NWAV39 PROGRAM

Thursday, November 4, 2010

 You can find the pdf of the program book here (7 MB)

 

7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration & Information (Palm Foyer)

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Breakfast (Ballroom Foyer)

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Book Exhibits (Retama)

 

 

Workshops DAy 1

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

8:00 – 9: 45

New Ways of Analyzing Sociosyntactic Variation

 

 

 

Stefan Grondelaers

Dirk Speelman

 

 

 

Towards Best Practices in Sociophonetics

 

 

 

 

Marianna Di Paolo

Malcah Yaeger-Dror

Christopher Cieri

Stephanie Strassel

Zsuzsanna Fagyal

Language Diversity in the Curriculum: Principles and Programs

 

 

 

Walt Wolfram

Jeff Reaser

 

 

 

 

 

9:45 - 10:00    BREAK

 

 


 

Paper Session 1

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Pop Culture

American English Grammar

US Variation

Acquisition & Bilinguialism

 

Chair: Mary Bucholtz

Chair: Cathleen Waters

Chair: Jeff Mielke

Chair: Malcah Yaeger-Dror

10:00 – 10:25

Flight of the Conchords: Performance and Hyper-Performance to Construct Styles

 

 

Gibson

Turns Out They Weren't Much of a Stretch: Variable Patterns of Structural Persistence

 

 

Howe, Heller

The Influence of Education, Township, and Interviewer on the Speech of Black Women in the Mississippi

 

Wilkerson

A Comprehensive Look at Variation and Change in a Mexican American Community

 

 

Thomas, Kendall, Schouten

10:25 – 10:50

Variation in Speech Tempo: Capt. Kirk, Mr. Spock, and All 0f Us In Between

 

 

Schnoebelen

Structural Priming and the Perception Of Morphosyntactic Variation: A Psycholinguistic Method for Sociolinguistic Questions

 

Squires

New England Borderlands: A New Investigation of the East-West Dialect Boundary

 

 

Leddy-Cecere, Baclawski, Byrne, De La Torre, Dei-Baning

The Phonetics/Phonology Distinction in Second Dialect Acquisition by Adults

 

 

Nycz

10:50 – 11:15

Meaning Variation in Online Environments: The Case of ^ and <--

 

 

Collister

Perception of Sociolinguistic Variation: Evidence from Event-Related Potentials

 

Loudermilk, Gutierrez, Corina

Phonetic and Phonological Variation in the English of Caribbean Immigrants in New York City

 

Mather

Language Acquisition from “Non-Native” Speakers: The Case of Kurds in Turkey

 

 

Mahalingappa

11:15 – 11:40

Code-Switching and Hip Hop in Japanese

 

 

Tsujimura, Davis

The Sociolinguistic Construction of the Urban/Rural Divide in Missouri

 

 

Gordon

Who Speaks New Orleans English?

 

 

 

Schoux-Casey

Rhythm and Vowel Space: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Language Contact

 

 

O’Rourke

 

 

11:30 - 1:00    LUNCH PROVIDED

Las Ramblas, Cypress Room, and The Atrium

 


 

Paper Session 2

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Organized Panel 1

Toronto Canadian English

Spanish in South America

Scandinavian

 

Chair: Lars Hinrichs

Chair: Ronald Beline Mendes

Chair: Marta Scherre

Chair: Elvind Torgersen

1:00 – 1:25

Variation and Change in Texas English

 

Hinrichs, Di Paolo,

Bigham, Brunner

Grammatical Variation and the Sociolinguistic Monitor: Plural Existentials in Toronto English

 

Walker

Effects of Native Voicing Variation on the Perception of Non-native Voicing Contrasts

 

Rohena-Madrazo

Dialect Levelling, Maintenance, and Ideology in Rural Valdres, Norway

 

 

Strand

1:25 – 1:50

The Trajectories of General Extenders from a Transatlantic Perspective

 

Denis

Prosody in Córdoba, Argentina: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of the Tonada Cordobesa

 

Lang

Articulation Rate in Scandinavian Languages: Variation in Swedish, Danish and Norwegian Radio News

 

Hilton, Schuppert, Gooskens

1:50 – 2:15

The Ups and Downs of Canadian Vowels: Canadian Raising and Ethnicity in Toronto

 

Hoffman

Accent or Interlanguage: Ideologically-driven Sound Change in Amazonian Indian Spanish

 

Wroblewski

On the Relationship between Vowel Acoustics and Auditory Classification

 

Hansen, Pharao

 

 

2:15 - 2:30      BREAK

 

 


 

Paper Session 3

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

AAL Vowels

Gender & Global Variation

Spanish & Portuguese Variation

Thai, Chinese, and Tibetan

 

Chair: Simonique Moody

Chair: Sarah Benor

Chair: Rafael E. Orozco

Chair: Nicté Fuller Medina

2:30 – 5:55

Vowel Duration in AAE: does Tense vs. Lax Matter?

 

 

Koops

Negotiations of Future Agency Among Older Southern Women

 

 

Lide, McKinney

Social Factors in Diachronic Variationist Research

 

 

Copple

Living in LA: Thai Language in Diaspora

 

 

Thepboriruk

2:55 – 3:20

Real-Time Data and Communal Change in Washington, DC, African American Vernacular English

 

Schilling, Jamsu

Doing Cuteness in Korea: It’s About How, Not About How Much

 

 

Moon

Beyond Impressions of [ð]-Deletion in Spanish: Phonetic Implications of Morphosyntactic Change

 

Howe

Variation in Nanchang Gan

 

 

 

Cui

3:20 – 3:45

“I Ain't Lying":  The Role of Voice Quality in Constructing (in)Authentic Identity

 

 

Lopez

Gender, Prescriptivism, and Language Change: A New Way of Analyzing Morphological Variation in Hebrew

 

Levon

(Un)Systematic Variants in Endangered Languages: Judeo-Spanish Subordinate Clauses

 

 

Romero

The Enregisterment of a New Mandarin Style: An Integrated Approach to Linguistic Innovation

 

 

Zhang

3:45 – 4:10

The Interaction of Transmission and Diffusion in the Spread of Linguistic Forms

 

 

Cukor-Avila, Bailey

Experimental Sociophonetics: What Performative Readings Suggest

 

 

Brown

Sounding Paulistano: Variation and Correlation in São Paulo 

 

 

Mendes

“They Say ‘Lan’, I Say ‘Lam’”: Variation of Coda [m] in Amdo Rongskad Tibetan

 

 

Jamsu

 

 

4:10 - 4:30      BREAK

 

 


 

Paper Session 4

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Phonetics Dutch and English

American Ethnic Variation

English-based Creoles

Heritage/Native Language

 

Chair: Jennifer Cramer

Chair: Alexandra D’Arcy

Chair: Mary Zeigler

Chair: Zsuzsanna Fagyal-Le Mentec

4:30 – 4:55

Blowing Smoke: A Multi-Method Case Study Searching for Deception in the Tobacco Industry

 

Heller

A Typological View Of Questions And Syntactic Variation in African American English

 

White-Sustaita

 

Who Said What? Internal and Social Factors in Guyanese Creole Relativization

 

Smith

Emergent Communicative Norm in a Contact Language: Indirect Requests in Heritage Russian

 

Dubinina, Malamud

4:55 – 5:20

The Vowel Space Paradox: A Case Study of Dutch

 

 

Van der Harst, Van Hout,

Van de Velde

Variation in Diversity and Diversity in Variation: Hmong American English in Minnesota

 

Kaiser

The Transitional Generation: A Border Group in Language Shift

 

 

Ravindranath

Pro-drop in Heritage Languages: A Cross-Linguistic Study of Contact-Induced Change

 

Nagy, Aghdasi, Denis,

Motut, Uscher

5:20 – 5:45

Evaluating the Social Meaning of Accent Strength: the Different Role of Status and Attractiveness

 

Grondalaers, Van Hout

Sociolinguistic Principles in the Maintenance of Substrate Influence

 

 

Wolfram

Stigma, Covert Prestige, and the Continuum: The Special Case of Vernacular Liberian English

 

Singler

Ethnic Construction on the Borderlands: “Native American-Accented English”

 

Walker, Newmark

 

 

5:45 - 7:15      DINNER BREAK

 

 


 

7:15 – 7:30

Ricardo Romo, President,

University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Daniel Gelo, Dean,

College of Liberal and Fine Arts, University of Texas at San Antonio

Welcome Remarks

 

 

PLENARY PANEL 1:

 

Intersectionality and Language Variation Research

Chair: Sonja L. Lanehart, University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Hotel Contessa Ballroom

7:30 – 9:00 PM

 

 

Intersectionality Theory:

What It Is and Why It Matters to Variationists

Andrew Wong

California State University-Eastbay

 

 

Doing Intersectionality in Interaction:

Performing Race across Multiple Social Axes

H. Samy Alim

Stanford University

 

 

 

OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION

Cork Bar Atrium

Music Performed by Eva Ybarra Y Su Conjunto

9:00 – 10:30 PM

 

 

NWAV39 PROGRAM

Friday, November 5, 2010

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


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7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Registration & Information (Palm Foyer)

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Breakfast (Ballroom Foyer)

9:30 am – 12:00 pm

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Book Exhibits (Retama)

 

 

Workshops & Organized panel DAy 2

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

Organized Panel 3

8:00 – 9: 45

PLOTNIK/PRAAT Interaction and Automatic Vowel Analysis

 

 

 

 

 

William Labov

Ingrid Rosenfelder

 

Quantitative Analysis with Rbrul and R

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Ezra Johnson

 

Participants, Purpose, and Process: An Interactive Workshop on Data Collection in Variationist Sociolinguistics

 

 

 

Christine Mallinson

Becky Childs

Gerard van Herk

“We Specialize in the Wholly Impossible”: The Search for Dignity and Respect for Black Speech Practices

 

 

 

Troutman, Koonce,

Williams

 

 

9:45 - 10:00    BREAK

 

 


 

Paper Session 5

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

American Dialect Society

Sponsored Session

Canadian English

Applied Linguistics

New Zealand English & Japanese

 

Chair:

Chair:

Chair:

Chair:

10:00 – 10:25

“You Might Be Cajun If...”: Exaggeration of Cajun English Features in Boudreaux and Thibodeaux Jokes

 

Carmichael

The Genitive in Today’s World or the Genitive in the World of Today

 

 

 

Tagliamonte, Jankowski

“Poor Baby, You Got a Boo-Boo!”: Sound Symbolism in Adult Baby Talk

 

 

Geenberg

It’s So Very Gradual: Intensification in Longitudinal Perspective

 

 

 

D'Arcy

10:25 – 10:50

Diverse Linguistic Resources and Multidimensional Identities of American-Born Chinese Youths

 

Wong

Reshaping the Vowel System: An Index of Phonetic Innovation in Canadian English

 

Boberg

Applied Linguistics: The Import Of Sociolinguistics For Medical Research

 

Chand, Bonnici

‘Goodbye Hello Kitty’: Language and Identity Practices in an Online Community of Anti-Cute Girls

 

Young, D’Arcy

10:50 – 11:15

Language, Ideology and Oppositional Identity in Rural Eastern Kentucky

 

 

Greene

The Phonetics-Phonology Interface in the Canadian Shift

 

 

Roeder

Rising Intonation in Students' Responses to Teachers' Questions: A Face-Saving Strategy

 

Shepherd

The Role of Lexical Semantics in Innovative Construction

 

 

Tsujimura

11:15 – 11:40

I Might Not Would Say That: A Sociolinguistic Investigation of Double Modal Acceptance

 

 

Hasty

The In-Crowd and the _Oat_Casts: Diphthongs and Identity in a Cape Breton High School.

 

 

Gardner

Think Linguistically, Act Locally: Language Awareness in a Non-University Teacher Preparation Program

 

Sweetland

Coexistence of Contradictory Meanings of a Variable: Phrasal Final Lengthening in Speech of a Japanese

 

Kajino

 

 

11:30 - 1:00    LUNCH PROVIDED

Las Ramblas and The Atrium

11:45 – 1:00    Professional Development Roundtable Lunch (sign-up requested)

Hotel Contessa Ballroom

 


 

1:00 – 2:05      POSTER SESSION

Poster 1

Panayiotis pappas, Meghan Jeffrey

The Corpus of British Columbia English: Some Early Results

Poster 2

Alvaro Cerron-Palomino

Challenging the Accessibility Hierarchy: Resumptive Pronouns in Spanish

Poster 3

Patrick Schultz

Ship English

Poster 4

Xin Zhao

Standard Vs. Non-Standard Mandarin in Multiple Translations

Poster 5

Laurel MacKenzie

Contraction Beyond the Copula

Poster 6

Eric Acton

Date-Uh Analysis: On Gender Differences in the Distribution of Um and Uh

Poster 7

Wendy Baker, Lyndsay Nay

American English Listeners’ Discrimination of Australian, South African and Southeast England Varieties

Poster 8

Mary Beaton

The Restructuring of First-Person Plural Subjects in Rio de Janeiro Portuguese

Poster 9

Cecily Whitworth

Handshapes and Hand Configurations in Amarenga y'Ikinyarwanda

Poster 10

Heather Sturman

Time Online: Tense Marking by Advanced Ells in Electronic Chat

Poster 11

Mary Johnson, John Grinstead

Variation in the Voseo and Tuteo Negative Imperatives in Argentine Spanish

Poster 12

Paul DeDecker, Jennifer Nycz

For the Record: Which Digital Media Are Good Enough for Sociophonetic Analysis?

Poster 13

Matt Garley

Keep Your Eimsbush Clean, Digga!: Hip Hop’s Unique Role in Language Change in Hamburg

Poster 14

Alena Barysevich

Lexical Variation and Change in Canadian French

Poster 15

Marina Terkourafi

Researching Pragmatic Variation

Poster 16

Panayiotis Pappas

A Sociolinguistic Marker in Cypriot Greek: Variation Between [lj] & [gj]

Poster 17

Jeff Mielke

The Frequency of Segmental Alternations: Implications for Sociolinguistic Variation

Poster 18

Kalaivahni Muthiah

Fictionalized Indian English Speech and Hypermasculinity in Khushwant Singh's Train to Pakistan

Poster 19

Marta Scherre, Carolina Andrade

The Brazilian Imperative and Brazilianness

Poster 20

Katherine Matsumoto-Gray

Politeness and Speaker Investment: A Sociolinguistic Study of Politeness in Political Conversations

Poster 21

Jennifer Moen

Performing Texas Talk: Identifying Oneself in Relation to Others

Poster 22

Yoshiyuki Asahi

On the Stability of a New Town Koine: Evidence from a Japanese New Town

Poster 23

Derya Agis

Bread, Water, and Milk in Sephardic Proverbs and Idioms

Poster 24

Viktoria Papp

Gendered Formant Typology of American English Dialects in the TIMIT Spoken Corpus


 

1:00 – 2:05      ROUNDTABLE SESSION

Roundtable 1:

Class & Identity

Janet Fuller

Intersections of Class and Gender: English Proficiency as a Marker of Middle Class Femininities

Catherine Davies

Language and (Anti)Cultural Capital on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour

Roundtable 2:

US Variation

Gabriela Alfaraz, Dora Martín-Cabera

A Look at Spanish Dialect Contact in the US

Jinsok Lee

Raising the Identity: A Case on New York City FACE Vowel Upgliding between Two New Jersey Korean Americans

Roundtable 3:

Discourse Analysis

Isabelle Buchstaller

Quotations Across the Generations

Anthony Koth

Stancetaking in Dialect Creates Stereotype

Roundtable 4:

Context

Jessica Spieker

Word Frequency Effect on Variation in Canadian Hip Hop Lyrics: Inhibiting ‘Decanadiancization

Jesse Abing

Gender, Sexual Orientation and Personal Pronoun Use in Storytelling

Roundtable 5:

Perceptual

M. MacLagan, C. Watson, J. King, S. Bier, R. Harlow, P. Keegan

Identification of Maori and English from Minimal Pitch/Rhythm Cues

Penny Eckert

Opportunistic Iconicity

Roundtable 6:

Variable Analysis

Iera Zinkunegi Uzkudun

The Relevance of Language Dominance in Basque Spanish Syntax

Maria Serrano

(New) Ways of Analyzing Syntactic Variation: Cognitive Traits and Style in Usted/Ustedes Variation

Roundtable 7:

AAL Stereotypes

Shahara’Tova Dente

“Talking White”

Kemeshia Randle

“Chopped and Screwed”: The Right Wrongness of AAVE in Hip Hop

Kedra James

New Names, New Trends, Same Stereotypes: Exploring AAE and Naming Patterns in the African American Community

 

 

2:05 - 2:20      BREAK

 


 

Paper Session 6

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Ethnicity & Identity

Quantitative Analysis

Varia: Scottish & Sign Language

Portuguese Grammar

 

Chair: Naomi Nagy

Chair: Ronald Macaulay

Chair:

Chair: Lewis Chad Howe

2:20 – 2:45

Motivations for Regional Accommodation: Racial and National Identity Construction among Mexican Americans

 

Ocumpaugh

The Emergence of Regional Linguistic Variation: A Computer Simulation

 

 

Grieve, Speelman, Geeraerts

Differential Patterning of Variants in a Postinsular Speech Community

 

 

 

Tamminga

Simple vs. Periphrastic Future in Brazilian Portuguese: A Trend Study

 

 

 

Oliveira

2:45 – 3:10

African American English and the Making of Latinidad: Mapping the Complexities of Social Formation

 

Carter

Innovators Across Innovations: Exploring Co-Variables In Linguistic Change

 

Tagliamonte, Waters

The Effects of a Border: A Detailed Examination of Production, Attitude and Perception

 

Watt, Llamas, Docherty,

Hall, Nycz

Variation in European Portuguese: Periphrastic Expressions of Obligation

 

Washington

3:10 – 3:35

Integrating the Implicit Attitudes Test into Language Attitudes Research: An Interdisciplinary Approach

 

Pantos

Developing a New Quantitative Method for Analyzing Variation in Narratives

 

 

Bounds, Hettel

Black and White Signing Space: A Case of Convergence?

 

 

 

Hill, McCaskill, Bayley, Lucas

Wh-Interrogatives in Brazilian Portuguese: The Influence of Common Ground

 

 

Oushiro

3:35 – 4:00

Language and Ethnicity in Disney

 

 

 

Fought

When Cot Becomes Caught

 

 

 

Yang

Lexical Variation and Change in British Sign Language

 

 

Stamp, Schembri, Fenlon, Rentelis

Variation in Anaphoric Direct Object Expression Across Portuguese Dialects

 

Schwenter, Silva

 

 

4:00 - 4:15      BREAK

 

 


 

Paper Session 7

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Organized Panel 4

East v West Coast Amer. English

Bajan & Hawaiian

French Variation

 

Chair:

Chair: Kara Becker

Chair:

Chair:

4:15 – 4:40

“Variation in Less Commonly Studied Minority Languages”

 

 

 

Stanford, Daleszynska,

Robson, Romero

 

The White Is More Firm, And The Yolk Is Rounder: Comparative Variation In American Spoken English

 

Scrivner

Black at Heart: Insights from the Relatives in Little England (Barbados)

 

Rickford

Don’t Stop Now: Interdental Fricatives in Labrador Inuit English

 

 

Thorburn

4:40 – 5:05

The Sixth Borough?: Jersey City's Place in New York City English

 

 

Coggshall, Ellis

A Variationist Approach to Bajan Question Inversion

 

 

Melnick, Rickford

Socio-Stylistic Reflexes of Syntactic Change in Old French

 

 

Donaldson

5:05 – 5:30

Seattle to Spokane: Mapping English in Washington State

 

 

Evans

Phonemic Variation in the Hawai’i Tokelauan Diaspora

 

 

Glenn

The Impact of Language Revival on Linguistic Structure: Neuter Subject Pronouns in Picard

 

Auger

5:30 – 5:55

The Diffusion of Linguistic Patterns across Communal Groups

 

Labov

 

 

 

5:55 - 6:15      BREAK

 

 


 

PLENARY 2:

 

Language Variation Research in Racially & Ethnically Diverse Groups

Chair: Maryellen Garcia, University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Hotel contessa ballroom

6:15 – 7:15 PM

 

 

Social Variables and Spanish Speakers in the U.S.:

Data Collection Concerns

Nydia Flores

Rutgers University

 

 

 

ENJOY ON YOUR OWN SAN ANTONIO’S FIRST FRIDAY CELEBRATIONS!

 

 

Graduate Student Mixer Hosted by Rice University

Rio Rio Cantina

 

 

NWAV39 PROGRAM

Saturday, November 6, 2010

 

 


 

7:30 am – 3:00 pm

Registration & Information (Palm Foyer)

7:30 am – 9:30 am

Breakfast (Ballroom Foyer)

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Book Exhibits (Retama)

 

 

Workshops DAy 3

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

8:00 – 9: 45

Using Statistical Tools to Explain Linguistic Variation

 

Goldvarb, Still the Gold Standard

Greg Guy

 

Interaction Effects Using Goldvarb

Robert Sigley

 

Why stepwise isn't so wise

Daniel Ezra Johnson

 

A Novice¹s Guide to Understanding Mixed Effects Models

Katie Drager & Jen Hay

 

Random Forests for Variation and Change

Sali A. Tagliamonte & R. Harald Baayen

Geolinguistics

 

 

William Kretzschmar

John Nerbonne

Paulina Bounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issues in Field Methodologies in Younger Populations

 

Maryam Baht

Mary Bucholtz

Penny Eckert

Lea Harper

Amy Wong

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9:45 - 10:00    BREAK

 


 

Paper Session 8

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Organized Panel 4A

AAL through the Lifespan

Phonetics in American English

Dominican & U.S. Spanish

 

Chair: Scott Kiesling

Chair:

Chair:

Chair: Phillip Carter

10:00 – 10:25

Explaining Class (Part 1)

 

Gradoville, Diaz-Campos, Fafulas; Theodoropoulou; Dodsworth; Baran

Childhood Copula Development in African American English

 

 

Callahan-Price

Spectral Profiles and Profiling Intoxicated Speakers

 

 

Williams, Purnell

Lost and Found in Rural Dominican Spanish: /S/ Deletion and Hypercorrection

 

Bullock, Toribio,

Amengual-Watson

10:25 – 10:50

A Longitudinal Analysis of the Vowel Spaces in Childhood and Adolescent African American English

 

Kohn, Farrington, Ethier

Nasalization as a Sociolinguistic Marker

 

 

 

Plichta

Dominican Identity and Language Choice in the Puerto Rican Diaspora

 

 

 

Suárez Büdenbender

10:50 – 11:15

Reconsidering Vernacularity and Formality in Peer Interaction: a Longitudinal Perspective

 

Kostina

Multiple Measures of L-Vocalization

 

 

 

Hall-Lew, Fix

Using Variability to Test Cross-Linguistic Functional Equivalence: Spanish Expressed Yo and English

 

Travis, Torres Cacoullos

11:15 – 11:40

Investigating a Caregiver’s Influence on Vernacularity

 

 

Van Hofwegen

Nasal Short-a Systems vs. the Northern Cities Shift

 

 

Dinkin

Exemplar Theory & Variable Syntax: How Lexical Frequency Conditions Subject Pronoun Use in Spanish

 

Erker, Guy

 

 

11:30 - 1:00    LUNCH PROVIDED

Las Ramblas and The Atrium

11:45 – 1:00    NWAV OPEN BUSINESS MEETING

Cypress Room


 

Paper Session 9

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Organized Panel 4B

Sex and Gender

Varia

North American French & English

 

Chair: Scott Kiesling

Chair: Uri Horesh

Chair:

Chair:

1:00 – 1:25

Explaining Class (Part 2)

 

Adli; Maegaard; Kiesling

Communicative Profiles: A New Model of Analysis Linking Sociolinguistic and Linguistic Data of Bilingual Speakers

Muench

A Comparison of Pitch Accent Types and Frequencies in Intonation of AAE and EAE Speakers in Raleigh

 

McLarty, Thomas

The Evolution of Discourse ‘like’ in Quebec English

 

 

Kastronic

1:25 – 1:50

A Variationist Approach to Sex: Statistics and the Construction of Social Meaning.

 

 

Fuller Medina, Roy

Meaningful Variation and Bidirectional Change in Rural Child and Adolescent Language

 

 

Habib

The Effect of Language Restriction in Ontario French: The Case of Future Temporal Reference in Diachrony

 

Grimm

1:50 – 2:15

Voice Quality Variation and Gender in Washington, DC

 

 

Podesva, Lee

‘t-to-r’ in British English: Word Frequency, Constructions, and Sociolinguistics

 

Watson, Clark

Back to Back: The Linguistic Trajectory of an Old Borrowing

 

 

King

 

 

2:15 - 2:30      BREAK

 

 


 

Paper Session 10

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Performing Ethnicity

Sexuality

Phonetics in Action

British English

 

Chair:

Chair:

Chair:

Chair: John Singler

2:30 – 2:55

“Sounding Asian” in American English: Perceptual Recognition and the Saliency of Ethnic Categories

 

Newman

Operationalizing Sexuality within Sociophonetic Variation

 

 

Bigham

Why Do English Speakers Neutralize VOICING Finally?

 

 

Annear, Clare, Groh, Simonsen, Purnell, Salmons

Applying Geographical Sampling Methods to Regional Dialectology in North East England

 

Buchstaller, Alvanides

2:55 – 3:20

Preaching Persona: An Analysis of Prosodic and Genre Variation in a Performance

 

Kortenhoven

On The Homogeneity Of Heteronormative Masculinity: Explaining Straight-Sounding Speech

 

Zimman

Examining Listeners’ Use of Sociolinguistic Information During Early Phonetic Judgments

 

McGowan

One /æ/ or Two?: Observing a Phonemic Split in Progress in the Southwest of England

 

Piercy

3:20 – 3:45

A New Intersection of Language and Ethnicity

 

 

Baxter, Peters

The (In)Compatibility of Sounding Gay and Sounding Southern

 

 

Mann

Complex Systems and Sociolinguistics in Roswell

 

 

Kretzschmar, Dunn

A Study of Rhythm in London: Is Syllable-Timing a Feature of Multicultural London English?

 

 

Torgersen, Szakay

3:45 – 4:10

Ethnicity Effects on the Perception Of /T/- and /D/-Glottalization

 

Koops, Niedzielski

Perceived Style, Sexuality, and Pitch: An Experimental Approach

 

Drager, Salter, Macinkowicz

Children of Foreign Immigrants and the Cot-Caught Merger

 

McCarthy

Negative Concord in Traditional Dialects of England

 

Klemola

 

 

4:10 - 4:30      BREAK

 

 


 

Paper Session 11

 

Anaqua Room

Palm Room

Magnolia Room

Laurel Room

 

Organized Panel 5

Spanish in Mexico

Newfoundland Grammar

Southern English

 

Chair:

Chair:

Chair: Joseph Roy

Chair:

4:30 – 4:55

The “New” Situation: A Sociolinguistic Investigation of the “Jersey Shore”

 

 

Bakht, Coggshall, Valentinsson, Newlin-Lukowicz, Rohena-Madrazo, Nguyen, Acosta

The Perfect in Blogging: A Crossdialectal Study in Spanish

 

 

 

Wright

Stop & Go (Away): Linguistic Consequences of Non-Local Aspirations Among Small-Town Newfoundland Youth

 

Knee, Van Herk

Louisville and the Southern Vowel Shift: Varying Levels of Southernness at the Border

 

 

Cramer

4:55 – 5:20

Veracruz Speech Perceptions: A Preliminary Study

 

 

 

Orozco

Verbal –s in Vernacular Newfoundland English: A Combined Variationist and Formal Account of Grammat

 

Comeau

Perception and Drawl: “Breaking” in North Alabama Vowels

 

 

 

Allbritten

5:20 – 5:45

Word Order Variation in Irapuato, Mexico: Unaccusativity and the Influence of Cyclical Migrant Spanish

 

Roggia

Relatively Standard: Identity and Relative Clause Marking in a Community Undergoing Social Change

 

Harding

Way Down South in Oklahoma

 

 

 

 

Preston, Bakos

 

 

5:45 - 6:30      DINNER BREAK

 

 


 

PLENARY PANEL 3:

 

“New” Interdisciplinary Ways of Analyzing Language Variation

Chair: Lars Hinrichs, University of Texas at Austin

 

Hotel contessa ballroom

6:30 – 8:00 PM

 

 

Linguistics, Law Enforcement, and the Law: Some interdisciplinary and sociolinguistic insights

John Baugh

Washington University at St. Louis

 

 

Borrowing and Lending:

Contributions to the Study of Language and Social Stratification across Sociolinguistics, Sociology, and Education

Christine Mallinson

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

 

 

 

NWAV39 DINNER AND DANCE Party

Hotel Contessa

8:00 - MIDNIGHT