Thursday - January 02, 2014
Session
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom F
Tutorial: Documenting Conversation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Tutorial: Documenting Conversation

    Authors:

    • Jeff Good (University at Buffalo)
    • Olivia Sammons (University of Alberta)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Marquette I/II
Morphosyntax I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Pseudo-Noun Incorporation is M-Merger: Evidence from Balinese

    Authors:

    • Theodore Levin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. Pseudo noun incorporation in Hocąk

    Authors:

    • Meredith Johnson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  3. Case and Clausal Architecture: Evidence from Maltese

    Authors:

    • Matthew Tucker (New York University)
  4. D-Incorporation in the Garifuna Verb

    Authors:

    • Christine Sheil (University of California, Berkeley)
  5. Circumstantial Voice and Aspect in Malagasy

    Authors:

    • Carolyn Spadine (University of Minnesota)
  6. Fixed aspect in Amharic Conditionals

    Authors:

    • Claire Halpert (University of Minnesota)
    • Maria Stolen (University of Minnesota)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Marquette III/IV
Syntax: Parameters, Variation, and Learnability

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Obligatory Gaps in Non-Finite Clauses

    Authors:

    • Byron Ahn (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Craig Sailor (University of California, Los Angeles)
  2. Reflexive Verb Constructions in Japanese

    Authors:

    • Tohru Noguchi (Ochanomizu University)
  3. On the evolution of embedded V2 in Old French

    Authors:

    • Laurie Zaring (Luther College)
  4. The Biabsolutive in Nakh-Dagestanian: Syntax and Learnability

    Authors:

    • Ann Gagliardi (Harvard University)
    • Michael Goncalves (Harvard University)
    • Nina Radkevich (York University)
    • Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)
  5. Estonian Will Have DP

    Authors:

    • Mark Norris (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Marquette V
Spoken Language Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Limits on Phonetic Category Learning

    Authors:

    • Christopher Heffner (University of Maryland)
    • William Idsardi (University of Maryland)
  2. Interpreting Language Universal Principles with Bayesian Inference

    Authors:

    • Jie Ren (Brown University)
    • Joseph L. Austerweil (Brown University)
    • James L. Morgan (Brown University)
  3. Analogy and predictability in Russian noun stress patterns

    Authors:

    • Jasmeen Kanwal (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
    • Eric Bakovic (University of California, San Diego)
  4. The effect of allophonic relationships in speech perception: A case study from Korean

    Authors:

    • Yu-an Lu (National Chiao Tung University)
    • Jiwon Hwang (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
  5. Phonetic cues distinguishing minimal pairs are hyperarticulated in natural speech

    Authors:

    • Andrew Wedel (University of Arizona)
    • Rebecca Sharp (University of Arizona)
    • Scott Jackson (University of Maryland)
  6. Abstraction and Auditory Short-term Memory Interactions in Phonetic Imitation

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Marquette VI/VII
Semantics and Pragmatics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Presupposition projection and incremental processing in disjunction

    Authors:

    • Aron Hirsch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Martin Hackl (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. A Weak Necessity Semantics for Morphological Imperatives

    Authors:

    • David Medeiros (Carleton College)
  3. Decent, acceptable, mediocre. Mild adjectives as a natural class

    Authors:

    • Andrea Beltrama (University of Chicago)
  4. The strong and the weak: evaluation in modal desideratives

    Authors:

    • Erin Zaroukian (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Charles Beller (Johns Hopkins University)
  5. Presuppositions, Probabilities, and Beliefs

    Authors:

    • David Schueler (University of Minnesota)
    • Brian Reese (University of Minnesota)
  6. Vacuous and Non-Vacuous Behaviors of the Present Tense

    Authors:

    • Elaine Stranahan (Harvard University)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Marquette VIII
Sociophonetics I
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Marquette IX
Multilingualism Effects and Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Does knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary predict English reading ability for Deaf students?

    Authors:

    • Robert Hoffmeister (Boston University)
    • Sarah Fish (Boston University)
    • Jon Henner (Boston University)
    • Rachel Benedict (Boston University)
    • Patrick Rosenburg (Boston University)
    • Frances Conlin-Luippold (Boston University)
  2. Frequency and complexity differences predict interaction in bilingual phonological acquisition

    Authors:

    • Bethany Keffala (University of California, San Diego)
    • Dr. Jessica Barlow (San Diego State University)
  3. Accessing Cross Language Categories in Exposure to a Third Language

    Authors:

    • Page Piccinini (University of California, San Diego)
    • [2199]Amalia Arvaniti (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  4. Gustar-type verbs: a comparison between L2 learners'& Heritage Speakers' judgments of reverse constructions

    Authors:

    • Viola G. Miglio (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Stefan Th. Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  5. Phonetic category formation in language contact: Evidence from Polish-English bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Luiza Newlin-Lukowicz (New York University)
  6. Language Choice in Bimodal Bilingual Development

    Authors:

    • Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
    • Ronice Müller de Quadros
    • Deborah Chen Pichler (Gallaudet University)
    • Zoe Fieldsteel (Brown University)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom A/B/C
Welcome and Special Video Presentation
Friday - January 03, 2014
Session
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Grand Ballroom F
Symposium: The Locus of Linguistic Variation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Symposium: The Locus of Linguistic Variation

    Authors:

    • Constantine Lignos (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Laurel MacKenzie (University of Manchester)
    • Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette I/II
Syntax and Typology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Samoan VSO: New Evidence for Predicate Fronting

    Authors:

    • James Collins (Stanford University)
  2. On the Existence of Adjectives in Hocąk

    Authors:

    • Bryan Rosen (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  3. On the Variation of Verb-selecting Causative

    Authors:

    • Hyun Kyoung Jung (University of Arizona)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette III/IV
Computational Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Strict Locality of Phonological Processes

    Authors:

    • Jane Chandlee (University of Delaware)
  2. On the expressivity of Optimality Theory vs. rules: An application to opacity

    Authors:

    • Brian Buccola (McGill University)
    • Morgan Sonderegger (McGill University)
  3. Stochastic, Reward-Based Learning of Hidden Structure in Phonology

    Authors:

    • Gaja Jarosz (Yale University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette V
Discourse Analysis

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Lexically-Based Tone Change in Khatso Discourse

    Authors:

    • Chris Donlay (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  2. 'Anchor Baby': A conceptual explanation of pejoration

    Authors:

    • Jenny Lederer (San Francisco State University)
  3. ‘Moments of Contact’: When Linguistic Divergence Reaches the Interactional Surface

    Authors:

    • Chase Wesley Raymond (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette VI/VII
Corpus Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Mapping linguistic phenomena on Twitter and other "big data" sources

    Authors:

    • Gabriel Doyle (University of California, San Diego)
  2. Inflectional/Periphrastic Alternation of English Comparatives in Coordination

    Authors:

    • Yam-Leung Cheung (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    • Longtu Zhang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  3. From possession to obligation: Semantic and structural changes in the grammaticalization of a new modal

    Authors:

    • Joseph Bauman (Pennsylvania State University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette VIII
(Non-) Arbitrariness

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Tools for language: Patterned iconicity in sign language nouns and verbs

    Authors:

    • So-One Hwang (University of California, San Diego)
    • Ryan Lepic (University of California, San Diego)
    • Sharon Seegers (University of California, San Diego)
    • Carol Padden (University of California, San Diego)
  2. Is Sound Symbolism Universal?

    Authors:

    • Hannah Haynie (Yale University)
    • Claire Bowern (Yale University)
    • Hannah LaPalombara (Yale University)
  3. Rapid learning of semantic noun classification in an artificial grammar

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Culbertson (George Mason University)
    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette IX
Variation and Social Attitudes

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Individual as a Source of Variation in Language Attitudes

    Authors:

    • Megan L. Risdal (North Carolina State University)
    • Erica J. Benson (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
  2. Readers’ perceptions of dialect-speaking characters in literature: A matched-guise study

    Authors:

    • Michael Shepherd (California State University, Fresno)
    • Alexa Cohen (University of Southern California)
  3. Social variation and linguistic security in a diverse African American community

    Authors:

    • Anastasia Nylund (Virginia Tech)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. 90th Anniversary Symposium

    Authors:

    • LSA 90th Anniversary Committee
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Where: Grand Ballroom D
90th Anniversary A-V Spectactular
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Friday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. How information structure and intonation guide toddler attention in discourse

    Authors:

    • Jill Thorson (Brown University)
    • Laura Kertz (Brown University)
    • James L. Morgan (Brown University)
  2. Acquisition of Brazilian Portuguese as a third language by speakers of English and Spanish

    Authors:

    • Tania Ionin (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Elaine Grolla (University of São Paulo)
    • Helade Santos (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  3. Children Know That Symmetrical Verbs Are A Heterogeneous Category

    Authors:

    • Ozge Gurcanli (Rice University)
    • Genevieve Tarlton (Rice University)
    • Hanru Ding (Rice University)
  4. Assessing event perception in adults and prelinguistic children: A prelude to syntactic bootstrapping

    Authors:

    • Angela Xiaoxue He (University of Maryland)
    • Alexis Wellwood (University of Maryland)
    • Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)
    • Alexander Williams (University of Maryland)
  5. Shiftability and goal-dependence in gradable adjectives

    Authors:

    • Christina Kim (University of Chicago)
    • Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)
    • Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago)
  6. 'Most' set-building is heterogeneous: A relook at verification strategies

    Authors:

    • Jayden Ziegler (New York University)
    • Dunja Veselinovic (New York University)
  7. On the Nature of Root and Adjunct Clauses

    Authors:

    • Miki Obata
  8. Compound Ellipsis: A Case Study in Gradient Markedness

    Authors:

    • Amanda Payne (University of Delaware)
    • Justin Rill (University of Delaware)
  9. Constructed dual in Hopi: A cyclic insertion approach

    Authors:

    • Jenny S. Lee (Harvard University)
  10. The role of form and meaning in licensing contraction: The case of –ing+to --> –na

    Authors:

    • Lauren Colomb (University of South Carolina)
    • Stanley Dubinsky (University of South Carolina)
  11. Ellipsis sites induce syntactic priming effects

    Authors:

    • Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)
    • Julian Grove (University of Chicago)
    • Jason Merchant (University of Chicago)
    • Genna Vegh (University of Chicago)
    • Stefan Barteli (University of Chicago)
    • Katina Vradelis (University of Chicago)
  12. Verbless sentences and the licensing of Parenthetical Verb Phrases In Moroccan Arabic

    Authors:

    • Noureddine Elouazizi (Simon Fraser University)
  13. Disambiguating the Scope of In-Situ Wh-Phrases with Telugu Prosody

    Authors:

    • Iain Giblin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Sam Steddy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  14. The Syntax of Externally Headed Relative Clauses in American Sign Language: Raise before Raising

    Authors:

    • Teresa Galloway (Cornell University)
  15. A New Approach to Clitic Doubling in Basque

    Authors:

    • Laura Siebecker (Georgetown University)
    • Ruth Kramer (Georgetown University)
  16. The argumenthood status of directional PPs

    Authors:

    • Katie Van Luven (Carleton University)
    • Ida Toivonen (Carleton University)
  17. Some indefinites are degrees

    Authors:

    • Ora Matushansky (Utrecht University)
    • E.G. Ruys (Utrecht University)
  18. Intervening Adverbs and the That-trace Effect

    Authors:

    • Timothy Dozat (Stanford University)
  19. The Syntax of Phrasal Stress "Exceptions"

    Authors:

    • Byron Ahn (University of California, Los Angeles)
  20. Brazilian Portuguese inflected infinitives in apparent control complements

    Authors:

    • Natalia Silveira (Stanford University)
  21. Multiple Agrees: Towards a non-unified theory of feature valuation.

    Authors:

    • Bronwyn Bjorkman (University of Toronto)
  22. Yes-no question and fieldwork strategies: A case study on Paciran Javanese

    Authors:

    • Jozina Vander Klok (University of British Columbia)
  23. Truncation in the Spanish left-periphery: Fragment answers and recomplementation

    Authors:

    • Carlos de Cuba (University of Calgary)
    • Jonathan E. MacDonald (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  24. The Syntax and Interpretation of Address and Allocutivity

    Authors:

    • Poppy Slocum (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
  25. Copy-raising and Phase Theory: Finite complementizers look like they’re defective, too

    Authors:

    • Jayden Ziegler (New York University)
  26. Linguistics meets "legalese": syntax, semantics, and jury instruction reform

    Authors:

    • Janet Randall (Northeastern University)
    • Lucas Graf (Northeastern University)
  27. Non-rigid OV languages as languages in flux: evidence of contact-induced change from OV to VO

    Authors:

    • Christopher Graham (University of California, Davis)
  28. On putative adjective fronting in Irish

    Authors:

    • Kenji Oda (University of Toronto)
  29. On the claim that noun complements are relative clauses

    Authors:

    • Carlos de Cuba (University of Calgary)
  30. Overstanding Idren: special features of Rastafari English morphology

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Slade (University of Utah)
  31. Language Attitudes and Varieties of Kriol in Belize City and Punta Gorda

    Authors:

    • William Salmon (University of Minnesota at Duluth)
    • Jennifer Carolina Gómez Menjívar (University of Minnesota at Duluth)
  32. Dialect as a Marker of Political Orientation

    Authors:

    • Natalia Knoblock (Saginaw Valley State University)
  33. Use of First Person Pronouns and Address Markers among Japanese Sooshokukeidanshi `Vegetarian Men'

    Authors:

    • Judit Kroo (Stanford University)
  34. A FORMAL ACCOUNT OF STEP-WISE DISCOURSE TOPIC CONSTRUCTION

    Authors:

    • Livia Polanyi (Stanford University)
    • Katherine Hilton (Stanford University)
  35. Discourse structure and attitudinal valence of opinion words in sentiment extraction

    Authors:

    • Radoslava Trnavac (Simon Fraser University)
    • Maite Taboada (Simon Fraser University)
  36. An integrated quantitative approach to the phonology and morphology of ING

    Authors:

    • Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)
  37. Voices and Variants: Effects of voice and ethnic dialect on the perception of words with different phonological variants

    Authors:

    • Sharese King (Stanford University)
    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
  38. Examining extragrammatical effects on English auxiliary contraction

    Authors:

    • Constantine Lignos (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Laurel MacKenzie (University of Manchester)
  39. The syntax of double modals from a corpus and experimental perspective

    Authors:

    • Stanley Dubinsky (University of South Carolina)
    • Paul Reed (University of South Carolina)
  40. An Argument for Active Agreement in Tunica

    Authors:

    • Raina Heaton (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  41. The Emergence of Syntax in Kenyan Sign Language: Constituent Order and Space

    Authors:

    • Hope Morgan (University of California, San Diego)
  42. Multi-dimensional evidence of the development of y'know in American English: a case of grammaticalization or pragmaticalization?

    Authors:

    • F. Robson Albuquerque (Free University Berlin)
  43. Information theoretic historical morphology: a case study of High German adjectives

    Authors:

    • Rory Turnbull (Ohio State University)
    • Rachel Burdin (Ohio State University)
    • David M Howcroft (Ohio State University)
    • Cynthia Johnson (Ohio State University)
  44. Online visualization of research in historical linguistics

    Authors:

    • Malgorzata Cavar (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Damir Cavar (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Sara Couture (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Eric Benzschawel (Indiana University, Bloomington)
    • Uliana Kazagasheva (Eastern Michigan University)
  45. Character Weighting in Phylogenetic Reconstruction of the Ancient Greek Dialects

    Authors:

    • Christina Skelton (University of California, Los Angeles)
  46. Recovering Voices at the Smithsonian: Communities + Collections + Research

    Authors:

    • Ruth Rouvier (Smithsonian Institution)
  47. Bringing linguistic inquiry to high schoolers: A report from the SLIYS Program

    Authors:

    • Jefferson Barlew (Ohio State University)
    • Katie Carmichael (Ohio State University)
    • Julia McGory (Ohio State University)
    • Deborah Morton (Ohio State University)
    • Mike Phelan (Ohio State University)
    • Kodi Weatherholtz (Ohio State University)
  48. The causative alternation and types of causation: An experimental investigation

    Authors:

    • Masoud Jasbi (Stanford University)
    • Philip Crone (Stanford University)
  49. The concept of degree in discourse structure: the case of noteworthy comparison

    Authors:

    • Osamu Sawada (Mie University)
  50. Unified by degrees

    Authors:

    • Erin Zaroukian (Johns Hopkins University)
  51. Decomposing gradable adjectives and introducing degrees

    Authors:

    • Alexis Wellwood (University of Maryland)
  52. IPython Lambda Notebook: a system for digital fragments in semantics

    Authors:

    • Kyle Rawlins (Johns Hopkins University)
  53. Aspect and tense in evidentials

    Authors:

    • Ana Arregui (University of Ottawa)
    • Maria Luisa Rivero (University of Ottawa)
    • Andres Salanova (University of Ottawa)
  54. Expanding the notion of a tenseless language: Data from Anii

    Authors:

    • Deborah Morton (Ohio State University)
  55. Prosodic dependence and recursion in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Natália Brambatti Guzzo (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
  56. Prosodic variation in Polish NPs: evidence against recursion below the phonological phrase

    Authors:

    • Aleksander Główka (University of Oxford)
  57. A cyclic factorial typology of Pama-Nyungan stress

    Authors:

    • Juliet Stanton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  58. The Stability of Word Stress Across Mixean Languages

    Authors:

    • Carmen Jany (California State University, San Bernardino)
  59. Intrusive Vowels in Pnar: there and not there

    Authors:

    • James Gruber (Georgetown University)
    • Hiram Ring (Nanyang Technological University)
  60. The timing of ASL fingerspelling

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Keane (University of Chicago)
    • Diane Brentari (University of Chicago)
    • Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
  61. Consonant confusability and similarity avoidance patterns

    Authors:

    • Sameer ud Dowla Khan (Reed College)
  62. Phonetic cue weighting strategies in a non-native language: individual variability and plasticity

    Authors:

    • Jessamyn Schertz (University of Arizona)
    • Natasha Warner (University of Arizona)
    • Andrew Lotto (University of Arizona)
    • Taehong Cho (Hanyang University)
  63. Weighting of signal-based and knowledge-based processing differs for careful and casual speech

    Authors:

    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
    • Annette D'Onofrio (Stanford University)
    • Kevin McGowan (Stanford University)
    • Jeremy Calder (Stanford University)
    • Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)
  64. Learning phonological ordering generalizations for Hmong elaborate expressions

    Authors:

    • David Mortensen (University of Pittsburgh)
  65. Lexical Stability and Kinship Patterns in Australian Languages

    Authors:

    • Claire Bowern (Yale University)
    • Amalia Skilton (Yale University)
    • Hannah Haynie (Yale University)
  66. Methodological Issues in a Real-Time Study of Glaswegian Vowels: Automation and Comparability

    Authors:

    • Brian Jose (University of Glasgow)
    • Jane Stuart-Smith (University of Glasgow)
  67. The folk perception and phonetic reality of /h/ evaluation in Israeli Hebrew

    Authors:

    • Roey Gafter (Stanford University)
  68. Language contact, dialect development, and social ideology: Latino /ae/ variation in Washington, D.C.

    Authors:

    • Amelia Tseng (Georgetown University)
  69. Contact-induced change in Jaffa Palestinian Arabic: The case of (ʕ)

    Authors:

    • Uri Horesh (Northwestern University)
  70. Acoustic confirmation of Maasai vowel harmony

    Authors:

    • Lindsey Quinn-Wriedt (University of Iowa)
    • Bob McMurray (University of Iowa)
  71. Chain shifts, strident vowels, and expanded vowel spaces

    Authors:

    • Matthew Faytak (University of California, Berkeley)
  72. When consonant harmony doesn’t look like agreement: nasal dependencies in Obolo

    Authors:

    • William Bennett (Rhodes University)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. From Homesign to Sign Language: Creating Language in the Manual Modality

    Authors:

    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom F
Symposium: Taking Linguistics Beyond Linguistics Programs and Departments

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Taking Lingiustics Beyond Linguistics Programs and Departments

    Authors:

    • Michal Temkin Martinez (Boise State University)
    • Julie Roberts (University of Vermont)
    • William Salmon (University of Minnesota at Duluth)
    • Kathy Sands (Biola University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette I/II
DP Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Shifted appositives and shifted indexical pronouns: Who said it?

    Authors:

    • Todor Koev (Rutgers University)
  2. Demonstratives, (in)direct reference, and grammaticalization

    Authors:

    • Lynsey Wolter (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
  3. Definiteness Mismatches in Swedish

    Authors:

    • Elizabeth Coppock (University of Göteborg)
    • Elisabet Engdahl (University of Göteborg)
  4. Association with traces and the copy theory of movement

    Authors:

    • Michael Erlewine (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  5. Semantics of the DP wh-island

    Authors:

    • Alexandra Simonenko (McGill University)
  6. Quantifiers in comparative constructions of a variety of types

    Authors:

    • Alex Djalali (Stanford University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette III/IV
Syntax-Semantics Interface

Presented Abstracts:

  1. On the ungrammatical impersonal se lo sequence in Spanish

    Authors:

    • Jonathan MacDonald (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Christopher Eager (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  2. Two scrambling strategies in German: Evidence from PPs

    Authors:

    • Ivona Kucerova (McMaster University)
    • Rachael Hardy (McMaster University)
  3. What is Raining? English Weather "it" Revisited

    Authors:

    • Bonnie Krejci (Stanford University)
  4. Result states and the argument structure of Russian Adversity Impersonals

    Authors:

    • Allison Germain (University of Washington)
  5. Idiomatic expressions, passivization, and gerundization

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Punske (Kutztown University of Pennsylvania)
    • Megan Schildmier Stone (University of Arizona)
  6. How to turn a (not-yet-)possessed DP into a predicate nominal in Cochabamba Quechua

    Authors:

    • Neil Myler (New York University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette V
Crosslinguistic Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Resultative component of RVC and aspect marker LE in expressing resultant state in learners’ Mandarin interlanguage

    Authors:

    • Yekaterina Grover (University of Arizona)
  2. Predication with 'ann' as repair in Scottish Gaelic

    Authors:

    • Sylvia Schreiner (Wheaton College)
  3. Two Semantic Sources for Plural: Evidence from Máíjɨ̱̀kì, a Western Tukanoan Language

    Authors:

    • Stephanie Farmer (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Exploring nominal reference in the field: Diagnostics plus results from Bulu

    Authors:

    • Jefferson Barlew (Ohio State University)
    • Murat Yasavul (Ohio State University)
    • Emily Clem (Ohio State University)
  5. Plural Shifted Indexicals are Plural: Evidence from Amharic

    Authors:

    • Chris LaTerza (University of Maryland)
    • Ruth Kramer (Georgetown University)
    • K. Morgan Rood (Georgetown University)
    • Dustin Chacón (University of Maryland)
    • JJ Johnson (Gaston Berger University of Saint-Louis)
  6. Different Monsters for Person and Adverbial Indexicals in Korean

    Authors:

    • Yangsook Park (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette VI/VII
Position and Weight in Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. O ambisyllabicity, where art thou?

    Authors:

    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
    • Ho-Hsin Huang (Michigan State University)
    • Rose Merrill (Michigan State University)
  2. Stress Shift and Prosodic Structure in Wamesa

    Authors:

    • Emily Gasser (Yale University)
  3. Rhythmic conditioning of -(i)licious in English

    Authors:

    • Brian Smith (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  4. Geminates and Weight in Amharic

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sande (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Andrew Hedding (University of Minnesota)
  5. Positional Faithfulness in Harmonic Grammar

    Authors:

    • Aaron Kaplan (University of Utah)
    • Miranda Bucklin McCarvel (University of Utah)
  6. Doubly Triggered Harmony as Subphonemic Agreement-by-Correspondence

    Authors:

    • Florian Lionnet (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette VIII
The Psycholinguistics of Suprasegmentals

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Perceptual Assimilation Model and Cross-language Classification of Lexical-tone

    Authors:

    • Jennifer A. Alexander (Simon Fraser University)
    • Daniel M. Kiefer (Northwestern University)
    • Yue Wang (Simon Fraser University)
  2. Constraints of tones, vowels and consonants on lexical selection in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Seth Wiener (Ohio State University)
    • Rory Turnbull (Ohio State University)
  3. Role of prosody in expressing focus types: Comparing f0 in Hindi and Bangla

    Authors:

    • Arunima Choudhury (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  4. The effects of emotional prosody on word recognition

    Authors:

    • Seung Kyung Kim (Stanford University)
    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
  5. Age and category breadth in the perceptual learning of intonation contours

    Authors:

    • Vsevolod Kapatsinski (University of Oregon)
    • Paul Olejarczuk (University of Oregon)
    • Melissa Redford (University of Oregon)
  6. Iñupiaq Speech Rhythm in Spontaneous Speech

    Authors:

    • Linda Lanz (College of William and Mary)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette IX
Borrowing and Contact

Presented Abstracts:

  1. 90th Anniversary Symposium

    Authors:

    • LSA 90th Anniversary Committee
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Conrad B/C
LSA 90th Birthday Party
Saturday - January 04, 2014
Session
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Grand Ballroom F
Workshop: The biabsolutive challenge: theories and typologies

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Workshop: The biabsolutive challenge: theories and typologies

    Authors:

    • Marina Chumakina (Surrey Morphology Group)
    • Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette I/II
Morphology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Limiting the Power of Zero: Agreement with Sanskrit Elliptic Duals

    Authors:

    • Cynthia A. Johnson (Ohio State University)
    • Brian D. Joseph (Ohio State University)
  2. The augment morpheme in Bulu

    Authors:

    • Jefferson Barlew (Ohio State University)
    • Emily Clem (Ohio State University)
  3. Epistemicity as a criterion for split-ergativity in Xining Tibetan

    Authors:

    • Caleb Hicks (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette III/IV
Prosodic Domains

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The effects of prosodic constituency on clitic placement

    Authors:

    • Boris Harizanov (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  2. Cyclic evaluation of post-lexical prosodic domains: evidence from Kinande boundary tones

    Authors:

    • Patrick Jones (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. Prosodic boundary strength in verb-initial structures: Evidence from English and Irish

    Authors:

    • Emily Elfner (McGill University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette V
Lexical Tone

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Areal Diffusion of Tone Sandhi in Wu Chinese

    Authors:

    • Zhiming Bao (National University of Singapore)
  2. A maxent model of tone-tune association in Tommo So songs

    Authors:

    • Laura McPherson (University of California, Los Angeles)
  3. Diachronic Factors in the Sensitivity to Coda Voicing in Tanacross Contour Tone Licensing

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Manker (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette V
Social Identity

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The racialization of Basque: a result of language revitalization

    Authors:

    • Itxaso Rodriguez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  2. Afro Caribbean Identity in a Euro Caribbean Community: A Case Study on Saba

    Authors:

    • Arika Dean (North Carolina State University)
  3. “You haven’t been to Queens”: The epistemics of identity and place

    Authors:

    • Sylvia Sierra (Georgetown University)
    • Alexandra Botti (Georgetown University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette VIII
Phonology and Acquisition

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The asymmetrical base-inflected relation constrains child production and comprehension

    Authors:

    • Young Ah Do (Georgetown University)
  2. How Acquisitional Phonology Reflects Language Competence: Evidence from Cairene Arabic

    Authors:

    • Stuart Davis (Indiana University)
    • Marwa Ragheb (Indiana University)
  3. Learning alternations in a maximum entropy model: The role of perceptual similarity

    Authors:

    • James White (University of Ottawa)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Marquette IX
Speech Planning and Timing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The mora as a unit of speech planning

    Authors:

    • Sam Tilsen (Cornell University)
  2. The imitability of coarticulation: influences of phonological naturalness and lexical neighborhood density

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Rebecca Scarborough (University of Colorado at Boulder)
    • Kuniko Nielsen (Oakland University)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. 90th Anniversary Symposium

    Authors:

    • LSA 90th Anniversary Committee
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Saturday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Verb reduplication and two kinds of pluractionality in Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Dun Deng (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  2. An extensional account of many and few

    Authors:

    • Kristen A. Greer (University of California, Davis)
  3. Expressing gradient widening of quantifier domains through higher signs in ASL

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Davidson (Yale University)
    • Deanna Gagne (University of Connecticut)
  4. D-quantification: A Japanese Variation

    Authors:

    • Shinobu MIZUGUCHI (Kobe University)
  5. Derived Presuppositions and the Proviso Problem

    Authors:

    • David Schueler (University of Minnesota)
  6. A Pragmatic Approach to Parasitic Gap Construction in Chinese

    Authors:

    • Dawei Jin (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  7. A novelty effect in phonetic drift of the native language

    Authors:

    • Charles B. Chang (Rice University)
  8. Perceptually driven changes in Korean-English bilingual speakers’ stop production

    Authors:

    • Harim Kwon (University of Michigan)
  9. Revisiting Phonotactic Generalizations in Australian Languages

    Authors:

    • Claire Bowern (Yale University)
    • Emily Gasser (Yale University)
  10. Phonology plays a second role to semantics in Mandarin loanword tonal adaptation

    Authors:

    • HSIN-CHANG CHEN (Stanford University)
  11. Gradient phonotactic grammars in bilingual speech perception

    Authors:

    • Matt Goldrick (Northwestern University)
    • Matt Carlson (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Michael Blasingame (Northwestern University)
    • Angela Fink (Northwestern University)
  12. L1 phonotactics vs. L2 assimilation: Insights from eye-tracking

    Authors:

    • David Li (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  13. Bilingual lexical activation by linguistic and paralinguistic content

    Authors:

    • Anita Szakay (Queen Mary, University of London)
    • Molly Babel (University of British Columbia)
  14. Prosodic transfer and attrition in Spanish/English bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Sergio Robles-Puente (University of Southern California)
  15. Reconsidering s-lenition: An acoustic analysis of /sp, st, sk/ clusters in Manchego Spanish

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Henriksen (University of Michigan)
    • Sarah Harper (University of Michigan)
  16. Representation of hand configuration data in different notation systems

    Authors:

    • Julie A. Hochgesang (Gallaudet University)
  17. Voice assimilation and final devoicing in Russian: Evidence for incomplete neutralization

    Authors:

    • Vladimir Kulikov (University of Iowa)
    • Bob McMurray (University of Iowa)
  18. The actuation problem and Latin American Spanish fricative allophony

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Renaud (University of Iowa)
  19. The emergence of /r/ epenthesis in L2 learners of a rhotic English dialect

    Authors:

    • Hideko Teruya (University of Oregon)
    • Vsevolod Kapatsinski (University of Oregon)
  20. (Un)intelligible Englishes: The role of dialect background and dialect priming in sentence transcription in noise

    Authors:

    • Abby Walker (Ohio State University)
  21. “Is metrical regularity perceived in conversational speech?”

    Authors:

    • Amelia Kimball (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Jennifer Cole (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  22. Lexical Distributions and Productive Generalizations of Stress in Modern Hebrew Nouns

    Authors:

    • Yelena Fainleib (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  23. The role of consonants and vowels in cooccurrence restrictions

    Authors:

    • Young-ran An
  24. Culminativity effects in the interaction of tone, stress, and vowel length

    Authors:

    • Draga Zec (Cornell University)
    • Elizabeth Zsiga (Georgetown University)
  25. The Interaction of Vowel Length and Tone in Medumba

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Franich (University of Chicago)
  26. Intonational phonology in infant-directed speech

    Authors:

    • Sameer ud Dowla Khan (Reed College)
    • Kristine Yu (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  27. Phonation type in Beijing Mandarin: new interactions between tone and IP-finality

    Authors:

    • Patrick Callier (Georgetown University)
  28. Arbitrary directionality in Nkore-Kiga sibilant harmony

    Authors:

    • William Bennett (Rhodes University)
    • Douglas Pulleyblank (University of British Columbia)
  29. A Syntactic Analysis of Two Types of Predicate Reduplication in Japanese

    Authors:

    • Yuki Ishihara (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  30. Inheritance of non-φ-features and Duala A′-movement morphology

    Authors:

    • Jason Zentz (Yale University)
  31. Oblique marking: The puzzle of differential and antipassive objects

    Authors:

    • Laura Kalin (University of California, Los Angeles)
  32. Multiple Agreement in Estonian Imperatives

    Authors:

    • Mark Norris (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Anie Thompson (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  33. Intervention effects follow from Relativized Minimality

    Authors:

    • Hadas Kotek (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  34. Reanalyzing the Chinese multiple-classifier construction

    Authors:

    • Christina Zlogar (Harvard University)
    • Weina Zheng (Peking University)
  35. Unaccusative Unergatives: Russian and Italian Parallels

    Authors:

    • Zhanna Glushan (University of Connecticut)
    • Andrea Calabrese (University of Connecticut)
  36. Bare Nouns, Semantic Incorporation and Idiomaticization in Cantonese

    Authors:

    • Michael Barrie (Sogang University)
  37. A thousand and one nights: Additive Complex Numerals in The DP

    Authors:

    • Sarah Ouwayda (University of Geneva)
  38. Case Assignment in Basque is Structural

    Authors:

    • Laura Siebecker (Georgetown University)
  39. Obviation and Double Objects in French

    Authors:

    • Laurence B-Violette (Harvard University)
  40. On the NP/DP language frontier: Bulgarian as a transitional case

    Authors:

    • Stanley Dubinsky (University of South Carolina)
    • Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva (University of South Carolina)
  41. Trends in Index-Concord Mismatch in Russian Agreement

    Authors:

    • Bryn Hauk (Eastern Michigan University)
  42. Licensing Null Objects in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • CHI-MING LOUIS LIU (Harvard University)
  43. On the Unique Interpretive Limitations of Resumptive and Object-Doubling Pronouns

    Authors:

    • Vrinda Subhalaxmi Chidambaram (University of California, Riverside)
  44. Long Distance Agreement in Uyghur Relative Clauses

    Authors:

    • Travis Major (University of Kansas)
    • Jon Coffee (University of Kansas)
  45. Non canonical, but structural

    Authors:

    • Monica-Alexandrina Irimia (University of Toronto)
  46. When ergative is default: Ergativity in Mayan

    Authors:

    • Yusuke Imanishi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  47. Regional Accent Perception in Kindergarten Aged Children

    Authors:

    • Erica Beck
  48. Rhythmic differences in Black and White American Sign Language (ASL)

    Authors:

    • Diane K Brentari (University of Chicago)
    • Brianne Amador (University of Chicago)
    • Joseph Hill (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)
  49. Devoicing as a Marker of Professional Class African American Identity

    Authors:

    • Jessica Grieser (Georgetown University)
  50. Computer-Assisted Awareness Raising Tasks to Develop Interlanguage Pragmatics

    Authors:

    • Iftikhar Haider (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Farzad Karimzad (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  51. Assessing interlanguage pragmatics through computer mediated interactive tasks

    Authors:

    • Iftikhar Haider (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  52. Deicticogenesis: A new look at the origins of Kuki-Chin demonstratives

    Authors:

    • Kenneth Baclawski Jr. (University of California, Berkeley)
  53. There’s None of My Jumping: The diachronic interaction of negation with other grammatical systems

    Authors:

    • Dibella Wdzenczny (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  54. Raising over an Experiencer in English L2 Acquisition

    Authors:

    • Jinsun Choe (Sogang University)
  55. A D-linking Effect on Extraction from a Non-island

    Authors:

    • Grant Goodall (University of California, San Diego)
  56. VP ellipsis exhibits structural priming

    Authors:

    • Alan Hogue (University of Arizona)
  57. When are Clause-Final Verbs Facilitated in Korean?

    Authors:

    • Suwon Yoon (University of Texas at Arlington)
    • Masay Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  58. Effects of individual variation in theory of mind skills on probabilistic phonetic reduction and second mention reduction

    Authors:

    • Rory Turnbull (Ohio State University)
  59. Native speakers identify and associate fillers and gaps in ‘ungrammatical’ wh-islands: ERP evidence

    Authors:

    • Dan Michel (University of California, San Diego)
    • Robert Kluender (University of California, San Diego)
    • Seana Coulson (University of California, San Diego)
  60. Autologistic Regression in Linguistic Typology

    Authors:

    • Yoshihiko Asao (University at Buffalo)
  61. Self-Guided Reading and Gesture Tracking for Investigation of Syntactic Ambiguity

    Authors:

    • Hunter Hatfield (University of Otago)
    • Tonic Artos (University of Otago)
  62. Directionality in British Sign Language is not obligatory: The importance of corpus data when considering “agreement”

    Authors:

    • Kearsy Cormier (University College London)
    • Jordan Fenlon (University College London)
    • Adam Schembri (La Trobe University)
  63. Directionality and complexity in conversion pairs: an experimental approach

    Authors:

    • Jeannique Darby (University of Oxford)
  64. The Effect of Gaelic Initial Consonant Mutation on Spoken Word Recognition

    Authors:

    • Natasha Warner (University of Arizona)
    • Ian Clayton (Boise State University)
    • Daniel Brenner (University of Arizona)
    • Andrew Carnie (University of Arizona)
    • Michael Hammond (University of Arizona)
    • Muriel Fisher (University of Arizona)
  65. Early effects of speaker gender in spoken word processing

    Authors:

    • Ed King (Stanford University)
    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
  66. Encoding of new & given information in Mexican and Chicano Spanish intonation

    Authors:

    • Viola Miglio (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Stefan Th. Gries (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Michael J. Harris (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  67. Contextual and paradigmatic probability effects on the pronunciation of agreement morphology

    Authors:

    • Clara Cohen (University of California, Berkeley)
  68. Speech rate and final lengthening in Japanese infant-directed speech

    Authors:

    • Andrew Martin
    • Yosuke Igarashi (Hiroshima University)
    • Nobuyuki Jincho
    • Reiko Mazuka (Duke University)
  69. Coordination and the Head Parameter

    Authors:

    • Ken Hiraiwa (Meiji Gakuin University)
    • Yukiko Chino

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Nominal Structure and Interpretation

    Authors:

    • Richard Larson (Stony Brook University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom F
Symposium: Data for Empirical Foundations in Forensic Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Data for Empirical Foundations in Forensic Linguistics

    Authors:

    • Carole Chaski (Institute for Linguistic Evidence, Inc)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette I/II
Syntax: Phrases and Affixes

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Two Types of Focus Movement

    Authors:

    • Suyeon Yun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. Verb-Phrase Preposing as Verum Focus

    Authors:

    • Bern Samko (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  3. Wh-words must QR locally: evidence from real-time processing

    Authors:

    • Hadas Kotek (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Martin Hackl (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  4. Mistaken identity: ellipsis, mismatches, and underspecification

    Authors:

    • Johan Rooryck (Leiden University)
    • Erik Schoorlemmer (Leiden University)
  5. On the Flexibility of Verb-Object Idioms

    Authors:

    • Megan Schildmier Stone (University of Arizona)
  6. Right-node raising and Coordinated Affixation

    Authors:

    • Clara Sherley-Appel (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Jesse Zymet (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette III/IV
Pragmatics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Proximate Demonstratives in Predicate NPs

    Authors:

    • Ryan Doran (Northwestern University)
    • Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)
  2. DIAGNOSING PROJECTIVE CONTENT IN BASQUE

    Authors:

    • Lorena Sainz-Maza Lecanda (Ohio State University)
  3. Computational evidence for direct metaphoric meaning

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Dunn (Purdue University)
  4. Verb-initial clauses in Classical Greek and the Question Under Discussion model

    Authors:

    • Tom Recht (University of California, Berkeley)
  5. Leftward Ho: The Interaction of Topicalization and Left-Dislocation in English

    Authors:

    • Betty J. Birner (Northern Illinois University)
    • Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)
  6. Negative inversion(s) and conspiracy theory

    Authors:

    • Laurence Horn (Yale University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette V
Semantics-Syntax Interface

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Aspectuality and scalarity of the Taiwanese Mandarin focus particle you

    Authors:

    • Huilin Fang (University of Southern California)
  2. The Interpretation of Indifference Free Relatives

    Authors:

    • Miriam Nussbaum (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. The Semantics of 'much'-Support

    Authors:

    • Julian Grove (University of Chicago)
  4. The Role of Focus in Determining Exceptional Coreference

    Authors:

    • Alanah McKillen (McGill University)
  5. There Need Be No Split Scope

    Authors:

    • Peter Alrenga (Boston University)
    • Christopher Kennedy (University of Chicago)
  6. Semantic Reconstruction in Germanic It-clefts

    Authors:

    • Judith Fiedler (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette VIII
Voicing and Phonation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Burst Spectrum as a Cue to Stop Consonant Voicing: English Production and Perception Results

    Authors:

    • Eleanor Chodroff (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
  2. Aerodynamics of prevoicing in plosives: the role of nasal airflow

    Authors:

    • Viktor Kharlamov (University of Arizona)
  3. Deglottalization in Mehri

    Authors:

    • K. Morgan Rood (Georgetown University)
  4. Speaking Rate Effects on VOT in German Stops: Phonological Implications

    Authors:

    • Jill Beckman (University of Iowa)
  5. Consonant duration and the post-nasal voicing distinction in Chatino

    Authors:

    • John Sullivant (University of Texas at Austin)
  6. The Acoustics of Phonation Type Differences in Sonorants and Obstruents

    Authors:

    • Kelly Berkson (Indiana University, Bloomington)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette IX
Sociophonetics II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Vowel change across Noam Chomsky's lifespan

    Authors:

    • Soohyun Kwon (University of Pennsylvania)
  2. Systematicity and Lifespan Change in the Regional Features of a Supreme Court Justice

    Authors:

    • Allison Shapp (New York University)
    • Nathan LaFave (New York University)
    • John Singler (New York University)
  3. Sociolinguistic knowledge of a sound change in progress: Perceptions of California TRAP-backing

    Authors:

    • Annette D'Onofrio (Stanford University)
  4. The Canadian Shift: Its Acoustic Trajectory and Consequences for Vowel Categorization

    Authors:

    • Thomas Kettig (McGill University)
  5. Atypical Constraint Hierarchy in a Dialect Isolate: Postvocalic /r/ in Saban English

    Authors:

    • Caroline Myrick (North Carolina State University)
  6. Postvocalic /r/ in New Orleans: Language, place, and commodification

    Authors:

    • Christina Schoux Casey (University of Pittsburgh)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Marquette VI/VII
Segmental Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Is glide insertion always homorganic?

    Authors:

    • Petr Staroverov (Rutgers University)
  2. Probing phonological structure in play language: Speaking backwards in Zenzontepec Chatino

    Authors:

    • Eric Campbell (University of Texas at Austin)
  3. The influence of spelling on the production of words with non-categorical variants

    Authors:

    • Jeong-Im Han (Konkuk University)
    • Tae-Hwan Choi (Konkuk University)
  4. Reanalysis of Coda /s/ in the Phonological System of Nicaraguan Spanish Speakers

    Authors:

    • Whitney Chappell (University of Texas at San Antonio)
  5. Phonological constraints on two-handed productions in sign-naïve gesturers

    Authors:

    • So-One Hwang (University of California, San Diego)
    • Desiree Hollifield (University of California, San Diego)
    • Sharon Seegers (University of California, San Diego)
    • Carol Padden (University of California, San Diego)
  6. Telescoping reduction: A postlexical phonological process in ASL

    Authors:

    • Cecily Whitworth (McDaniel College)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Dialects of Spanish and of Modern Greek – Natural Laboratories for the Generative Phonologist

    Authors:

    • Ellen Kaisse (University of Washington at Seattle)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Symphony Ballroom
Presidential Reception
Sunday - January 05, 2014
Session
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Grand Ballroom F
Symposium: Diversity in LInguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Diversity in Linguistics

    Authors:

    • Lisa Green (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Marquette I/II
Social Factors in Language Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Outliers, impact and rationalization in linguistic change

    Authors:

    • Celeste Rodriguez Louro (University of Western Australia)
    • Alexandra D'Arcy (University of Victoria)
    • Sali A. Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
  2. Millions of speakers - yet at risk of endangerment: A multivariate analysis of language shift scenarios in Indonesia

    Authors:

    • Abigail Cohn (Cornell University)
    • Maya Ravindranath (University of New Hampshire)
  3. Stability out of Grammaticalization? Future temporal reference in North American English.

    Authors:

    • Derek Denis (University of Toronto)
    • Sali A. Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
  4. A Variationist approach to liaison in Gatineau French

    Authors:

    • Laura Kastronic (University of Ottawa)
  5. Educational attainment and the actuation of sound change

    Authors:

    • Hilary Prichard (University of Pennsylvania)
  6. Measures of education and participation in regional sound change

    Authors:

    • Kyle Gorman (Oregon Health & Science University)
    • Hilary Prichard (University of Pennsylvania)
  7. Change over time in nasal coarticulation: Independent socio-dialectal and frequency effects

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Marquette III/IV
Morphosyntax II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Agreement and Last Resort in Yimas

    Authors:

    • John Gluckman (University of California, Los Angeles)
  2. A tripartite agreement: classificatory verbs, animacy and inflection in Tłı̨chǫ Yatıì

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Welch (University of Toronto)
  3. Deponents and feature mismatch

    Authors:

    • Laura Grestenberger (Harvard University)
  4. Morphological OCP in Wolof A'-movement

    Authors:

    • Martina Martinovic (University of Chicago)
  5. Zulu reduplication and the structure of causatives

    Authors:

    • Toni Cook (University of KwaZulu-Natal)
  6. Morphological blocking in English causatives

    Authors:

    • Michael Erlewine (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Hadas Kotek (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Marquette V
Morphophonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. 'A/an' and 'the': morphology or phonology?

    Authors:

    • Marjorie Pak (Emory University)
  2. Morpheme position conditioned by lexical category

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Wilson (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  3. Phonological factors in Tagalog adjective-noun word order variation

    Authors:

    • Stephanie S Shih (Stanford University)
    • Kie Zuraw (University of California, Los Angeles)
  4. Morphological decomposition in Swahili

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Foote (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Patti Spinner (Michigan State University)
    • Rose Upor Mwasekaga (University of Dar es Salaam)
  5. Breaking up is easy to do: Evidence for decomposition in regular and irregular forms

    Authors:

    • Constantine Lignos (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Kyle Gorman (Oregon Health & Science University)
  6. Probability-matching in morphological generalization in Arabic

    Authors:

    • Lisa Dawdy-Hesterberg (Northwestern University)
    • Janet Pierrehumbert (Northwestern University)
  7. Base-dependent reduplication and learnability

    Authors:

    • Jason Haugen (Oberlin College)
    • Adam Ussishkin (University of Arizona)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Marquette VI/VII
Sentence Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Expanding the Realm of Experimental Syntax: Wh-questions in Korean

    Authors:

    • Boyoung Kim (University of California, San Diego)
    • Grant Goodall (University of California, San Diego)
  2. Processing difficulty doesn’t always lower acceptability: the case of lexical frequency

    Authors:

    • Emily Morgan (University of California, San Diego)
  3. Comprehension priming as rational expectation for repetition: Evidence from syntactic processing

    Authors:

    • Mark Myslín (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
  4. Negative polarity illusions and the format of hierarchical encodings in memory

    Authors:

    • Dan Parker (University of Maryland)
    • Colin Phillips (University of Maryland)
  5. Judgment and Frequency Evidence for Statistical Preemption

    Authors:

    • Clarice Robenalt (Princeton University)
    • Adele Goldberg (Princeton University)
  6. Direct experience versus abstract knowledge in linguistic processing

    Authors:

    • Emily Morgan (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Marquette VIII
Acquisition of Syntax and Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Rapid Learning of Non-Concatenative Morphology in Children

    Authors:

    • Sara Finley
  2. Children’s interpretation of again with English goal-PPs

    Authors:

    • Ting Xu (University of Connecticut)
  3. The Acquisition of Relative Clauses in Q’anjob’al Mayan

    Authors:

    • Ann Gagliardi (Harvard University)
    • Pedro Mateo Pedro (Harvard University)
    • Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)
  4. What we mean when we talk about things: Pragmatic units of quantification in Tseltal Maya

    Authors:

    • Ruthe Foushee (Harvard University)
    • Ruthe Foushee
  5. The transparency of sign pronouns does not aid deaf children with autism

    Authors:

    • Aaron Shield (Boston University)
  6. Children’s variable language compared to parents’: Is it acquisition or more?

    Authors:

    • Rania Habib (Syracuse University)
  7. Input ≠ Intake: the case of Norwegian noun classes

    Authors:

    • Ann Gagliardi (Harvard University)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Marquette IX
Historical Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Development of Polysemous ‘One’-phrase in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • I-HSUAN CHEN (University of California, Berkeley)
  2. Morpheme Leveling in Latin Rhotacism

    Authors:

    • Hezekiah Bacovcin (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. Reconstruction of the Proto-Sáliban Verb Classes and the Animate Subject Markers

    Authors:

    • Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada (University of Western Ontario)
  4. The bilabial trill in Port Sandwich (Vanuatu) in 1774

    Authors:

    • Kenneth Olson (SIL International)
  5. Fragmentary Linguistics: Inferring aspect in Maya hieroglyphics from incomplete data

    Authors:

    • Danny Law (University of Texas at Austin)
  6. The Tangled Web of Reconstructing Proto-Agaw Dorsal Consonants

    Authors:

    • Paul Fallon (University of Mary Washington)
  7. South Halmahera-West New Guinea: The history of Oceanic's closest relative

    Authors:

    • David Kamholz (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom F
Symposium: Harnessing Global Efforts Against Language Loss

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Harnessing Global Efforts Against Language Loss: The Catalogue of Endangered Languages and the Endangered Languages Project

    Authors:

    • Lyle Campbell (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
    • Alexander D. Smith (University of Hawaii at Manoa)