The 33rd Northwest Linguistics Conference
The Northwest Linguistics Conference (NWLC) is an annual conference for graduate students in linguistics to share their work in a friendly atmosphere, and meet colleagues from other universities, both locally and internationally. The venue rotates on a four year cycle among University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, and the University of Washington. The 33rd NWLC was hosted by UBC May 5 - 7, 2017.
Seven SFU graduate students presented at NWLC 2017:
Luca Cavasso - The Syntactic Category of 把 (ba)
Noortje de Weers - Does digitally-manipulated avatar ethnicity affect speech perception?
Kelli Finney - Massett Haida Discourse: A Case Study of Ihldiinii
Irina Presnyakova - Participation of second generation immigrants in Canadian Shift and Raising in Vancouver
Danica Reid - An Analysis of the Acoustic Properties of Similar Voices
Olga Vasileva (Psychology) - An Intersection of Language Acquisition and Cognitive Development. A Novel Framework.
Sara Williamson - Double modals in Southern United States English: A Tree Adjoining Grammar approach