Upcoming Student Presentations

Students in the Department of Linguistics are very active in presenting their research at many conferences, both nationally and internationally. We are happy to highlight their contributions to the field of linguistics and encourage everyone to attend upcoming student presentations if possible.

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Upcoming Presentations

April

  • Aylin Coskun Kunduz & Silvina Montrul. The L1 Acquisition of Evidentiality in Turkish: The case of older children. Talk presented at the Conference on Central Asian Languages and Linguistics (ConCALL-4), Apr 9-11.
  • Martine Gallardo. Italian Venire Passives and Event Structure. Talk presented at the Purdue Linguistics Symposium, Apr 10-11.
  • Gorrety Wawire. Discursive Scaling of Blackness in the Narratives of African Immigrant Women in the African Diaspora. Talk presented at the Purdue Linguistics Symposium, Apr 10-11.
  • José Ignacio Hualde & Jennifer Zhang. Lenition and contrastiveness: Word-final stops in Catalan. Talk to be presented at the 51st Meeting of the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Apr 29-May 1.
  • Daniel Stelzer. How fast did Cicero speak? The speech rate of Classical Latin verdun its Romance descendants.. Talk to be presented at the 51st Meeting of the Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), Apr 29-May 1.

May

  • Aylin Coskun Kunduz & Silvina Montrul. The L1 Acquisition of Evidentiality in Turkish: The case of older children. Talk to be presented at the Conference on Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition (GALANA-9), May 7-11.

June

  • Jennifer Zhang, Izaro Bedialauneta & José Ignacio Hualde. Universal and language specific intonational properties in the perception of interrogativity: Questions vs statements in Markina Basque. Poster to be presented at the 4th Phonetics and Phonology in Europe (PaPE), June 21-23.

 

 

Past Presentations (2021)

January

  • Ander Beristain & Lindsey Graham. The aerodynamics of vowel nasalization in Spanish as a first, second, and heritage language. Talk presented at the 95th Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Annual Meeting, Jan 7-10.
  • Joshua Dees. Dholuo: Evidence of negative raising and sequence of Tense in an article-less language. Poster presented at the 95th Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Annual Meeting, Jan 7-10.
  • Lindsey Graham, Jennifer Zhang, Marissa Barlaz & José Ignacio Hualde. Production and perception of two marginal contrasts in Chicagoland. Poster presented at the 25th Annual Mid-Continental Phonetics and Phonology Conference (MidPhon 25), Jan 30.
  • Shuju Shi, Ryan Shosted & Chilin Shih. Vowel inventories in Mandarin and English and its implication on L1-Mandarin L2-English acquisition. Talk presented at the 25th Annual Mid-Continental Phonetics and Phonology Conference (MidPhon 25), Jan 30.
  • Jennifer Zhang, Izaro Bedialauneta & José Ignacio Hualde. Universal and language specific perception of interrogativity: Questions vs statements in Markina Basque. Talk presented at the 25th Annual Mid-Continental Phonetics and Phonology Conference (MidPhon 25), Jan 30.

February

  • Adetutu Fabusoro. Linguistics Landscape (A Pedagogical tool to encourage multilingualism). Talk presented at the ITBE 2021 Annual Convention, Feb 26-27.
  • Giang Le. L1 Vietnamese L2 English Speakers' Cues to the Perception of Stress. Talk presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS 13), Feb 26-27.

March

  • Marco Fonseca. 日本語における音変異:ニューラルネットワークのモデル化 (Modeling Japanese sound variation through neural networks). Talk presented at 第 16 回音韻論フェスタ (Phonology Festa 16), Mar 8-9.
  • Ping-Lin Chuang. Validating the diagnostic potential of a profile-based writing scale: Examination of argument structure and quality. Talk presented at the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Virtual Conference, Mar 20-23.
  • Xinlei (Dee) Chen. A Case Study on Pronunciation Tutoring. Talk presented at the TESOL 2021 Graduate Student Research Forum, Mar 23.