Georgetown University Round Table 2010

Arabic Language and Linguistics, March 12 - 14

Al-Isbahflni'sK itfrbul -Aghdni; A Source of Sociolinguistic Studies on Medieval Arab Societies

Soha Abboud-Haggar
Madrid University

Media texts as a vehicle for learning about Arab culture and identity

Mahmoud Abdalla
Michigan State University

Impact of Foreign Labor on Arabic in the Arabian Gulf Countries: A challenge to Identity

Hassan Abdel-Jawad
Sultan Qaboos University

Arabic Idioms and Cohesion

Ashraf Abdou
Cairo University

Automatic Identification of Arabic non-referential Pronouns Using Memory-based Learning

Muhammad Abdul-Mageed
Indiana University

When Diglossia Meets Digraphia: Reading Egyptian Arabic in Arabic Script and Latin Script

Mariam Aboelezz
Lancaster University

Language and Identity: Impact of globalization on Arabic

Bahaa-eddin Abulhassan Hassan
Sohag University

Delateralization of ad-dad in the Southwest Saudi Arabia

Munira Al-Azraqi
King Faisal University

"The effect of differences between Arabic semantic fields and English semantic fields on translating the Holy Qur'an into English"

May Al-Juburi

The Voiced Emphatic Stop [d?] in Arabic: Variation in Articulation and its Sociolinguistic Significance

Saeed Alqarni and Hamed Altairi
Oakland University

Code-switching from Arabic to Arabic, when and how?

Alanoud Alsharhan and Samiah Algethami

Internalizing Phonotactics

Rajaa Aquil and Scott Jackson
Georgia Institute of Technology

Underlying Causes of Errors Committed by Native English Speakers Studying Arabic as a Foreign Language

Carmen Arafa
Researcher/Georgetown University Alumni

Abstract: Impact of Semantic Development on Understanding Quranic Discourse: Partial Samples and Overall Conclusions

Mahdi Arar
Birzeit University

Arabic Hypermedia reading materials: Design and pedagogy

Robert Ariew and Mohammed Tamimi
University of Arizona

Beginning and advanced learners' perceptions about corrective feedback in the Arabic classroom

Gergana Atanassova
Georgetown University

Emerging Issues in Heritage Language Learning: Teacher Edcuation and Professional Development

Salem Aweiss
Stanford University

A case study of Tunisian business peoples' attitudes to code switching

Lamia Bach baoueb
University of Jendouba, Tunisia

Women and politeness in Modern Egyptian talk shows

Reem Bassiouney
Georgetown University

"He sharpened his knife until it became as if it were a spear"; qa'ada: a forgotten sister of k'na'

Yonatan Belinkov
Tel Aviv University

Covert Language Policies versus Overt Linguistic Practices: The Sociolinguistics of Urban Multilingualism in Tunisia

Selim Ben Said
The Pennsylvania State University

New Domains, New Models of Language Use

Elizabeth M Bergman
Miami University of Ohio

Bleaching A Presidential Voice: Bleaching A Presidential Voice: Translating Or Re-Writing A Dialectal Voice?

Naima Boussofara
University of Kansas

Implications Of The Socio-Cultural Context On Arab Teachers Teaching Arabic In Hebrew Schools In Israel

Hezi Brosh
U.S. Naval Academy

Processes of Standardization in al-'Arabiyya

Kristen Brustad
University of Texas Austin

Spelling Correction for Arabic Dictionary Lookup

Jeff Carnes, Anton Rytting, Sarah Wayland, Evelyn Browne, Tim Buckwalter, Nathanael Lynn, Corey Miller and David Zajic
University of Maryland

Bonjour, ca va aleik: French power over Moroccan Arabic in the Moroccan Politeness System

Elena Canna
Universita per Stranieri di Siena, Italy

Negation in Moroccan Arabic: Scope and focus

Nizha Chatar-Moumni
Universit´┐Ż Paris Descartes-Sorbonne

The Syntax of Possessive Sentences in Lebanese Arabic

Lina Choueiri
American University of Beirut

Machine Translation Errors: English and Iraqi Arabic

Sherri Condon, Dan Parvaz, John Aberdeen, Christy Doran, Andrew Freeman and Marwan Awad
The MITRE Corporation

Anaphors in Modern Standard Arabic Syntax with Reference to Modern Syntax Theories

Randa Daoud
Fulbright

Arabic Language Maintenance among Palestinan Arabs of Israel

Bader Dweik and Dalin J. Kittane
MEU

The Status of the Category Prepositions in South Lebanese Arabic

Wassim El Bikai
University of Nizwa

A Lexical-Syntactic Solution to the Problem of (Broken) Plural in Arabic

Khaled Elghamry
University of Florida

Code-mixing in a modern context: Teaching the sciences in Libyan universities: Arabic or English or both?

Hussein Elkhafaifi
University of Washington

A Lexical Functional Analysis Of Arabic Topicalized Constructions

Kamel A. Elsaadany and Salwa M. Shams
Gulf University for Science and Technology

On the Syntax and Semantics of Universal Quantification in Arabic

Kamel A. Elsaadany
Gulf University for Science and Technology

We learn to speak by listening: Multimedia for Education Virtual Class Rooms

Mahmoud Elsayess & Amer El-Ahraf
University of Phoenix, Chapman University

Nominalization in Arabic Discourse: A genre Analysis Perspectives

Ahmed Fakhri
West Virginia University

Spelling errors in Arabic among native Hebrew speaking students

Alon Fragman and Sussie Russak
Beit Berl College

Automatic diacritic recovery in transcripts of Yemeni Arabic for training a speech recognition audio model

Andrew Freeman
University of Washington

Arabic sociolinguistics and mobility: Exploring the social reinterpretation of old urban varieties in contemporary North Africa

Atiqa Hachimi
University of Toronto

Raising in Standard Arabic: Backward, Forward, and None

Youssef Haddad and Lina Choueiri
University of Florida

Structure and Processing in Tunisian Arabic: Speech Errors Data

Nadia Hamrouni
University of Arizona

Diglossia's implications in teaching Arabic as a foreign language: from theory to practice

Samira Hassa
Manhattan College

Language and Identity: Impact of globalization on Arabic

Bahaa-eddin Hassan
Faculty of Arts, Sohag University

Improving the Automatic Diacritization Of Arabic Using A Web-Based Bootstrapping Algorithm

Christian Hettick
University of Florida

Identity and Oral Discourse Practices in a Culturally Diverse, Multilevel Arabic Class

Sara Hillman
Michigan State University

Social Network Development, Language Use, and Language Proficiency Development During Semester Abroad in Jordan and Morocco

Dan P. Dewey, Kirk Belnap and Rebecca Hillstrom
Brigham Young University

Improving the automatic diacritization of Arabic using a web-based bootstrapping algorithm

Christian Hettick
University of Florida

Demystifying diglossia: Toward a taxonomy of language contact phenomena in Palestinian Arabic

Uri Horesh
Franklin & Marshall College

Levantine Arabic Negative Concord and the Inherent Negativity of N-Words

Frederick Hoyt
UT-Austin

The Oral Proficiency Interview Revisited

Georgette Jabbour
DLIFLC

Classical Approaches and Colloquial Pride: an Early Defense of Cairene Colloquial Arabic

Julia Johnson
Georgetown University

New Media, New Language Choices: Code-Switching and Arabizi in a Meebo Chatroom

Amy Johnson
Georgetown University

Neurocognitive investigations of codeswitching in Arabic Diglossia

Reem Khamis-Dakwar and Karen Froud
Adelphi University

Blogging and Wikiing: Social Tools for Arabic Classrooms

Natalie Khazaal
Georgetown University

A Quantitative Analysis of the Idafa Construction in the Arabic Treebank

Seth Kulick, Ann Bies, and Mohamed Maamouri
Linguistic Data Consortium

Exploiting Closed-Class Categories for Arabic Segmentation

Seth Kulick
Linguistic Data Consortium

Explaining Case-Marking in Spoken Formal Arabic

Alexander Magidow
University of Texas - Austin

The elusiveness of lugha wusta - attempting to catch its "true nature"

Gunvor Mejdell
University of Oslo

The Paradox of the Term "Democracy" in Arabic Discourse on Islamic Movements

Keri Miller
University of Arizona

Standardization of Moroccan arabic: some sociolinguistic and ideological considerations.

Adil Moustaoui
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

MSA or Dialects?: Arguments for early simultaneous instruction in both

Hamid Ouali
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Predicate Approach to Constructs: Evidence from Arabic

Sarah Ouwayda
University of Southern California

Translating Identity Away: from fusha to ammiyya: the case of Wikipedia Masry

Ivan Panovic
Oxford University

VS Thetic Sentences in Kuwaiti Arabic

Mousa Qasem
Michigan State University

L1 phonological acquisition of word-final consonant clusters in Cairene Arabic.

Marwa Ragheb and Stuart Davis
Indiana University

Linguistic affiliation and phonological processing in diglossic Arabic

Elinor Saiegh-Haddad
Bar-Ilan University

How much vocabulary do Advanced Arabic learners need to ensure reasonable comprehension of Authentic Arabic texts?

Shereen Salah and Kirk Belnap
Brigham Young University

Speech Act Classification in Arabic

Lubna Shala, Vasile Rus, John Kaltner and Art Graesser
University of Memphis

Between Arabness and Israeliness: A Third Identity Alternative for and by Israeli Arabs; a case study of Arabic-Hebrew Mixing

Dana Shalash
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

On the syntax of wh-in-situ and wh-ex-situ in Egyptian Arabic

Usama Soltan
Middlebury College

Translating Arabic-bound Ambiguity in the Holy Qur'an: A Study of Three Translations

Khaled Tawfik
Cairo University

Study Abroad and the Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Competence in Arabic

Emma Trentman
Michigan State University

Toward a Unified Understanding of Arabic Syntax-Phonology Interactions

Matthew Tucker
University of California, Santa Cruz

Limitations of Current Arabic-English MT Engines

Jamal Laoudi, Reginald Hobbs and Clare Voss
ARL

On the East/West Divide in the Treatment of Object Pronouns in Written and Spoken Arabic: A Corpus-based Examination of Modern and Medieval Writings

David Wilmsen
The American University of Beirut

Defining the Elephant in the Arabic Language Classroom: Heritage Learners Here and There

Hana Zabarah and Yehia Mohamed
Georgetown University

The Notion of "Complete" and "Incomplete" Verbs in Early Arabic Grammatical Theory

Hana Zabarah
Georgetown University

A resource-light Arabic Named Entity Recognition system

Wajdi Zaghouani, Ralf Steinberger and Bruno Pouliquen
LDC

On 3mpl Perfects in the Arabic Dialects

Hila Zemer
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Standard Arabic in the Moroccan Complex Linguistic Diversity: Will It Survive?

Abderrahmane Zouhir
Wayne State University