Linguistics

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Class of 2007 Theses

(... and Jeff Kaufman '08...)

Rebekah Baglini (BMC).
"The Middle Construction in Mandarin Chinese".

Laura Barlet (BMC).
"Left unsaid: L1 attrition in an L2 environment". [PDF]

Sarah D'Angio (BMC).
"Negative polarity items in inverse scope and topicalized clauses". [PDF]

Jonathan Ference.
"Sell ase ur gudenn dit: A comparison of two minority language communities in France". [PDF]

Annie Fredrickson.
"Phonological cues to gender in sex-typed and unisex names". [PDF]

Emily Gasser.
"Iago parla Unamunda: Understanding a nonsense language". [PDF]

Rebecca Goldman.
"Compounding in aphasia: A cross-linguistic review". [PDF]

Catherine Healy.
"Living on the edge: Parallels between the Deaf and gay communities in the United States". [PDF]

Stephanie Hunt (BMC).
"FOXP2: A gene of linguistic importance". [PDF]

Sarah Hunter-Smith.
"Understanding without Babblefish: Reviewing the evidence for universal sound symbolism in natural languages". [PDF]

Timothy Johnson.
"You said what?!: Misunderstandings in IM conversation among college students". [PDF]

Jeff Kaufman '08.
"Dialectical variation in contra dance". [PDF]

Bethany Keffala (BMC).
"Tone in Mende: A comparative analysis of theory". [PDF]

Cheryl Nunes.
"The evolution of orality in Samoa". [PDF]

Tony Otero.

Nathaniel Peters.
"C'est pas blesipo: Variations of Verlan". [PDF]

Tiana Pyer-Pereira.
"Telling tales: Memory, culture, and the Hudhud chants". [PDF]

Tania Reino.
"Language attitudes: Amazigh in Morocco". [PDF]

Eleuthera Sa.
"Language policy for education and development in Tanzania". [PDF]

Matt Singleton.
"Sample in a jar: Oral culture in a literate world". [PDF]

Colin Sullivan (HC).
"Towards an integrated perceptual sociolinguistics". [PDF]

Alden Walker (HC).

Bronwyn Woods.
"Syntactic simulations: computational modeling of the evolution of syntax ". [PDF]