Max Bane will be talking on “A Combinatoric Model of Variation in the English Dative Alternation”.
Andrew Dombrowski (Slavic/Ling.) will present his paper, “When is orthography not just orthography? The case of the Novgorod birchbark letters”.
James Slotta (Anthro./Ling.) is slated to present on “Multifunctionality and inalienability: Propositional and discourse functions in Yopno possessive constructions”.
Morgan Sonderegger (Computer Science) will give a paper entitled “Testing for frequency and structural effects in an English stress shift”.
Great to see so many linguists representing so many departments. Good luck, all!