Ai Taniguchi presented her talk, "Exclamatives in discourse" at the New York University Semantics Group at New York University on April 14th.
Mohammed presented his talk, "Jazani DialectWord-Initial Clusters Syllabic Organization" at the 9th annual Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (ILLS9) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (March 31st-April 1st).
Mohammed presented his talk, "Jazani Arabic Word-Initial Clusters as Simplex: Evidence from a Phonetic Analysis" at the 31st annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics (ASAL 31) at the University of Oklahoma (March 30th-April 1st).
Monica presented her talk, "Acoustic Cues to Syllabic Representations in American English" at the 41st Annual Penn Linguistics Conference at The University of Pennsylvania (March 24th-26th).
Mohammed presented his poster, "Patterns of Temporal Stability of the Jazani dialect Word-Initial Clusters" at the 41st Annual Penn Linguistics Conference, which took place at the University of Pennsylvania (March 24th-26th).
Several graduate students in Linguistics presented talks at this year's Graduate Linguistics Expo at Michigan State (GLEAMS): Kaylin Smith, Mohammed Ruthan, Jacklyn Ryan, Rebecca Senn, Ai Taniguchi, Chenchen Xu, Kali Bybel, Ni La Le, Alicia Parrish, Alex Mason, Xiaomei Wang, Cara Feldscher, Josh Herrin, and Sayako Uehara. For more information, please visit the GLEAMS 2017 website: https://msu.edu/~lingorg/gleams2017/.
Alexander Mason is the recipient of a Presidential Membership award provided by the American Dialect Society. This award grants Alexander with a 4-year membership to the ADS.
Chenchen presented her poster "Prominence of stereotypes shapes listeners' attitude towards Mandarin syllable contraction" at the 91st Annual Meeting of Linguistics Society of America in Austin, Texas (January 5th-8th).
Cara presented her talk, "Automating excrescent stop detection: A study from the Buckeye Corpus" as a poster at the 91st Annual Meeting of Linguistics Society of America in Austin, Texas (January 5th-8th). Karthik Durvasula was second author.
Xiaomei presented her talk, "Migration, Local Identity and Change in Tianjin Tone Sandhi" at the 2017 Annual Meeting of Linguistic Society of America, Austin, Texas (January 5-8). She also provided another talk, "A Unified Approach to Tianjin Trisyllabic Tone Sandhi: Metrical Conditions and Tonal Complexity", in which Yen-Hwei Lin was second author.