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NWAV 46 2017 Madison, WI
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
12:00 pm-6:00 pm Registration – 5th Quarter Room, Union South
Industry Landmark Northwoods Agriculture
1:00-3:00 Progress in regression: Statistical and practical improvements to Rbrul
Daniel Ezra Johnson
Discourse analysis for variationists
Scott Kiesling
Sociolinguistics and forensic speech science: Knowledge- and data-sharing
Vincent Hughes, Jessica Wormald, Erica Gold, Tyler Kendall, Yvan Rose & Natalie Schilling
Texts as data sources for historical sociolinguistics
Joshua Bousquette, Rob Howell & Mark Richard Lauersdorf
3:00-3:15 Break
3:15-5:15 Guidelines for statistical reporting of multivariate analysis
William Labov, Robin Dodsworth, Josef Fruehwald, John Paolillo, James Stanford, Sali Tagliamonte & Rena Torres Cacoullos
Progressing from dialect awareness to critical language awareness and pedagogy: Equipping teachers to interrogating language, dialects, and power
Jeffrey Reaser, Mary Hudgens Henders & Amanda J. Godley
The sociolinguistics of bad data
Raymond Hickey, Valerie Fridland, Matthew J. Gordon, Tyler Kendall, Samantha Litty, Natalie Schilling, Christopher Strelluf & Erik Thomas
Complex systems and chain shifts: How big data affects our analyses
Michael L. Olsen, Allison Burkette & William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
5:15-5:30 Break
5:30-5:45 Welcome, Varsity Hall I+II
Anja Wanner, Chair, University Committee
Collin Ludwig, Co-President, Wunk Sheek (Native American Student Organization)
5:45-6:45 Plenary I, Varsity Hall I+II
Monica Macaulay, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Whence and whither Menominee? Tracing 125 years of variation and change
Introduced by Alexandra D’Arcy
6:45-8:45 Reception, Varsity Hall I+II



Friday, November 3rd, 2017
7:00 am-6:00 pm 5th Quarter Room, Registration, Breaks, Book Exhibits
Union South
7:00-8:30 Panel: Grant Writing for Early Career Researchers
Location: Industry
Participants: Alexandra D’Arcy, Robin Dodsworth and Monica Macaulay
Moderator: Eric Raimy
Sponsored by Duke University Press. Breakfast provided.
Industry Landmark Northwoods Agriculture
Chair: Tom Purnell Chair: Sarah Benor Chair: Patricia Cukor-Avila Chair: Robert Bayley
8:30-8:55 212. Production planning effects in Sandhi: A corpus study using automated classification.
Jeffrey Lamontagne & Francisco Torreira
152. The relationship between iconicity as motor-sensory analogy and social meaning: Evidence from creaky voice.
Emily Lake
134. English variation in the Dutch Caribbean: Evidence of Dutch substrate in Saban English?
Caroline Myrick & Lars Naborn
137. Cross-community variation in onset /l/ among California Latinx speakers.
Robert Podesva, Frankie Conover, Alma Flores-Perez, Chantal Gratton, Aurora Kane, Daisy Leigh, Julia Mendelsohn, Carra Rentie & Anna-Marie Sprenger
8:55-9:20 124. Variation in filled pauses across speaking styles and boroughs within West Yorkshire: Implications for forensic speaker comparisons.
Erica Gold, Sula Ross & Kate Earnshaw
218. LOT-raising and toughness in a California high school.
Teresa Pratt
194. ‘I feel like’ and ‘it feels like’: Two paths to the emergence of epistemic markers.
Marisa Brook
232. Experimental evaluations of Chicano English sh~ch variation in El Barrio, Texas.
Isla Flores-Bayer
9:20-9:45 67. Variation in Hasidic Yiddish syntax: A corpus study of language change on the internet.
Isaac L. Bleaman
56. Attentional load and style control.
Devyani Sharma & Kathleen McCarthy
94. Habitual behaviour: Teasing apart the variable contexts of the English past habitual.
Derek Denis, Alexandra D’Arcy & Erika Larson
122. Categoricity and graduality: Progress in the analysis of /ʧ/ in Spanish.
Manuel Díaz-Campos & Eliot Raynor
9:45-10:10 226. A diachronic BNC – construction of balanced sociolinguistic sub-corpora & case study.
Susan Reichelt
86. Personality mediates adaptation to double modal constructions.
Julie Boland, Guadalupe de Los Santos & Robin Queen
130. Social capital far from the capital: Verbal –s in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.
Gerard Van Herk & Becky Childs
29. Ethnic identity construction: The interlocutor effect on the TOOTH vowel in Chinese American English.
Mingzhe Zheng
10:10-10:30 Break
Chair: Sali Tagliamonte Chair: Gerard Van Herk Chair: David Bowie Chair: Manuel Díaz-Campos
American Dialect Society Session
10:30-10:55 143. Rootedness and the spectral dynamics of /aɪ/ monophthongization.
Paul E. Reed
200. Where sociolinguistics and speech science meet: The physiological and acoustic consequences of underbite in a multilectal speaker of African-American English.
Alicia Wassink
39. Mandarin dialect contact and identity construction: The social motivation and meanings in the variation of Taiwan Mandarin (r) in an immigrant setting.
Yu-Ning Lai
197. The persistence of dialectal differences in U.S. Spanish: /s/ weakening in Boston and NYC.
Daniel Erker & Madeline Reffel
10:55-11:20 128. Progressive outliers in listener perception of sound change.
Sayako Uehara & Suzanne Evans Wagner
28. Dialect contact and linguistic accommodation: Standard Seoul Korean speakers in Gyeongsang Province.
Yoojin Kang
149.  Would You Like Fry With That?: Exploring Perceptual Variation of Vocal Fry
Rae Vanille
246. Explaining cross-generational differences in subject placement and overt pronoun rates in New York City Spanish using mixed-effect models
Carolina Barrera Tobón, Rocío Raña Risso & Christen Madsen
11:20-11:45 71. Boston dialect features in the Black/African American community.
Charlene Browne & James Stanford
89. Tracking phonetic accommodation: An analysis of short-term speech adjustments during interactions between native and nonnative speakers.
Cecily Corbett
238. Aesthetic judgments of self and other: Dialect attitudes in the Spanish of Argentina.
Jennifer Lang-Rigal
108. Examining the relegation of language contact in language change: The “naturalness” of contact-induced variation in Catalonian Spanish.
Justin Davidson
11:45-12:10 224. Gender assignment to English noun insertions in New York Dominican Spanish.
Tara Feeney, Lotfi Sayahi & Cecily Corbett
165. Statistical tracking and generalization: Dual strategies in bidialectal acquisition.
Alexandra Pfiffner
38. “They just had such a sweet way of speaking”: Affective stance, identity, and prosodic style in Kodiak Alutiiq.
Julia Fine
172. How Black does Obama sound now?  Testing listener judgments of intonation in incrementally manipulated speech.
Nicole Holliday & Dan Villarreal
12:00-2:00 Bowling with Editors! Come bowl with journal editors in the bowling lanes of Union South Bowling Alley
12:10-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:50 Poster Session I, Varsity Hall I+II
87. The study of optional realization of the French negative particle (ne) on Twitter: Is sociolinguistics compatible with the big data?
Jacobo Levy Abitbol, Jean-Pierre Chevrot, Marton Karsai, Jean-Philippe Magué, Yannick Léo, Aurélie Nardy & Eric Fleury
136. Hoosier Talk – Acoustic work in Western Indiana.
Jon Bakos & Isabelle Goevert
93. Personas, personalities, and stereotypes of lesbian speech.
Auburn Barron-Lutzross
6. Degrees of ethnolinguistic infusion: Variation in Hebrew loanword use at American Jewish summer camps.
Sarah Bunin Benor
66. Acquisition of L3 Spanish vowels by heritage speakers of Polish and Ukrainian.
Margaryta Bondarenko
48. “Toto, I’ve a feeli[ŋ] we’re no[ɾ] in Kansas anymore”: Phonological variation in real and imaginary worlds.
David Bowie & Hriana Bowie
95. Mapping perceptions of language variation in Wisconsin: A view from Marathon County, WI.
Sarah Braun
85. Canadian raising in the speech of American-born NHL players.
Andrew Bray
40. Madame le/la ministre: Variation and change in gendered terms of address in the French House of Representatives.
Heather Burnett & Olivier Bonami
120. Change takes time, ¿cachái? Testing the role of frequency as a driver of change in Chilean Spanish.
Matthew Callaghan
42. Probing non-conscious perceptions of Spanish and English in Miami: The implicit association test in sociolinguistic context.
Salvatore Callesano & Phillip M. Carter
121. Youz guyz gotta addz the Z’z at the endz’a yaz woidz, seez!: Metapragmatic commentary on English in New York City.
Cecelia Cutler
26. #YouAreWhatYouTweet: Identity & vowel devoicing in French-language tweets.
Amanda Dalola
41. “I’m Catholic and she’s public”: Education and the Northern Cities Shift in St. Louis.
Daniel Duncan
33. The impact of diversity on language regard.
Katharina von Elbwart & Jennifer Cramer
214. Northern Cities in the country: TRAP, LOT, and country identity in Northwestern Ohio.
Martha Austen, Shontael Elward, Zack Jones & Kathryn Campbell-Kibler
44. Saks vs. Macys: (r-1) marches on in New York City department stores.
Gregory R. Guy
131. The quotative system in Saipanese English: Contrasting profiles of be like and zero.
Dominique B. Hess
102. The California vowel shift in Santa Barbara.
Arianna Janoff
91. “In my mind I was like”: Speaker strategies for differentiating thought and speech in the Age of Quotative be like.
Taylor Jones & Christopher Hall
32. Variation in the use of ça/c’ and il(s)/elle(s) in Parisian French.
Kelly Kasper-Cushman
79. Performing class, performing Pittsburghese: Falling question intonation in Pittsburghese videos.
Scott F. Kiesling
61. Is (T, D) deletion a single, unified process? New insights from Toronto English.
Lex Konnelly, Katharina Pabst, Melanie Röthlisberger & Sali Tagliamonte
138. The effect of lifetime exposure on perceptual adaptation to non-native speech.
Rebecca Laturnus
22. “Les jons fon skil veulent”: Reflections of the French nasal vowel shift in variant orthography.
Jim Law
77. Subject-verb agreement in Moncton, New Brunswick Acadian French.
Emilie Leblanc
119. Frequency and syntactic variation: Evidence from Mandarin Chinese.
Xiaoshi Li & Robert Bayley
223. Sororithroat: The acoustic and ideological properties of an emerging voice quality.
Jessica Love-Nichols & Morgan Sleeper
83. Subjunctive/indicative alternation in Ceará Portuguese: Variation, categorical or semi-categorical areas of the subjunctive.
Hebe Macedo de Carvalho
16. Preliminary evidence of Spanish-Kaqchikel language contact in Guatemala: The case of Spanish voiceless stop aspiration in monolingual and bilingual speech.<br)
Sean McKinnon
127. Same name, same thing? Speakers see distinctions that linguists’ labels paper over.
Thomas Stewart
92.  Almost everyone in New York is raising PRICES (but no longer backing PRIZES).
Michael Newman, Bill Haddican, Gianluke Rachiele & Zi Zi Gina Tan
7.  Social predictors of case syncretism in New York Hasidic Yiddish.
Chaya R. Nove
103. Variable direct objects in Brazilian Portuguese.
Luana Nunes, Kendra V. Dickinson & Eleni Christodulelis
99. The prosodic structure of code-switching.
Jonathan Steuck
21. New ways of analyzing negative inversions in African-American and Texas Englishes.
William Salmon
104. Future expression in varieties in contact: the Spanish and the Catalan of Catalonia.
Silvia Pisabarro Sarrió
69. Changes in the timber industry as a catalyst for linguistic change.
Joseph A. Stanley
3:00-4:30 Plenary II, Varsity Hall I+II
Lauren Hall-Lew, University of Edinburgh
When does a (sound) change stop progressing?
Introduced by Joseph Salmons
4:40-5:50 Poster Session II, Varsity Hall I+II
264. Quotative markers and the pragmatics of demonstrations.
Rebekah Baglini & Emily Lake
151. Past tense reference in American Samoa: Constraints and story-telling conventions.
Anja Auer
150. Pinning down social meaning: How listener phonology shapes social perception.
Martha Austen
27. A peripheral phenomenon? Variable use of left dislocation in northern colloquial German.
Christine Evans
208. Evidence for the Proteus Effect in a non-laboratory setting.
Ross Burkholder & Jason Riggle
213. Sociolinguistically-deduced sound change in Tunisian Tamazight of Zrawa: From interdentals to stops.
Soubeika Bahri
141. The myth of the New York City borough accent.
Kara Becker & Luiza Newlin-Lukowicz
142. Quantifying the complexity of code-switchingfor cross-corpus comparison.
Barbara E. Bullock,  AlmeidaJacqueline  Toribio, Gualberto Guzmán, Joseph Ricard & Jacqueline Serigos
173. 2SG reference and (relative) gender in the Spanish of Salvadorans in Boston.
Kendra V. Dickinson
254. German echoes In American English: How new-dialect formation triggered the Northern Cities Shift.
Yesid Antionio Castro Calle
140. He said, she said: Exploring the role of gender and gendered attitudes in true and false memories.
Katherine Conner & Abby Walker
148. Depronominalization and gender ideology.
Kirby Conrod
5.  Linguistic distance and mutual intelligibility among South Ethiosemitic languages.
Tekabe Legesse Feleke
179. Dominican perceptions of /s/ in the diaspora.
Fiona Dixon
257.  A consideration of multiple time points in a longitudinal study.
 Lewis Esposito
189. Why the long FACE? Ethnic stratification and language variation in a multi-ethnic secondary school.
Shivonne M. Gates
186. Social and distributional predictors of the success of lexical innovations in online writing.
Ian Stewart & Jacob Eisenstein
236. Ain’t for didn’t in African American English: Change vs. age grading.
Sabriya Fisher
266. The social meaning ofregional and ethnic accent strength in Netherlandic Standard Dutch.
Stefan Grondelaers, Paul van Gent & Roeland van Hout
180. Tense/mood variation and epistemic commitment: Form-function mapping in three Romance languages.
Mark Hoff
160. Auxiliary reduction in the Spanish periphrastic past.
Chad Howe
248. What it means when you say my name (right): Subjective evaluations of the linguistic reproduction of names.
Zachary Jaggers, Anaïs Elkins, Renée Blake, Natalie Povilonis de Vilchez, Luciene Simões & Matthew Stuck
245. Can you roll your R’s? Phonetic variation in Spanish rhotic productions by heritage speakers in Southern California.
Ji Young Kim & Gemma Repiso Puigdelliura
164. Regional differences in African American Vernacular English: The production of the /ay/ vowel in Northern and Southern regions of the United States.
Eva Kuske
115. Variation in word-initial /r/ in a geographically isolated community: The case of Santa Teresa, Brazil.
Sarah Loriato
210. Troppppp loooongueuuhhhh: Orthographic lengthening across French dialects.
Gretchen McCulloch & Jeffrey Lamontagne
198. Language attitudes toward African American English in California public schools.
Zion Ariana Mengesha
201. “¡Estoy cerca tuyo!”: A variationist look at the expression of locatives in Spanish.
Angel Milla-Munoz
166. Formal acceptability experiments as a novel measure of variation in flexible constituent order.
Savithry Namboodiripad
175. Variable vowel convergence in a cooperative task.
Jennifer Nycz & Shannon Mooney
191. Phonological environment conditions social perception of sibilants.
Jacob B. Phillips & Hillel Steinmetz
185. Where does the social meet the linguistic?
Mary Robinson & Laurel MacKenzie
182. A man needs a female like a fish needs a lobotomy:  How adjectival nominalization leads to innovative reference.
Melissa Robinson, Alexis Palmer & Patricia Cukor-Avila
159.  Putting the /t/ in politics: Omarosa and hyperarticulated /t/.
Rachel Elizabeth Weissler
244. The short-a split among young speakers in the Long Island suburbs of NYC.
Allison Shapp
154. How to be linguistically “glocal” in Singapore: the range of a linguistic repertoire.
Priscilla Shin
222. Hot and heavy: The phonetic performance of fatness and fujoshi in ‘Kiss Him, Not Me’.
Morgan Sleeper
207. How abstract is your variable? Allophonic systems as an intraspeaker variable.
Betsy Sneller
241. The effect of gender on variable loanword adaptation of Northern Kyungsang Korean.
Jiyeon Song & Amanda Dalola
6:00-7:30 Plenary III, Varsity Hall I+II
Almeida Jacqueline Toribio, University of Texas at Austin
National and diasporic linguistic varieties as evidence of social affiliations: The case of Afro-Hispanics
Introduced by Catherine Stafford
8:00-11:00? Student Mixer, The Sett, Union South (1st floor)


Saturday, November 4th, 2017
7:00 am-6:00 pm 5th Quarter Room, Registration, Breaks, Book Exhibits
Psychology 103 Psychology 107 Psychology 113 Psychology 121
Chair: Uri Horesh Chair: Becky Childs Panel: Social meaning and linguistic variation: A panel in honor of Penny Eckert- Part I
Moderators: Lauren Hall-Lew & Robert Podesva
Chair: Alexandra D’Arcy
8:30-8:55 209. Infinitive verbs, agreement and perceived competence.
Ronald Beline Mendes & Fernanda Canever
60. Divergent vs. convergent patterns of variation and change in Montréal and Welland French: The case of consequence markers.
Helene Blondeau, Raymond Mougeon & Mireille Tremblay
Pragmatics, the third wave, and the social meaning of definites.
Eric Acton
126. Investigating English contact through Spanish subject expression in Georgia.
Philip P. Limerick
8:55-9:20 181. Correlating flagging with phonological integration to distinguish LOLIs as borrowings or codeswitches.
Ryan M. Bessett
57. Tu in Brasília: The advance of a marked pronominal form in dialect focusing.
Carolina Andrade & Maria Marta Pereira Scherre
Totally and -issimo: Intensification, indexicality and markedness in English and Italian.
Andrea Beltrama & Laura Staum Casasanto
50. Progress in subject pronoun expression research: The effects of the verb revisited.
Rafael Orozco & Andreina Colina
9:20-9:45 78.  Advancing routinization vs. productivity of the Spanish subjunctive.
Rena Torres Cacoullos, Dora LaCasse & Michael Johns
90. Nós and a gente ‘we’ in Brazilian Portuguese: Effect of age in urban and rural areas of Espírito Santo.
Lilian C. Yacovenco, Maria Marta P. Scherre, Anthony J. Naro, Alexandre K. de Mendonça, Camila C. Foeger & Samine A. Benfica
Cognitive representations of the sociolinguistic sign.
Annette D’Onofrio
19. Transmission of variation between homeland and heritage Faetar.
Katharina Pabst, Lex Konnelly, Savannah Meslin, Fiona Wilson & Naomi Nagy
9:45-10:10 250. Going back to the source: A diachronic comparison of the expression of necessity in two varieties of French.
Laura Kastronic
146. Variation and clitic placement among Galician neofalantes.
Ildara Enríquez García
The cognitive structure behind indexicality.
Kathryn Campbell-Kibler
45. ‘A gente sempre faz’ – Subject pronoun expression in Brazilian Portuguese.
Madeline Gilbert, Gregory Guy & Mary Robinson
10:10-10:30 Break
Chair: Charles Boberg Chair: Rena Torres Cacoullos Panel: Social meaning and linguistic variation: A panel in honor of Penny Eckert- Part II
Moderators: Lauren Hall-Lew & Robert Podesva
Chair: James Stanford
10:30-10:55 233. Two sides of the style coin: Matching morphosyntactic and phonological variation across topic in middle-class African American speech.
Jessica Grieser
113. Pragmatic effects on the variable use of 2PL address forms in Andalusian Spanish.
Elena Jaime Jiménez
The role of the body in language change.
Robert J. Podesva
155.  Introducing NordFA:Forced alignment of Nordic languages.
Nathan J. Young & Michael McGarrah
10:55-11:20 169. Wh-/u/ participates in vowel changes? Effects of Spanish/English Bilingualism on Southern California /u/-fronting. Wyatt Barnes & Nicole Holliday 247. A quantitative look at ir + gerund in Ecuadorian Spanish.
Emily Rae Sabo
The social meaning of syntax.
Emma Moore
217. Linking acoustic correlates of rhoticity to perception: How the past informs the present.
Rachel Miller Olsen & Margaret E. L. Renwick
11:20-11:45 228. Residual zeros: Unanalyzed zero forms in accounts of copula deletion.
Patricia Cukor-Avila & Guy Bailey
168. Contact-induced majority language change: Quechua influence on the semantics of comitative coordination in Peruvian Spanish.
Natalie Povilonis de Vilchez
Scales of indexicality: How biography and migration create social meaning.
Devyani Sharma
177. The formantive years: Vowel change in a longitudinal study of LDS talks.
O’Reilly Miani & Colin Wilson
11:45-12:10 49. AAE Intensifier Dennamug: Syntactic change in apparent time.
Taylor Jones
14. VO vs. OV: What conditions word order variation in Media Lengua?
Isabel Deibel
Emergence of social meaning in sociolinguistic change.
Qing Zhang
243. Lexical frequency effects on the southern shift in the digital archive of Southern speech.
Rachel Miller Olsen & Michael L. Olsen
12:10-1:30 LUNCH
Psychology 103 Psychology 107 Psychology 113 Psychology 121
Chair: Richard Young Chair: Jeffrey Reaser Chair: Robin Dodsworth Chair: Maciej Baranowski
1:30-1:55 100. Directives and gender in the Disney princess films: Progress?
Karen Eisenhauer & Carmen Fought
192. Teachers, students, and dialects: Examining individual literacy patterns of African American adolescents.
Kelly Abrams
17. Challenges of analysing linguistic variation in a growing metropolis: A trend study of auxiliary alternation in Montréal French (1971-2016).
Béatrice Rea
82. The jet set: Articulatory setting and the shifting vowel system of London English.
Sophie Holmes-Elliott & Erez Levon
1:55-2:20 65. The phonetics and phonology of New York City English in film.
Charles Boberg
158. Sociolinguistic partnerships in the University: The effects of linguistic materials in first year composition.
J. Daniel Hasty & Becky Childs
23. Individuals, communities and the sociolinguistic canon.
Sali A. Tagliamonte & Alexandra D’Arcy
75. The FOOT-STRUT vowels in Manchester: Evidence for the diachronic precursor to the split?
Maciej Baranowski & Danielle Turton
2:20-2:45 35. Diffusion and transmission in local and global linguistic changes.
William Labov
2:45-3:45 Plenary IV, Psychology 105
Julie Ann Washington, Georgia State University
Exploring the Growth of Language and Literacy of African American Children: The Influence of Gender and Dialectal Variation
Introduced by Mark Seidenberg
3:45-4:05 Break
Chair: Carmen Fought Chair: Eric Raimy Panel: African American language in the public sector: Opportunities and challenges for public education
Moderator: Nicole Holliday
Chair: Erik Thomas
4:05-4:30 135. /h/ insertion in a PacificEnglish: The developing methods of understanding a non-standard feature in the Federated States of Micronesia.
Sara Lynch
18. Individual variation, community coherence: Patterned variation in an incipient /ay/-raising Dialect.
Stuart Davis, Kelly Berkson & Alyssa Strickler
Linguistic Variation and Versatility among AAL Speakers in Schools and Courts
John Rickford
63. Local meanings for supra-local change: A perception study of TRAP backing in Kansas.
Dan Villarreal, Mary Kohn & Tiffany Hattesohl
4:30-4:55 195. Social meaning, style, and language variation in Beijing.
Hui Zhao
237. Language at work: Workplace conditioning of language variation in the South.
Jon Forrest
Issues of Representations in Talking Black in America: Theory and PracticeWalt Wolfram 112. Escaping the TRAP: Losing the Northern Cities Shift in real time.
Anja Thiel & Aaron J. Dinkin
4:55-5:20 203. Quantifying contact through regionality and education: Examples from variationist studies of Arabic dialects.
Uri Horesh, Enam Al-Wer & Najla M. Al-Ghamdi
43. Production and perception of affricate /t/ and /d/ in Northeastern Brazil.
Raquel Meister Ko. Freitag
#BlackLivesMatter and Social Activism in Linguistics and Beyond
Sonja Lanehart
221. A Rust Belt Feature?:Economic change and the decline of raised TRAP in Lansing, MI.
Monica Nesbitt
5:20-5:45 240. Mapping variation in the English-speaking Caribbean: Moving toward a more complete understanding of Caribbean English.
Caroline Myrick, Joel Schneier, Jeffrey Reaser & Nicole Eberle
97. Salience and covariation in second dialect acquisition: Northeastern migrants in São Paulo.
Livia Oushiro
Discussion facilitated by Nicole Holliday 216. Shifts toward the supra-regional in the Northern Cities region: Evidence from Jewish women in Metro Detroit.
Beau-Kevin Morgan, Kelsey Deguise, Eric Acton, Daniele Benson & Alla Shvetsova
6:00-7:30 Screening of Talking Black in America
with Executive Producer Walt Wolfram, Psychology 105
8:00-11:00 Awards Ceremony and Reception, Varsity Hall II



Sunday, November 5th, 2017
7:30 am–8:45 am NWAV Business Meeting, Industry Room
8:00 am-1:00 pm 5th Quarter Room, Registration, Breaks, Book Exhibits
Industry Landmark Northwoods Agriculture
Chair: Erez Levon Chair: Fernando Tejedo Chair: Sonja Lanehart Chair: Greg Guy
9:00-9:25 193. Is that an interruption? Depends on who’s listening.
Katherine Hilton
98. Finding variants in a dynamic feature space: Classification as validation.
Jonathan Dunn
68. In town or around the bay? Deontic modality and stative possession in Newfoundland.
Ismar Muhic
8. Does language contact lead to simplification or complexification? Evidence from Basque-Spanish contact.
Itxaso Rodriguez
9:25-9:50 227. Media effects on explicit language attitudes.
Hayley Heaton & Robin Queen
46. One language, two trajectories: the case of Transylvanian Saxon in the homeland and émigré community.
Ariana Bancu
96. Acoustic correlates of perceived prosodic prominence in AAE and EAE.
Jason McLarty, Charlotte Vaughn & Tyler Kendall
265. Belgian Standard Dutch is (not) dead (yet). On the omnipotence of zombie varieties.
Stefan Grondelaers, Paul van Gent & Dirk Speelman
9:50-10:15 176. Is that a gun? Race, dialect and violence stereotype.
Laura Casasanto, Rebecca Rosen, Amritpal Singh & Daniel Casasanto
107. Modeling population structure and language change in the St. Louis corridor.
Jordan Kodner
190. African American identity and vowel systems in Rochester, New York.
Sharese King
231. Language labels as ethnographic facts in Indonesia.
Maya Abtahian, Abigail Cohn & Yanti
10:15-10:40 255. Word frequency in a contact-induced change.
Aaron Dinkin, Jon Forrest, & Robin Dodsworth
59. Incomplete neutralization in African American English: The role of vowel duration.
Charlie Farrington
147. “Boy vi alltid hundra*” – Comparing ‘MAT and PAT’ replications between Danish and Swedish multiethnolects.
Nathan Young
10:40-11:00 Break
Chair: Rajiv Rao Chair: Joshua Bousquette Chair: Scott Kiesling Chair: Eric Raimy
11:00-11:25 153. Acoustic evidence for vocalic correlates of plural /s/ deletion in Chilean Spanish.
Mariska Bolyanatz
239. Perceptual dialectology: A sixth sision of America.
Gabriela Alfaraz, Alexander Mason & Bethany Dickerson
64. Gender effects on inter and intra-speaker variance in sound change.
Josef Fruehwald
174. Do speakers converge toward variants they haven’t heard?
Lacey Wade
11:25-11:50 129. Dialect identification across a nation-state border: Perception of dialectal variants in Seattle, WA and Vancouver, BC.
Julia Swan & Molly Babel
106. Class, gender and ethnicity in Sydney: Revisiting social conditioning in 1970s Australia.
James Grama, Catherine Travis & Simón González
211. Gender normativity and attention to speech: The non-uniformity of gendered phonetic variation among transgender speakers.
Lal Zimman
125. The changing sounds of exceptionally aspirated stops in Diné bizaad (Navajo).
Kayla Palakurthy
11:50-12:15 157. Crossing the line: Effect of boundary representation in perceptual dialectology.
Erica Benson & Anneli Williams
105. Who belongs to the mainstream speech community? A report from Vancouver BC.
Panayiotis Pappas, Irina Presnyakova & Pocholo Umbal
259. The influence of self-perceived power on gender and sibilant perception.
Ian Calloway
88. The soft underbelly of sociolinguistics – NOT!
Dennis Preston
12:15-12:40 118. A perceptual dialect map of Indiana.
Phillip Weirich & Chelsea Bonhotal
139. Social networks and intra-speaker variance for changes in progress.
Robin Dodsworth, Jessica Hatcher & Jordan Holley
145. A certain kind of gay identity: [s+] and contextually mediated variation in gay French and German men.
Zachary Boyd

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