Program NARNiHS @ the KFLC 2019

Official Program for NARNiHS @ the KFLC 2019

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North American Research Network in Historical Sociolinguistics
at KFLC: The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference
Co-located with the KFLC 2019 annual conference – University of Kentucky

Friday Morning, 12 April 2019

Expanded Methods in Contact Analysis
Location:  Patterson Office Tower 18th Floor, Room A
Chair:  Mark Richard Lauersdorf, University of Kentucky

9:00 – Framing the Historical Sociolinguistics of the Maya Lowlands (Southeastern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Honduras) during the Classic Period (ca. 200-900 CE)
David Mora-Marín, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

9:30 – The Competing Sound Changes in the Xiangyang Migrant Community Dialect
Junling Zhu, University of Massachusetts Amherst

10:00 – Contact-Induced Change in Constituent Order: Opportunities for Integrating Socio-, Psycho- and Historical Linguistics
Savithry Namboodiripad, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

10:30 – Coffee Break

11:00 – Modelling Semantic Shifts from Romani into Hungarian: A Case of Linguistic Appropriation
Ildikó Emese Szabó, New York University

11:30 – Collaborative Brainstorming and Collective Discussion (Incubation of Ideas from the Panel)
Joe Salmons, University of Wisconsin

Friday Afternoon, 12 April 2019

New Datasets and Theoretical Extensions
Location:  Patterson Office Tower 18th Floor, Room A
Chair:  Joe Salmons, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2:00 – Sentential Negation in Middle High German: A Variationist Approach
James M. Stratton, Purdue University

2:30 – The Dialectological Herbarium: Botanical Nomenclature as a Source of Linguistic Data
Aaron Freeman, University of Pennsylvania

3:00 – How Can We Interpret Language Variation in Intense Language Contact Situations?
Ariana Bancu, University of Michigan

3:30 – Coffee Break

4:00 – Biographical Method in Historical Sociolinguistics: Against the Example of Vershina – Polish Language Island in Irkutsk Oblast, Eastern Siberia
Michał Andrzej Głuszkowski, Nicolaus Copernicus University

4:30 – Collaborative Brainstorming and Collective Discussion (Incubation of Ideas from the Panel)
Mark Richard Lauersdorf, University of Kentucky

Saturday Morning, 13 April 2019

Social History: Investigating Norms
Location:  Patterson Office Tower 18th Floor, Room A
Chair: Donald Tuten, Emory University

9:00 – Sociohistorical Evidence of an Immigrant-Affiliated Feature: Reallocation, Enregisterment and More
Joe Salmons, University of Wisconsin, Madison

9:30 – Through the Sands of Time: Shifting Politeness Norms in Spanish
Jeremy King, Louisiana State University

10:00 – Investigating the Influence of Norms on Usage
Eline Lismont, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

10:30 – Coffee Break

11:00 – Letter-Writing and Political Subjectivity: The Case of Sufrienta in a Letter from Chile’s Nitrate Era in the Early Twentieth Century
Tania Avilés, Graduate Center, CUNY

11:30 – Collaborative Brainstorming and Collective Discussion (Incubation of Ideas from the Panel)
Rik Vosters, Vrije Universiteit Brussel