11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Paper discussion led by Keffyalew Gebregziabher: Kalin, Laura, and Coppe van Urk (2015). Aspect splits without ergativity: Agreement asymmetries in Neo-Aramaic. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 33, 659–702.
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Group discussion of linguistic fieldwork in Canada and different models of fieldwork used in the country. Focus on a paper by alumna Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins (MA 1984, now at the University of Victoria): (2009). Research models, community engagement, and linguistic fieldwork: Reflections on working within Canadian indigenous communities. Language Documentation and Conservation, 3(1), 15-50.