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Individual abstracts are available by clicking on the links below. Please consult the program for abstract numbers. Panel abstracts are found at the bottom of this list. Abstracts for workshops and plenary events are located in the Workshops page and Invited Speakers page respectively, accessible from the menu above. You can download a single file containg all abstracts here. (Note that this file is 20MB and may take a moment to download.)

9. Toward a new approach to emphasis: The case of Aswan Arabic. Jason Schroepfer (University of Texas at Austin)

10. Palatalization.
Dennis Preston (Oklahoma State University)

11. Age, local identity and change in Tianjin tone sandhi.
Xiaomei Wang (Michigan State University)

13. Call grandma! Collecting and analyzing intergenerational telephone conversations.
Ana M. Carvalho, Marta Ramirez Martinez, Miriam Rodriguez, Eric Wilbanks & Malcah Yaeger-Dror (The University of Arizona, The University of Arizona, The University of Arizona, University of California, Berkeley, The University of Arizona)

16. This here-t’-Ø York identity: Evidence for a (socio)linguistic definiteness cycle from vernacular determiners in York.
Laura Rupp (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

19. An apparent time study of (str) retraction and /tɹ/ – /dɹ/ affrication in Raleigh, NC English.
Lyra Magloughlin & Eric Wilbanks (University of Ottawa, North Carolina State University)

20. Vernacular maintenance (or the lack thereof) and the Apparent Time Construct.
Guy Bailey, Patricia Cukor-Avila, Tom Wikle & Jon Comer (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of North Texas, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma State University)

21. A two-tiered change in Canadian English: The emergence of a streamlined evidential system.
Marisa Brook (Michigan State University)

22. The conserving effect of morphosyntactic persistence in language change.
Malte Rosemeyer & Scott Schwenter (University of Leuven/University of Freiburg, The Ohio State University)

23. Back to the future: Linguistic dexterity and complexity of AAVE, beyond the lexicon.
John Baugh (Washington University in St. Louis)

25. Morphophonemic convergence and divergence in Palestinian Arabic.
William Cotter (The University of Arizona)

28. The structural antagonism and apparent-time change of the Northern Cities Shift and the Low Back Vowel Merger in northwestern Wisconsin English.
Michael J. Fox (North Carolina State University)

29. A vague phonological contrast: /eɪg/ as a distinguishing element of BC English.
Gloria Mellesmoen (University of British Columbia)

31. Spreading roots? Variation patterns of the future tense in Saipanese English.
Dominique Bürki (University of Bern)

33. Social meanings in Puerto Rican Spanish: An experimental study combining sociolinguistics and semantics.
Manuel Díaz-Campos, Patricia Amaral, Gibrán Delgado-Díaz & Iraida Galarza (Indiana University)

34. Keeping up with Cait: A longitudinal analysis of F0 and [s] in the speech of Caitlyn Jenner.
Sean Simpson (Georgetown University)

36. Perfective aspect marker LE in Chinese: A sociolinguistic perspective.
Xiaoshi Li, Wenjing Li & Yaqiong Cui. (Michigan State University)

38. Not sounding like a “white girl” and speaking “English with slang”: Negotiation of Hmong American identities in Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Rika Ito (St. Olaf College)

39. Sounding Appalachian: Rising pitch accents in Appalachian English.
Paul Reed (University of South Carolina)

40. Charting the grammaticalization trajectory of right.
Derek Denis, Martina Wiltschko & Alexandra D’Arcy (University of Victoria, University of British Columbia, University of Victoria)

43. Folk dialectology at the top of the world: Alaskan views of English in North America and Alaska.
David Bowie & Clare Dannenberg (University of Alaska Anchorage)

44. A stilted shift: The Southern Vowel Shift in Midland Appalachia.
Kirk Hazen, Olivia Grunau, Krislin Nuzum & Janelle Vickers (West Virginia University)

50. Variable past participles in Portuguese perfect constructions.
Eleni Christodulelis, Ashlee Dauphinais Civitello, Mark Hoff, Chelsea Pflum & Scott Schwenter (The Ohio State University)

51. The effect of language ideologies on the Canadian Shift: Evidence from /æ/ in Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA.
Julia Thomas Swan (Reed College)

54. How did it happen? The new verb of quotation in Philadelphia.
William Labov (University of Pennsylvania)

55. Code-switching and prosody: English-Spanish bilingual complements.
Jonathan Steuck & Rena Torres Cacoullos (Pennsylvania State University)

56. Deconstructing (ING).
James Walker (York University)

58. Variation in the history of clitic placement in Greek: The role of lexical exceptions.
Panayiotis Pappas (Simon Fraser University)

59. The Gettysburg Corpus: Testing the proposition that all tense /æ/s are created equal.
Isaac L. Bleaman & Daniel Duncan (New York University)

60. The importance of differentiating between code-switches and borrowings: Evidence from lone other-origin nouns in Lebanese Arabic.
Nahed Mourad (University of Ottawa)

62. Age vectors of categorical variables: Quantifying speakers’ knowledge about ongoing syntactic changes in Shetland Scots.
Kevin Stadler & Elyse Jamieson (The University of Edinburgh)

65. Variation in grammatical gender marking in Turkish and Moroccan Dutch ethnolects: Findings from the Roots of Ethnolects project.
Frans Hinskens & Roeland van Hout (Meertens Instituut/Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)

66. Style-shifting over the lifespan: Evidence from a Canadian icon.
Brianne Suss (University of Toronto)

67. Cognitive styles and language variation.
J.K. Chambers (University of Toronto)

68. “This is not their space”: variation, power, and feminism on Twitter.
Nora Goldman (CUNY Graduate Center)

69. Converging vs. competing phonology: Does code-switching play a predictable role?
Paulina Lyskawa (University of Maryland)

70. Merger just wasn’t in the CARDs in St. Louis: CORD-CARD as a near-merger.
Daniel Duncan (New York University)

73. Two types of rising declaratives: Speaker dependent perception of intonational cues.
Sunwoo Jeong (Stanford University)

74. Effects of language contact on the Michif vowel system.
Nicole Rosen, Jesse Stewart & Olivia Sammons (University of Manitoba, University of Saskatchewan, University of Alberta)

76. Ollei! I was too drunk ollei… Lucky I did not hit someone: Nativisation of a newly emerging postcolonial English variety in Palau.
Kazuko Matsumoto (University of Tokyo)

77. Perception and use of variation in Mandarin Chinese among local and expatriate children in Singapore. Rebecca Starr, Tianxiao Wang & Matthew Peh Tian Jing (National University of Singapore)

79. Changing factors in the rise of approximant r in Dutch.
Koen Sebregts, Hans Van de Velde & Roeland van Hout (Utrecht University, Fryske Akademy, Radboud University Nijmegen)

81. Phonetic variation and self-recorded data.
Lauren Hall-Lew & Zac Boyd (The University of Edinburgh)

87. The Janana community of practice: Identity and linguistic practice in Lucknow, India.
Ila Nagar (The Ohio State University)

89. ‘Finna put the groceries up’: Comparing African-American and European-American regional variation.
Martha Austen (The Ohio State University)

90. Sexual orientation, masculinity, and cross-linguistic perceptions of /s/.
Zac Boyd, Josef Fruehwald & Lauren Hall-Lew (The University of Edinburgh)

91. “¿Eres de aquí?” ‘Are you from here?’ Spanish dialects in contact and fundamental frequency (f0) accommodation in yes-no questions.
Jonathan Steuck (The Pennsylvania State University)

96. Words’ cumulative exposure to fast speech predicts reduction.
Esther L. Brown, Earl K. Brown, Richard J. File-Muriel & William D. Raymond (University of Colorado, Kansas State University, University of New Mexico, University of Colorado)

97. “We speak normal Midwestern English… Most of the time”: The co-influence of “place” ideology and socio-geographic change on vowel variation in Columbus.
David Durian (North Central College)

98. Stable variation and the role of continuous factor groups: A meta-analysis.
Shayna Gardiner & Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto)

99. The Dhutmose Letters: Lifespan change in Ancient Egypt?
Shayna Gardiner (University of Toronto)

108. The structural basis of lexical diffusion: The case of diatonic stress shift.
Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania)

109. The mid back vowel merger in Girona Catalan: Acoustic evidence.
Eva Bosch-Roura (Universitat de Barcelona)

110. Variable use of Heritage Cantonese classifiers.
Samuel Lo & Naomi Nagy (University of Toronto)

111. Canadian Shift as “push” chain.
Christopher Strelluf (Northwest Missouri State University)

112. A perception study in black and white: Examining the effects of intonational variables on judgments of ethnicity.
Nicole Holliday (Pomona College)

114. Goodbye, Mr. Bond! Speech style change and mediatized authenticity of 007’s villains.
Irene Theodoropoulou (Qatar University)

116. Creaky voice: An interactional resource for epistemic stancetaking.
Nicole Hildebrand-Edgar (York University)

118. Gendered compliment behavior in Disney and Pixar: A quantitative analysis.
Carmen Fought & Karen Eisenhauer (Pitzer College, North Carolina State University)

119. Mixed-effects design and power for generalizability of results: Copula + adjective in the Spanish variety of Limon, Costa Rica.
Jorge Aguilar-Sánchez & Manuel Díaz-Campos (University of Dayton, Indiana University)

120. Gendered and racialized perceptions of Spanish-accented English: The case of lexically specific phonology switches.
Brandon O. Baird, Marcos Rohena-Madrazo, Mark Jeffrey Balderston & Caroline Cating (Middlebury College)

121. The dialectal and social perception of voice onset time in Singapore English.
Priscilla Shin (The University of Arizona)

124. Stance markers, Reddit thread structure, and community.
Umashanthi Pavalanathan, Jim Fitzpatrick, Scott Kiesling & Jacob Eisenstein (Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, George Institute of Technology)

125. A brief history of style, and its contribution to 21st-century sociolinguistic theory.
Allan Bell (Auckland University of Technology)

129. Native American participation in the Western Vowel Pattern.
Shelby Sands, Ian Clayton & Valerie Fridland (University of Nevada Reno)

130. It’s no problem to be polite: Change in apparent time in responses to thanks.
Aaron Dinkin (University of Toronto)

133. Talking or talkin’ Among TED Talk speakers.
Caitlin Coons, Sakol Suethanapornkul & Wenxi Yang (Georgetown University)

134. The individual vs. the community: Phonetic integration as a metric for classifying other-language material in bilingual discourse.
Shana Poplack, Suzanne Robillard & Natalie Dion (University of Ottawa)

135. Lady Gaga and creaky voice.
Lewis Esposito (Swarthmore College)

137. Gender and substrate erasure amongst young, black, middle-class South African English speakers.
Rajend Mesthrie (University of Cape Town)

138. Internal push, external pull: The Reverse Vowel Shift in South African English.
Alida Chevalier (University of Cape Town)

139. On the ejke Madrileño and discrete and scalar approaches to /s/ analysis: One variable, two different stories.
Robyn Wright (Hendrix College/The University of Texas at Austin)

143. CAUGHT between three COURTS: shifting norms in the low-back vowel system of Singapore English.
Rebecca Starr, Rowland Anthony Imperial, Gerlynn Huang Xueyi, A R M Mostafizar Rahman, Kevin Martens Wong, Jennifer Ong Seok Hwee & Nicola Mah (National University of Singapore)

144. Mining for variables. Big data from small input.
Stefan Grondelaers & Antal Van den Bosch (Radboud University Nijmegen)

146. The indexical re-interpretation of a sound change in progress.
Daniel Lawrence (The University of Edinburgh)

148. Evidence of the Elsewhere Shift in the Inland North.
Monica Nesbitt & Alexander Mason (Michigan State University)

149. The effect of sociolinguistics pedagogy on youth attitudes toward marginalized varieties of English.
Anna Bax (University of California, Santa Barbara)

152. /r/ you the(re)? Analyzing rhoticity in the Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States.
Rachel Olsen & Margaret Renwick (University of Georgia)

153. Sociolinguistic perception of intonation in Jewish English.
Rachel Burdin (The Ohio State University)

157. Static and dynamic analyses of Canadian Raising in Toronto and Vancouver.
Erin Hall (University of Toronto)

158. Bossy is in the ear of the beholder: When L1 and L2 French speakers perceive final vowel devoicing.
Amanda Dalola (University of South Carolina)

160. Contact, convergence, and covariation: What Mr. Rodgers knows about language change.
Daniel Erker (Boston University).

161. Vernacular stability: Comparative evidence from two lifespan studies.
Suzanne Evans Wagner & Sali A. Tagliamonte (Michigan State University, University of Toronto)

162. Agreeing to disagree: The absence of gender agreement on past participles in French.
Suzanne Robillard (University of Ottawa)

163. Eliciting copula variation in the lab.
Laurel MacKenzie & Hilary Wynne (New York University, University of Oxford)

164. Variation, change, and child language learners: A case study of variable voicing in English plurals.
Laurel MacKenzie (New York University)

165. Is indigenization in probabilistic constraints a sign of different grammars? Insights from syntactic variation in New Englishes.
Melanie Röthlisberger (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)

168. The socioeconomic and gender stratification of Chilean Spanish vowel allophones.
Scott Sadowsky (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

169. A new majority: Latino English and the Third Vowel Shift in Liberal, Kansas.
Mary Kohn, Addison Dickens & Trevin Garcia (Kansas State University)

171. “That Spanish twang”: Speaker rhythm and accommodation in a Great Plains high school.
Mary Kohn, Trevin Garcia & Addison Dickens (Kansas State University)

172. Building the case for the grammaticalization of Palenquero asé: We need to test this stuff.
Hiram Smith (Bucknell University)

177. In-group variation among African Americans in Washington, DC: Neighborhood patterns of back vowel production.
Sinae Lee (Georgetown University)

178. “Back to front”: The role of ethnicity in back vowel fronting in Toronto English.
Michol Hoffman (York University)

179. Allophonic change in Newfoundland: An acoustic and articulatory look at /l/.
Paul De Decker & Sara Mackenzie (Memorial University)

182. An intersectional model of social factors in Raleigh’s retreat from the Southern Vowel Shift.
Jon Forrest & Robin Dodsworth (North Carolina State University)

183. The development of gender-differentiated phonetics and style-shifting in African American Vernacular English.
Misty Kabasa & Calvin Kosmatka (University of Wisconsin – Madison)

184. Variation and change in the signified: The prehistory of ‘Wisconsin Accent’.
Thomas Purnell, Eric Raimy & Joseph Salmons (University of Wisconsin – Madison)

186. Exploring online perceptions of clustered variability: Towards an integrated model of phonetic and morphosyntactic variation.
Erez Levon & Isabelle Buchstaller (Queen Mary University of London, Leipzig University)

188. Silver screen sociolinguistics: Glamour queen speech in 1930s American film.
Charles Boberg (McGill University)

194. Lectal cohesion in São Paulo Portuguese: A look at social factors.
Livia Oushiro & Gregory Guy (University of Campinas, New York University)

195. Twentieth century sound change in Washington DC African American English.
Shelby Arnson & Charlie Farrington (University of Oregon)

196. What’s in an accent? Vowel harmony and dialect accommodation in Brazilian Portuguese mid-vowels.
Livia Oushiro (University of Campinas)

197. The perception of prosodic prominence in African American English by naïve listeners.
Jason McLarty (University of Oregon)

198. Variation in the apodosis of contrary to fact clauses in Mexican Spanish.
Laura Margarita Merino Hernández (Indiana University)

200. Incipient /aI/-raising in Fort Wayne: The missing dialect?
Stuart Davis, Kelly Berkson & Alyssa Strickler (Indiana University)

202. Dialectal and individual variation in the Done My Homework construction.
Alison Biggs & Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania/University of Oxford, University of Pennsylvania)

204. Infinitival perfects in Appalachian English: Modals vs. infinitival to.
Christina Tortora, Beatrice Santorini & Greg Johnson (The City University of New York, University of Pennsylvania, Louisiana State University)

205. Style-shifting and power dynamics: Comparing many variables.
Matthew Gordon, Rebecca Honeyball & Lydia Ghuman (University of Missouri)

206. Word order variation and change in Transylvanian Saxon.
Ariana Bancu (University of Michigan)

207. A DARE(ING) hierarchy: Effects of individuals on variation.
Kelly Abrams & Thomas Purnell (University of Wisconsin – Madison)

208. Sociophonetic variation in hip hop language: Race, region, and /R/lessness.
Jessica Ray (The University of Arizona)

209. Pathways to homogeneity in Canadian English.
Derek Denis (University of Victoria)

211. Sources of variation in an emerging Parisian French vernacular.
Meg Cychosz & Elango Kumaran (University of California, Berkeley)

212. Substrate effects on –t/d deletion: The case of Palauan English.
David Britain & Kazuko Matsumoto (University of Bern, University of Tokyo)

213. ‘Real-life Georgia O’Keefe painting’, ‘furburger’, ‘mighty man noodle’, and ‘Vlad the Impaler’: Conceptual metaphors for vagina and penis.
Alexandra Peak & Patricia Cukor-Avila (University of North Texas)

214. Assessing automated methods of analyzing vowels in sociophonetics.
Lanlan Li (University of Manitoba)

215. Affect structures variation in vowel quality: The influence of smiling on the front lax vowels in California.
Rob Podesva (Stanford University)

217. Tergantung (“it depends”): A quantitative analysis of language choice in Indonesia.
Maya Abtahian, Abigail Cohn, Yanti & Sonya Waddell (University of Rochester, Cornell University, Atma Jaya Catholic University, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond)

218. Grammar versus phonetics in perceptions of gender and sexuality.
Ronald Beline Mendes & Erez Levon (University of São Paulo, Queen Mary University of London)

222. Ahead but not faster: The effect of high token frequency on sound change.
Maciej Baranowski, Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero, George Bailey & Danielle Turton (University of Manchester, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, Newcastle University)

223. The full cycle of the sociolinguistic enterprise: Corpus building, student engagement, and critical language pedagogy.
Ryan M. Bessett, Ana M. Carvalho & Joseph Kern (The University of Arizona)

226. Modality, rurality, and emerging varieties: A case study of modal verbs of obligation and necessity in Labrador Inuit English.
Jennifer Thorburn & Marije van Hattum (University of Lausanne)

228. The nasal invasion: Predicting systemic change in dialect contact.
Betsy Sneller, Josef Fruehwald & Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania, The University of Edinburgh, University of Pennsylvania)

229. The role of phonology in discerning lone other-language items as borrowing or codeswitches.
Ryan M. Bessett (The University of Arizona)

230. Prosodic paths to sound change: The effects of phrasal boundaries on /s/-retraction in American English.
Jacob Phillips (The University of Chicago)

232. Nasal mutation variation in Patagonian Welsh.
Morgan Sleeper (University of California, Santa Barbara)

233. Situating variation in the lexicon: Evidence from second language phonology.
Paul John & Walcir Cardoso (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Concordia University)

234. Velar nasal plus in the north of (ing)land.
George Bailey (University of Manchester)

235. The effect of dialect contact and social identity on fricative demerger.
Brendan Regan (The University of Texas at Austin)

236. The role of sentence complexity in variation: A cross-linguistic study of Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.
James Leow, Chelsea Pflum & Oihane Muxika-Loitzate (The Ohio State University)

237. Linguistic flexibility and phonemic awareness in sound change.
Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)

239. “Money attracts the female you want, struggle attracts the woman you need”: The pejoration of female (n).
Melissa Robinson (University of North Texas)

240. Dialect, priming, and frequency effects on (-ING) variation in English.
Rebecca Laturnus, Natalie de Vilchez, Raquel Chaves & Gregory Guy (New York University, New York University, New York University/Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, New York University)

243. Keeping it local: Age, gender, proficiency, and regional loyalty in the maintenance of Francoprovençal in Valle d’Aosta, Italy.
Alessia Zulato, Zsuzsanna Fagyal & Joseph Roy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

244. Stylistic variation of sub-phonemic syllabic influences on New Zealand English schwa production.
Matthias Heyne & Donald Derrick (University of Canterbury/New Zealand Institute of Language Brain & Behaviour)

245. Sociophonetic Perception of Intervocalic [z] in Costa Rican Spanish.
Whitney Chappell (The University of Texas at San Antonio)

248. The effect of education on the acquisition of a lexical split: The /ɻ/-/l/ contrast in Xiamen Mandarin.
Yuhan Lin (The Ohio State University)

250. Hacer borrow: Bilingual compound verbs as a borrowing strategy in Belizean varieties of Spanish.
Nicté Fuller-Medina (University of Ottawa)

252. What do listeners know about the sociolinguistic variable (ING)?
Charlotte Vaughn & Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon)

254. Covariance of syntactic and phonological contact effects in Eastern Cham.
Kenneth Baclawski (University of California, Berkeley)

256. The effect of prescriptivism on the use of localized terminology in French newspapers.
Gyula Zsombok (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

257. The diffusion of the low back merger in New York City.
Bill Haddican, Daniel Ezra Johnson, Michael Newman & Faith Kim (Queens College-CUNY, University of Southern California, Queens College-CUNY, Queens College, CUNY)

259. Participation of second generation immigrants in Canadian Shift and Raising in Vancouver.
Irina Presnyakova (Simon Fraser University)

261. Staying true to your roots: Language stability through late adulthood amidst language shift.
Darcie Blainey (University of Toronto)

263. Urban youth in Rio de Janeiro: Contemporary linguistic variation in Brazilian Portuguese.
Christiani P. Thompson & Sky Onosson (University of Saskatchewan/University of Victoria, University of Victoria)

264. What’s ain’t got to do with tense in AAE?
Sabriya Fisher (University of Pennsylvania)

265. “Twang” in discursive constructions of language variation in American English.
Elena Rodgers (Oklahoma State University)

267. Oral vs. visual stimuli in the IAT: The case of Spanish and English in Miami.
Salvatore Callesano, Phillip M. Carter (The University of Texas at Austin, Florida International University)

268. Conditionnel ou imparfait? À propos d’alternances verbales dans des propositions hypothétiques du brésilien ‘Paulista’.
Rosane de Andrade Berlinck & Sílvia Maria Brandão (UNESP – Univ Estadual Paulista)

269. A variationist perspective on the pronunciation of the in English: A TV corpus analysis.
Kym Taylor & Walcir Cardoso (Concordia University)

272. A diachronic analysis of variable future-in-the-past and canonical future expression in Spanish.
Sara Zahler & Danielle Daidone (Indiana University)

273. Alignment-induced phonological variation in non-native dialogue. Grant M. Berry & Mirjam Ernestus (Pennsylvania State University, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen)

275. Phonetic vs. contextual cues in communication between merged and unmerged speakers.
Lacey Wade (University of Pennsylvania)

278. The acquisition of sociolinguistic variation: Effects of a short-term study abroad sojourn on second language learners of Chinese?
Yanmin Bao (University of Florida)

279. A large-scale online study of dialect variation in the US Northeast: Crowdsourcing with Amazon Mechanical Turk.
Chaeyoon Kim, Sravana Reddy, Ezra Wyschogrod & James Stanford (Dartmouth College, Wellesley College, Columbia University, Dartmouth College)

280. Negative alternations in the bilingual speech: The case of Chipilo, Mexico.
Olga Tararova (University of Toronto)

281. The city as speech community.
Christopher Strelluf & Tasha Cardwell (Northwest Missouri State University)

282. J’ai therefore je suis: A quantitative analysis of auxiliary alternation in Acadian French.
Basile Roussel (University of Ottawa)

283. The meaning of the meaning of variation.
Penelope Eckert (Stanford University)

284. Practicing what the party preaches: Loanword variation, language contact, and politics.
Zachary Jaggers (New York University)

285. Linguistic and social constraints on minority language variation: The case of the uvular phoneme in Chanka Quechua.
Natalie de Vilchez (New York University)

286. Nasal coda weakening and regressive vowel nasalization: Uncoupled regional markers in Spanish.
Ruth Martinez (University of Toronto)

291. Legacy: The vowel systems of Liberia’s Englishes.
John Victor Singler (New York University)

292. Perceptions of language and identity across generations of Blacks.
Sonja Lanehart & Ayesha Malik (The University of Texas at San Antonio)

293. A day in the life: What self-recordings reveal about “everyday” language.
Janneke Van Hofwegen (Stanford University)

295. A sociolinguistic study of Dalian Mandarin: Vectors of change, sub-dialect levelling and the prestige of a local vernacular.
Shichao Wang & Yang Li (Dalian University of Technology, University of Cambridge)

296. The role of imagination in attending to variant frequency.
Ashley Hesson and Suzanne Evans Wagner (Michigan State University)

299. Ideological stance and phonetic variation: The mediatized performance of a sportsman identity.
Jessica Love-Nichols (University of California, Santa Barbara)

301. Examining gender in enclave ethnic communities.
Nicole Rosen & Lanlan Li (University of Manitoba)

302. Affective stance and voice quality in a pervasively creaky speaker: Stance objects as a tool for investigating indexical meaning.
Lal Zimman (University of California, Santa Barbara)

303. La norme communautaire sous les projecteurs de Radio-Canada : la négation verbale et le futur chez les élites culturelles en entrevue.
Anne-José Villeneuve (University of Alberta, Campus Saint-Jean)

304. Hand/s/ome women: The role of /s/ in multi-modal gender performances among SoMa drag queens.
Jeremy Calder (Stanford University)

305. Canadian shift among Filipinos in Metro Vancouver.
Pocholo Umbal (Simon Fraser University)

306. Blackfoot final vowels: What variation and its absence can say about communicative goals.
Heather Bliss & Bryan Gick (University of Victoria, University of British Columbia)

307. The use of embodied creak by young men at an arts high school.
Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)

312. The social networks of minority ethnicity group members in Washington State.
Alicia Wassink (University of Washington)

Panel: Variationist perspectives on second language acquisition: Studies in production and perception. Organized by Robert Bayley (University of California, Davis).
Panelists: Katherine Rehner (University of Toronto, Mississauga), Raymond Mougeon (York University), Françoise Mougeon (York University), Nevena Vasic (University of Toronto, Mississauga), Xiaoshi Li (Michigan State University), Rebecca Pozzi (University of California, Davis), Robert Bayley (University of California, Davis), Chelsea Escalante (University of California, Davis).

Panel: Future directions for research and engagement on African American Language. Organized by Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon) & John R. Rickford (Stanford University).
Panelists: Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon), Walt Wolfram (North Carolina State University), Minnie Annan (Georgetown University), Sonja Lanehart (The University of Texas at San Antonio), Taylor Jones (University of Pennsylvania), Tracey Weldon (University of South Carolina), Sharese King (Stanford University), Nicole Holliday (Pomona College). Respondent: John R. Rickford (Stanford University).

American Dialect Society special session: Language regard: Methods, variation, and change. Celebrating the work of Dennis Preston. Organized by Betsy Evans (University of Washington), Erica Benson (University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire) & James Stanford (Dartmouth College).
Presenters: Valerie Fridland (University of Nevada, Reno), Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon), Christoph Purschke (Université du Luxembourg), Gabriela Alfaraz (Michigan State University), John Baugh (Washington University in St. Louis), Robert Bayley (University of California, Davis), Joseph C. Hill (National Technical Institute for the Deaf, Rochester Institute of Technology), Carolyn McCaskill (Gallaudet University), Ceil Lucas (Gallaudet University), J.K. Chambers (University of Toronto).


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