NWAV 43 Program

NWAV 43, 2014, Chicago - Final program                              
Thursday, October 23
12:00 pm-6:30 pm Registration – Hilton hotel Old Town and New Town rooms (3rd floor)
1:00-3:00 pm Workshop A Workshop B Workshop C  
Topic: Quantitative methods: new trends and perspectives Topic: Community-Based Sociolinguistic Research: Methods and Action Plans Topic: Toward Best Practices in sociophonetics  
Organizer/Convener: Sali Tagliamonte Presenters: Derek Denis and Matthew Hunt Gardner (University of Toronto) Organizers: Anne Charity-Hudley (The College of William & Mary) and Christine Mallinson (University of Maryland) Organizer/Convener: Marianna DiPaolo (University of Utah)
Presenters: Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon) and Josef Fruehwald (University of Edinburgh)
Location: Lakeshore Ballroom A Location: Lakeshore Ballroom B Location: Lakeshore Ballroom C  
3:00-3:30 pm Beverage Break – River North room with 3rd floor foyer  
3:30-5:30 pm Workshop D Workshop E Workshop F   
Topic: Perception and language attitudes Topic: A variationist approach to language contact Topic: Extending ELAN into Variationist Sociolinguistics  
Organizer: Katie Drager (University of Hawai'i) Organizer: Shana Poplack with Natalie Dion (University of Ottawa) Organizers: Naomi Nagy (Univeristy of Toronto) and Miriam Meyerhoff (Victoria University Wellington)  
Location: Lakeshore Ballroom B Location: Lakeshore Ballroom A Location: Lakeshore Ballroom C  
5:30-6:20 pm

Reception with refreshments and aperitifs hosted by Routledge in honor of Shana Poplack (speaker: Rena Torres Cacoullos and Nathalie Dion)

River North room with 3rd floor foyer  
6:20-6:30 pm Opening Remarks  
Lakeshore Ballroom, combined  
6:30-7:30 pm Keynote lecture 1:  Professor Ruth King (York University, Toronto), "The Life Cycles of a Vernacular Form"  
Lakeshore Ballroom, combined  
7:30-9:00 pm Dinner (on your own)   
Friday, October 24
8:00 am - 5:00 pm Registration - Hilton hotel Wheaton Room (2nd Floor)
8:30 am - 6:00 pm Book exhibit (Fri to Sun) - Old Town Room (3rd floor)
8:30 am - 5:00 pm Meeting Space in New Town room - All day exhibit of open-source QuakeBox Corpus from New Zealand
7:30 - 8:30 am Continental breakfast buffet for conference participants - River North room with 3rd floor foyer
Time S1: Variation in Child Language
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: Matthew Rispoli
S2: Vowels
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: Maciej Baranowski
S3: Language in TV, Media, and Online
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: John Baugh
S4: Convergence and Accommodation
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Jenny Cheshire
8:30-8:55 am Use vs non-use of negative particle ne in French: A hyper-style variable?
Mougeon, Raymond & Rehner, Katherine
York University, Glendon College & University of Toronto at Mississauga
/Vwl/ Systems
Fruehwald, Josef
University of Edinburgh
Awareness in enregisterment: Performances of the California Vowel Shift in SNL’s The Californians
Pratt, Teresa & D'Onofrio, Annette
Stanford University
Borderland Wolof: Language variation and a national border across urban and rural space in Senegal  and The Gambia
Mitsch, Jane
The Ohio State University
8:55-9:20 am Pre-Service English Teachers’ Development of Critical Language Awareness for Teaching
Reaser, Jeffrey; Godley, Amanda; Moore, Kaylan & Hatcher, Jessica
North Carolina State U & U of Pittsburgh
“I don’t sound Spanish, I grew up in Harlem”: Examining (ay) monophthongization in Puerto Rican English
Shousterman, Cara
New York University
Case Closed?: Authenticity in Media Portrayals of Southern Dialects in "The Closer" and "CSI: Miami"
Heaton, Hayley
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dialect use in a time of crisis: a report from a rural community in Northern Greece
Pappas, Panayiotis
Simon Fraser University
9:20-9:45 am Children’s deviation in the acquisition of variable linguistic gender patterns
Habib, Rania
Syracuse University
Is the Future Almost Here? Large-Scale Completely Automated Vowel Extraction of Free Speech Recordings
Reddy, Sravana & Stanford, James
Dartmouth College
Keeping It Real Despite the Risks: Im/politeness, Rachel Jeantel, and Black Girls’ Codes
Troutman, Denise
Michigan State University
Cross-border convergence in loan phonology: Foreign (a) in North American English
Boberg, Charles
McGill University
9:45-10:10 am Teaching Language Variation in Primary School
Hudgens Henderson, Mary
University of New Mexico
Short Front Vowel Lowering in Dublin English
Hickey, Raymond
University of Duisburg and Essen
Stylistic variation of gender and age in blog posts in Japanese: From a perspective of the third wave of variation research
Nishimura, Yukiko
Toyo Gakuen University
On the (lack of) long term accommodation in the regional vowels of college students
Campbell-Kibler, Kathryn; Walker, Abby; Wanjema, Shontael
The Ohio State University & Virginia Tech  
10:10 – 10:30 am Beverage Break – River North room with 3rd floor foyer
Time S5: Consonants
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: Charles Boberg
S6: Back Vowels
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair:  Rajend Mesthrie                                 
S7: Verbal Morphosyntax
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: Scott Schwenter
S8: Borrowing and Language Contact
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Gillian Sankoff
10:30-10:55 am A Bunch of BULL Shift: Patterns of Pre-/l/ FOOT merger in Kansas City
Strelluf, Christopher
Northwest Missouri State University
"Oh [o:], I'm the token Asian": A potential vowel marker of ethnic identity
Bauman, Carina
New York University
Habían profesores: A usage-based analysis of the pluralization of haber in Spanish
Díaz-Campos, Manuel; Hoff, Mark & Piqueres-Gilabert, Rosa María
Indiana University & The Ohio State University
An exception to the rule? Lone French nouns in Tunisian Arabic
Poplack, Shana; Sayahi, Lotfi; Mourad, Nahed & Dion, Nathalie
University of Ottawa & University at Albany, SUNY
10:55-11:20 am Multiple Mergers: Production and perception of three pre-/l/ mergers in Youngstown, Ohio
Arnold, Lacey
North Carolina State University
Regional variation in Hawaiʻi Creole low back vowels
Grama, James
University of Hawaii at Manoa
A Construction Grammar Perspective of Spanish Variable Clitic Placement
Requena, Pablo
Pennsylvania State University
Quantitative analysis of language contact as a predictor of change in Palestinian Arabic
Horesh, Uri
Northwestern University
11:20-11:45 am Phonotactic simplification in borrowed /TH/-fronting
Sneller, Betsy
University of Pennsylvania
Sound change in the back vowels of Hawai'i English
Drager, Katie; Simpson, Sean; Grama, James & Kirtley, M. Joelle
University of Hawai'i, Georgetown University & University of Hawai'i
Morphological variation in the English past tense: Probabilistic regularities within and across speakers
Rácz, Péter; Beckner, Clay; Hay, Jennifer & Pierrehumbert, Janet
New Zealand Institute of Language Brain and Behavior & Northwestern University
Frequency and diffusion as indicators of French noun borrowing in Moroccan Arabic
Post, Rebekah
University of Texas at Austin
11:45 am - 12:10 pm T[ʉ] c[ʉɫ] for sch[ʉɫ]: the interaction of /l/-darkening and /u/-fronting in Manchester
Turton, Danielle & Baranowski, Maciej
University of Manchester
The relationship between the high and mid back vowels in Oregonian English
McLarty, Jason & Kendall, Tyler
University of Oregon
‘She said {that/Ø} she couldn’t take a complement’: Complementizer that omission in American English
Bleaman, Isaac; Duncan, Daniel; Feuer, Shelley; Guy, Gregory; Jaggers, Zachary & Stuck, Matthew
New York University
Predicting variation in the frequency, dispersion, and the success of loanwords
Bullock, Barbara; Serigos, Jacqueline & Toribio, Almeida Jacqueline
University of Texas at Austin
12:10-1:45 pm Lunch Break  / Walt Wolfram’s movie
12:30-1:45 pm Walt Wolfram’s movie "First Language: The Race to Save Cherokee" and Q/A session
Lakeshore Ballrooms, combined (sale of individual tickets for outside guests will be offered at the entrance to the room)
1:45-2:00 pm Homage to Walt Wolfram on the occasion of winning North Carolina’s highest civilian honor (speaker: John Rickford)
Lakeshore Ballrooms, combined
2:00-3:00 pm Keynote Lecture 2: Professor Robert Bayley (University of California, Davis), "The Role of Frequency in Phonological and Morphosyntactic Variation"
Lakeshore Ballrooms, combined
3:00 – 3:45 pm Beverage Break - River North room with 3rd floor foyer
Time S9: Place and Variation
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: Jennifer Cramer
S10: Perception and Attitudes
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: Katie Drager
S11: Priming and Grammaticalization
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: Rena Torres Cacoullos
S12: Language Contact and Acquisition
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Penelope Gardner-Chloros                                  
3:45-4:10 pm “Somos [ʃ]oqueros:” Indexing inherent locality through nonstandard [ʃ]
Regan, Brendan
University of Texas at Austin
Language attitudes and vowel lengthening in Córdoba, Argentina: An acoustical approach
Lang-Rigal, Jennifer
James Madison University
Dialect Contact in Brasília: Variation in Second Person Singular Pronouns
Andrade, Carolina; Scherre, Marta & Guy, Gregory
Universidadede Brasília, UniversidadeFederal do Espírito Santo & New York University
Language Contact in a Combined Variationist and SLA Context : Testing the effects of language contact and learner proficiency on the development of sociolinguistic competence in L2 French Past temporal reference
Harding, Lindsay
York University
4:10-4:35 pm “I don’t ca(r)e about football”: Rhoticity in second language acquisition and local identity
Lin, Yuhan
The Ohio State University
“It’s Complicated”: Perceptions of Dialect Southernness in Deer Park, Texas
Oxley, Meghan
University of Washington
Priming mechanisms in phonological and morphological persistence
Tamminga, Meredith
University of Pennsylvania
Social networks and study abroad: the emergence of sociostylistic variation in L2 French learners
Kennedy Terry, Kristen
Saint Mary's College of California
4:35-5:00 pm "That Hoboken near the Gulf of Mexico": What (r) can tell us about English in New York & New Orleans
Carmichael, Katie & Becker, Kara
Virginia Tech & Reed College
A Look at Three Oklahoma Dialect Features
Bakos, Jon
Oklahoma State University
A New Look at Word Order Change: Constant Rate Hypothesis, Logistic Regression and Bayesian Statistics
Scrivner, Olga
Indiana University
Acquisition of structured morphosyntactic variation in a bilingual setting: Children’s Spanish subjects pronoun expression in the U.S. Pacific Northwest
Shin, Naomi Lapidus & Van Buren, Jackelyn
University of New Mexico
5:00-5:25 pm Phonetic cues to Localness in Hawai‘i English: Feature clusters influencing perception
Simpson, Sean
Georgetown University
Attitudes in the Classroom, Attitudes in the Street: Belizean Creole and the Effects of Setting on a Verbal Guise Study
Salmon, William
University of Minnesota
The role of gender in the grammaticalization process of the Japanese connective (sore)de
Tanno, Koji
Arizona State University
South Florida Latino English: Spanish substrate influence on embedded clause structures
Sims, Nandi & Thompson, Ellen
Florida International University
5:25 – 6:00 pm Beverage Break - River North room with 3rd floor foyer
5:30 - 6:00 pm Setting up of Posters - Wheaton Room (2nd floor)
6:00-7:30 pm Poster Session
Wheaton Room (2nd floor)
  P1. Using experimental data to check the transmission of language change: a case study about the acquisition of relative clauses in Brazilian Portuguese
Baptista de Abreu, Ana Cristina & Abreu Gomes, Christina
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
P2. A Sociophonetic Approach to Mid Vowel Raising in the Spanish of Michoacán, Mexico
Barajas, Jennifer
Bradley University 
P3. Punks, Queers, and Anarchists: Linguistic Variation from the Outside
Bigham, Douglas S.
San Diego State University 
P4. Latin@ in Chicago: Constructing ethnic identities in research interviews
Brokamp, Ryan; Miranda, Consuelo; Munoz, Elvis; Trujillo, Eduardo; Viveros, Natalie; Wahdan, Islam; Stockburger, Inge & Kaplan-Weinger, Judith
Northeastern Illinois University & DePaul University  
  P5. Phonetic cues, indexical fields, and the perception of gender and sexual orientation
Brown, LeAnn
University of Toronto
P6. The Patterning and Matching of Indexicalities within Supportive Conversations
Cannava, Kaitlin
Lousiana State University 
P7. Cape Town English: the southern limit of the Canadian and Californian shifts?
Chevalier, Alida
University of Cape Town
P8. Sociophonetic Intraspeaker Variation: the case of the second-generation speaker
Corbett, Cecily B.
University at Albany, SUNY
  P9. Vowel fronting and lengthening as related to Southerners' perception of femininity
Courville, Brittany & Shport, Irina
Louisiana State University 
P10. Examining the results of dialect contact between Palestinian communities in Gaza
Cotter, William
University of Arizona
P11. Perceiving and Placing Voices at the Border
Cramer, Jennifer
University of Kentucky
P12. Linguistic Variation as Evidence of (C)overt Attitudes toward Speakers’ Group Identification
Cutler, Cecelia & Yaeger-Dror, Malcah
CUNY Lehman College & University of Arizona
  P13. Stereotypes, Markers, & Indicators in Contact-induced Phenomena: Sociophonetic Variation in Barcelona
Davidson, Justin
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
P14. “Mock Manly Speech”: Polyphonic Resources in the construction of hegemonic masculine personae
Edgar, Nicole
University of Victoria
P15. Gender and politeness rules in Brazilian Portuguese: 1st person plural pronouns
Freitag, Raquel Meister Ko.
Federal University at Sergipe, Brazil
P16. Advancing statistical approaches to sociophonetic variation: A case study of Ecuadorian Spanish
García, Christina
The Ohio State University
  P17. What does a corpus of SMS messages tell us about syntactic variation? The case of Yes/No questions in European French
Guryev, Alexander
University of Neuchâtel
P18. Maintenance of the COT-CAUGHT contrast among Detroit speakers: A multimodal articulatory analysis
Havenhill, Jonathan
Georgetown University 
P19. Deixis in MalakMalak: A case of language change in an endangered language
Hoffmann, Dorothy
The University of Chicago
P20. What Does My Bangla Say About My English?
Khan, Naira
Stanford University 
  P21. Sociophonetic Variation in the voiced alveolar lateral fricative in Yami
Lai, Li-Fang & Gooden, Shelome
University of Pittsburgh
P22. Explaining trill production within a usage-based framework: The case of Panama City Spanish
Lamy, Delano S.
University de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
P23. Constraints on Subject Pronoun Use in Southeastern US Spanish: Findings from Roswell, Georgia
Limerick, Philip
University of Georgia
P24. Use and Perception of Creaky Voice Quality in US Women’s Speech
Loss, Sara & Zold, Elizabeth
Oklahoma State University & Winona State University
  P25. From Jeff Spicoli to Woody Wooderson: Chill Bro-Dudes, GOOSE, GOAT, and the Urban Southwest
Mahler, Taylor; Jenné, Danielle & Bigham, Douglas
San Diego State University 
P26. First person plural concord in central Brazil: Local identification
Mattos, Shirley
Universidade Federal de Goiás
P27. Dialect Representation in Corsican School Materials
Mendes, Alex
University of California, Davis
P28. Investigating an Acoustic Measure of Perceived Isochrony
Mooney, Shannon & Sullivan, Grace
Georgetown University 
  P29. Gestural Reduction as a Function of Phonological Contexts: a Study of Word-final t/d Deletion
Nihon University
P30. “She's Vietnamese American, but she speaks in a Minnesotan accent”: Ethnic identity and /æ/-raising
Nguyen, Emily
New York University
P31. Gender, ideology, and stancetaking toward African American English
Nylund, Anastasia
Georgetown University
P32. The Canadian Vowel Shift: Shifting Westward
Phillips-Boyle, Selena
York University 
  P33. Attitudes toward Contact Varieties in Lima, Peru
Povilonis de Vilchez, Natalie
New York University 
P34. The realization of rising pitch as a socio-pragmatic identity marker in Appalachian English
Reed, Paul
University of South Carolina
P35. Mixed-effects models and unbalanced sociolinguistic data: The need for caution
Roy, Joseph & Levey, Stephen
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign & University of Ottawa
P36. Uniformity and variation in computer-mediated communication: Twitter styles of The Real Housewives
Squires, Lauren M.
The Ohio State University 
  P37. Women, but not men, perceive declarative rises (uptalk) more positively than falls
Tyler, Joseph
Morehead State University 
P38. The use of uptalk in Spanish dating shows?
Vergara, Daniel
University of Illinois at Chicago
P39. Variation in anaphoric direct object placement in European Portuguese: Frequency and Topicality
Washington, Hannah B.
The Ohio State University
P40. Modeling Frequency Effects in Mandarin Zero-onset Variation
Zhang, Shuo
Georgetown University 
7:30-9:00 pm Opening reception and buffet-style dinner (Lakeshore Ballrooms, combined) hosted by Cambridge University Press
Saturday, October 25
8:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration - Hilton hotel Wheaton Room (2nd floor)
8:30 am - 6:00 pm Book exhibit (Fri to Sun) - Old Town Room (3rd floor)
8:30 am - 6:00 pm Meeting Space in New Town room 
7:30-8:30 am Continental breakfast buffet for conference participants - River North room with 3rd floor foyer
Time S13: (De-)Voicing
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: Erik Thomas
S14: Modalities of Perception
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: Naomi Nagy
S15: Extenders and Stuff
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: Sali Tagliamonte
S16: Modeling Variation
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Ceil Lucas
8:30-8:55 am Final Consonant Devoicing as a Marker of Professional Class African American Identity: A Community Study in Washington, D.C.
Grieser, Jessica
Georgetown University
“I think your going to like me”: Typographical & grammatical errors influence our assessment of the message and the writer
Boland, Julie & Queen, Robin
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Active retirees: The persistence of obsolescent features
Van Herk, Gerard & Childs, Becky
Memorial University of Newfoundland &  Coastal Carolina University
Cyclic Degrading: Strict cyclicity meets variable rules
Shwayder, Kobey; Kwon, Soohyun & McLaughlin, Brittany
University of Pennsylvania & Carnegie Mellon University
8:55-9:20 am Phonemic boundaries floating on phonetic variation: Driving forces in Z devoicing
Hazen, Kirk
West Virginia University
Chinese Characters and Speech Perception
Tso Ru-Ping, Ruby
Rice University
Extending over time: General extenders in Danish
Christensen, Tanya Karoli; Jensen, Torben Juel & Christensen, Marie Herget
LANCHART, University of Copenhagen
New Ways of Analyzing Perceptual Dialectology Data with GIS and R: Investigating Factors that Influence Koreans' Perceptions of a Standard Dialect Region
Jeon, Lisa
Rice University
9:20-9:45 am Social Influences on the Degree of Stop Voicing in Inland California
Podesva, Robert; Eckert, Penelope; Fine, Julia; Hilton, Katherine; Jeong, Sunwoo & King, Sharese
Stanford University
Citizen Sociolinguistics and the “Accent Challenge”: Toward a New Sociolinguistic Methodology using Internet-Circulated Social Media
Rymes, Betsy & Leone, Andrea
University of Pennsylvania
Homogeneity, convergence, mega-trends, and stuff like that
Denis, Derek & D'Arcy, Alexandra
University of Toronto & University of Victoria
Public Legacies: Spanish-English (in)authenticity in the linguistic landscape of Pilsen, Chicago
Lyons, Kate & Rodríguez, Itxaso
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
9:45-10:10 am The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree: incremental change in Philadelphia families
Fisher, Sabriya; Prichard, Hilary & Sneller, Betsy
University of Pennsylvania
The effects of media exposure on grammaticality judgment
Peng, Chun-Yi
The Graduate Center, CUNY
Regional Variation of General Extender Usage in a Geo-tagged Microblog Corpus of American English
Kessler, Joseph
University at Buffalo, SUNY

Word order and NP characteristics in Cuban Spanish: pragmatic and sociolinguistic variation
Dauphinais-Civitello, Ashlee & Ortiz-López, Luis
The Ohio State University &
niversity of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

10:10-10:30 am Short Break
Time S17: Mergers
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: Josef Fruehwald
S18: Pronominal Subjects
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: Robert Bayley
S19: Ethnicity in Language Contact
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: Janet Fuller
S20: Social Factors in Language Change
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Salikoko Mufwene
10:30-10:55 am Bag, beg, bagel: Prevelar raising and merger in Seattle Caucasians
Freeman, Valerie
University of Washington
Concord without concord: 1st plural pronoun nós ‘we’ in Brazilian Portuguese
Scherre, Marta; Naro, Anthony; Mattos, Shirley; Foeger, Camila; Benfica, Samine

Univ. Federal do Espírito Santo, Univ. Federal do Rio de Janeiro & Univ. Federal de Goiás
Ethnic orientation without quantification: How life "on the hyphen" affects sociolinguistic variation
Newlin-Lukowicz, Luiza
New York University
Stylistic Innovation and Indexical Obsolescence
Eckert, Penelope
Stanford University
10:55-11:20 am Language contact, language shift, and phonetic convergence: Loss of the mid-vowel contrasts in modern urban Galician
Amengual, Mark & Chamorro, Pilar
University of California, Santa Cruz & University of Georgia
How Specificity and Topic Persistence Affect First Person Plural Subject Pronoun Expression in Mexican Spanish
LaCasse, Dora & Goodrow, Erika
The Pennsylvania State University
The Ethnic Distribution of a Regional Change: /æg, ɛg, eg/ in Washington State
Riebold, John
University of Washington
Occupational Networks and Linguistic Differences among White-Collar Speakers
Forrest, Jon
North Carolina State University
11:20-11:45 am Pivots of the Caribbean: A Vowel Merger in Bequia
Walker, James & Meyerhoff, Miriam
York University & Victoria University of Wellington
The Verb as a Predictor of Variable Pronominal Use in Spanish
Orozco, Rafael; Mendez Vallejo, Catalina & Vidal Covas, Lee-Ann
Louisiana State University & Princeton University
The Status of Raised /ɔ/ among Bergen County (New Jersey) Korean Americans and its Social Meaning
Lee, Jinsok
Georgetown University
A peripheral view of a change from above: Prestige forms over time in a medium-sized community
Brook, Marisa
University of Toronto
11:45 am - 12:10 pm The NORTH-FORCE merger in Manchester
Baranowski, Maciej
University of Manchester
Variable Pronouns in Spanish and the role of the syntax-pragmatics interface
Adli, Aria
University of Cologne
A Tale of Two Cities: quotatives and other features in London and Paris
Cheshire, Jenny; Gardner-Chloros, Penelope & Secova, Maria
Queen Mary, University of London & Birkbeck, University of London
Gender and substrate erasure amongst young, Black, middle-class South African English speakers
Mesthrie, Rajend
University of Cape Town
12:10-12:30 pm New Town Room (3rd) floor - Escobar edited volume presentation
12:10-2:00 pm Lunch (on your own)
Please note the panel times run concurrent to the two sessions just below.
Panel 1 – Northern Cities Shift Panel 2 – Novel impact pathways in variationist linguistics    
Sponsored by the American Dialect Society Organizers: Pichler et al.     
Organizer: Matt Gordon    
Lincoln Park Room Lakeshore Ballroom A    
2:00-3:50 pm Durian, David: Another look at the Short-a Systems of Late 19th and Early 20th Century Chicago in Pederson's PEMC data, DARE, and LANCS Hesson, Ashley & Pichler, Heike: Discourse-pragmatic variation in healthcare settings: Form-function correlations in the use of I DON’T KNOW    
The Ohio State University Michigan State University &
Newcastle University
Gordon, Matt & Strelluf, Christopher: A Tale of Two Inland North Cities: Implications for the History of the Northern Cities Shift Lawson, Eleanor; Stuart-Smith, Jane & Scobbie, James: Seeing the links in the speaker-hearer chain: Accent-feature acquisition and modelling in speech therapy    
University of Missouri University of Glasgow, Indiana University & Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh    
Friedman, Lauren: A Convergence of Dialects in Saint Louis Corridor Shellgren, Madeline: Measuring real-time judgments in sociolinguistics and beyond    
University of Pennnsylvania Michigan State University    
Labov, William: What we do and do not know about the Northern Cities Shift Clark, Lynn; Hay, Jen & Walsh, Liam: Investigating within-speaker variation in the QuakeBox Canterbury earthquake stories    
University of Pennnsylvania University of Canterbury     
Please note the times run concurrent to the two panels just above
S21: Complementizers and Infinitives
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: Chad Howe
S22: Linguistic Variation and the Individual
Lakeshore Ballroom C
ession Chair: Sonja Lanehart
2:00-2:25 pm Need to vs. have to and got to: A corpus study in semantic variation
Glass, Lelia
Stanford University
The Hmong Among Many: A Descriptive Analysis of a Southern Interlanguage Variety
Chung, May F.
North Carolina State University
2:25-2:50 pm Null complementizers in Twitter Spanish
Rodríguez Riccelli, Adrián
University of Texas at Austin
The effect of salience on co-variation in Brazilian Portuguese
Oushiro, Livia
Universidade de São Paulo 
2:50-3:15 pm Take that away, and what do you get: A study on complementizer variation in American English
Feuer, Shelley & Stuck, Matthew
The New School & New York University 
Quantitative Analysis of the Linguistic Individual
Bailey, Guy & Cukor-Avila, Patricia
University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley & University of North Texas
3:15-3:40 pm The Importance of Clause Type in Portuguese (Un)inflected Infinitives
Christodulelis, Eleni
The Ohio State University
The flock and the individual: Priming as an artifact of individual variation
Gradoville, Michael
Spelman College
3:50-4:00 pm   Short Break
Time S23: Prosodic Variation
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: Rob Podesva
S24: Phonetic Detail in Dialectal Variation
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: Tyler Kendall
S25: Negation
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: Suzanne Wagner
S26: Adverbial Clauses and Effects
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Ruth King
4:00-4:25 pm Social Meaning and Intonation: Rising Contours in Mexican Spanish
Martínez Gómez, Rebeca
University of New Mexico
Shtreets of Philadelphia
Gylfadottir, Duna
University of Pennsylvania
Comparative Sociolinguistic Insights in the Evolution of Negation
Childs, Claire; Harvey, Christopher; Corrigan, Karen & Tagliamonte, Sali
Newcastle University & University of Toronto
Aspect markers ‘steady’ and ‘stay’ in African American English
Scott, Candice
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
4:25-4:50 pm More than Frybread: English prosody and Native American ethnic identity
Newmark, Kalina & Walker, Nacole
Dartmouth College & Sitting Bull College
Phonetic and Phonological Variation In Northern and Southern Mam: Dialects of a Mayan Language
Morris, Paul
University of Iowa
Priming effects in the use of más + negative constructions: A quantitative analysis of oral data
Zahler, Sara & Díaz-Campos, Manuel
Indiana University
Contrasting constraints in future temporal reference
Comeau, Philip & Villeneuve, Anne-José
University of Ottawa & University of Toronto
4:50-5:15 pm High Rising Terminals in London: Gender, Ethnicity and Interactional Meaning
Levon, Erez; Allen, Kirsty; Kennard, Harry; Marchetti, Chiara & Zhao, Annette
Queen Mary, University of London
Non-coarticulatory vowel nasalization in Taiwanese Mandarin
Shepherd, Michael & Liang, Ya-Shu
Fresno State University
Nada mais variation in Brazilian Portuguese, mais nada
Peake, Justin & Schwenter, Scott
The Ohio State University
Future Temporal Reference in New Brunswick Acadian French
Chiasson-Léger, Mélissa
University of Ottawa
5:10-5:35 pm ‘Let’s talk about Reading!’: The role of rhythm in drag queen ritual insult
Calder, Jeremy
Stanford University
(dh) across North American English dialects: comparing internal constraints
Koops, Chris
University of New Mexico
The Variable Grammar of Negative Concord in Montréal French
Burnett, Heather; Tremblay, Mireille & Blondeau, Hélène
Université de Montréal & University of Florida
The Development of do-Support with Negative Possessive have in the History of American English
Zimmermann, Richard
Université de Genève
5:40 – 6:00 pm Beverage Break - River North room with 3rd floor foyer
6:00-6:30 pm Homage to William Labov on the occasion of his retirement (speakers: Kirk Hazen and Gregory Guy)
Lakeshore Ballrooms, combined
6:30-7:30 pm Keynote Lecture 3:  Professor Gregory R. Guy (New York University) "Bricks and bricolage: The question of sociolinguistic coherence"
Lakeshore Ballrooms, combined
7:30 PM Dinner (on your own)
8:30 - 10:30 PM Student Mixer - The Grill on the Alley (909 N Michigan Ave, see map in booklet)
Sunday, October 26
7:45-8:45 am Business meeting (River North room)
8:00-9:00 am Continental breakfast (3rd floor Foyer and River North room)
Time S27: Near Mergers
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: James Stanford
S28: Syntactic Variation
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: James Walker
S29: Modality
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: Alexandra d'Arcy
S30: Dialect Contact
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Maya Ravindranath
9:00-9:25 am Canadian Shift in time, or is it in space?
Rosen, Nicole & Heinrichs, Melissa
University of Manitoba
Comparing memory-based learning and regression approaches in the explanation of syntactic variation and change in Belgian and Netherlandic Dutch
Grondelaers, Stefan; Van den Bosch, Antal; Speelman, Dirk, & Roeland van Hout
Radboud University Nijmegen & University of Leuven
Prescription vs. praxis: The evolution of Spanish imperfect subjunctive
Elias, Vanessa; Filimonova, Valentyna & Mojedano, Andrea
Indiana University
A First Look at Miami Latino English: Tracking Spanish Substrate Influence through Prosodic and Vocalic Variation
Carter, Phillip M.; López, Lydda & Sims, Nandi
Florida International University
9:25-9:50 am Merger within the individual: Evidence from The Twin Cities, Minnesota
Bauer, Matt
Illinois Institute of Technology
P[NP-&-NP] – [PP]-&-[PP] variation: A unified account
Garrett, Jordan
Indiana University
“We wouldn't have got this far if we wouldn't have had faith”: A variationist account of the protasis of English counterfactual conditional sentences
Day, Meagan & Sheard, William
University of Florida
Measuring dialect contact: The conceptual cost of traveling across Maryland
Abrams, Kelly & Purnell, Thomas
University of Wisconsin at Madison
9:50-10:15 am Partial mergers and near-distinctions: stylistic layering in dialect acquisition
Johnson, Daniel Ezra & Nycz, Jennifer
Lancaster University & Georgetown University
Variable agreement with Spanish binominal constructions
Howe, Chad
University of Georgia
A shift in deontic modals in Mexican Spanish: “Ocupo, quiero, necesito ir al cine”
Honea, Katherine & Lamy, Delano
Austin Peay State University & Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
Shifty processes: the relationship between topic-based shifting and second dialect acquisition
Walker, Abby
Virginia Tech
10:15-10:40 am Reversal of the Northern Cities Shift in Syracuse, New York
Driscoll, Anna & Lape, Emma
Dartmouth College
Variation in Syntax: Null expletives and raised constituents in Brazilian Portuguese
Duarte, Maria Eugenia L. & Kato, Mary A.
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro & Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Stancetaking and stylization through the use of “ye” in Asturian Spanish
Barnes, Sonia
Marquette University
Clustering variants in Acadian French
LeBlanc, Emilie
York University
10:40 – 11:00  am Beverage Break – River North room with 3rd floor foyer
Time S31: Social and Cognitive Conditioning of Perception
Lakeshore Ballroom A
Session Chair: Kathryn Campbell-Kibler
S32: Null Subjects and Objects
Lakeshore Ballroom B
Session Chair: Manuel Díaz-Campos
S33: Social Factors in Regional Variation
Lakeshore Ballroom C
Session Chair: Walt Wolfram
S34: Diachrony and Synchrony in Language Change
Lincoln Park Room
Session Chair: Thomas Purnell
11:00-11:25 am Perception, cognition and linguistic structure: The effect of linguistic modularity and cognitive style on sociolinguistic processing
Buchstaller, Isabelle & Levon, Erez
Leipzig University & Queen Mary University of London
Early conditioning of Spanish variable subject expression
Torres Cacoullos, Rena; Berry, Grant; Champi, Chris; Perrotti, Lauren & Ramos, Miguel
The Pennsylvania State University
Sourdoughs in the City: Towards an Understanding of Regional Variation in Anchorage, Alaska
Bowie, David & Dannenberg, Clare J.
University of Alaska Anchorage
Senior peer pressure' and late-stage language change
Wagner, Suzanne Evans & Sankoff, Gillian
Michigan State University & University of Pennsylvania
11:25-11:50 am Persona-based information and automatic linguistic perception: Evidence from TRAP-backing
D'Onofrio, Annette
Stanford University
Older speakers use more null subjects, but the variable is stable: Accounting for contrasting reports of contact effects in Italian and Faetar
Nagy, Naomi & Iannozzi, Michael
University of Toronto
“Just a Regular Guy”: Dialect variation and parodic stylization on Chicago radio
Hallett, Jill & Hallett, Richard
Northeastern Illinois University
“Toronto has everything”, “Toronto’s got it all”: Ethnolinguistic Dimensions of have in Toronto English
Hoffman, Michol F. & Walker, James A.
York University
11:50 am - 12:15 pm Dialect perception in Spanish-speaking Miami: The interaction of top-down and bottom-up stimuli
Callesano, Salvatore & Carter, Phillip
Florida International University
Operationalizing reference in Spanish subject pronoun variation
Alfaraz, Gabriela
Michigan State University
Gender and cool solidarity in Mexican Spanish slang phrases
Sierra, Sylvia & Simonson, Dan
Georgetown University
Taking possession of the Constant Rate Hypothesis: Variation in Ancient Egyptian Possessive Constructions
Gardiner, Shayna
University of Toronto
12:15-12:40 pm What does the linguistic environment contribute to social meaning?
Callier, Patrick
Stanford University
Towards an Understanding of Null and Overt Object Variation in Basque Spanish
Sainzmaza-Lecanda, Lorena
The Ohio State University
Sex and the NP: Plural Marking as an Index of Masculinity
Beline Mendes, Ronald
Universidade de São Paulo
Testing the predictions of usage-based models on language change across the lifespan
MacKenzie, Laurel
The University of Manchester