Linguistics News

Linguistics Colloquium series, fall 2021:

The CSU, Fullerton Linguistics program presents our third Linguistics Colloquium Series. This series features talks by established linguists,  new researchers, and former students from our programs. Check back for abstracts and the announcement of additional talks. Talks this fall are virtual. If you did not register last semester, register here for the colloquium series. A zoom link will be emailed to you the morning of the talk.

 

Friday, Oct 8          Ben Wood (MA, CSU Fullerton):  Planning a modern Houma language    --abstractPDF File
2:30-3:45pm

 

Friday, Oct 15        Chanel Paircharoen (MA, CSU Fullerton):                    
2:30-3:45pm           An Examination of Lexical Attrition in the Native Thai Speaker Living in the U.S.   --abstractPDF File

 

Friday, Oct 22        Ray Padilla Mendoza, Jr. (Software engineer--Google): Computational Linguistics in Industry --abstractPDF File
2:30-3:45pm

 

Friday, Oct 29        Matthew Gordon (UCSB): Tonal crowding in the intonation systems of tone languages: typology and case studies
2:30-3:45pm                                                                                                                                                                      --abstract PDF File

 

Friday, Nov 5         Alexander Hamo (MA, CSU Fullerton):     
2:30-3:45pm             Object marking and discourse phenomena in Eastern Armenian: A case of nominal ellipsis  

 

Friday, Nov 12       Katie Lindekugel (MA, CSU Fullerton; UofWashington)   
4:00-5:15pm             Electronic media, language input, and language output in Latinx infants   ---abstractPDF File

 

Friday, Nov 19        Gerry Avelino (BA, CSU Fullerton; Rutgers University)  Definiteness in Tagalog oblique case
2:30-3:45pm

 

Friday, Dec 3          James C. Wamsley (IU, Bloomington) Conducting semantic fieldwork on Hakha Lai
2:30-3:45pm

 

Friday, Dec 10        Larry Hyman (UC, Berkeley) Deverbal nominalization in Runyankore (Bantu; Uganda)   --abstractPDF File
2:30-3:45pm

 

 

 

 

Linguistics Colloquium series, spring 2021:

The CSU, Fullerton Linguistics program presents our second Linguistics Colloquium Series. This series features talks by researchers, including our own faculty members, students, as well as outside invited speakers. Check back for abstracts and the announcement of additional talks. Talks this academic year are virtual. If you did not register last semester, register here for the colloquium series. A zoom link will be emailed to you the morning of the talk.

 

 

Friday, Feb 26          Patricia Schneider-Zioga (CSU, Fullerton): On the syntax of pronominal clitics: A view from Greek
time: 2-3:15pm                                                                              ---abstractPDF File

 

Friday, Mar 12         Maria Luisa Zubizaretta (USC): 
time: 2-3:15pm         The origins, syntax, and prosody of the subordinator in Paraguayan Guarani and its effect on linear order                                                                                                                                ---abstract PDF File    

 

Friday, Mar 19         Michel DeGraff (MIT):  Racial (in)justice in Creole studies           ---abstract
time: 2-4pm             Prepare for this talk by first watching the following: http://bit.ly/MichelDeGraff
                                               and reading the following: Toward racial justice in linguisticsPDF File
                                      
another good article to read before the talk is this one: language-as-technology-for-power-and-liberation/
                                  

Friday, Mar 26         Edmundo Cruz Luna (Kyushu University): The paraphrase as a performance discourse genre: the case of
time: 2-3:15pm         the Balinese vocal genre Palawakya        --abstractPDF File
                                     
You can view an actual performance at the following link to understand the context of this talk more
                                                   fully: https://youtu.be/jln15q_Z5FU

 

Friday, April 9          Nathan White (James Cook University): The semantics of noun classification in Hmong: A computational approach
time: 3:30-4:45 pm

 

Friday, April 16        Ivy Sichel (UC, Santa Cruz): Identity and ideology in the revival of Modern Vernacular Hebrew
time: 2-3:15pm

 

Friday, April 23        Neil Alexander Walker (James Cook University, Western Institute for Endangered Language Documentation):
time: 2-3:15pm         An examination of possession in Panim, a non-Austronesian language of Papua New Guinea   --abstractPDF File


Friday, April 30        Franz Mueller (CSU, Fullerton): Language Policy and Development in Insular Southeast Asia
time: 2-3:15pm

 

Friday, May 7           Daniel Ross (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign): 
time: 2-3:15pm         Challenges and Insights of Trying to Define Serial Verb Constructions              --abstractPDF File

 

 

 

 

Linguistics Colloquium series, fall 2020:

The CSU, Fullerton Linguistics program presents our first Linguistics Colloquium Series. This series features talks by researchers, including our own faculty members, students and former students, as well as outside invited speakers. Check back for abstracts and the announcement of additional talks. Talks this academic year are virtual. Register here for the colloquium series. A zoom link will be emailed to you the morning of the talk.

 

Friday, Oct 2nd      KennethVan Bik (CSUF) & Honeiah Karimi (UCSB), Computational reconstruction of Proto-Central-Chin tones
Time: 2-3:15pm      --abstract PDF File

 

Friday, Oct 9th       Anna Tsiola (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Scanpaths in reading research: Their use for testing long standing
Time: 2-3:15pm      assumptions about L1 and L2 processing                        --abstractPDF File

 

Friday, Oct 16th     Patricia Schneider-Zioga (CSUF) (joint work with Monica Alexandrina Irimia (UNIMORE)), Differential marking in the
Time: 2-3:15pm      Bantu language Kinande                                                   --abstract PDF File                        --handoutPDF File

 

Friday, Oct 30th     Franz Mueller (CSUF),  Language and State Power: The Inevitable Rise of the Malay Language
Time: 2-3:15pm      --abstract                                 PDF File --handoutPDF File

 

Friday, Nov 6th       Kenneth Van Bik (CSUF),  The origin of causative and simulative suffix -ter in Hakha Lai and Falam Chin
Time: 2-3:15pm       --abstractPDF File

 

Friday, Nov 13th     Monica Alexandrina Irimia (Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia),  Differential object marking and co-
Time: 2-3:15pm       occurrence restrictions. How many types?     --abstractPDF File                                         --handoutPDF File  

 

Friday, Dec 11th      Timothy Henry (CSUF),  The possessive classification of nouns in Ventureño
Time: 2-3:15pm      --abstractPDF File