1. A conference program
2. A List of the paper and poster presentations
3. A list of the workshops

A conference program

( Last updated: 2017.08.01 )

Detailed program including chairs is online.
You can download the program files from the following links.

NEWS: Changes in the schedule (2017-08-07)

Day 1 (7 Aug.): Opening start at 11:30 AM
Day 1 (7 Aug.): Plenary 1 by Paul Kerswill, Day 1 (7 Aug.): 11:00 AM => Day 5 (11 Aug.) : 8:30 AM
Day 5 (11 Aug.): Workshop 5 "Hansards as a dialect resource", Day 5 (11 Aug.) : 9:00 AM => Day 5 (11 Aug.) : 9:30 AM

[Typos corrected: 2017-08-04]

A List of the paper and poster presentations

( Last updated: 2017.07.31 )

This list was created by order of the first author's last name.
[ Paper ]: Paper presentation
[ Poster ]: Poster presentation

Abstracts of the papers and poster presentations are one line. (2017.07.31)
You can download the abstract files from the following links (click the authors' names).
[note] Names and affiliations of the authors on the abstracts are based on the information of their submissions or registrations.

  1. Asahi, Yoshiyuki : Picture brides and their Japanese dialects: Evidence from their life story interviews in Hawai'i. [ Paper ]
  2. Borlongan, Ariane. Fuchs, Robert : Recent diachronic change in the use of the Present Perfect and Past Tense in Philippine and Indian English. [ Paper ]
  3. Brissos, Fernando : Building an acoustic atlas from a traditional linguistic atlas: theoretical assumptions, challenges, procedures and results. [ Paper ]
  4. Burridge, James : What determines the geographical pattern of human dialects? [ Paper ]
  5. Carlino, Salvatore : The state of dialect usage and transmission in Iheya. [ Paper ]
  6. Chambers, Jack. Hall, Erin. Aksim, Mary : Dialect Asymmetries in Vowel Perception. [ Paper ]
  7. Chong, Grace : Singapore Mandarin as a new dialect: the case of beneficiary usage of gen. [ Paper ]
  8. Ciszek-Kiliszewska, Ewa : Innovative Late Middle English dialectology of the preposition and adverb beyond. [ Paper ]
  9. Corrigan, Karen : "They're not proud of the fact that they're not from here": Acquiring Northern Irish English as linguistic camouflage. [ Paper ]
  10. Dawazhuoma, Fnu : Principal reasons for the formation of language differences in Minyag Ganzi (Sichuan, China). [ Paper ]
  11. de Haas, Nynke : The Northern Subject Rule in Middle English dialects: individual syntactic constructions. [ Paper ]
  12. De Pascale, Stefano. Marzo, Stefania : Token-based Vector Space Models as semantic control for lectometric research in lexical variation. [ Paper ]
  13. Derungs, Curdin. Leeman, Adrian. Scherrer, Luca : A tool for measuring spatial saturation in large-scale dialectological survey data. [ Paper ]
  14. Dorn, Amelie. Gura, Caitlin : Participatory Cultural Lexicography Innovating a dialectal dictionary by applying an Open innovation in science approach. The example of exploreAT! [ Paper ]
  15. Durham, Mercedes : Dialectology in the age of facebook likes: Using questionnaires to chart change in discourse markers. [ Paper ]
  16. Eberle, Nicole : Bermudian English: Origins and Typological Affinities. [ Paper ]
  17. Embleton, Sheila. Uritescu, Dorin. Wheeler, Eric S. : Metadata for Analyzing Geolinguistic Variation. [ Paper ]
  18. Enrique-Arias, Andres : On the emergence of contact varieties: the Spanish of Mallorca from a historical perspective. [ Paper ]
  19. Epelde, Irantzu : Dialect contact in a basque valley. [ Poster ]
  20. Farasyn, Melissa : Apparant variation in non-restrictive relative clauses in the Middle Low German dialects. [ Paper ]
  21. Farasyn, Melissa. Breitbarth, Anne : New methods for Middle Low German dialect research. [ Paper ]
  22. Feleke, Tekabe : The similarity and Mutual Intelligibility between Amharic and Tigrigna Varieties. [ Paper ]
  23. Fox, Susan. Kircher, Ruth : The role of attitudes in the innovation and spread of Multicultural London English. [ Paper ]
  24. Freake, Yvette : Hillbillies, Schmucks and Gangsters: A Perceptual Dialectology Study of the Greater Toronto Area. [ Paper ]
  25. Fuchs, Robert : The importance of dialect, age, gender and social class in the sociolinguistics of intensifier usage. [ Paper ]
  26. Fujimoto, Masako, Shinohara, Shigeko : Articulatory manifestation for voiced geminates and initial geminates in Ikema Ryukuan. [ Paper ]
  27. Fukushima, Chitsuko : Comparing integrated geographical distributions to grasp language changes. [ Paper ]
  28. Gautam, Bhim Lal : Changes in language attitude through contact: A case study of Newar in Kathmandu valley. [ Paper ]
  29. Geeraerts, Dirk. Franco, Karlien. Speelman, Dirk : Heteronymy in dialect data: three case-studies on the influence of semantic concept features. [ Paper ]
  30. Glauser, Beat : The 'Great Vowel Shift' again: the evidence of the traditional Northern dialects. [ Paper ]
  31. Gonzales, Wilkinson Daniel Wong : Typological features of mixed languages: A case study of Hokaglish. [ Paper ]
  32. Gooskens, Charlotte. Schneider, Cindy : Measuring mutual intelligibility between language varieties of northern Pentecost Island, Vanuatu. [ Paper ]
  33. Hahn, Matthias : Between process and product: regional reduction strategies in German 'standard-in-use'-varieties. [ Paper ]
  34. Hayashi, Naoki : Understanding the "Vagueness" of Accents with Acoustic Methods: A Case Study of the Eastern Tokyo Metropolitan region. [ Paper ]
  35. Hedgard, Hannah : Linguistic Upheaval on a Speck in the Ocean: The Development of English on the Cocos Islands. [ Paper ]
  36. Heffernan, Kevin : The diffusion of lexical bundles from an urban center to a rural community in Japan. [ Poster ]
  37. Hess, Dominique : Challenges in a variationist sociolinguistic analysis of a newly emerging contact variety of English. [ Poster ]
  38. Hilton, Nanna Haug. Leemann, Adrian. Gooskens, Charlotte : Crowd-sourcing Variation in Minority Languages: Illustrated with Frisian. [ Paper ]
  39. Hirano, Keiko. Britain, David : Accommodation and Social Networks: Grammatical Variation among Expatriate English Speakers. [ Paper ]
  40. Hiratsuka, Yusuke. Harada, Souichiro : Adjective suffix variation in Kagoshima dialect. [ Paper ]
  41. Hsu, Hui-ju : The Influences of Taiwan Mandarin innovative variations on Taiwanese -- from young people's /iN/ variation. [ Paper ]
  42. Huisman, John. Majid, Asifa. van Hout, Roeland : Variation in word meaning across closely related language varieties: a look at Ryūkyūan. [ Paper ]
  43. Inoue, Aya : Analyzing variation in perception grammar of non-standard languages: A case of Hawai'i Creole. [ Paper ]
  44. Inoue, Fumio : Memory time of "father" --- Area and age differences by Glottogram---. [ Paper ]
  45. Jeszenszky, Péter. Derungs, Curdin. Weibel, Robert : Automatically detecting boundaries and transition zones in swiss german morpho-syntactic variation. [ Paper ]
  46. Johannessen, Janne Bondi. Vangsnes, Øystein Alexander. Laake, Signe. Åfarli, Tor : A Multimodal Dialect Corpus. [ Paper ]
  47. Jose, Brian : A Real-Time Perspective on the Southern Vowel Shift in Kentuckiana. [ Paper ]
  48. Kendall, Tyler. Vaughn, Charlotte : Sociolinguistic variables and internal constraints from a listener perspective. [ Paper ]
  49. Kendall, Tyler. Farrington, Charlie. McLarty, Jason : Public Corpora and Research on African American Language. [ Paper ]
  50. Kibe, Nobuko. Sato, Kumiko. Nakanishi, Taro. Nakazawa, Kohei : Copus based study of Japanese dialects: Regional differences in case marking system. [ Paper ]
  51. King, Ruth. LeBlanc, Carmen : A Comparative Study of Subject-Verb Agreement in Subject Relative Clauses in Acadian French: The Interplay of internal and External Factors. [ Paper ]
  52. Kishie, Shinsuke. Faquire, Razaul. Sakoguchi, Yukako. Shiokawa, Nanami. Shimizu, Yukichi : East-West Opposition with Regard to the Negative Form of Verb in Japan. [ Poster ]
  53. Konishi, Izumi : Object markers in Japanese dialects: focusing on the factor of adjacency to verbs. [ Paper ]
  54. Kubota, Mihoko : Different Paths in the Acquisition of Japanese Negative Words Meaning Prohibition: Dame in the Standard Form and Akan in the Western Dialect. [ Poster ]
  55. Kumagai, Yasuo : A quantitative observation of the relation among population distributions, road networks, and dialect similiarities. [ Paper ]
  56. Kunnas, Niina. Mustanoja, Liisa : Changing nature of idiolects in the light of Bayesian analysis. [ Paper ]
  57. Kuske, Eva : The Influence of American English on Guam English. [ Paper ]
  58. Laker, Stephen : The definite article in Frisian and neighbouring dialects from an areal and contact perspective. [ Paper ]
  59. LeBlanc, Carmen : On dialect contact between vernaculars: levelling and shifting in North American French. [ Paper ]
  60. Leimgruber, Jakob : Local bilingualism and global connectedness: New Montrealers' language attitudes and repertoires. [ Paper ]
  61. Leonhardt, Tobias : Kiribati and the outside: About language contact in a remote and isolated Pacific island nation. [ Paper ]
  62. Levey, Stephen. Pichler, Heike : Revisiting Transatlantic Relatives: Evidence from British and Canadian English. [ Paper ]
  63. Li, Jung-Min. Cheng, Hsiao-feng : A geolinguistic research of west coastal Taiwanese using "Glottogram". [ Paper ]
  64. Li, Xiaoshi. Bayley, Robert : Lexical Frequency and Morphosyntactic Variation: Subject Pronoun Use in Mandarin Chinese. [ Paper ]
  65. Lin, Chihkai : Pazeh-Kaxabu Affinity Revisited: from a corpus-based approach. [ Paper ]
  66. Lin, Yuhan : Constructing a new linguistic self: Stylistic variation in a second dialect. [ Paper ]
  67. Lindström, Liina. Pilvik, Maarja-Liisa. Uiboaed, Kristel : Pronoun omission in Estonian dialects: contact-induced changes vs. functional motivations. [ Paper ]
  68. Lynch, Sara : The Influence of Static and Mobile Language Contact on an Emerging Pacific English. [ Paper ]
  69. Major, James : Perceptual Dialectology in Japanese-English video game translations. [ Paper ]
  70. Maselko, Mateusz : Syntactic variation in the German minority dialect Riograndese Hunsrik. [ Poster ]
  71. Massinen, Henna : Contact-induced Phonological Variation in Border Karelian Dialect. [ Paper ]
  72. Matsumoto, Kazuko : Social embedding of linguistic change in adolescent Palauan English. [ Paper ]
  73. Meyerhoff, Miriam : Oral histories and sociolinguistic data collection. [ Paper ]
  74. Mitsui, Harumi. Yarimizu, Kanetaka. Sawaki, Motoei : The structure of diversified language usage in metropolitan Tokyo: Analyses using large-scale data base for word accent. [ Paper ]
  75. Nobajas, Alexandre : Automatic Isogloss Maps from Twitter Data: The Catalan Case. [ Paper ]
  76. Okumura, Akiko : Variation and change in the Japanese velar consonant (g) in a new town. [ Paper ]
  77. Oshima, Hajime : Innovative Possessive Marker in the Burgenland Dialect of Hungarian in Austria. [ Paper ]
  78. Ota, Ichiro : Sociolinguistic Representation of Code choice and Code-Switching in a Japanese TV Drama. [ Paper ]
  79. Ototake, Kaori : Distribution of Particles ka, ja, and zo in Interrogatives in Sanuki Dialect. [ Poster ]
  80. Pabst, Katharina. Konnelly, Alexah. Röthlisberger, Melanie. Tagliamonte, Sali : The individual vs. the community: Evidence from t/d deletion in Canadian English. [ Paper ]
  81. Palander, Marjatta : Change in spoken Finnish: the dialect of 7-year-olds of two generations. [ Paper ]
  82. Papazachariou, Dimitris. Archakis, Argiris. Karachaliou, Rania. Ralli, Angela. Kortmann, Bernd : Greek dialects as a linguistic repertoire among Greek immigrants in Canada: Dialect Performance. [ Paper ]
  83. Penhallurick, Rob : On Writing the History of the Study of English Dialects. [ Paper ]
  84. Perea, Maria-Pilar : From a dialectal dictionary to a linguistic atlas. [ Paper ]
  85. Pinget, Anne-France : Full merger in progress: evidence from Dutch labiodental fricatives. [ Paper ]
  86. Pumyoo, Watit : Classification of Early Written Tai Dialects; a Matter of Socio-Politic Factors. [ Poster ]
  87. Ramisch, Heinrich : Joseph Wright's English Dialect Dictionary as an electronic research tool. [ Paper ]
  88. Riionheimo, Helka : How do young Finns perceive foreign influence? Folk linguistic recognition test as a contact linguistic tool. [ Paper ]
  89. Rosseel, Laura. Geeraerts, Dirk. Speelman, Dirk : Measuring language attitudes in context: exploring the possibilities of the P-IAT. A case study on regional varieties of Dutch in Belgium. [ Paper ]
  90. Sawaki, Motoei. Fukushima, Chitsuko. Nakajima, Yumi : Making a tagged dialect corpus using a computer: Verbal conjugation can be automated. [ Paper ]
  91. Schneider, Christa : Numeral Gender in Bernese German. [ Paper ]
  92. Schweinberger, Martin : Using Semantic Vector Space Models to investigate lexical replacement: a corpus based study of ongoing changes in intensifier systems. [ Paper ]
  93. Shen, Chen : You have Sheffield vowels: Dialect acquisition in second language - A preliminary study. [ Poster ]
  94. Sondag, Max. Castermans, Thom. Speckmann, Bettina. Martijn, Wieling : Advanced mapping in dialectometry. [ Poster ]
  95. Staicov, Adina : Ethnicity and morphosyntactic variation: Indexing identity in San Francisco Chinatown. [ Paper ]
  96. Strand, Bror-Magnus : The roleplaying variety of Northern Norwegian preschool children. [ Paper ]
  97. Suzuki, Hiroyuki. Lhamo, Lozong : Where is a negative marker? A geolinguistic approach towards a grammaticalisation in Khams Tibetan. [ Paper ]
  98. Swanenberg, Jos : Does dialect loss give more or less variation? On language creativity and dialect leveling. [ Paper ]
  99. Tanabe, Kazuko : An analysis of Japanese honorific usage succession at home through Mixed Methods Research. [ Paper ]
  100. Ueda, Hiroto : Unilateral Correspondence Analysis: Applied to Spanish linguistic data in space and time. [ Paper ]
  101. Uehara, Sayako : The role of vocalic outliers on the perception of sound change. [ Paper ]
  102. Van Herk, Gerard. Muhic, Ismar : Who's "urban" in Newfoundland? [ Paper ]
  103. VanEpps, Briana : Gender assignment in the Jämtlandic dialect of Swedish. [ Poster ]
  104. Wagner, Susanne : Pretty darn amazing, pretty awesome or just pretty good? From compromiser to booster and beyond - pretty and its adjectival collocates in Englishes world-wide. [ Paper ]
  105. Walker, James : Intersect(ING) Variables. [ Paper ]
  106. Wandl-Vogt, Eveline. Piringer, Barbara. Ostojic, Davor. Zaytseva, Ksenia. Mörtl, Lukas. Rainer, Heimo. Goikhman, Alisa. Theron, Roberto. : Innovation through Cooperation Designing Collaborative Ecosystems on the example of "Biodiversity and Linguistic Diversity: A Collaborative Knowledge Discovery Environment". [ Paper ]
  107. Wandl-Vogt, Eveline. Dorn, Amelie. Barbera, Roberto. Davidovic, Davor. : Cloud Computing, Open Science, Data Analytics Towards new research paradigms for Bavarian dialectology in using advanced research infrastructures. DARIAH-Competence center in a nutshell. [ Paper ]
  108. Wang, Xuan : The inteplay between explicit awareness and individual speakers' attitude in dialect contact. [ Paper ]
  109. Wieling, Martijn. Tiede, Mark : Dialect-specific articulatory settings. [ Paper ]
  110. Wiese, Heike : "Language Situations": Targeting register-bound choices for contact dialects. [ Paper ]
  111. Yaeger-Dror, Malcah. Dror, Moshe : Variation Triggered by Language Contact: a Game Theoretical Perspective. [ Paper ]
  112. Yamane-Yoshinaga, Chie. Kukita, Megumi : Dialect usage of residents in Hansen's disease (Leprosy) sanatoriums. [ Poster ]
  113. Yamashita, Rika : Emerging use of 'Nanodesu' by fictional characters and girl idols on SNS. [ Poster ]
  114. Yao, Yao. Yu, Alan C.L. : An online survey of phonetic variation in Hong Kong Cantonese. [ Paper ]
  115. Yurayong, Chingduang : An innovation in the contact of North Russian and Central Veps dialects. [ Paper ]

A list of the workshops

( Last updated: 2017.08.01 )

Workshop 1
Day1: Monday, August 7 [ 14:30 - 17:00 ]
Innovative Dialects: The Spoken (Social/Regional) Dialects in Media
Organizers: Yoshiyuki Asahi, Rebecca Starr, Mie Hiramoto
[Abstract] (updated: 2017-08-01 / Abstracts of the speakers included)

  1. Hiramoto, Mie. Asahi, Yoshiyuki : [V + ~te ageru] in instructor speech: Polite register as a social dialect in YouTube tutorial videos.
  2. Ito, Rika : You used dialect!: The representation of Hokkaido dialect in a Japanese anime, Silver Spoon.
  3. Nakamura, Momoko: ( Discussant ).
  4. Starr, Rebecca : Investigating the suprasegmental features of ASMR, a new pan-regional, cross-linguistic register.
  5. SturtzSreetharan, Cindi : Representing dialect: Semiotic partials, saliency, and masculinity.
(by order of the first author's last name)

Workshop 2
Day2: Tuesday, August 8 [ 10:30 - 18:00 ]
Implicitness and experimental methods in language variation research
Organizers: Laura Rosseel, Stefan Grondelaers
[Abstract](updated: 2017-08-01 / Abstracts of the speakers included)

  1. Adams, Zoe : The persuasiveness of British accents in enhancing parental self-efficacy towards children's oral health.
  2. Kristiansen, Gitte. Martin Tévar, Jesús : Measuring the strength of factors on the implicitness-explicitness continuum.
  3. McCready,Eric. Winterstein, Gregoire : Effects of Implicit Attitudes on Epistemic Credibility.
  4. McKenzie, Robert : Implicit and explicit evaluations of Northern English and Southern English speech in England: Implications for the measurement of language attitude change and the investigation of language change in progress.
  5. Pantos, Andrew J. : Implicitness, automaticity, and consciousness: Are they related and how do we measure them?
  6. Preston, Dennis R. : Implicitness, variability, and the complexity of language regard.
  7. Purschke, Christoph : Tapping practical relevance in artificial situations. Evaluation routines and sociolinguistic experiments.
  8. Rosseel, Laura. Grondelaers, Stefan : Introduction
  9. Rosseel, Laura : The relational responding task (RRT): a novel approach to measuring social meaning of language variation.
(by order of the first author's last name)

Workshop 3
Day3: Wednesday, August 9 [ 9:00 - 12:00 ]
Day4: Thursday, August 10 [ 10:30 - 12:30 ]
Beyond the well-known: current foci and issues in research on intensification
Organizer: Susanne Wagner
[Abstract](updated: 2017-08-01)

  1. Breban, Tine : Collocational expansion and semantic generalization: the development of adjectives ending in -y into intensifiers.
  2. Mendez-Naya, Belen : Of right heirs and right idiots: A historical account of the intensifying adjective right.
  3. Schweinberger, Martin : Modelling intensification in New Zealand English data.
  4. Stange, Ulrike : Beyond adjectives - So going to in the SOAP corpus.
  5. Tagliamonte, Sali : Into the hinterlands: Probing urban to rural diffusion in intensifier variation.
  6. Wagner, Susanne. Stange, Ulrike : Beyond the intensifier: the importance of 2-grams in adjective intensification.
  7. Waters, Cathleen : Very different and most important: Examining lexical patterns in degree modification.
(by order of the first author's last name)

Workshop 4 Contrastive Geolinguistics
Day4: Thursday, August 10 [ 13:30 - 17:30 ]
Organizer: Takuichiro Onishi
[Abstract](updated: 2017-08-01)

  1. Iwata, Ray : Introduction.
  2. Kawaguchi, Yuji. Iwata, Ray. Nakai, Seiichi. : Item-based contrastive map: Potato in French, Chinese and Japanese.
  3. Onishi, Takuichiro. Kawaguchi, Yuji : Problems of standardization: Japanese and French.
  4. Onishi, Takuichiro : Reconsideration of blending change.
  5. Shibahara, Akihiko : Dialect distribution and topography.
(by order of the first author's last name)

Workshop 5
Day5: Friday, August 11 [ 9:00 - 12:00 ]
Hansards as a dialectal resource
Organizer: Hitoshi Nikaido
[Abstract](updated: 2017-08-01 / Abstracts of the speakers included)

  1. Kawase, Suguru : Regional differences in the conjunctives in the minutes of local assemblies.
  2. Matsuda, Kenjiro : On the birth and diffusion of the group language in the National Diet.
  3. Matsuda, Kenjiro : Toward Hansard linguistics.
  4. Nikaido, Hitoshi : Speech style in the Fukuoka Prefectural Assembly.
  5. Takamaru, Keiichi : Demonstration of the Online Local Assembly Minutes.
(by order of the first author's last name)

Workshop 6
Day5: Friday, August 11 [ 13:00 - 16:00 ]
Synchronic transfers in Colloquial Singapore English: Case studies based on text message data
Organizers: Jacob R. Leimgruber, Leslie Lee, Mie Hiramoto
[Abstract](updated: 2017-08-01 / Abstracts of the speakers included)

  1. Hiramoto, Mie. Lee, Tong King. CHOO, Xue Ming Jessica : The sentence-final particle sia in a corpus of Colloquial Singapore English text message data.
  2. Hiramoto,Mie. Lim, Jun Jie : Sentence-final adverbs in a corpus of Colloquial Singapore English text message data.
  3. Lee, Leslie. Lin, Taohai. Tingkai,Ten : Already, le, and liao:distributions and functions in Colloquial Singapore English text messages.
  4. Leimgruber, Jakob R. E.. Change, Wei Xing. Wenli, Magdalene Ong : Colloquial Singapore English one and de in a corpus of WhatsApp text messages.
  5. Siegel, Jeff : ( Discussant ).
(by order of the first author's last name)

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