Sociolinguistics Presentations

UPCOMING:

2021. “Swabian relatives: variation in the use of the wo-relativiser.” Workshop on Syntactic Change in Progress. DiGS 22. Universität Konstanz. May 19, 2021. abstract

2021. “Modelling (Dia)lectal coherence across time: Exploring the relationship between lifespan and community change in Swabian.” Sociolinguistics Symposium 23. University of Hong Kong. June 7-10, 2021. abstract

2021. “‘wenn Ø bloß Schwäbisch kãsch ‘if you can only speak Swabian’:
Null subjects in real- and apparent-time”, International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE) 11. Universität Wien. Vienna, Austria. July 7-9, 2021. abstract

2021. “Modelling (Dia)lectal coherence across time: Exploring the relationship between lifespan and community change in Swabian.” Seventeenth International Conference on Methods in Dialectology (Methods XVII), Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. August 2–6, 2021. abstract

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2019. “The role of identity and mobility in reconciling individual and community change: Insight from a combined panel and trend study.” New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 48University of Oregon, Eugene. 10-14 October 2019. abstract slides

2019. “Loss of Historical Phonetic Contrast Across the Lifespan: Articulatory, Lexical, and Social Effects on Sound Change in Swabian.” With Fabian Tomaschek. 4th Conference on Experimental Approaches to Perception and Production of Language Variation (ExAPP). University of Münster. 26-28 September 2019. abstract slides paper

2019. “The role of identity and mobility in reconciling individual and community change: Insight from a combined panel and trend study.” UK Language Variation and Change (UKLVC) 12. Co-hosted by QMUL and UCL. London. 3-6 September 2019. abstract slides

2019.  “Variation and change in lexical productivity across the lifespan: An interdisciplinary investigation of Swabian and standard German”. With R. Harald Baayen and Michael Ramscar. UK Language Variation and Change (UKLVC) 12. Co-hosted by QMUL and UCL. London. 3-6 September 2019. abstract poster paper

2019. “Modelling lectal coherence: The case of Swabian German”, International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE) 10. Leeuwarden/Ljouwert, the Netherlands. 26-28 June 2019. abstract slides paper

2019. “Deconfounding the Effects of Competition and Attrition on Dialect Across the Lifespan”. With R. Harald Baayen and Michael Ramscar. Corpora for Language and Aging Research (CLARe) 4: Interaction, Methods, and Positions. University of Helsinki, Finland. 27 February – 1 March 2019. abstract slides paper

2018. “Mobility and dialect identity as factors in language change: Findings from a 35-year panel and trend study in Swabia”.  Urban Language Research Conference. Karl-Franzens-Universität. Graz, Austria. 1-4 November 2018. abstract slides paper

2018. “ds beschte Daitsch wo s gib: Variation in the use of the wo-relativizer in Swabian German”. Conference on New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) 47. New York University. 18-21 October 2018. abstract slides

2018. “Swabian: thriving or dying? Language variation and change over 35 years.International Congress of Linguists 20. Cape Town, South Africa. 2-6 July 2018, and Sociolinguistics Symposium 22. Auckland, New Zealand. 28-30 June 2018. abstract slides

2018. “Identity and place:  The changing role of Swabian in modern Germany.” Conference on Language, Place and Periphery. University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 18-19 January 2018. abstract slides

2005.  “Cross-Cultural Communications in the Workplace.” New York University, Department of Linguistics, New York, NY USA. Lecture prepared for Undergraduate MAP Course on Linguistic Perspectives. New York University. 13 April 2005.

2003.  “Global Orientation and Sociolinguistic Accommodation as Factors in Cultural Assimilation.” With Gregory R. Guy. International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. University of the Aegean. Rhodes, Greece. July 2003.