Graduate Student News: Fall 2013

Lynnette Arnold presented a talk entitled “Torquing Gender and Generational Hierarchy: Communicative Mobility in Transnational Salvadoran Families” at the Conference on Family Life in the Age of Migration and Mobility, Norrköping University, Sweden in September. 
 
Lynnette Arnold presented an invited talk entitled “Communicative Mobility: Multiply Mediated Interaction and its Consequences in Transnational Salvadoran Families” at  the Sociolinguistics Study Circle at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark in September. She also presented an invited talk with the same title at the Finnish Center of Excellence in Research on Intersubjectivity in Interaction, Helsinki, Finland, in September.
 
Rachel Cranfill presented a talk entitled “‘Because We Don’t Know Math’: Epistemic Stance Accretion and Expert Identity in an Undergraduate Calculus Course” at the Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI) conference, Columbia University, in October.
 
Rachel Cranfill presented a talk entitled “Doing Math, Doing Gender: Enactments of Expertise and Femininity among Math and Science Undergraduate Women” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Chicago in November.
 
Danny Hieber has published A Dictionary of Chitimacha (Charenton, LA: The Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana, 2013).
 
Danny Hieber published a review of Canonical Morphology & Syntax, edited by Dunstan Brown, Marina Chumakina, & Greville G. Corbett, on LINGUIST List 24.4963. Accessible at: http://linguistlist.org/issues/24/24-4963.html.
 
Audrey Lopez presented a talk entitled “Private Voices and Public Spaces in the Construction of Latino Masculinities” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Chicago in November.
 
Audrey Lopez co-presented a talk entitled “Interrogating Abuse: Linguistic-Anthropological in a Child Molestation Case” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Chicago in November. Mary Bucholtz co-presented the talk; the other co-authors were Lynnette Arnold and Verónica Muñoz-Ledo.
 
Brad McDonnell was a visiting PhD student at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology from August to December. 
 
Brad McDonnell was awarded a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad scholarship for research on Besemah from April 2014 to February 2015.
 
Brad McDonnell presented a talk entitled "Noun Modifying Clause Constructions in Besemah" at the Association for Linguistic Typology 10th Biennial Conference, University of Leipzig, Germany, in August.
 
Brad McDonnell presented a talk entitled "Toward an Integrated Typology of Causative/Applicative Syncretism" at the Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, in October. 
 
Brad McDonnell presented a talk entitled "A discourse explanation for causative/applicative syncretism in Besemah" at the Department of Linguistics of the University of Leipzig in December.
 
Chris VanderStouwe presented a talk entitled “Discourse and Materiality: Regulating Inclusive Language to Create Safe Spaces” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Chicago in November.
 
Shawn Warner-Garcia gave birth to Austin Warner Garcia in October.
 
Di Wdzenczny was invited to represent the discipline of linguistics at the University of Arizona Workshop on Indigenous Mapping, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and Google; the workshop focused on the use of Google Earth in preserving cultural knowledge and indigenous advocacy.