WAIL26 (2024)

All times listed are in Pacific Standard Time

Sessions A will take place at McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020)

Sessions B will take place at HSSB 2001A

You can download the program in pdf here (updated) / Descargue el programa en pdf aquí (actualizado)

You can download the book of abstracts here (updated) / Descargue el libro de resúmenes aquí (actualizado)

Day 1

May 3, 2024

Conference Registration and Breakfast 8:00 - 9:30 AM (McCune Conference Room - HSSB 6020)

9:30 - 9:40

Conference Begins 

(McCune Conference Room - HSSB 6020)

Attendees asked to take their seats  

9:40 - 10:00

Chumash blessing and prayer for the opening of WAIL

(McCune Conference Room - HSSB 6020)

Chumash Representative(s)

Session A1, Language ideologies & practices

10:00 - 11:30 AM (HSSB 6020)

10:00-10:30

Jaime I. Chi Pech

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mérida, Yucatán

Prácticas lingüísticas de tres familias en situación de bilingüismo y desplazamiento del maya yucateco

10:30-11:00

Ezequías Reyes-González

Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Meanings of being bilingual in Cocopah and Spanish at an indigenous elementary school in Baja California, Mexico

11:00-11:30

Natalia Hernández Hernández1; H. Antonio García Zúñiga2

1Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; 2Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia

Tipos de bilingües en dos comunidades de habla jny'on3 nda3 (amuzgo, otomangue)

Session B1, Morphology

10:00 - 11:30 AM (HSSB 2001A)

10:00-10:30

Samantha Prins

University of Arizona

Markedness-driven syncretism in Blackfoot

10:30-11:00

Román de la Cruz Morales

Secretaría de Educación Federal Bilingüe

La marcación de número en la predicación verbal en el zoque de Ocotepec, Chiapas

11:00-11:30

Maria Cheremisinova

University of Texas at Austin

Complex tense systems in western Amazonia

Break: 11:30 - 11:45

Session A2, Discourse (1)

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM (HSSB 6020)

11:45-12:15

Jordan Douglas-Tavani

University of California, Santa Barbara; Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians

A curious case of clausal connectives: Main Event Line Management in miluk tɬiis

12:15-12:45

Arlee Jade Pearlswig

George Mason University

A pragmatic analysis of word order in Akuzipik narrative discourse

Session B2, Semantics

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM (HSSB 2001A)

11:45-12:15

Oscar Rojas Villarroel

University of Texas at Austin

Temporal dynamics in expressing information access: a study of time constraints in South Bolivian Quechua

12:15-12:45

Bridget Copley1; Maria Leyva2; Heidi Harley3

1Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; 2Pascua Yaqui Tribe; 3University of Arizona

True is more than false: Hiaki chea

Break for Lunch 12:45 - 2:30

Session A3, Dene morphology

2:30 - 4:00 PM (HSSB 6020)

2:30-3:00

Alessandro Jaker

Sisseton Wahpeton College

Demorphemicization in Dene Languages: a Lexical Phonology Approach

3:00-3:30

Lukas Denk

University of New Mexico

Navigating Morphological Segmentation in Diné Bizaad: An Integrated Approach to Glossing Strategies

3:30-4:00

Cheryl Yazzie; Alec Goldberg; Warlance Chee; Melvatha R. Chee

1University of New Mexico

Navajo Made Simple: Holistic Phrases in Diné Bizaad

Session B3, Community approaches to Revitalization (HSSB 2001A)

2:30 - 4:00 PM

2:30-3:00

Audelia Hernández López; Alberto López Salazar

Ve'e Ñuu de Tlaxiaco

Revitalización de la lengua "sa'a savi" a través de las artes en la comunidad de Santa María Yosoyúa, Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, México

3:00-3:30

Heather Bliss1; Annette Fox-Bruised Head2; Kendrick Fox3

1Simon Fraser University; 2Changing Horses Not-for-Profit Society; 3Holy Spirit Catholic School Division

Weaving our knowledge together to create a Blackfoot learning hub

3:30-4:00

Octavio León Vázquez1; Iara Mantenuto2

1Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social; 2California State University Dominguez Hills

El trabajo colaborativo para la revitalización de la lengua mixteca de Yucuquimi de Ocampo y San Sebastián del Monte, Oaxaca, México

Break: 4:00 - 4:15

Session A4, Phonology

4:15 - 5:15 PM (HSSB 6020)

4:15-4:45

Ben Eischens1; Ryan Bennett2

1University of California, Los Angeles; 2University of California, Santa Cruz

The Mixtec couplet is morphologically and prosodically defined

4:45-5:15

Mariana Quintana Godoy

SUNY University at Buffalo

Hacia una descripción del sistema fonológico del Zapoteco de San Mateo Mixtepec, primeras observaciones generales

Session B4, Documentation & Revitalization

4:15 - 5:15 PM (HSSB 2001A)

4:15-5:15

Montgomery Hill

SUNY University at Buffalo; Haudenosaunee; Tuscarora

Morphological Complexity in Language Revitalization: Tuscarora

4:45-5:15

Andrew Abdalian1; Megan Harvey2; Rebecca Moore3

1Kuhpani Yoyani Luhchi Yoroni (KYLY); 2Brown University; 3Tunica-Biloxi Language and Culture Revitalization Program

Onboarding and retention of university volunteers in revitalization projects

TBA

Social event TBA

Day 2

May 4, 2024

Pre-Conference Breakfast & Socializing: 8:30 - 9:20 (McCune Conference Room - HSSB 6020)

9:20

Conference Resumes

Attendees take their seats

Session A5, Language revitalization

9:30 - 11:00 AM (HSSB 6020)

9:30-11:00

Julia Hecht; Cormac League; Kayleigh Russel; Seth Wyatt; Shannah Yazzie

University of New Mexico

Saad Ahínéiitį́į́h - A Diné Card Game

10:10:30

Allison Taylor-Adams1; Elena Breedlove1; Spike Gildea1; Ryan Light1; Gabriela Pérez Báez1; David Turnipseed2; Jeff Zahir; Zalmai Zahir1,2

1University of Oregon; 2Puyallup Tribal Language Program

Social Network Analysis for Modeling Language Vitality and Growth

10:30-11:00

Cynthia Montaño-Ramírez

University of California, Berkeley

Colecciones lingüísticas en la revitalización del chinanteco de Santiago Comaltepec: una aproximación desde la comunidad diaspórica en California

Session B5, Phonetics

9:30 - 11:00 AM (HSSB 2001A)

9:30-10:00

Megan Harvey

Brown University

Phonetic variation in the reawakening language Tunica

10:00-10:30

Fabian Leonardo Malaver Chaparro

University of Alberta

Tonal alternation in Korebajʉ (Northwest Amazonia)

10:30-11:00

Hugo Salgado

Iowa State University

Sounding like a Nawat Elder: The Acquisition of the Witzapan Nawat Velar Stop /ɡ/ by L1 Salvadoran Spanish Speakers

Break: 11:00-11:15

11:15-12:15

Keynote Address by Melvatha R. Chee (HSSB6020)

University of New Mexico

A first look at Child Directed Diné Speech: The role of frequency in Diné Child Language Acquisition

Break for Lunch: 12:15-2:00

Session A6, Discourse (2)

2:00 - 3:00 PM (HSSB 6020)

2:00-2:30

Claudie Ottawa; Josephine Bacon; Philippe Charland; Jimena Terraza

Kiuna Institution

A discourse-based analysis of demonstratives in three Algonquian languages: Abenaki, Innu-aimun and Atikamekw nehiromowin

2:30-3:00

Ryan Ka Yau Lai; Martín Gabriel Ruiz; Eric W. Campbell

University of California, Santa Barbara

Demonstratives and discourse coherence in Comachuén P'urhépecha

Session B6, Syntax

2:00 - 3:00 PM (HSSB 2001A)

2:00-2:30

Saki Gejo

Arizona State University

Piipaash Negation

2:30-3:00

Armando Mora Bustos1; H. Antonio García Zúñiga2; Sergio Ibáñez Cerda3; Alejandra Ortiz Villegas4

1Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana; 2Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia; 3Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; 4Instituto de Educación Media Superior

Predicaciones complejas con adjuntos en lenguas mexicanas

Break: 3:00-3:15

Session A7, Historical Linguistics

3:15 - 4:15 PM (HSSB 6020)

3:15-3:45

Lauren Schneider

Simon Fraser University

The development of serial verbs in a subset of Salish languages

3:45-4:15

George Aaron Broadwell

University of Florida

Word avoidances in Muskogean languages

Session B7, Experimental approaches

3:15 - 4:15 PM (HSSB 2001A)

3:15-3:45

Marcus Maia

Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

"Taking the laboratory into de field": Eye tracking as a metacognitive tool for Karaja teachers

3:45-4:15

Santiago Gualapuro

Southern Illinois University

Interpretaciones pragmáticas en lenguas indígenas: Imbabura Kichwa

Conference Conclusion & Snacks: 4:15-5:00 (HSSB 6020)

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