Univ
Documenting Louisiana French and Creole through community–based language research

Samina Khan
North Carolina Univ
Language attitudes among the speakers of Burushaski

Elizabeth Martinez–Gibson
College of Charleston
A study of language contact in local Spanish advertisements and newspapers in Charleston, South Carolina

9:00–9:30

Justin White & Luisa Gomez–Marco
Florida Atlantic Univ
Token frequency in Structured Input–Change

Rafael Orozco & Dorian Dorado
Louisiana State Univ
Southerners' perceptual attitudes towards Spanish

Briceida Rodriguez, Ricard Viñas–de–Puig, & Cynthia Wilmot
East Carolina Univ
A sociolinguistic analysis of clitic doubling constructions in the Spanish spoken in Eastern North Carolina

9:30–10:00

Elise Morse–Gagne (withdrawn)
Tougaloo College
s/z: Teaching phonetics realistically

Jennifer Goméz Menjívar & William Salmon
Univ of Minnesota–Duluth
Language attitudes, Kriol, and "Generation Y" Mayans in Belize

Megan Melancon
Georgia College and State Univ
Divisions and dialects among Spanish speakers in Port Wentworth, Georgia

10:00–10:15 Morning Break: Windsor
10:15–11:45 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Motivation and Language Learning
Chair: Ricard Viñas–de–Puig

Session B: Winchester
Technology and Pop Culture
Chair: Kimberly Sorrells

Session C: Pembroke
Spanish
Chair: Jennifer Cramer

10:15–10:45

Sara Finney
Univ of Alabama
Teacher factors affecting students' attitudes toward the Spanish–language classroom

Ronald Butters
Duke Univ
Prominence, markedness, and salience: Linguistic analysis of the use of allegedly proprietary language in advertising

Brandon Jent
Univ of Kentucky
Always "Chile", never "Shile": A pilot study on the hyper–correction of /tʃ/ in Chilean Spanish

10:45–11:15

Claire Mitchell
Univ of Alabama
A correlative study of how teaching and learning culture affects student motivation to continue studying Spanish past the minimum requirement

Chasity Drew
East Tennessee State Univ
Disney's female characters and Lakoff's "Women's Language Characteristics"

Felice Coles
Univ of Mississippi
"Usted is for other people": Pronoun use in Isleno Spanish

11:15–11:45

Tyler Evans
Univ of South Carolina–Upstate
The role of motivation as an exogenous factor in second language acquisition at USC Upstate

Katelyn Dicken (withdrawn)
Univ of Georgia
Financial buzzwords: Language change and corpus analysis

Alicia Cipria
Univ of Alabama
The use of Spanish in English–based novels by some Latino writers

11:45–12:30 SECOL General Buisness Meeting: Oxford
11:45–1:15 Lunch, on own (see Accommodations: Dining for list of nearby restaurants)
1:15–2:45 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Identity
Chair: Alicia Cipria

Session B: Winchester
Representations of Dialect
Chair: William Salmon

Session C: Pembroke
Corpus Linguistics
Chair: Allison Burkette

1:15–1:45

Francia Martinez & Francisco Morales
Univ of Michigan–Dearborn & Univ of Florida
Language and identity among Detroitricans in Michigan

Katherine Mille
Midlands Technical College
Representing and recognizing dialect: Gullah in different forms

Mohammed Alfarttoosi
Univ of Louisiana–Lafayette
A corpus–assisted analysis of the symbolism of "hand(s)" in Dickens' Great Expectations

1:45–2:15

Jonathan Inscoe
North Carolina State Univ
Negotiating identity: Codemixing and codesynching in deaf/hearing slam poetry

Gerard Van Herk
Memorial Univ of Newfoundland
Writer strategies and phonetic spelling in Liberian settler letters, 1834–1866

Rachel Fields
East Tennessee State Univ
The who and which switch: Grammar of English as a lingua franca

2:15–2:45

Tiffany Williams (withdrawn)
North Carolina State Univ
"Hillbilly lingo (authentic and otherwise)": Mock hillbilly in Snuffy Smith

Julie St. John, Gwillim Law, & Shayne Miel
Measurement Inc.
What to do with Garlogie? Automated methods for tagging capitalized words

2:45–3:15 Afternoon Break: Windsor
3:15–4:45 Concurrent Paper Sessions

Time

Session A: Oxford
Linguistics and the University
Chair: Jennifer Cramer

Session B: Winchester
Cajun French
Chair: Tom Klinger

Session C: Pembroke
Methods and Phonetics
Chair: Theresa McGarry

3:15–3:45

Dunstan et al.
North Carolina State Univ
Educating the educated: The role of university–based linguistic diversity programs

Ashley Luoma
Univ of Louisiana–Lafayette
A Cajun French story: The oral vernacular and transcription conventions

Robin Sabino
Auburn Univ
The long and the short of it

3:45–4:15

Sasha Johnson–Coleman
Norfolk State Univ
Teaching linguistics at an HBCU

Tamara Lindner
University of Louisiana–Lafayette
The linguistic dimension of Cajun identity: Comparing four studies on Cajun French

Jahurul Islam
North Carolina State Univ
Reliability of the acoustic measures of breathiness questioned: The case of Bengali vowels

4:15–4:45

David Marlow (withdrawn)
Univ of South Carolina–Upstate
Linguistics online: On delivering linguistic courses via distance education

Nathalie Dajko
Tulane Univ
The distribution of sibilants in Louisiana French

Kellam Barta
North Carolina State Univ
Toward a best practice for handling acoustic creak data

6:00–8:00 Southern style BBQ in honor of Pat Nichols sponsored by the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts: Palmetto's Pavilion

Thursday | Friday | Saturday