Linguistics

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Class of 2006 Theses

Andrew Abdalian.
"Why's that funny?? An extension to the semantic script theory of humor". [PDF]

Joe Alberti.
"Deaf education in Italy: Formulating methods to increase literacy Among the Deaf population". [PDF]

Kennette Banks.
"Storytelling and poetry in American Sign Language: Characteristics and implications".

Charles Bell.
"Starts, stops, grunts and giggles: The anatomy of Instant Iessaging". [PDF]

Jillian Best (BMC).
"What had happened: The story of AAVE's rocky relationship with American society". [PDF]

Krista Buda (HC).
"In the name of the German people: The political language of Konrad Adenauer & German-Jewish relations after World War II". [PDF]

Eric Eisenberg.
"Beat generation: Utterance length and how it changes throughout conversation". [PDF]

Jeremy Fahringer.
"Vaultese Falcon: An interlinear text archiving tool". [PDF]

Sarah Hartman (BMC).
"Sound symbolism in Alaskan Athabascan languages". [PDF]

Sarah Kelsall (BMC).
"Movement and location notation for American Sign Language". [PDF]

Katharine Merow.
"Sonority contour preferences in Philippine languages". [PDF]

Arpy Saunders.
"Linguistic phylogenetics of the Austronesian family: A performance review of methods adapted from biology". [PDF]

Phoebe Seiders (BMC).
"Protons, electrons, and morae: Scientific vocabulary development in Japanese". [PDF]

Rachel Shorey.
"Washo plural reduplication: A study of computational models". [PDF]

Heather Simpson (BMC).
"Finding your train of thought--where it isn't supposed to be: Priming in non-contextual word substitutions". [PDF]

Therese Skatun (BMC).
"Harry Potter fandom as an online speech community". [PDF]

Luke Smith.
"Signs & sounds: Phonaesthematic association of Japanese mimetics using artificial neural networks". [PDF]

Lisa Spitalewitz.
"How do you pronounce a ";"?: The repackaging of visual-textual pieces for the aural-oral medium". [PDF]

Eri Tagaya (HC).
"The cognitive effects of bilingualism: Language lateralization and problem solving". [PDF]