Sunday, 28 December
366. Assessing Theories of Language Change
3:30–4:45 p.m., Nob Hill A, Marriott
Program arranged by the Division on Language Change
Presiding: Felicia Jean Steele, Coll. of New Jersey
1. “Imperfect or Conditional? Longitudinal Assessment of a Change in Progress in Montreal French,” Helene Blondeau, Univ. of Florida
2. “The Utility of Grammaticalization Theory in Explaining Language Change: The Case of Clitics in Germanic,” Katerina Somers Wicka, Univ. of Georgia
3. “Stylistic Variation and Language Change in Alcala de Guadeira (Andalusia, Spain),” Carmen Ruiz-Sanchez, Michigan State Univ.