Past Conferences

10th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2018)

Theme: Interdisciplinary Connect10ns in Linguistics
Special Session: Bilingualism in Late-Modernity

Plenary Speakers: Cecilia Ovesdotter Alm, Mary Beckman, Kiel Christianson, Kenneth de Jong, Hans Henrich Hock, and Salikoko Mufwene
Special Session Speakers: Rakesh Bhatt, Farzad Karimzad, and Jeff MacSwan

Committee: Jennifer Zhang (chair), Ander Beristain, Ana Galdamez, Amy Gorgone, Lindsey Graham, Irati Hurtado-Ruiz, Chelsey Norman, Kelsey Rademacher, Tricia Thrasher, Almike Vázquez-Lozares, and Oliver Whitmore

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9th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2017)


Theme: Language: Usage and Cognition
Plenary Speakers: Michele Koven, Anna Papafragou, and Lyn Wright

Committee: Maria Goldshtein (co-chair), Anna Tsiola (co-chair), Caitlin Cassidy, Ana Galdamez, Marco Fonseca, Joy Maa, Jennifer Zhang, and Gyula Zsombok

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8th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2016)


Theme: Language and Linguistics Through Time
Plenary Speakers: Peter Cole, Laura Downing, Khalil Iskarous, Nkonko M. Kamwangamalu, John Levis, and Jerry Sadock

Committee: Kailen Shantz (chair), Patrick Drackley, Maria Goldshtein, Sarah Johnson, Stephanie Landblom, Ayoub Loutfi, Amalia Reyes, Anna Tsiola, and Benjamin Weissman

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7th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2015)


Theme: General Linguistics
Plenary Speakers: Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig, Gary S. Dell, and Bob McMurray

Committee: Anita Greenfield (co-chair), Brad Miller (co-chair), Sea Hee Choi, Patrick Drackley, Suyeon Im, Sarah Johnson, Stephanie Landblom, Ha Ram Kim, and Amelia Kimball

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6th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2014)


Theme: Language and Technology
Plenary Speakers: Mark Hasegawa-Johnson, Deryle Lonsdale, Chilin Shih, and Paula M. Winke

Committee: Chaitra Shivaprasad (chair), Iftikhar Haider, Philothé Kabasele, Megan Kennedy, Julie Kierski, Eun Hee Kim, Klara Skogmyr Marian, and Brad B. Miller

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5th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2013)


Theme: Minority Languages
Plenary Speakers: Zsuzsanna Fagyal, Carrie Gillon, Michael Kenstowicz, John Rickford, and Ryan Shosted

Committee: Lydia Medill Catedral, Marissa Goldrich, Megan Kennedy, Kate Lyons, and Itxaso Rodriguez

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4th Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2012)


Theme: Discourse and Pragmatics
Plenary Speakers: Betty J. Birner, Paul Kiparsky, Jonathan E. Macdonald, Marina Terkourafi, and Robert E. Vann

Committee: Nyssa Bulkes (chair), Staci Defibaugh, Marissa Goldrich, and Itxaso Rodriguez

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3rd Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2011)


Theme: Multilingualism, Language Contact and Globalization
Plenary Speakers: Karlos Arregi, Rakesh Bhatt, Fred Cummins, Fred Davidson, Susan Gal, and Michael Maune

Committee: Amanda Huensch (co-chair) and Erin Rusaw (co-chair)

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2nd Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2010)


Theme: Novel Technologies and Methodologies in Linguistics Research
Plenary Speakers: Wayne Cowart, Bryan Gick, Tania Ionin, and Tandy Warnow

Committee: Tim Mahrt (co-chair), Megan Osfar (co-chair), Vandana Puri (co-chair), Kevin Stillwell (co-chair), Tania Ionin (faculty advisor), Jennifer Cramer, Matt Garley, Jill Hallett, Amanda Huensch, Eunah Kim, Karen Lichtman, Liam Moran, Lisa Pierce, Erin Rusaw, and Benjamin Slade

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1st Annual Meeting of the Illinois Language and Linguistics Society (2009)


Theme: Language Online
Plenary Speakers: Alexandra Georgakopoulou, Richard Hallett, Susan Herring, Theresa Heyd, and Randall Sadler

Committee: Matt Garley (co-chair), Benjamin Slade (co-chair), Randall Sadler (faculty advisor), Amanda Huensch, Erin Rusaw, Zak Hulstrom, Adriana Molina Muñoz, Karen Lichtman, Liam Moran, Lisa Pierce, Eunah Kim, Soondo Baek, Jill Hallett, and Nikos Vergis

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