Later this week a number of McGill linguists, present and past, will travel to the University of Chicago for the 44th Algonquian Conference. Presentations include:

  • Michael David Hamilton (current PhD) – (Non-)configurationality in Mi’gmaq
  • Elise McClay (BA ’12) – Possessive paradigms in Mi’gmaq: Alienability as syntactic proximity
  • Elise McClay (BA ’12), Carol Little (BA ’12), Madelaine Metallic, Travis Wysote, Mary Beth Wysote, Sarah Vicaire, Janine Metallic (current PhD), and Jessica Coon – Student perspectives on Mi’gmaq language-learning through multi-modal teaching: A community-linguistics partnership
  • Gretchen McCulloch (current PhD) – Slots or scope? Preverb ordering in Mi’gmaq
  • Conor McDonough Quinn (recent visiting scholar)  – Listuguj Mi’gmaq: variation and distinctive dialectal features
  • Erin Olson (BA ’12) – Describing the accent system of Mi’gmaq
  • Tanya Slavin (current postdoc) – The semantics of verb stem composition in Ojicree

The full program, which does include talks by non-McGill affiliates, can be found here. Good luck everyone!