The 52nd Algonquian Conference will be held October 23–25, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held entirely online.
All presenters for the 52nd Algonquian Conference have the option to pre-record their presentations. This is not required, but it should help with minimizing technical difficulties during the conference. Click here for instructions.
This year we are offering two options for paid registration:
- Academic faculty/researcher ($40)
- Non-UW student / Community member / Other ($10)
Paid registration includes a free digital copy of the Papers of the 50th Algonquian Conference, Table of Contents here.
Registration is entirely online through our Eventbrite page. Just click the green “Register” button and choose the registration option that suits your circumstances.
We also are offering free registration for: (1) Students at the University of Wisconsin; and (2) Attendees experiencing financial hardship.
All payment is processed online. For questions or to report issues, or to request free registration, please contact the conference co-hosts at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Time (CT)||Saturday, October 24, 2020
|9:00-10:00||Set up, tech support|
|10:00-10:30||Sylliboy et al.: Causative construction in Mi’kmaw||Junker et al.: The Online Learning Platform for Algonquian Languages|
|10:35-11:05||Xu: The cline of the peripheral agreement and its implication about object types||Huggins-Daines et al.: Readalongs: Automatic alignment of speech and text for Indigenous language audiobooks|
|11:30-12:00||Collette: Siouan and Algonquian Linguistic Interference||Junker: ᒋᓵᒋᐦᐄᑎᓐ chisâchihîtin ‘I love you’: How to teach and learn the infamous Algonquian Transitive Animate Verb|
|1:00-1:30||Whitney et al.: A Survey of “Classificatory Medials” in Ojibwe: Classifiers versus Incorporation||Wilson: Quantitative Analysis of Negation in Two Cree Corpora|
|1:35-2:05||Vaala: Numeral Classifiers in Menominee||Schmirler: Infrequent morphosyntactic phenomena in Plains Cree|
|2:30-3:00||Genee & Li: Measuring the VOT of Blackfoot oral stops||Dahlstrom: Ditransitive Licensing of Long Distance Agreement in Meskwaki|
|3:05-3:35||Hammerly: Processing obviation and voice in Border Lakes Ojibwe||Thomason: The sound in the sky of cranes approaching: II verbs with animate adjuncts in Meskwaki|
|Time (CT)||Sunday, October 25, 2020
|9:00-10:00||Set up, tech support|
|10:00-10:30||Mazzoli: Productivity, polysynthesis and the Algonquian languages||Harrigan & Arppe: Leveraging English Translations for an automatic Semantic Classification of Plains Cree Verbs and Nouns|
|10:35-11:05||Odribets & Oxford: Algonquian languages are not ergative||Johnson: A morphological parser for Meskwaki|
|11:30-12:00||LeSourd: Explaining an Unusual Agreement Pattern in Maliseet-Passamaquoddy||Lockwood: Survey of wh-questions in Miami-Illinois|
|1:00-1:30||Holmstrom: Discourse Particles in Menominee||Ambroise & Junker: From Online Dictionary to Living Online Dictionary: The Innu dictionary in 2020|
|1:35-2:05||Kasper: Revisiting the Potawatomi é-conjunct||Arppe et al.: Towards a morphologically intelligent and user-friendly on-line dictionary of Plains Cree|
|2:30-3:00||Oxford: Direct, inverse, and neutral: Refining the description of Algonquian transitive verb forms||Rhodes: The nature of Algonquian bipartite verbs and implications for borrowing|
We are grateful to the following for their support of the 52nd Algonquian Conference: The Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures (CSUMC), Language Sciences, and American Indian Studies.