Graduate students Kevin McGowan and Lauren Squires presented at the NEW New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV39) conference  Nov. 4-6, 2010. The conference was in San Antonio, TX, where they saw lots of genuine cowboy hats and the Alamo.

Kevin presented “Examining Listeners’ Use of Sociolinguistic Information During Early Phonetic Judgments“. Lauren presented “Structural Priming and the Perception Of Morphosyntactic Variation: A Psycholinguistic Method for Sociolinguistic Questions“. (Abstracts linked to the titles.)  Both papers stem from their dissertations.