Linguistic Society of America
Matt Hunt Gardner (Ph.D.), Derek Denis (Ph.D. 2015, now at the University of Victoria), Marisa Brook (Ph.D.), and Sali A. Tagliamonte (faculty): "From the bottom to the top of the S-curve: Be like and the Constant Rate Effect."
Matt Hunt Gardner (Ph.D.) and Rebecca V. Roeder (postdoc 2007-09, now at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte): "A phonological model of the Canadian Shift."
Tomohiro Yokoyama (Ph.D.): "Evidence as the presupposition of wh-exclamatives."
Sali A. Tagliamonte (faculty) and Marisa Brook (Ph.D.) are presenting a poster: "Adaptive change in sociolinguistic typology: The case of relative who."
Michael Barrie (Ph.D. 2006, now at Sogang University): "Phi-syntax in Northern Iroquoian."
Kenji Oda (Ph.D. 2012, now at Syracuse University): "Without specifier: The modern Irish copula revisited."
Michelle Yuan (MA 2013, now at MIT): "Subordinate clause types and the left periphery in Gikuyu."
Michelle is also presenting a joint talk with colleagues Ruth Brillman (MIT) and Zuzanna Fuchs (Harvard University): "Inuktitut mood-agreement interactions as contextual allomorphy."
Naomi Nagy (faculty): "Studying more and less endangered heritage varieties."
Sali A. Tagliamonte (faculty): "A sociolinguistic perspective on linguistic documentation."
Keren Rice (faculty): "Documentary linguistics and community relations."
Naomi Nagy (faculty) and Paulina Lyskawa (MA 2015, now at the University of Maryland): "Moving forward with multilingual transcription."
Nicole Rosen (Ph.D. 2007, now at the University of Manitoba): "Multilingual language revitalization: The case of the Red River Métis."
Nicole Rosen (Ph.D. 2007, now at the University of Manitoba) with colleagues Jesse Stewart (University of Saskatchewan) and Olivia Sammons (University of Alberta): "Diachronic effects of language contact in the synchronic Michif vowel system."
Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins (MA 1984, now at the University of Victoria) along with members of the UVic Community-University Research Alliance: "Meaningful consultation and intangible results in CBLR."
Andrew Carnie (BA 1991, now at the University of Arizona) with University of Arizona colleagues Joshua Meyers, Nicholas Kloehn, Muriel Fisher, Michael Hammond, Natasha Warner, Diana Archangeli, and Adam Ussishkin: "The field is not the lab, and the lab is not the field: experimental and community-based linguistics with Gaelic speakers on Skye."
William J. Idsardi (BA 1988, now at the University of Maryland): "Neurophysiological measures of speaker and dialect identification."
American Dialect Society
Sali A. Tagliamonte (faculty) and Ruth Maddeaux (Ph.D.): "Stability, obsolescence and innovation: North American dialects in the 21st century."
Matt Hunt Gardner (Ph.D.), Rebecca V. Roeder (postdoc 2007-09, now at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte) and colleague Becky Childs (Coastal Carolina University): "Social moderation of a structural sound change? The Canadian Shift in four communities."
Nicole Rosen (Ph.D. 2007, now at the University of Manitoba), Alexandra D'Arcy (Ph.D. 2005, now at the University of Victoria), and colleague Jillian Ankutowicz (University of Lethbridge): "Think-een about (ING)."
Sali also has a poster in conjunction with her students from the LSA Summer Institute 2015: "An awesome talk: Variation and change in adjectives of positive evaluation."
Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics
Emilia Melara (Ph.D.): "Arbitrary null subjects in Mauritian Creole."
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
Michael Barrie (Ph.D. 2006, now at Sogang University): "The syntax and prosody of Onondaga interrogatives."
Carrie Gillon (MA 1999, now at Arizona State University), with colleague Peter Jacobs (University of Victoria): "The semantics and pragmatics of Skwxwú7mesh evidentials."
Patricia A. Shaw (Ph.D. 1976, now at the University of British Columbia): "Laryngeal architecture in Kwak’wala."