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MLLI Honors Presentations

April 17, 2017 7:49 PM

On Monday, April 17, four MLLI students presented research that they have been conducting over the past year for their departmental honors theses:  

  • Hailey Jowanowitch: A Psycholinguistic Account for Korean Word-spacing Errors
  • Caleb Metcalf: Boy Meets Girl, Boy, Girl: Subverting Master Narratives in the Web-Series MANN/FRAU
  • Jessica Willis: Sticks and stones: A Conversation Analysis of the Pragmatic Tools Used in Emotionally Abusive Language
  • Caitlin Ostrowski: There’s nothin’ to it: the ING variable, Hitchcock, James Stewart and the American Postwar Crisis of Masculinity
  • (not presenting today) Kelly Dunn: Narrative Constructions of Collective Memory: Representing the Armed Conflict in Colombia

The presentations were moderated by Dr. Thomas Field.  After the presentations, the participants, all of whom have studied linguistics at UMBC, were given a gift from the Applied Linguistics area.

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