This past weekend several members of the LVC lab presented at NWAV 45, which was held at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Charlotte Vaughn and Tyler Kendall: What do listeners know about the sociolinguistic variable (ING)?
Shelby Arnson and Charlie Farrington: Twentieth century sound change in Washington DC African American English
Tyler Kendall and John Rickford (Stanford University) (organizers): Future Directions for Research and Engagement on African American Language: A special panel session
Valerie Fridland (University of Nevada Reno) and Tyler Kendall: Regional Identity and Listener Perception in Special Session, Language Regard: Methods, Variation, and Change: Celebrating the Work of Dennis Preston