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Publications and Presentations

2018 - Conference Presentations

Osei-Tutu, K. O. A. (2018, January). Getting to the Point: Telicity in Mono-Eventive Motion Predicates in Ghanaian Student Pidgin (GSP). Paper presented at the Winter 2018 Meeting of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics (SPCL), held in conjunction with the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), Salt Lake City, Utah.

2017 - Papers

Benedicto, Elena. 2017. Metodología de investigación participativa: principios y prácticas aplicadas a la creación de corpora lingüísticos. In Mesa Creole. Encuentro académico alrededor de la experiencia de constitución de corpus lingüísticos: creación de redes académicas, intercambio de experiencias y asesorías. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Caribe. San Andrés Island, Colombia. Aug 31-Sept 1, 2017.

Benedicto, Elena. 2017. The Long-Term Experience of The Sumu-Mayangna Project of Nicaragua. Presented at The LED-TDR Lyon Workshop. Socio-linguistics of Endangered Languages. Profiles, Post-Vernacularity and Revitalization. Lyon, France. 24-25 Avril 2017.

2017 - Conference Presentations

Benedicto Salmerón, Elena and Elizabeth Salomón McClean. 2017. Sistema meronímico de la lengua mayangna en el dominio de las plantas del bosque . Presented at the IV ACALING Conference, San Salvador, El Salvador. August 28-30 2017.

Benedicto Salmerón, Elena and Elizabeth Salomón McClean. 2017. Modelos de interacción para la Revitalización, Documentación y Análisis de Lenguas Indígenas y Minorizadas. Presented at the IV ACALING Conference, San Salvador, El Salvador. August 28-30 2017.

Osei-Tutu, K. O. A. (2017, July). Serial Verb Constructions (SVCs) in Complex-Path Motion Predicates in Ghanaian Student Pidgin (GSP). Poster presented at the Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, Lexington, Kentucky.

Salomón, E. and E. Benedicto. 2017. El Mayangna Yulbarangyang Balna: combinando y coordinando auto-empoderamiento, investigación y documentación. I ICRIML (International Conference on the Revitalization of Indigenous and Minoritized Languages), Indiana University, Universitat de Barcelona /Universitat de Vic. Barcelona and Vic, April 19-21, 2017.

Osei-Tutu, K. O. A. (2017, January). You get maf wey I get mɔf: Phonological variation and identity in Ghanaian Student Pidgin. Paper presented at the Winter 2017 Meeting of the Society for Pidgin and Creole Linguistics (SPCL), held in conjunction with the 91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America (LSA), Austin, Texas.

2016 - Papers

Osei-Tutu, K. O. A. (2016).  Lexical borrowing in Ghanaian Student Pidgin – The case of Akan loan words and loan translations.  In Faraclas, N., R. Severing, C. Weijer, E. Echteld, W. Rutgers and R. Dupey. Eds. Celebrating Multiple Identities: Opting out of neolcolonial monolinguism, monoculturalism and mono-identification in the Greater Caribbean.  Willemstad: University of Curaçao and Fundashon pa Planifikashon di Idioma. pp. 47-54.

Osei-Tutu, K. O. A.  (2016).  The vocabulary of Ghanaian Student Pidgin: A preliminary survey.  In Faraclas, N., R. Severing, C. Weijer, E. Echteld, W. Rutgers and R. Dupey.  Eds. Celebrating Multiple Identities: Opting out of neolcolonial monolinguism, monoculturalism and mono-identification in the Greater Caribbean.  Willemstad: University of Curaçao and Fundashon pa Planifikashon di Idioma. pp. 163-178.

2016 - Conference Presentations

Benedicto, Elena. 2016. Complex motion predicates: at the intersection of language documentation, description and theory. Paper presented at the Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 5 Conference (LDLT 5). School of Oriental and African Studies, SOAS, University of London. London, UK. December 2-4, 2016.

Benedicto, Elena. 2016. Design of an English for Specific/Other Purposes Undergraduate Program: beyond the usual. Paper presented for the Workshop on La Enseñanza de Idiomas: Retos y Perspectivas, at the III Congreso de Educación en Ingeniería y Arquitectura (CIEIA 2016) within the Convención Científica de Ingeniería y Arquitectura de la CUJAE. Instituto Superior Politécnico CUJAE. Palacio de Convenciones, La Habana, Cuba. November  21-25, 2016.

Benedicto, Elena. 2016. Complex motion predicates crosslinguistically and crossmodality. Paper presented at the XIV Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste (14th EILN). Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico. November 16-18, 2016.

Benedicto, Elena. 2016. Transitivizing strategies for motion predicates in 3 Sign Languages. Paper presented at the FEAST (Formal and Experimental Advances to Sign Language Theory) Conference. Università Ca’ Foscari, Venice, Italy. Sept 1-2, 2016.

Benedicto, Elena. 2016. Classifiers as Agreement… or not?. Paper presented at the Sign language agreement revisited: new theoretical and experimental perspectives Workshop, at the Annual Conference of the German Linguistic Society (DGfS). February 23-26.

Benedicto, Elena, Chiara Branchini, Lara Mantovan and Robin Shay (with Gladys Tang and Sharon Borkowski). 2016. Decomposing the internal structure of motion predicates in three sign languages: LIS, HKSL, ASL. Poster presented at the TISLR 12 (Theoretical Issues in Sign Language Research). La Trobe University, Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia. January 4-7 2016.

2008 - Papers

Park, Sunny K. 2008. The acquisition of Wh-questions by Korean-English bilingual children: The role of cross-linguistic influence. M.A. Thesis. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Overfelt, Jason. Expected. The syntax of relative clause constructions in Tigrinya. M.A. Thesis. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

2008 - Conference Presentations

Park, Sunny K. 2008. Wh-questions in Korean-English Bilingual Children: Is There Crosslinguistic Influence? At Conference on Bilingual Acquisition in Early Childhood. The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

Park, Sunny K. 2008. Bilingual Language Acquisition: Is there cross-linguistic influence? Wh-questions in Korean-English bilingual children. Presented at X Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste. Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico.

Overfelt, Jason. 2008. The internal behavior of Tigrinya PPs: Head-movement and affixation by adjacency. Presented at The 39th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

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