Linguistics Department

21st SALSA - "Language Variation and Change"

Sat, April 13, 2013 | CLA 1.302

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

The 21st Symposium About Language and Society-Austin (SALSA) will be
held April 12-13 at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas with the
theme "Language Variation and Change".

Invited speakers:
Sergio Romero
University of Texas at Austin
"We're not Mexicans": Grammar, variation and honorifics in Pipil in XVII century Guatemala

Spike Gildea
University of Oregon 
Reflexive causative > passive in English and Cariban

Jacob Eisenstein
Georgia Tech
Large-scale analysis of language variation and change in social media

Spanish in Texas Project
(Directed by Barbara Bullock and Jacqueline Toribio, UT Austin)

Another plus:
Samy Alim
Stanford University
Obama's Steez: The Racial Politics of Being Articulate While Black

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