The 2016 Inuit Studies Conference was held at Memorial University on October 7th-10th. Presentations of interest for our department:
Alana Johns (faculty): "Unikkâk: The Story of a Story"
Alana Johns (faculty) and Rita Andersen: "Phrases from Nunatsiavummiut"
Julien Carrier (Ph.D.): "Sociolinguistic study on the loss of ergativity in Inuktitut across Eastern Canada"
Zoe McKenzie (Ph.D.): "Multi-Functionality of the Optative Mood (in Inuktitut)"
Douglas Wharram & Ilia Nicoll (Ph.D.): "A tripartite classification of intransitive incorporating verbs in Inuktitut"
Richard Compton (Ph.D. 2012, now at University of Quebec at Montreal): "Incorporated nouns in Inuktitut as in situ objects"
Marina Sherkina-Lieber (Ph.D. 2011, now at York University): "Inuit who understand Inuktitut but who do not speak it: What do they know and what do they lack?"