Symposium: :History: :Proceedings: :Recipes
salsaut <at>

Call for Papers
About Austin

April 11-12, 2014
University of Texas at Austin

download the program (pdf)


April 11, 2014
Julius Glickman Conference Center
CLA 1.302

8:00        Registration Opens (Refreshments Available) CLA 1.302 F

AM—9:45 AM        Opening Remarks

    Matthew Ingram (University of Texas at Austin)

10:00 AM—11:35 AM        SESSION I

1.        Fleming, Luke (Université de Montréal)   
Whorfian Pragmatics Revisited: Language Anti-structures and Performativist Ideologies of Language

2.        Regan, Brendan (University of Texas at Austin)   
"Cecco Just Comes from my Soul": Stylistic Phonetic Variation & the Indexical Field During Language Standardization in Huelva, Spain

3.        Griffith, Keri Ann (University of Colorado at Boulder)
Strategies to Undo Markedness: The LGBTQ Use of Heteronormative Script and Social Injustice Narratives at a Civil Union Hearing

4.        Mauney, Samantha (Rice University) and Jeon, Lisa (Rice University) 
"As Much as I Love You, I'll Never Get You to Understand": Political Discourse and 'Face Work' on Facebook.       

11:45 AM—
12:45 PM       Lunch-on your own

1:00 PM—2:00 PM        KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

            Danny Law               University of Texas at Austin
Hybrid Speciation and Mayan Language History

2:15 PM—3:50 PM        SESSION II

1.        Bynes, Meredith (Rutgers University Graduate School of Education)

Language Ideologies for Educational Success: Deconstructing the Notion of the Ideal Parent and Student in One Mexican American Family

2.        Bonais, Rawan (Northeastern Illinois University)   
Support for the Separate Development Hypothesis: Evidence from a Morphosyntactic Development of Arabic/English Children

3.        Loeffler, Summer and Bernella, Paul (Austin Community College—ASL/ESOL),   
Visual Language at Play: Letting Go of the Pen and Turning on the Camera, Revitalizing the Canon of Nonwritten Languages into New Literacies       

4.        Bancu, Ariana (University of Michigan)   
Language Selection in Code-Switching: An Analysis of Nouns from Romanian English Code-Switching

4:00 PM—5:00 PM      KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

             Anthony Webster        University of Texas at Austin   
In Favor Of Sound: Linguistic Relativity and Navajo Poetry

6:00 PM—8:00 PM        Welcome Reception Dinner - Union Building (UNB) 3.304, Quadrangle Room

Day Two
April 12, 2014
CLA 1.302

8:00 AM—9:50 AM        SESSION iii

1.        Mastley, Carrie (Mississippi State University)   
Relevance Theory and Constructed Female Nerdiness in CBS's The Big Bang Theory

2.         Cron, Cailey        (Middlebury College)
“Less Arabic but Still Arabic”: Identity, Ideology, and the Arabizi phenomenon

3.        Adamson, Erin (North Carolina State University)   
In the Words of My Sister: Use and Function of Constructed Dialogue in a Natural-
Haired Community

Bae, Yeon-ju (Seoul National University)   
“Deep” Prayer and “Heated” Prayer: Agency and Sincerity in a Korean Protestant Church

5.        Defibaugh, Staci (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)   
Agency of Intention and the Neoliberal Ideology in Diabetes

10:00 AM—11:35 AM        SESSION IV

1.        Davis, Emily (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
Faroese: Efforts to Revitalize a Language and a Nation

2.        Davis, Andrea, Piccinini, Page, and Ribot, Aida (University of California, San Diego);;   
Catalan Independence: Voluntary Organizations and the Construction of Social Capital

3.        Kirk, Gwendolyn (University of Texas at Austin)
Language Ideologies and Verbal Art in Pakistani Cinema: the Punjabi Barrak

4.        Lyons, Kate ((University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)
Transgression, Nostalgia, and the ‘Glocal’ Citizen: A Frame-Theoretic Analysis of South Delhi's Linguistic Landscape

11:45 AM—12:45 PM       Lunch-on your own

1:00 PM—2:00 PM      KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

             Jillian Cavanaugh        Brooklyn College   
Beyond Language Ideologies: Linguistic and Material Performativities in Late Capitalism

2:15 PM—3:50 PM        SESSION V

1.        Cabras, Giulia (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris France and The University of Kansas)   
Chinese-Uyghur Code Switching in Xinjiang's Urban Areas (People's Republic of China): Structural Features and Social Motivations

2.        Martínez Gómez, Rebeca (University of New Mexico)   
Language Ideology in Mexico: The Case of Fresa Style in Mexican Spanish

3.        Nie, Xiaowen and Diao, Wenhao (University of Arizona);
Mainland Chinese's Perception of Taiwan Mandarin

4. Schluter, Anne (University of Texas at San Antonio)
Kurdish as Commodity in Select Istanbul Restaurants

4:00 PM—5:00 PM      KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

             Barbra Meek        University of Michigan
Scaling Fluency

6:00 PM—8:00 PM        Conference Gathering - at the Dog and Duck Pub (406 West 17th Street)

Department of Anthropology | Department of Communication Studies | Department of Linguistics

University of Texas at Austin
Department of Linguistics
1 University Station Stop B5100
Austin, Texas 78712-0198