Student Presentations and Publications

2017

Emily Grabowski '18 (with Laura McPherson)
A semi-automated workflow for producing time-aligned intermediate tonal representations
5th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC5), University of Hawai'i at Manoa, March 2-5.

2016

Chaeyoon Kim '18 (with Jim Stanford, Ezra Wyschogrod, Sravana Reddy)
A large-scale online study of dialect variation in the US Northeast: Crowdsourcing with Amazon Mechanical Turk. Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation, November 5, Vancouver, Canada.

Maggie Baird '18
An OT analysis of word-final vowel deletion and reduction in Gulmancema. Paper presentation for the 13th Annual Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium at Harvard, April 9-10, Harvard University.

Emily Grabowski '18
A phonetic study of vowel length and tone in Gulmancema. Paper presentation for the 13th Annual Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium at Harvard, April 9-10, Harvard University.

Anna Driscoll '16 & Emma Lape '16
Cold Winters, Flat A's: the Northern Cities Shift in Syracuse, New York. Paper presentation for Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, April 23-24. Cornell University.

Veri di Suvero '16
Quantitative variationist analysis of Vietnamese discourse markers. Paper presentation for New Ways of Analyzing Variation: Asia-Pacific 4, April 22-24, Chiayi, Taiwan.

Leslie Fink '16
English epicene pronouns. Poster presented for the 10th Annual Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, April 23-24, Cornell University.

2015

John Damianos '16 (with Andrew Connolly, Peter Horak '14, and Barbara Jobst)
Multivariate pattern analysis of the neural correlates of memory and lexical semantics measured using invasive electrocorticography during a free recall task. Presentation at Dartmouth Neuroscience Day, May 8.

Anna Driscoll '16 and Emma Lape '16
Reversal of the Northern Cities Shift in Syracuse, New York. Paper for the 12th Annual Harvard University Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, April 25-26. Harvard University.

John Damianos '16
To be real or not to be real: A unified semantic basis for the French subjunctive. Paper for the 12th Annual Harvard University Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, April 25-26. Harvard University.

Veri di Suvero '16
Vietnamese discourse markers. Paper for the 12th Annual Harvard University Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, April 25-26. Harvard University.

Jordan Kastrinsky '16
The influence of geographic location and religion on dialect: A comparison of Jordanian Christian and Muslim Arabic dialects in Amman and Karak. 
-Paper for the 12th Annual Harvard University Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, April 25-26. Harvard University. 
-Paper for Forum for Arabic Linguistics, July 28, University of Essex, England. 

Kelsey Sipple '16, Lily Brown '15, Colleen Cowdery '14, Cali Digre '14, Noelle Hashim '11, Meriah Horseman '13, Mitchell Jacobs '14, Abbie Kouzmanoff '15, Phoebe Kurtzman '14, Alison Levens '14, Grace McDevitt '14, Micayla Oniskey '15, Hannah Perry '15, Blaine Ponto '14, Ian Stewart '14, Michael Sugimura '14, ann winham '14, Crystal Ye '14 (with Jim Stanford, LING 80 spring 2014 class). 
Boston Strong: South Boston dialect features across 70 years of apparent time. Paper presented at Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, January 8-11, Portland, Oregon.

2014

Anna Driscoll '16 & Emma Lape '16
Reversal of the Northern Cities Vowel Shift in Syracuse, New York. Presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation-43, Chicago, October 23-26.

Sydney Allard '16, Kayla Atcitty '17, Zachary Cooper '17, Kalina Newmark '11, Maggie Seawright '17, Nacole Walker '11 (with Jim Stanford)
More than frybread: English prosody and Native American ethnic identity. Presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation-43, Chicago, October 23-26.

Abigail Bard '14
The political economy of indigenous languages in peripheral Japan. Harvard Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, Harvard University, April 19-20.

Hannah Perry '14
Receding traditional Eastern New England dialect features in Maine: A sociophonetic study across 150 years of apparent time. Harvard Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, Harvard University, April 19-20.

Ian Stewart '14
Now we stronger than ever: African American syntax in Twitter." Presented at the 14th Conference of the European Chapter of the European Association for Computational Linguistics (EACL), Gothenburg, Sweden, April 26-30.

2013

Kenny Baclawski '12
 "The Kuki-Chin deictic complex: Examining interconnected reference systems."
Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Boston, January 3-6.

Jacquelyn de la Torre '10 
"Valency-Changing Operations in SiSwati: Passives and Other Extensions as Arguments."
Georgetown University Roundtable on  Languages and Linguistics and the Annual Conference on African Linguistics, Georgetown University, March 9

Hannah Perry '15 
"Receding Traditional Eastern New England Dialect Features in Maine: A Sociophonetic Study."
Paper presented at the Third Annual Hunter College Undergraduate Linguistics and Language Study Conference (HULLS-3), May 4, 2013, City University of New York

Nathan Severance '12 and Kenny Baclawski '12 (with Jim Stanford)
"Interrupted transmission: A study of Eastern New England dialect features in rural central New Hampshire."
Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Boston, January 3-6.

Natalie Schrimpf '12 
"Politics and dialect variation: A sociophonetic analysis of the Southern Vowel Shift in Middle Tennessee."
Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Boston, January 3-6.

2012

Ian Stewart '14
(with Jim Stanford): The question of density: Multi-agent modeling of field data in Sui exogamous villages.
Paper presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation: Asia/Pacific 2, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan, August 2.

Kenny Baclawski '12 
"A frequency-based analysis of the modern  -s register-marking suffix." 
Presented at the Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, January 7.

Tom Leddy-Cecere '10 and Kenny Baclawski '12 (with Jim Stanford)
"Farewell to the founders: Dramatic dialect changes between eastern and western New England." 
Presented at the American Dialect Society Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, January 6.

Zachary De '12 
"Shared experience: A sociophonetic study of gay-sounding speech."
New Ways of Analyzing Variation 41, Indiana University, October 26.

Larry Kenny '11 (with Jim Stanford):
"An agent-based simulation of gender and language variation."
New Ways of Analyzing Variation 41, Indiana University, October 26.

Nacole Walker '11 and Kalina Newmark '11 (with Jim Stanford and Carmen Fought). 
Workshop at New Ways of Analyzing Variation 41, Indiana University, October 25.

2011

Kenny Baclawski '12 
"A New Exploration of Ongoing Change in the Moari Possession System."
Presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation NWAV-40, Georgetown University, October 28, 2011.

Larry Kenny '11 (with Jim Stanford): 
"Testing Transmission and Diffusion with an Agent-Based Model."
Presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation NWAV-40, Georgetown University, October 28, 2011.

Kenny Baclawski '12 
"Fieldwork Evidence for Leveling in the Possessive System of Vernacular Maori."
Presented at the Harvard University Undergraduate Linguistics Forum, April 9, 2011.

Kayla Gebeck '12
"The Cycling Success of Indigenous Language Efforts and Programs."
Presented at the Harvard University Undergraduate Linguistics Forum, April 9, 2011.

Zachary De '12, Kate Miller '12 & Stephanie Pignatiello '12
"The Kinsey Scale and 'Gay-Sounding' Speech Features."
Presented at the McGill University Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates, March 12, 2011.

Tom Leddy-Cecere '10, Kenny Baclawski '12, Nacole Walker '11 with Jim Stanford: 
"New England borderlands: A new investigation of the east-west dialect boundary." 
University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17.2: Selected papers from NWAV-39.

2010

Thomas Leddy-Cecere '10, Kenny Baclawski '12 & Nacole Walker '11 (with Jim Stanford and Dartmouth LING 80 Dialectology):
"New England Borderlands: A New Investigation of the East-West Dialect Boundary." Presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation NWAV-39,
University of Texas-San Antonio, November 4, 2010.

Kalina Newmark '11 & Nacole Walker '11, 
"Ethnic Construction on the Borderlands: 'Native-American Accented English.'"
Presented at New Ways of Analyzing Variation NWAV-39, University of Texas-San Antonio, November 4, 2010.

Lauren Glover '11,
"The Contrast Between Top-Down Language Planning and Bottom-Up Natural Language Growth: A Case Study of Maori."
Presented at the Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium, April 10, 2010.

Sarah Harris '11,
"Towards Understanding SiSwati Noun Classes."
Presented at the McGill University Canadian Conference for Linguistics Undergraduates, 2010.

2009

Chi Chu '10, 
"Stop-like modification of dental fricatives in Indian English: a preliminary study to perceptual experiments."
Presented at the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) Second Special Workshop on Speech, Portland, Oregon, May 23, 2009. 

2008

Jessica LaBrie
Numeral Classifiers in the Mru Language: Second Annual Cornell Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium
Cornell University Campus, March 9, 2008

Nicholas Williams
Mru Directionals and their Grammaticalization along the Verb-Affix Cline
The Sixth Annual Harvard Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium
Harvard University campus, April 19, 2008

2006

Rikker Dockum
Convergences in Khumi and Marma morphosyntax
The 39th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics
University of Washington, September 17, 2006

2003

Hunter Brooks
Word-Initial *b in Proto-Indo-European: Saved by the *bel-?
1st Annual Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium at Harvard, April 19-20, 2003

         
Grounding in Oroqen narrative: A re-analysis of 'present tense' marking
The Chicago Linguistic Society (to appear in CLS 39, vol. 1: The main session)

Rachael Degenshein 
Dholuo interdentals: fricatives or affricates?
15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, August 3-9, 2003 Abstract (pdf)

Rachel Halsema
Language Policy in a Pluralistic Society: The View from South Africa
1st Annual Undergraduate Linguistics Colloquium at Harvard, April 19-20, 2003

Elizabeth S. Norton, Stephanie Baker, and Laura Ann Petitto
Bilingual Infants' Perception of ASL Phonetic Handshapes
6th Annual Undergraduate Summer Workshop at the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, June 8-21, 2003

2002

Jennifer Conrad Bouton
Oroqen Narrative Discourse: The Use of Tense-Aspect Markers
University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics 9, February 22-23, 2002

Steven Lulich
The phonetics and phonology of [v] in Contemporary Standard Russian
University of Texas at Arlington Student Conference in Linguistics 9, February 22-23, 2002
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University of Stuttgart graduate program in experimental phonetics, June, 2002

Paul Thompson and Steven Lulich
Lexicon Development and the Infosphere
Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, Question Answering Workshop
Las Palmas, Spain, May 28, 2002

1996

Lenore Grenoble and Matthew Riley
The Role of Deictics in Discourse Coherence: French voici/voila and Russian vot/von
Journal of Pragmatics, 1996, 25:6, 819-838