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SAIL 2017 - Program

TIME

Session I 

Room: SAU 1829

Session II

Room: SAU 1010/1015

8:15 
 
Continental Breakfast

 
9:00
Opening Remarks
 

 
9:15

Digitising the Cook Islands languages

John Patolo, International Centre for Language Revitalisation--Auckland University of Technology 

Inflection Change in Copala Triqui

Zena Zimmerglass, Mónica De Jesus Ramírez, and Lauren Clemens, University at Albany, SUNY

9:45

Data management in the documentation of Makú

Chris Rogers, Brigham Young University

Encoding focus in Copala Triqui spontaneous speech

George Aaron Broadwell, University of Florida

Lauren Clemens, University at Albany, SUNY

10:15

Evaluating Morfessor for the phonological segmentation of the Seneca language

Robbie Jimerson, Rochester Institute of Technology

Triqui tonal complexity in and out of the corpus: from description to documentation and back

Christian DiCanio, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Basileo Martínez Cruz and Benigno Cruz Martínez, San Martín Itunyoso

10:45

Coffee Break

 

 

11:00

Plenary Talk One

Understanding the goals of language revitalization practitioners: Preliminary results from the Survery of Global Revitalization Efforts

Gabriela Pérez-Báez, Smithonian Institution

 

 
12:15-1:15

Lunch

 

 

1:15-2:00

Poster Session

Reading Room, SAU

  • American Indian Languages Collection at RIT, Daniel Krull, RIT

  • Capacity building for the creation of digital illustration  of Desano traditional stories,  Isabel Marte, RIT
  • Development of a Digital Dictionary for Desano, Brianna Fehring, Marlon Whitney, RIT
  • Digital illustration of Desano children's book, Jessica Adams, RIT

 

  • Document plant names in a multilingual community in Amazonia, Benjamin Merritt, The Scripps Research Institute; and Wilson Silva, RIT
  • Investigating allomorphy in a coordinating conjuction: A corpus study of Hiaki (Yaqui), Olivia Hay, Mattea Scheiber Koon, and Jason D. Haugen, Oberlin College
2:00

Methodological principles in the task-based teaching of Zapotec as a second language

Katherine J. Riestenberg, Georgetown University

Evidentiality and imperatives

Scott AnderBois, Brown University

2:45

Situated revitalization theory

Rebecca BigCanoe, Chippewas of Georgina Island

Rebekah R. Ingram, Carleton University

Barbara Manitowabi, Wikwemikong First Nation

The syntax and phonology of Cherokee clitics

Samantha Cornelius, University of Texas at Arlington

3:30

Situated revitalization in practice

Rebecca BigCanoe, Chippewas of Georgina Island

Rebekah R. Ingram, Carleton University

Barbara Manitowabi, Wikwemikong First Nation

Oneida Negation: Maybe yes, maybe no

Karin Michelson, Thomas Diaz, and Jean-Pierre Koenig, University at Buffalo, SUNY

4:15

Coffee Break

 

 
4:30

Punning in Navajo poetry: A humanities of speaking approach

Anthony K. Webster, University of Texas at Austin

 
5:00

Break

 

 
5:15-6:15

Plenary Talk Two

Sustaining Indigenous Languages for the 21st Century

Colleen Fitzgerald, University of Texas at Arlington 

 

 

6:30-

8:30

Banquet  

 

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