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Sunday, 10:15–11:30 a.m., 304, JW Marriott

(Re)Living Language Change

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A special session. Presiding: Hans Christian Boas, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Speakers: Roslyn C. Burns, Univ. of California, Berkeley; Lida Cope, East Carolina Univ.; Bridget Drinka, Univ. of Texas, San Antonio; Ryan Dux, Univ. of Texas, Austin; Karen Roesch, Indiana Univ.–Purdue Univ., Indianapolis

Respondent: David Huenlich, Univ. of Texas, Austin

Smallest languages exist between societies where they are all but fossilized. This session mixes perspectives for a broad picture of the unique issues: extant German and Czech dialects in the United States, Cuban Spanish in a special environment, among others. Panelists speak on a prompt offered by the presider.

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