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Linguistics Tri-College Class of 2013

Celia AbernathyCelia Abernathy, Swarthmore College

Computational Generation of Referring Expressions Containing Relational Descriptions 

Charles ArmstrongCharles Armstrong, Swarthmore College

Vox Evocative: Pinpointing a possible sociological strategy for the typing of the phonatory and articulatory features of a singing genre 

Hyuneui ChoHyuneui Cho, Haverford College

Reduplication in Singapore Colloquial Language 

Reed CokeReed Coke, Swarthmore College

A Corpus Study of Conjoined Comparatives 

Petra CurriePetra Currie, Swarthmore College

Gender Universals in Oneida and Cree 

Daniel DuncanDaniel Duncan, Swarthmore College

A Sociophonetic Analysis of Country Music 

Robin DuncanRobin Duncan, Haverford College

Declaration, Childhood Understanding, and the Contents of Natural Language 

Michael FleischmannMichael Fleischmann, Swarthmore College

Second Language Acquisition in Holocaust Refugees:  Where Political and Linguistic Identities Combine 

Christopher GeisslerChristopher Geissler, Swarthmore College

Towards a Phonetic Description of Koro 

Miriam GoldsteinMiriam Goldstein, Swarthmore College

Maternal Depression as a Moderator and Mediator of ABFT for Suicidal Adolescents
(thesis written through the Department of Psychology)


Hannah GotwalsHannah Gotwals, Swarthmore College

Syllable Structures of Morocco: A Comparison of Syllabification in Moroccan Darija and Tashlhiyt Berber 

Khalia GradyKhalia Grady, Swarthmore College

Deconstructing the Origins of Latin American Spanish: The Case for Ecuador 

William Hamilton-LeviWilliam Hamilton-Levi, Swarthmore College

Noun Particle Phenomena in Korean 

Rachel KillackeyRachel Killackey, Swarthmore College

Statistical Machine Translation from English to Tuvan 

Lauren KimLauren Kim, Swarthmore College

Exploring the Not-So-Honorific Faces of Honorific Prefix Particle 

Maury Lander-PortnoyMaury Lander-Portnoy, Haverford College

Let Buguns be Buguns: A Preliminary Phonetics, Phonology, and Morphology of the Bugun Language 

Seyeon LeeSeyeon Lee, Swarthmore College

Korean Heritage Language Education in Philadelphia 

Katie McCormickKatie McCormick, Bryn Mawr College

Reviving Indigenous Voices: Ideologies, Naratives, and Methods 

Kathryn MontemurroKathryn Montemurro, Swarthmore College

A Strong Lexicon Optimization Analysis of the Acholi Plural 

Zandalee MonteroZandalee Montero, Bryn Mawr College

I know what you are, but what am I: Examining Japanese as a gendered language 

Daniel NiatiDaniel Niati, Swarthmore College

Fitting the Mold: Morphology of Yombe and Navajo Folktales 

Jacob PhillipsJacob Phillips, Swarthmore College

A Model and typology of reduplication in Sora 

Vanessa SanchezVanessa Sanchez, Bryn Mawr College

Bakit-Why? An Analysis of the Sociolinguistic Motivations behind Taglish 

Benjamin SchwartzBenjamin Schwartz, Swarthmore College

When Letters Talk Back A Multi-Language Case Study of Ordinal Linguistic Personification 

Rebecca SchwartzRebecca Schwartz, Haverford College


Language Attitudes and Literacy Education: Seventeenth-century Paris and Contemporary Philadelphia


Victoria SearVictoria Sear, Bryn Mawr College

Kanza and Osage: Language Materials, Revival and the Necessity for Phonetic Analysis 

Eugenia SokolskayaEugenia Sokolskaya, Swarthmore College

Serving Two Masters: Determining the Difference between a Translator and a Bilingual 

Emily StaraceEmily Starace, Haverford College

The Autoethnographic (De)Construction: How German writers of Turkish heritage manipulate the German language to reexamine ideas of national identity and -lingualism 

Hannah TurnerHannah Turner, Haverford College

Morpheme Use in Late Talkers at Age 5 

Abigail WeathersAbigail Weathers , Swarthmore College

Hindi Particles and the Ergative Case 

Elizabeth WisemanElizabeth Wiseman, Bryn Mawr College

More than C's and V's. A Moraic Approach to Phonological Templates for Japanese Mimetics