Linguistics Conferences

Diversity and Variation in Language (DiVar 1), Spring 2017

Friday, February 10 - Saturday, February 11, 2017
Emory University Conference Center

A Mini-conference Presenting New Research from the Linguistic Atlas Projects, Spring 2016

Allison Burkett, University of Mississippi
"The Burial Ground: A Bridge Between Language and Culture."

William A. Kretzschmar, Jr., University of Georgia
"Computer Simulation of the Linguistic Atlas: New Suggestions About the Process of Language Change."

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 4:00pm
PAIS Building, Room 290

Conference co-sponsored by The Center for Mind, Brain, and Culture.

What Do Rhetoricians at Work Do? Or, What Rhetoric Does for Us,  Spring 2015

James Murphy, University of California-Davis
 “Prologue: Where Does Rhetoric Fit in Language Use Studies?”

Michelle Balliff, University of Georgia
 “How Rhetoric Does Us”

Michael Bruner, Georgia State University
“The Rhetorical Unconscious”

David Fisher, Emory University
“Simulating Chronotopes: Space, Time, and Transfer in Virtual Case Environments.”

Coffee Break

Roberto Franzosi, Emory University
“The Linguistic Turn and Metaphor: The Lost Gamut of Tropes and Figures”

Lynée Lewis Gaillet, Georgia State University
“Rhetoric and Remembering: Historiography and Archival Research”

James Murphy, University of California-Davis
“Epilogue: What Have We Said Here Today?”

Monday, March 16, 2015
10:00am - 12:30pm, Q&A, 201 Modern Languages Building
2:20pm - 5:30pm, Talks, N301 Callaway, Kemp Malone Seminar Room

Co-sponsored by the Department of English and the Department of Sociology

Language Variation and Change, Mini-conference, Fall 2013

Sali Tagliamonte, University of Toronto, Canada
Linguistic Change Across Communities: The View from Canada."

Patricia Cukor-Avila, University of North Texas, USA
"The evolution of a vernacular:
Linguistic variation and change over time in rural African American Vernacular English."

Friday, November 1, 2013 at 1:00pm - 3:00pm
White Hall 102

Conference co-sponsored by The Emory College Language Center and the Department of African American Studies.

AIMA IV Conference, Fall 2013

Fourth Symposium of the International Association
for the Study of Middle and Mixed Arabic: The Role of Middle/Mixed Arabic
in the Standardization of Modern Arabic in Its Actual Written/Spoken Use

Saturday, October 12 - Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Emory Conference Center Hotel
Oak Amphitheater

This event is organized with the generous support of The Provost Office, The Halle Institute of Global Learning, The Hightower Fund, The Program in Linguistics, The Emory Language Center, The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, and The Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.

"What Can We Do With Words" Mini-conference, Spring 2012

Nello Cristianini, University of Bristol UK
"Automatic Discovery of Patterns in Media Content"

Roberto Franzosi, Emory University
"The Social Scientist, the Word, and the World:
What the Words Tell Us about Italian Fascism (1919-1922) and Georgia Lynchings (1865-1930)

Friday, February 22, 2013 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
White Hall 110

Conference co-sponsored by The Hightower Fund, The Department of Sociology, Digital Scholarship Commons, The Institute for Quantitative Theory and Methods, The Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry, The Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, The Emory College Language Center, and The Graduate School of Liberal Arts.