Student and Faculty Accomplishments
- Donlay, Chris. 2018. The role of disambiguation in pragmatic agentivity: Evidence from Khatso. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area 40:202-242
- Svorou, Soteria. 2018. Constructional pressures on ‘sit’ in Modern Greek. In K. Aaron Smith and Dawn Nordquist (eds.) Functionalist and Usage-based Approaches to the Study of Language. In honor of Joan L. Bybee. John Benjamins Publishing Company, 17-58.
- Donlay, Chris. 2017. Family group classifiers in Khatso. Sociohistorical linguistics in Southeast Asia: New horizons for Tibeto-Burman studies in honor of David Bradley, ed. by Jamin Pelkey and Picus Sizhi Ding. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 117-133.
- Silverman, Daniel. 2017. A Critical Introduction to Phonology: Functional and Usage-Based Perspectives (2nd Edition). London: Bloomsbury Academic.
- Vanniarajan, S. 2018. A neuro-cognitive model of interlanguage. Paper presented at the 8th CLS International CLASIC conference organized by the National University of Singapore. National University of Singapore. December 6-8.
- Vanniarajan, S. 2018. Heritage Tamil language maintenance in California Bay area. Paper presented at the 8th CLS International CLASIC conference organized by the National University of Singapore. National University of Singapore. December 6-8.
- Vanniarajan, S. 2018. Learning language and unlearning (fossilized) interlanguage in brain research perspective. 53rd International RELC Conference, Singapore. March 12-15.
- Donlay, Chris. 2017. Multifunctionality in a tone sandhi pattern in Khatso. Invited talk at the 50th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics. Beijing, China. November 26.
- Moore, Kevin. 2017. Primary metaphor, Figure-Ground reversal, and the analogy between Moving Time and Frame-Relative Fictive Motion. Presentation at the International Cognitive Linguistics Conference. University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia. 14 July 2017.
- Donlay, Chris. 2017. Finding the hidden complexity: Lessons from documenting Khatso. Invited talk as the 5th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation, Honolulu, HI, March 4.
- Vanniarajan, S. (2018). Organizer: Workshops (mini-conference) on Enhancing US-Pakistan Mutual Understanding. Serena Hotel, Islamabad. The mini-conference was funded by the Department of State. April 23-25, 2018.
- The Islamabad Workshops, a partnership between San José State University and University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. March 27-31. Islamabad, Pakistan. Given by:
- Donlay, Chris: Discourse Transcription and Analysis for Fieldwork
- Kataoka, Reiko: Acoustic Analysis of Speech
- Khan, Sharmin: Scholarly Discourse and Writing: Concerns, Conventions, and Challenges
- Svorou, Soteria: Lexical Semantics: Lexical relations and verb categorization
- VanBik, Ken: Semantic Change and Grammaticalization and Writing a Reference Grammar: Examples form Hakka Lai experience.
- Vanniarajan, Swathi: Academic Writing: Common (avoidable) Errors; Doing Research in Applied Linguistics – SLA Data Analysis; Developing Multiple Choice Tests – Do’s and Don’ts and Item Analysis; and SLA Research - A Historical Perspective.