Grad Student News – Fall 2014

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Linguistics Graduate Student News
 
Fall 2014
 
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Lynnette Arnold presented a talk entitled “Transnationally Laminated Participation and Globalized Inequalities: The Negotiation of Economic Decisions in Families Living Across Borders” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.
 
Anna Bax presented a talk entitled "'The C-Word' Meets 'the N-Word': The Slur-Once-Removed and the Construction of Reverse Racism" at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.
 
Kendra Calhoun received a Student Travel Grant from the Committee on Ethnic Diversity to attend the 2015 Linguistic Society of America conference in Portland, OR.
 
Don Daniels has published an article entitled “Complex Coordination in Diachrony: Two Sogeram Case Studies” in Diachronica 31(3):379-406, 2014.
 
Chris Donlay gave a talk entitled "?????????"["Overview of North American Indigenous Languages"] at the Research Center of Chinese Dialects, Jinan University in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China, in September.
 
Chris Donlay gave a talk entitled "The pragmatic agent marker in Khatso" at the 46th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics in Kunming, Yunnan, China, in October.
 
Chris Donlay gave a talk entitled "???????????" ["The importance of conversation for linguistic analysis"] at the 4th Conference on Heritage Maintenance for Endangered Languages in Yuxi, Yunnan, China, in October.
 
Kayla Eisman presented a talk entitled “The Undying Authority of the Dartmouth Indian: The Sociocultural Construct of the 'Indian As Mascot'” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.
 
Audrey Lopez presented a talk entitled  "Talking Race, Power, and Privilege: Student-Interpreter Interactions with an American NGO in Ghana” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.
 
Audrey Lopez and Hareem Khan (UCSB Department of Anthropology) co-organized an interdisciplinary panel entitled "Engaging a Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology of Race" at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.
 
Jessi Love-Nichols presented a talk entitled “Take Only Nature, Leave Only Wilderness: Dialogically Constructing the Right Relationship with Nature in Online Debates ” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.
 
Daisy Rosenblum successfully defended her dissertation entitled “A Grammar of Space in K?ak??ala” (Marianne Mithun, advisor) in December. She started a new position as Assistant Professor of Endangered Aboriginal Language Documentation, Conservation and Revitalization in the First Nations Languages Program in the Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia in January.
 
Kevin Schäfer presented a talk entitled “Are You Anti-Fascist Enough? Moral Dilemmas of Positioning in German Public Space” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.
 
Morgan Sleeper presented a talk entitled “A Tale of Two Translations: Constructing the Reader of Japanese Manga in America ” at the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Washington, DC, in December.