Monday, March 20, 2017  |  1p  |  Moore Hall 102 Now Long Ago: Anachronism in Contemporary and Edo Japanese Literature Christopher Smith, EALL Chair: Dr. Joel Cohn What is going on in a work a fiction when a samurai uses a cell phone? Anachronisms (things out of their time) such as this are certainly funny,…

read more

Tuesday, March 14, 2017  |  10a – 12p  |  Moore Hall 155A ‘That movie was so hilarious!’ – The role of instruction in L2 interactional competence: Japanese interactional particles ne, yo, and yone Saori Hoshi, EALL The present study is concerned with the development of interactional competence (Hall, 1999) by JFL learners in an explicitly…

read more

Tuesday, March 14, 2017  |  3p  |  Moore Hall 258 A typology of antipassives, with special reference to Mayan Raina Heaton, Linguistics Chair: Lyle Campbell This dissertation presents the results of a typological study that investigated the global distribution of antipassive constructions, as well as the distribution of the relevant antipassiverelated features. The sample includes…

read more