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NWAV report

This year’s NWAV took place at Toronto in October. You can find information about the conference here: http://linguistics.utoronto.ca/nwav44/

Shana Poplack delivered a plenary: Pursuing symmetry by eradicating variability. (abstract here) Other Department members also made presentations:

Laura Kastronic:

When variables intersect: The interplay of the expression of the subjunctive mood and necessity in two varieties of French.

Shana Poplack, Rena Torres Cacoullos, Rosane de Andrade Berlinck, Salvatore Digesto, Nathalie Dion, Dora LaCasse and Johnathan Steuck:

Using variability to measure grammaticalization: A pan-Romance study of the subjunctive

Here is a picture from the conference:

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