Georgetown University Round Table 2010

Arabic Language and Linguistics, March 12 - 14

GURT 2010 Overview Schedule

Full Schedule | Presenters | Panels

Friday, March 12th 8:00-5:00 Registration (ICC Galleria)

Pre-Conference Workshops & Tutorials

9:00-12:45

ICC 101: Teaching Grammar to Promote Communicative Accuracy

ICC 103: Arabic Language Ideologies and the New Media

ICC 105: Introduction to Arabic Computational Linguistics: Modern Standard Arabic and Arabic Dialects

Main Session

1:30-3:00

Paper Sessions

ICC 101: Sociolinguistics (1A)

ICC 103: Discourse Analysis (1B)

ICC 105: Historical Analysis (1C)

 

Coffee

3:15-5:15

Paper Sessions

Panel

ICC 101: Semantics (2A)

ICC 103: Sociolinguistics (2B)

ICC 105: Teaching and Learning (2C)

ICC 107: From Theory to Practice

5:30-6:30

ICC Auditorium, Plenary Address
Karin Ryding: Critical Languages and Critical Thinking: Re-framing Academic Arabic Programs

6:30-7:30

ICC Galleria: Opening Reception (Co-hosted with the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast Associations for Language Learning Technology (MAALLT-SEALLT))


Saturday, March 13th 8:00-5:00 Registration (ICC Galleria)

9:00-11:00    

Paper Sessions

Panel

ICC 101: Phonology (3A)

ICC 103: Sociolinguistics (3B)

ICC 105: Computational (3C)

ICC 107: Language Learning Strategies in AFL Classrooms: Students, Teachers, and Teaching Material

Coffee

11:15 – 12:15

ICC Auditorium, Plenary Address
Yasir Suleiman: Ideology, Grammar Making, and the Standardization of Arabic

Lunch

1:30-3:00

Paper Sessions

Panel (1:00-3:00pm)

ICC 101: Morphology (4A)

ICC 103: Teaching & Learning (4B)

ICC 105: Computational (4C)

ICC 107: Arabic Language Learning Materials in Context: Researching and Developing Materials and Future Directions

Coffee

3:15-5:15

Paper Sessions

Panel

ICC 101: Syntax (5A)

ICC 103: Sociolinguistics (5B)

ICC 105: Computational (5C)

ICC 107: Arabic Language Learning Materials in Context: Researching and Developing Materials and Future Directions

5:30-6:30

ICC Auditorium, Plenary Address
Ali Farghaly: Statistical and Symbolic Paradigms in Arabic Computational Linguistics

6:30-8:30

Banquet, ICC Galleria


Sunday, March 14th

9:00-10:00

ICC Auditorium, Plenary Address
Catherine Miller: Mexicans speaking in Darija: Discussion around some key factors of language changes in Morocco

Coffee

10:15-12:15

Paper Sessions

Panel

ICC 101: Syntax (6A)

ICC 103: Sociolinguistics (6B)

ICC 105: Teaching & Learning (6C)

ICC 107: Issues in Learning Arabic: Materials, Strategies, and Study Abroad

Lunch

1:15-3:15

Paper Sessions

Panel

ICC 101: Syntax (7A)

ICC 103: Sociolinguistics (7B)

ICC 105: Teaching & Learning (7C)

ICC 107: The State of Teaching Arabic K-12 in the U.S.: "We've come a long way, habibi!"

Coffee

3:30-4:30

ICC Auditorium, Plenary Address
Mushira Eid: Hybridity and the Crossing of Linguistic Border

4:30-4:45

Closing