Thursday - January 05, 2017
Session
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Where: Lone Star A
How to LSA: The Annual Meeting for First-timers
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Lone Star A
Syntax: Covert Structure, Splits, and Clitics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Variation in the pronunciation/silence of the preposition in locative determiners

    Authors:

    • Anna Maria Di Sciullo (Université du Québec à Montréal)
  2. PPs with gaps in

    Authors:

    • Craig Sailor (University of Cambridge)
    • James Griffiths (University of Konstanz)
  3. Post-syntactic head movement in Russian predicate fronting

    Authors:

    • Boris Harizanov (Stanford University)
    • Vera Gribanova (Stanford University)
  4. Movement vs. base-generation in Georgian split DPs

    Authors:

    • Zuzanna Fuchs (Harvard University)
  5. Clitic left-dislocations with epithets in Rioplatense Spanish as biclausal constructions

    Authors:

    • Bruno Estigarribia (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  6. Syntactic limits on High-tone spreading

    Authors:

    • Aida Talic (University of Connecticut)
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Lone Star B
Interpreting A-bar Structures
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Lone Star C
Morphology and Phonology: Learning and Predictability

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Productivity of morphological rules is influenced by knowledge of a second language: evidence from bilingual past tense production

    Authors:

    • Robert Mailhammer (University of Western Sydney)
    • Ronia Zeidan (University of Western Sydney)
  2. Learning Parametric Stress without Domain-specific Mechanisms

    Authors:

    • Aleksei Nazarov (Harvard University)
    • Gaja Jarosz (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  3. Predictors of vowel harmony application in loanword adaptations from Russian into Yakut (Sakha)

    Authors:

    • Lena Vasilyeva (University of Alberta)
  4. Modeling productive rendaku application in real and nonce Japanese surnames

    Authors:

    • Yu Tanaka (University of California, Los Angeles)
  5. Derived-environment effects and learning: an experimental study

    Authors:

    • Adam J. Chong (University of California, Los Angeles)
  6. How speakers select synthetic and analytic forms of English comparatives: an experimental study

    Authors:

    • Naomi Enzinna (Cornell University)
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Lone Star F
Language Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Reconstructing Sociolinguistic Variation

    Authors:

    • Jessica Kantarovich (University of Chicago)
    • Lenore Grenoble (University of Chicago)
  2. Social Networks and Language Change in New Braunfels German: A Case Study

    Authors:

    • Marc Pierce (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Hans C. Boas (University of Texas at Austin)
  3. Genesis of the Nauruan Central Vowels

    Authors:

    • Kevin Hughes (City University of New York)
  4. Changes in Language Contact and their Consequences for Japanese Loanword Accentuation

    Authors:

    • Rolando Coto-Solano (University of Arizona)
  5. ‘Bring’-ing about a change

    Authors:

    • Roey Gafter (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
    • Scott Spicer (Northwestern University)
    • Mira Ariel (Tel-Aviv University)
  6. The Development of the Germanic Preterite System: Learnability and the Modeling of Diachronic Morphophonological Change

    Authors:

    • Ryan Sandell (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Sam Zukoff (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Lone Star G
Sociolinguistics: Language in Context

Presented Abstracts:

  1. ‘Grandmas’ in Debate: A First-Person Story Told in Taiwan’s 2015 Presidential Debate as a Rhetorical Device and Public Reactions to Its Credibility

    Authors:

    • Ping-Hsuan Wang (Georgetown University)
  2. Nonstandard Dialect Comprehension in the Courtroom

    Authors:

    • Taylor Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Jessica Kalbfeld (New York University)
    • Ryan Hancock
    • Robin Clark (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. #Yesallwomen's language: constructing feminist identity on Twitter

    Authors:

    • Nora Goldman (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  4. Wayyy longgg: Orthotactics and phonology in lengthening on Twitter

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Lamontagne (McGill University)
    • Gretchen McCulloch (Other)
  5. A Discourse Analysis of Emphatic Negation in French Conversation

    Authors:

    • Bonnie Fonseca-Greber (University of Louisville)
  6. Repair as a Clue to Sociolinguistic Markedness

    Authors:

    • Jessica Grieser (University of Tennessee)
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Lone Star H
Sociolinguistics I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Stages of language shift in twentieth-century Inner Mongolia, China

    Authors:

    • Sarala Puthuval (University of Washington)
  2. Post-adolescent change in the individual: Early adulthood against the backdrop of the community

    Authors:

    • Marisa Brook (Michigan State University)
    • Bridget Jankowski (University of Toronto)
    • Alexah Konnelly (University of Toronto)
    • Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
  3. “It’s not slang, it’s just the way I speak”: Language variation, race, and ethnicity in a multi-ethnic secondary school

    Authors:

    • Shivonne Marie Gates (Queen Mary, University of London)
  4. Are listeners sensitive to probabilistic conditioning of sociolinguistic variables?

    Authors:

    • Charlotte Vaughn (University of Oregon)
    • Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon)
  5. Modeling Complex Random Effects Structures in Sociolinguistics

    Authors:

    • Christopher D. Eager (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  6. Emergent Adult L1 Literacy: Theorizing Findings from a Case Study

    Authors:

    • Emily Moline (University of California, Davis)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Data Citation and Attribution for Reproducible Research in Linguistics

    Authors:

    • Andrea L. Berez-Kroeker (University of Hawaii)
    • Gary Holton (University of Hawaii)
    • Susan Smythe Kung (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Geoff Nathan (Wayne State University)
    • Peter L. Pulsifer (University of Colorado at Boulder)
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 7
Symposium: The Phonology of Sign Language Fingerspelling: Beyond Handshape Sequences

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Phonology of Sign Language Fingerspelling: Beyond Handshape Sequences

    Authors:

    • Diane Brentari (University of Chicago)
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Brazos
Poster Session: Twenty Years of the Endangered Language Fund

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Twenty Years of the Endangered Language Fund: Language Challenges and Language Opportunities

    Authors:

    • Claire Bowern (Yale University)
    • Monica Macaulay (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Julie Tetel Andresen (Duke University)
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 7:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 5
Welcome
When: Thu, Jan 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 5
Invited Plenary Address: Colleen Fitzgerald
Friday - January 06, 2017
Session
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Where: Meeting Room 306
Committee Meeting: Committee on AP Linguistics
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 307
Committee Meeting: Public Relations Committee (PRC)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 301
Endangered Language Fund Open Annual Meeting
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star A
Case and Agreement

Presented Abstracts:

  1. On apparent ergative agreement in Inuktitut

    Authors:

    • Michelle Yuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. Palauan DOM is a licensing phenomenon

    Authors:

    • Theodore Levin (University of Maryland)
  3. Passivization possibilities in double-accusative constructions

    Authors:

    • Vera Lee-Schoenfeld (University of Georgia)
    • Gabriele Diewald (Leibniz Universität Hannover)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star B
Syntax and Semantics: Quantity Structures

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The typological markedness of proportional readings: Evidence for an implicational universal

    Authors:

    • Elizabeth Coppock (Göteborg University)
    • Golsa Nouri Hosseini (Göteborg University)
    • Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten (Göteborg University)
  2. Building Superlatives from Property Concept Expressions

    Authors:

    • Mythili Menon (Wichita State University)
  3. Numeral classifiers compete with number marking: Evidence from Dafing (Mande)

    Authors:

    • Peter Jenks (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star C
The Role of Acceptability Judgments in Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Evaluating Unaccusative Diagnostics -- A Large-scale Study

    Authors:

    • Yujing Huang (Harvard University)
  2. Formal acceptability experiments as a tool for exploring variation in constituent order

    Authors:

    • Savithry Namboodiripad (University of California, San Diego)
    • Grant Goodall (University of California, San Diego)
  3. Comparing formal and informal judgments in sign language research

    Authors:

    • Vadim Kimmelman (University of Amsterdam)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star F
Acoustics: Fundamental Frequency

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Word and sentence-level prosody in complex tonal languages

    Authors:

    • Christian DiCanio (State University of New York at Buffalo)
    • Joshua Benn (State University of New York at Buffalo)
    • Rey Castillo García
  2. Consonantal Effects on F0 in Tonal Languages: Controlled or Automatic?

    Authors:

    • Qian Luo (Michigan State University)
    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
    • Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State University)
  3. Effects of anticipatory dissimilation on the F0 and alignment of Thai contour tones

    Authors:

    • Robin Karlin (Cornell University)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star G
Syntactic Acquisition

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Do you really mean it? Linking lexical semantic profiles and the age of acquisition for the English passive

    Authors:

    • Emma Nguyen (University of Connecticut)
    • Lisa Pearl (University of California, Irvine)
  2. Processing similarities and grammatical differences in the acquisition of raising and control

    Authors:

    • Victoria Mateu (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star H
Constructions in Language

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Generalization based on semantics and Constraints based on statistical preemption in artificial language experiments

    Authors:

    • Florent Perek (University of Birmingham)
    • Adele Goldberg (Princeton University)
  2. The Structural Diversity of Exclamatives and its Cognitive Motivations

    Authors:

    • Hugo Garcia-Macias (University of New Mexico)
  3. Sign language structure: A construction-theoretic perspective

    Authors:

    • Ryan Lepic (University of California, San Diego)
    • Corrine Occhino (University of New Mexico)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Linguistics Beyond Academia: The Versatility of Linguistics Training in the Professional World

    Authors:

    • Anastasia Nylund (Georgetown University)
    • Cala Zubair

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Endangered Languages in the Undergraduate Curriculum

    Authors:

    • Michal Temkin Martínez (Boise State University)
    • Shobhana Chelliah (University of North Texas)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 309
Committee Meeting: Committee on Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics (CEDL)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 301
Endangered Language Fund Office Hours
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Meeting Room 307
Office Hours: NSF Documenting Endangered Languages Program
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Foyer
Friday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Vowel Harmony in Telugu

    Authors:

    • Sudheer Kolachina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. The unexceptionality of Cupeño stress: Toward a restrictive typology of lexical accent

    Authors:

    • Anthony Yates (University of California, Los Angeles)
  3. Gemination in loanwords: interaction between perceptual similarity and gradient phonotactic well-formedness

    Authors:

    • Lilla Magyar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  4. Berber syllabi cation with local inviolable constraints

    Authors:

    • Kristina Strother-Garcia (University of Delaware)
    • Jeffrey Heinz (University of Delaware)
  5. Challenging Lexical Indexing Accounts of Stratal Behavior: Evidence from Japanese and English

    Authors:

    • Ryan Hearn (Cornell University)
  6. Typological asymmetry in tonal patterns: an artificial language learning experiment

    Authors:

    • Sophia Kao (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
  7. The Scope of Match Constraints: Match-Word(All) and (Only)

    Authors:

    • Peter Guekguezian (University of Southern California)
  8. A Model of Shanghai Wu Intonational Phonology

    Authors:

    • Brice Roberts (University of California, Los Angeles)
  9. Tonogenesis as diffusion of intrinsic biases through language

    Authors:

    • Gwendolyn Hyslop (Sydney University)
  10. Perception of Welsh vowel contrasts by Welsh-Spanish bilinguals in Argentina

    Authors:

    • Elise Bell (University of Arizona)
  11. The influence of second language vowels on foreign language vowel perception

    Authors:

    • Anna Balas (Adam Mickiewicz University)
  12. A Pilot Acoustic Study of Modern Persian Vowels in Colloquial Speech

    Authors:

    • Robin Aronow (Temple University)
    • Brian McHugh (Temple University)
  13. Variation in contrastive voice quality in Cushillococha Ticuna

    Authors:

    • Amalia Skilton (University of California, Berkeley)
  14. Production and perception effects of lexical age of acquisition

    Authors:

    • Renee Kemp (University of California, Davis)
  15. Tongue position of utterance-initial German voiced stops

    Authors:

    • Suzy Ahn (New York University)
  16. This, you call a rise-fall? Acquisition of the form and function of Yiddish intonation in L2 speakers

    Authors:

    • Rachel Steindel Burdin (University of New Hampshire)
  17. F0 declination in Mandarin spontaneous speech

    Authors:

    • Hong Zhang (University of Pennsylvania)
  18. Perceiving non-native contrasts: Xitsonga’s ‘Whistled’ Fricative vs. [ʃ]

    Authors:

    • Aaron Braver (Texas Tech University)
    • Seunghun J. Lee (International Christian University/University of Venda)
  19. Automating excrescent stop detection: A study from the Buckeye Corpus

    Authors:

    • Cara Feldscher (Michigan State University)
    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
  20. What drives perception of syllable stress?

    Authors:

    • Amelia E Kimball (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Jennifer Cole (Northwestern University)
  21. One hundred years of stability: The case of the BAD-LAD split

    Authors:

    • Thomas Kettig (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  22. The influence of stance on accommodation in non-native speakers: a case study

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Laturnus (New York University)
  23. Contrastive Creaky Voice in Vowel Inventories

    Authors:

    • Laura Panfili (University of Washington)
  24. New Data and Tools for Research on African American Language: CORAAL

    Authors:

    • Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon)
    • Charlie Farrington (University of Oregon)
    • Shelby Arnson (University of Oregon)
    • Minnie Annan (Georgetown University)
    • Jason McLarty (University of Oregon)
    • Brooke Josler (University of Oregon)
  25. Semantics, variation, and the English definite article

    Authors:

    • Eric Acton (Eastern Michigan University)
  26. Prominence of stereotypes shapes the attitude towards Mandarin syllable contraction

    Authors:

    • Chenchen Xu (Michigan State University)
  27. Migration, Local Identity and Change in Tianjin Tone Sandhi

    Authors:

    • Xiaomei Wang (Michigan State University)
  28. Code-Blending or Distinct Grammar?: Contact Signing in the American Deaf Community

    Authors:

    • Marjorie Herbert (University of Michigan)
    • Acrisio Pires (University of Michigan)
  29. Using Internet language to decipher the actuation of linguistic change

    Authors:

    • Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
    • Emily Blamire (University of Toronto)
  30. A Phonetic and Pragmatic Analysis of Um and Uh in Spontaneous Conversation

    Authors:

    • Katherine Hilton (Stanford University)
    • Sunwoo Jeong (Stanford University)
    • Robert Xu (Stanford University)
  31. The emergence of Brazilian Portuguese: Earlier evidence for the development of a partial null subject grammar

    Authors:

    • Humberto Borges (University of Brasilia)
    • Acrisio Pires (University of Michigan)
  32. Focus Negation is Constituent Negation in Hungarian

    Authors:

    • Mai Ha Vu (University of Delaware)
  33. When transitivity is ambiguous: Aspectual and clausal cues

    Authors:

    • Ana Besserman (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  34. Experimental Investigation of Subject and Object Parasitic Gaps in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Le Yan (University of Florida)
    • Edith Kaan (University of Florida)
  35. When and where does ellipsis occur?

    Authors:

    • Dongwoo Park (University of Maryland)
  36. Interpreting A'-movement

    Authors:

    • Ethan Poole (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  37. Manner and Result under the same root

    Authors:

    • Alfredo García-Pardo (University of Southern California)
  38. Case/Postposition Alternation in Motion Verb Constructions in Korean

    Authors:

    • Jungmin Kang (University of Connecticut)
    • Lan Kim (Pennsylvania State University)
  39. Prosodic effects of microvariation in Appalachian English free relatives

    Authors:

    • Gregory Johnson II (Louisiana State University)
    • Irina Shport (Louisiana State University)
  40. Akan question formation defies a processing-based analysis of island constraints

    Authors:

    • Helen Goodluck (University of York, England)
    • Frank Tsiwah (University of Ghana)
    • Kofi Saah (University of Ghana)
  41. Effects of Information Status, Subject Type and Tense on Subject Case Ellipsis in Korean: An Experimental Study

    Authors:

    • Hanjung Lee (Sungkyunkwan University)
    • Sojung Lee (Sungkyunkwan University)
  42. A Unified Analysis of the Georgian Stem Formant

    Authors:

    • Gallagher Flinn (University of Chicago)
  43. Minangkabau -i: A locative, transitivizing, iterative, adversative suffix

    Authors:

    • Daniel Brodkin (Carleton College)
    • Catherine Fortin (Carleton College)
  44. Ā positions and case: Amahuaca nominative marking as case + focus

    Authors:

    • Emily Clem (University of California, Berkeley)
  45. Genitive-marked arguments of the noun: their hierarchy, nature, and linear relation in Bangla

    Authors:

    • Saurov Syed (University of Southern California)
  46. The status of personal pronouns in subject contact relatives

    Authors:

    • Sara Loss (Oklahoma State University)
  47. Non-obligatory Control is (at least partly) structural

    Authors:

    • Alexandra Motut (University of Toronto)
  48. On the unavailability of argument ellipsis in Kaqchikel

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
    • Theodore Levin (University of Maryland)
  49. Evidence against φ-feature resolution accounts of agreement with DP coordinations

    Authors:

    • Ivona Kucerova (McMaster University)
  50. Clause size and transparency in Ndebele

    Authors:

    • Asia Pietraszko (University of Chicago)
  51. Modality in Luyia: A typological study

    Authors:

    • John Gluckman (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Margit Bowler (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Maurice Sifuna (Kenyatta University)
    • Michael Diercks (Pomona College)
  52. Intensionality in synthetic compounds & noun incorporation

    Authors:

    • Andrew McKenzie (University of Kansas)
  53. Semantics of Verb Reduplication in American Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Charles Lam
    • Donovan Grose
  54. The Semantics of Object Marking in Kinyarwanda

    Authors:

    • Michela Ippolito (University of Toronto)
    • Angelika Kiss (University of Toronto)
    • Tomohiro Yokoyama (University of Toronto)
  55. Biased polar questions: VERUM focus is semantic focus, high negation is a distinct phenomenon

    Authors:

    • Daniel Goodhue (McGill University)
  56. Force Dynamics in FrameNet: Beyond Verbal Analysis

    Authors:

    • Hannah Phinney (International Computer Science Institute)
  57. On Locality Conditions for Contextual Root Allosemy

    Authors:

    • Luke Adamson (University of Pennsylvania)
  58. An Examination of the Distribution and Variation of Non-Coordinated Pronoun Case Forms in English

    Authors:

    • Tyler Lemon (Stanford University)
  59. Compound formation

    Authors:

    • Gísli Harðarson (University of Connecticut)
  60. Affix productivity and decomposition in Arabic lexical access

    Authors:

    • Samantha Wray (University of Arizona)
  61. Sardinian Identity and Sa Limba (or Lingua?) Unificada

    Authors:

    • Angelo Costanzo (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)
  62. Toponyms: Neglected Wallflower or Pot of Plenty

    Authors:

    • Ronald Schaefer (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
  63. Lexical consistency within a home sign community

    Authors:

    • Grace Neveu (University of Texas at Austin)
  64. Improving language documentation and revitalization through interdisciplinary collaboration

    Authors:

    • Ruth Rouvier (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Haley De Korne (University of Pennsylvania)
    • George Ironstrack (Miami University)
    • Joanne Knapp-Philo
  65. Lol! I didn't mean that! Lol as a marker of illocutionary force

    Authors:

    • Michelle McSweeney (Columbia University)
  66. Intonationally-encoded implicatures and regional variation in American English imperatives

    Authors:

    • Meghan Armstrong (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Marivic Lesho (University of Bremen)
  67. Mixed effects models are sometimes terrible.

    Authors:

    • Christopher Eager (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Joseph Roy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  68. The ULTRA model and Universal 20

    Authors:

    • Ryan Smith (University of Arizona)
    • David Medeiros (University of Arizona)
  69. Determining “high quality” tokens of tones in Mandarin Infant-Directed Speech

    Authors:

    • Emily Moeng (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    • william carter (University of North Carolina)
  70. The rule-based acquisition of ordinals: evidence from Dutch and English

    Authors:

    • Caitlin Meyer (University of Amsterdam)
    • Sjef Barbiers (Leiden University)
    • Fred Weerman (University of Amsterdam)
  71. Semantic vs. phonological biases in learning allomorphy

    Authors:

    • Katya Pertsova (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  72. Lexical retrieval in adult Spanish-English bilinguals: heritage speakers versus late learners

    Authors:

    • María Gabriela Puscama (None)
    • Irina A. Shport (Louisiana State University)
    • Dorian Dorado (Louisiana State University)
  73. Raising or Control? Children's Early Get-Passives

    Authors:

    • Megan Gotowski (University of California, Los Angeles)
  74. The Interpretation of Non-Native Speakers in U.S. Police Encounters

    Authors:

    • Norma Mendoza-Denton (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Lone Star Foyer, Poster Board No. 87
Office Hours: National Science Foundation
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 5
Invited Plenary Address: Gennaro Chierchia
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star A
Ellipsis

Presented Abstracts:

  1. When silence gets in the way: asymmetric extraction from ellipsis in British dialects

    Authors:

    • Gary Thoms (University of Glasgow)
    • Craig Sailor (University of Cambridge)
  2. Shifty Subjects and Clause-mate restrictions

    Authors:

    • Matthew Barros (Yale University)
    • Robert Frank (Yale University)
  3. Licensing and Interpretation: A Comprehensive Theory of Sluicing

    Authors:

    • Margaret Kroll (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Deniz Rudin (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  4. Fragments, pseudo-clefts, and ellipsis

    Authors:

    • Aron Hirsch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  5. The Semantic Interpretation of English NP and DP Fragments

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Mericli (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Lone Star B
Event Structure I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Change-of-State Verb Roots in Kinyarwanda

    Authors:

    • Kyle Jerro (University of Texas at Austin)
  2. Exploring the syntax and semantics of resultative constructions in German Sign Language (DGS)

    Authors:

    • Cornelia Loos (University of Texas at Austin)
  3. Kwak'wala's empty root ʔəχ- and the semantics of case-marking

    Authors:

    • Katie Sardinha (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Two Types of States: A Cross-linguistic Study of Change-of-State Verb Roots

    Authors:

    • John Beavers (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Michael Everdell, Kyle Jerro (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Henri Kauhanen (University of Manchester)
    • Andrew Koontz-Garboden (University of Manchester)
    • Elise LeBovidge (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Stephen Nichols (University of Manchester)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star C
Language Classification and Typology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Lexical innovation in Cushitic: Fictitious family or fragile unity?

    Authors:

    • Paul Fallon (University of Mary Washington)
  2. From local dynamics to high-level patterns of diversification: Using contemporary Bantoid languages as a model for historical Bantu

    Authors:

    • Pierpaolo Di Carlo (University of Florence)
    • Jeff Good (University at Buffalo)
    • Rachel Ayuk Ojong
  3. Jodï-Sáliban, a New South-American Language Family

    Authors:

    • Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada (University of British Columbia)
  4. Exploring phonological diversity through principal component analysis

    Authors:

    • Emily Clem (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Lev Michael (University of California, Berkeley)
  5. The areal distribution of ATR and interior vowels in the Macro-Sudan Belt

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Rolle (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Florian Lionnet (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Matt Faytak (University of California, Berkeley)
  6. Laryngeal timing across seven languages: phonetic data and their relationship to phonological features

    Authors:

    • Morgan Sonderegger (McGill University)
    • Michael McAuliffe (McGill University)
    • Jurij Bozic (McGill University)
    • Christopher Bruno (McGill University)
    • September Cowley (McGill University)
    • Bing’er Jiang, Jeffrey Lamontagne, Martha Schwarz, Jiajia Su (McGill University)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Lone Star F
Phonetics: Contrast

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Contrast enhancement and cue trading in Irish consonant articulations

    Authors:

    • Ryan Bennett (Yale University)
    • Jaye Padgett (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Máire Ní Chiosáin (University College Dublin)
    • Grant McGuire (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  2. Structured variation in the phonetics of English and Czech sibilant fricatives

    Authors:

    • Eleanor Chodroff (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
  3. The use of distribution of laryngealization for low tone differentiation: A case study of Iu-Mien tones

    Authors:

    • Ela Thurgood (California State University, Chico)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star G
Speech Perception

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The perception of L1 and L2 focal prominence: Spanish vs. L1-English L2-Spanish

    Authors:

    • Covadonga Sanchez Alvarado (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Meghan Armstrong (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  2. Modeling human speech perception using machine learning

    Authors:

    • Will Styler (University of Michigan)
  3. Perceptual equivalence between co-articulated cues during a sound change in progress

    Authors:

    • Aletheia Cui (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Jianjing Kuang (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. The social status of nasality and its effect on perceptual compensation for nasal coarticulation

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
  5. Cross-linguistic differences in the perception of articulatory timing lag in onset clusters

    Authors:

    • Harim Kwon (University of Paris 7, Denis Diderot)
    • Ioana Chitoran (University of Paris 7, Denis Diderot)
    • Marianne Pouplier (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
    • Tomas Lentz (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
    • Philip Hoole (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
  6. The role of feature-general categorization gradiency in individual differences in speech processing

    Authors:

    • Alan Yu (University of Chicago)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star H
Sociolinguistics II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The futurate present in French: Delimiting the variable context

    Authors:

    • D. Rick Grimm (York University)
  2. The Role of Dialect Contact in Mood Choice in Atlantic Canada Acadian French

    Authors:

    • D. Rick Grimm (York University)
    • Ruth King (York University)
    • Carmen L. LeBlanc (Concordia University)
  3. The Expansion of ain't in AAE

    Authors:

    • Sabriya Fisher (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. The role of language dominance in multilingual communities: A multivariate analysis of past tense morphology in Colloquial Singapore English

    Authors:

    • Ming Chew Teo (University of Houston)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Language and Educational Justice: A Dialogue between Linguistics and Linguistic Anthropology

    Authors:

    • Mary Bucholtz (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Anne H. Charity Hudley (College of William and Mary)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 7
Symposium: Learning Lexical Specificity in Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Learning Lexical Specificity in Phonology

    Authors:

    • Claire Moore-Cantwell (University of Connecticut)
    • Stephanie S. Shih (University of California, Merced)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: 209
Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Meeting Room 306
Office Hours: 2017 Linguistic Institute at the University of Kentucky
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star F
Signs and Gestures I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Clause position and indicating verbs in British Sign Language (BSL)

    Authors:

    • Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham)
    • Kearsy Cormier (University College London)
    • Jordan Fenlon (Heriot Watt University)
  2. The Seeds of Directionality in an Emerging Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Lynn Hou (University of California, San Diego)
  3. ‘This Uphill’: How Manual Gestures Supplement Fixed Bearing Descriptions in San Juan Quiahije Chatino

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Mesh (University of Texas at Austin)
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: 309
Linguistic Salon
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: 307
Round Table for Linguistics Department Chairs and Program Heads
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star B
VP Structure and Meaning

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Node Sprouting and Root Suppletion: The view from Korean

    Authors:

    • Heidi Harley (University of Arizona)
    • Jaehoon Choi (Daegu University)
  2. A New Type of Expressive: Head-Adjoined Auxiliary Verbs

    Authors:

    • Lan Kim (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Hyun Kyoung Jung
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Brazos
LSA Business Meeting and Induction of the 2017 Class of Fellows
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 5
The Five-minute Linguist
When: Fri, Jan 6 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Brazos
Panel: Finding the Grant that Fits You
Saturday - January 07, 2017
Session
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 309
Committee Meeting: Ethics Committee
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 301
Committee Meeting: Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics (COSWL)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 307
Committee Meeting: Committee on Linguistics in Higher Education (LiHE)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star A
Change in Syntax and Morphology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Ambiguity in functional heads and syntactic change: Caribbean Northern Arawak nominalization and alignment

    Authors:

    • Tammy Stark (University of Connecticut)
  2. From privative derivation to standard negation: Evidence from Arawakan languages

    Authors:

    • Lev Michael (University of California, Berkeley)
  3. The Proof is in the (Anti)Passive: Valency, Transitivity and Aspect in Chukotko-Kamchatkan

    Authors:

    • Dibella Caminsky (University of California, Santa Barbara)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star B
Event Structure II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Crosslinguistic biases shape the semantic structure of verbs: evidence from deaf homesigning children

    Authors:

    • Lilia Rissman (University of Chicago)
    • Laura Horton (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
  2. Telicity Encoding in American Sign Language: Testing the Event Visibility Hypothesis

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Davidson (Harvard University)
    • Annemarie Kocab (Harvard University)
    • Andrea D. Sims (Ohio State University)
    • Laura Wagner (Ohio State University)
  3. Agent-adding strategies for motion predicates in ASL.

    Authors:

    • Elena Benedicto (Purdue University)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star C
Psycholinguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Testing a Bayesian Pronoun Interpretation Model with Chinese Ba and Bei

    Authors:

    • Meilin Zhan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Roger Levy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Andrew Kehler (University of California, San Diego)
  2. Multimodal Cues in Children's Verb Learning

    Authors:

    • Bhuvana Narasimhan (University of Colorado at Boulder)
    • Fanyin Cheng (University of Colorado at Boulder)
    • Patricia Davidson (Syracuse University)
    • Pui Fong Kan (University of Colorado at Boulder)
    • Madison Wagner
  3. The Interaction of Word Length and Emotional Prosody

    Authors:

    • Seung Kyung Kim (Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, LPL, Aix-en-Provence, France)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star F
Corpus/Computational Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Quantifying and visualizing language mixing in multilingual corpora

    Authors:

    • Barbara E. Bullock (University of Texas)
    • Gualberto A. Guzman (University of Texas)
    • Jacqueline Serigos (University of Texas)
    • Almeida Jacqueline Toribio (University of Texas at Austin)
  2. Diversity can help or hinder: Syntactic distributions and noun(-phrase) production

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Lester (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  3. Non-stationarity and other critical mathematical problems for channel coding-based explanations of variation in language production

    Authors:

    • Eric Meinhardt (University of California, San Diego)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star G
Syllables

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A Comparison of Maximal Syllable Structure in Four Linguistic Areas

    Authors:

    • Ricardo Napoleão de Souza (University of New Mexico)
  2. Syllabic Affiliation of Ambisyllabic Consonants in American English

    Authors:

    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
    • Bobby Felster (Michigan State University)
  3. Syllable weight and duration: A rhyme/interval comparison

    Authors:

    • Anya Lunden (College of William and Mary)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Lone Star H
Teaching/Pedagogy

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Teaching First Graders to Detect Syntactic Ambiguity

    Authors:

    • Elly Zimmer (University of Arizona)
  2. Teaching linguistic argumentation through a writing-intensive approach

    Authors:

    • Panayiotis Pappas (Simon Fraser University)
    • Maite Taboada (Simon Fraser University)
    • Kathryn Alexander (Simon Fraser University)
  3. Reducing anxiety, increasing core competence: a practical program for beginner adult heritage learners of Eastern Algonquian languages

    Authors:

    • Conor Quinn (University of Southern Maine)
    • Nicholas, Andrea Bear
    • Jeddore, Alwyn (Cape Breton University)
    • Paul, Gabriel

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Getting High School Students into Linguistics: Current Activities and Future Directions

    Authors:

    • Moti Lieberman
    • Gretchen McCulloch
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Brazos
Symposium: Inclusion and Excellence in Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Inclusion and Excellence in Linguistics

    Authors:

    • Sonja L. Lanehart (University of Texas at San Antonio)
    • Arthur K. Spears (City University of New York)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 306
Committee Meeting: Committee on Scholarly Communication in Linguistics (CoSCiL)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Foyer
Saturday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A scalar constraint approach to the typology of loanword adaptation

    Authors:

    • Brian Hsu (University of Southern California)
    • Karen Jesney (University of Southern California)
  2. Adapting inconsistent lexical patterns: a Bayesian approach to weight and stress

    Authors:

    • Guilherme Garcia (McGill University)
  3. Clements' Economy Theory and Contrastive Hierarchies

    Authors:

    • Mark Koranda (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Eric Raimy (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  4. Recurrent Neural Networks as a Strong Domain-General Baseline for Morpho-Phonological Learning

    Authors:

    • Christo Kirov (Johns Hopkins University)
  5. Synchronic intervocalic fortition in Sula: a counter-universal

    Authors:

    • Tobias Bloyd (University of Hawaii)
  6. The small matter of the Afrikaans diminutive

    Authors:

    • Andrew Lamont (University of Massachusetts)
  7. Prosody and branching direction of phrasal compounds

    Authors:

    • Hisao Tokizaki (Sapporo University)
  8. Am I Stressed? Detecting Stress in Bengali

    Authors:

    • Shohini Bhattasali (Cornell University)
  9. Orthographic representations and high-variability phonetic training on L2 tones

    Authors:

    • YAN CHEN (University of Arizona)
  10. Instructional and biofeedback training in L2 contrast learning

    Authors:

    • Susan Lin (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Margaret (Meg) Cychosz (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Alice Shen (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Emily Cibelli (Northwestern University)
  11. Measuring changes in articulatory dimensionality in an L2 production task

    Authors:

    • Matthew Faytak (University of California, Berkeley)
  12. Vowel Raising in Chengdu Dialect of Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Yiwen Zhang (Indiana University, Bloomington)
    • Hai Hu (Indiana University, Bloomington)
  13. F0 timing and tone association in Luganda

    Authors:

    • Scott Myers (University of Texas)
  14. Flapped laterals in Iwaidja: Does duration depend on number of articulators or number of oral gestures?

    Authors:

    • Peggy Bakula (University of Newcastle, Australia)
    • Mark Harvey (University of Newcastle, Australia)
    • Robert Mailhammer (University of Western Sydney)
  15. Directional biases and auditory enhancement in cue-shifting

    Authors:

    • Meng Yang (University of California, Los Angeles)
  16. Word-final Velar Place Assimilation in English

    Authors:

    • Lisa Lipani (University of Georgia)
  17. Phonetic Properties of Stop Consonants in Languages with No Laryngeal Contrast

    Authors:

    • Stephanie Kakadelis (City University of New York)
    • Doug Whalen (City University of New York)
  18. Speech rate, rate-matching, and intelligibility: Evidence from cochlear implant users

    Authors:

    • Valerie Freeman (Indiana University)
    • David Pisoni (Indiana University)
  19. The neutralization of dental and palatal sibilants: A sound change in progress in Xiangtan Chinese

    Authors:

    • Mingxing Li (University of Kansas)
    • Jie Zhang (University of Kansas)
  20. How automatic is phonetic convergence? Evidence from working memory

    Authors:

    • Jevon Heath (University of California, Berkeley)
  21. The role of native-language phonotactics in the discrimination of non-native contrastive phonemes

    Authors:

    • Eve Higby (University of California, Riverside)
    • Katharine Pace Miles (Brooklyn College)
    • Seamus Donnelly (Australian National University)
    • Katherine Dawson (City University of New York)
  22. The Perception of Creaky Voice: Does Speaker Gender Affect Our Judgments

    Authors:

    • Kaitlyn Lee (University of Indiana)
  23. Large sample description of variation in /ey/ across speakers and dialects

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Jibson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Eric Raimy (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  24. Shifting grammatical expectations through social context cues: Effects of speech genre

    Authors:

    • Lauren Squires (Ohio State University)
  25. New Life for Legacy Data: Acoustically Analyzing the Linguistic Atlas of the Gulf States

    Authors:

    • Rachel Olsen (University of Georgia)
    • Margaret Renwick (University of Georgia)
  26. Placing a tradition synchronically: The construction of Jay Chou’s Chinese style

    Authors:

    • Yuhan Lin (Ohio State University)
    • Marjorie K.M. Chan (Ohio State University)
  27. The Implicit Association Test and Cross-Linguistic Judgments: Using Oral and Visual Stimuli to Test Implicit Perceptions of Spanish and English in Miami

    Authors:

    • Salvatore Callesano (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Phillip M. Carter (Florida International University)
  28. Optional nominal classifiers: Discourse and semantic constraints in an Australian language

    Authors:

    • Dorothea Hoffmann (University of Chicago)
  29. Code-switching as language maintenance

    Authors:

    • Carmel O'Shannessy (University of Michigan)
  30. Teaching World Languages: Attracting Diverse Students to Linguistics

    Authors:

    • John Levis (Iowa State University)
    • Greta Muller Levis (Iowa State University)
  31. A usage-based analysis of the THEME construction in ASL

    Authors:

    • Ryan Lepic (University of California, San Diego)
  32. Linguistic discrimination on campus: Ratings of and attitudes toward student writing with African-American English

    Authors:

    • Ho'omana Horton (Oklahoma State University)
  33. The stylistic use of suprasegmental variation and embodied practice in an urban high school

    Authors:

    • Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)
  34. Linguistic and Social Constraints on Agreement Variation in Spanish Existential Haber Constructions

    Authors:

    • Katherine Hilton (Stanford University)
  35. Variation in the Alignment of Case and Agreement in Zazaki

    Authors:

    • Teresa O'Neill (Columbia University)
  36. The role of logophorocity in Turkic anaphora

    Authors:

    • Sozen Ozkan (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Travis Major (University of California, Los Angeles)
  37. On the syntax and semantics of Karata (Nakh-Daghestanian) wh-questions

    Authors:

    • Jeremy Pasquereau (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Rashidat Khalidova
  38. The union of conjunction and disjunction : the case of and/or

    Authors:

    • Brent Woo (University of Washington)
  39. Gender and marital status distinctions in pronouns and articles in Akolet

    Authors:

    • Hiroko Sato (University of Hawaii)
  40. ATB-movement and island effects: An experimental study

    Authors:

    • Christopher O'Brien (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  41. Infinitival perfects in Appalachian English: modals vs. infinitival to

    Authors:

    • Christina Tortora (City University of New York)
    • Beatrice Santorini (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Greg Johnson (Louisiana State University)
  42. Uyghur -Ip as a Verb Linker in Two Constructions of Differing Size

    Authors:

    • Alexander Sugar (University of Washington at Seattle)
  43. Negative Sensitive Item licensing and the role of phonological phraising in Korean

    Authors:

    • Yeonju Lee (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  44. Locative Ambiguities: PP-Shift in Mandarin Chinese and American English

    Authors:

    • Adina Williams (New York University)
    • Haoze Li (New York University)
  45. Early and late acquisition of local syntax across individuals

    Authors:

    • Alison Biggs (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)
  46. English comparatives as degree-phrase relative clauses

    Authors:

    • Richard McCoy (Yale University)
  47. Deriving French Stylistic Inversion: Evidence from Coordination

    Authors:

    • Kimberly Johnson (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  48. Igbo Perspective on Question Typing and Wh-Movement

    Authors:

    • Jeremiah Nwankwegu (Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki)
  49. Ergative Case Assignment in Hindi-Urdu: Evidence from Light Verb Compounds

    Authors:

    • Yash Sinha (University of Chicago)
  50. The Antipassive Adds an ARgument

    Authors:

    • David Basilico (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  51. Sasak voice and the syntactic dimensions of Austronesian nasal verb variation

    Authors:

    • Eli Asikin-Garmager (University of Iowa)
  52. Unaccusativity and the Syntax of Imperatives in East Circassian

    Authors:

    • Ksenia Ershova (University of Chicago)
  53. Towards a Morphological Theory of Anti-Agreement

    Authors:

    • Nico Baier (University of California, Berkeley)
  54. Intransitive Object Marking in Amharic

    Authors:

    • Reuben Cohn-Gordon (Stanford University)
  55. Building Blocks of Weak Necessity Modality: The View from Paciran Javanese

    Authors:

    • Jozina Vander Klok (University of British Columbia)
    • Vera Hohaus (UniversitC$t TC<bingen)
  56. De se elements in clausal complements of nouns

    Authors:

    • Yangsook Park (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  57. Cumulative readings beyond nominals

    Authors:

    • Andreea Nicolae (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
    • Patrick D. Elliott (University College London)
  58. Bare singular nouns in Hungarian and the mass/count distinction

    Authors:

    • Kurt Erbach (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
  59. Circumfixation with reduplication: Evidence concerning the order of morphological operations

    Authors:

    • Sylvia Schreiner (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  60. A Case of Inflectional Debonding in Moroccan Arabic Verbs

    Authors:

    • Thomas Leddy-Cecere (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Michael Turner (University of Texas at Austin)
  61. Morphosyntactic Features & Contextual Allomorphy: Evidence from Modern Standard Arabic

    Authors:

    • Lindley Winchester (Georgetown University)
  62. Scalar Implicature in Chitonga-Speaking Children

    Authors:

    • Jodi Reich (Temple University)
    • Kelly Nedwick (Sacred Heart University)
    • Teodora Niculae-Caxi (Temple University)
    • Yang Liu (Temple University)
    • Elena L. Grigorenko (University of Houston)
  63. Tackling the (un)expected in Finnish: Additives and scalars, clitics and particles

    Authors:

    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  64. The origin and development of cross-cultural differences in referential intuitions

    Authors:

    • Jincai LI (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
    • Longgen Liu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
    • Jesse Snedeker (Harvard University)
  65. Beyond Undergraduates: strengthening psycholinguistic studies and their impact using MTurk

    Authors:

    • Janet Randall (Northeastern University)
  66. Expectation and Lexical Retrieval in Naturalistic and Experimental Misperception

    Authors:

    • Kevin Tang (Yale University)
    • Andrew Nevins (University College London)
  67. NP Ellipsis vs. Pronoun it: An Agreement Attraction effect

    Authors:

    • Nayoun Kim (Northwestern University)
    • Laurel Brehm (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  68. Does top-down phoneme acquisition aid in word-learning?

    Authors:

    • Emily Moeng (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  69. Karen English: Refugee Language Acquisition and Use in the United States

    Authors:

    • Amy Reynolds (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  70. The frequency and distribution of delay markers in acquisition

    Authors:

    • Daisy Leigh (Stanford University)
  71. Atypical Language Production for a Deaf Adolescent Native Signer

    Authors:

    • David Quinto-Pozos (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Frances Cooley (University of Texas at Austin)
  72. Learnability and Falsifiability of Construction Grammars: A Learning-Based Approach

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Dunn (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  73. Montreal Forced Aligner: an accurate and trainable forced aligner using Kaldi

    Authors:

    • Michael McAuliffe (McGill University)
    • Michaela Socolof (McGill University)
    • Sarah Mihuc (McGill University)
    • Michael Wagner (McGill University)
    • Morgan Sonderegger (McGill University)
  74. The dynamics of prescriptivism in France: The saliency of semantic fields of English loanwords from 1900

    Authors:

    • Gyula Zsombok (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Joseph Roy (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  75. Subject Pronoun Expression in Caribbean Colombian Spanish in New York City

    Authors:

    • Rafael Orozco (Louisiana State University)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 5
Invited Plenary Address: Walt Wolfram
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star B
Polarity, Factivity, and Salience

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The position of the negative particle ara and NPIs in Kabyle negation

    Authors:

    • Michaela Socolof
  2. Reducing the locality of PPI anti-licensing to an instance of PPI shielding

    Authors:

    • Andreea Nicolae (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
  3. A plural implicature-based approach of the Spanish durative adverbial hasta 'until'

    Authors:

    • Maria del Mar Bassa Vanrell (University of Texas at Austin)
  4. Distributional cues to factivity in the input

    Authors:

    • Rachel Dudley (University of Maryland)
    • Meredith Rowe (Harvard University)
    • Valentine Hacquard (University of Maryland)
    • Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)
  5. The president gave her inauguration speech: Explicit belief and implicit expectations in language production and comprehension

    Authors:

    • Titus von der Malsburg (University of California, San Diego)
    • Till Poppels (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  6. Semantic Factors Affecting the Salience of Transfer Verb Arguments

    Authors:

    • Meghan Salomon (Northwestern University)
    • Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star F
Style and Identity

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Non-binary identity construction and intraspeaker variation

    Authors:

    • Chantal Gratton (Stanford University)
  2. Playing Men: Performance of alternative youth masculinities in Korea

    Authors:

    • Judit Kroo (Stanford University)
  3. Operationalizing stance for sociophonetic analysis: Affective stance in a pervasively creaky transgender speaker

    Authors:

    • Lal Zimman (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  4. The role of indexicality in phonological feature adoption: A novel experimental approach

    Authors:

    • Gareth Roberts (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Betsy Sneller (University of Pennsylvania)
  5. The Politics of Being Black: Intonation and Black/Biracial Identity in Police Narratives

    Authors:

    • Nicole Holliday (Pomona College)
  6. Cluster modeling as a means of differentiating linguistic styles in self-recorded data

    Authors:

    • Janneke Van Hofwegen (Stanford University)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Lone Star G
Acoustics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Are the Acoustic Properties of Canonical and Non-Canonical Stress the Same?

    Authors:

    • Angeliki Athanasopoulou (University of California, San Diego)
    • Irene Vogel (University of Delaware)
    • Hossep Dolatian (University of Delaware)
  2. How do you whisper a click? Acoustic correlates of click voicing in whispered speech

    Authors:

    • Aaron Braver (Texas Tech University)
  3. Acoustic Correlates of Pharyngealization in Iraqi Arabic

    Authors:

    • Laura Faircloth (University of Texas at Austin)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star H
Acquisition and Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Cross-linguistic influence in bilingual processing: An ERP study

    Authors:

    • Gita Martohardjono (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Ian Phillips (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Christen N. Madsen II (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Richard G. Schwartz (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  2. Use of second-language argument structures during first-language sentence comprehension

    Authors:

    • Eve Higby (University of California, Riverside)
    • Valerie L. Shafer (City University of New York)
    • Eva M. Fernandez (Queens College, City University of New York)
    • Loraine K. Obler (City University of New York)
  3. A new two-tier analysis of word associations in bilinguals: Adjectives are special

    Authors:

    • Boji Pak-Wing Lam (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Sheng Li (University of Delaware)
  4. Modality Effects on English Morpheme Accuracy by Deaf and Hearing Bimodal Bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Corina Goodwin (University of Connecticut)
    • Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
  5. How much information is too much: Informativity and processing cost in verb learning

    Authors:

    • Angela Xiaoxue He (Boston University)
    • Sudha Arunachalam (Boston University)
  6. L3 learners pick what they need: [Gender] and [number] agreement in L3 Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva (University of South Carolina)
    • Danielle Fahey (University of South Carolina)
    • Jefferson De Carvalho Maia (University of South Carolina)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star A
Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Syntactic ergativity: a typological approach

    Authors:

    • Justin Rill (University of Delaware)
  2. Verbal complementizers and the indirect agree relation in Ibibio

    Authors:

    • Harold Torrence (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Philip Duncan (University of Kansas)
  3. C-T head-splitting: Evidence from Toba Batak

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
  4. Clause-final particles and focus in Eastern Cham

    Authors:

    • Kenneth Baclawski Jr. (University of California, Berkeley)
  5. Mixed chains in Dinka

    Authors:

    • Coppe van Urk (Queen Mary, University of London)
  6. Hyperraising to Object as Altruistic Movement

    Authors:

    • Erik Zyman (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star C
Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Interactions between prenasalized stops and nasal vowels

    Authors:

    • Juliet Stanton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. Apparent ‘sufficiently similar’ degemination in Catalan is due to coalescence

    Authors:

    • Eric Bakovic (University of California, San Diego)
  3. Modeling Long-distance Alternations with Tier-based Strictly Local Functions

    Authors:

    • Jane Chandlee (Haverford College)
    • Jeffrey Heinz (University of Delaware)
    • Adam Jardine (Rutgers University)
    • Kevin McMullin (University of Ottawa)
  4. Kashaya [asp] Assimilation and Dissimilation by Correspondence

    Authors:

    • Eugene Buckley (University of Pennsylvania)
  5. Morphological doubling and base-reduplicant correspondence in Chácobo (Pano)

    Authors:

    • Adam Tallman (University of Texas at Austin)
  6. Rhythmic repair of morphological accent assigned outside of a metrical window

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Rolle (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Brazos
Symposium: Teaching Linguistics with Invented Languages

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Teaching Linguistics with Invented Languages

    Authors:

    • Amy Fountain (University of Arizona)
    • Jeffrey Punske (Southern Illinois University)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 7
Symposium: Parameters of VP-fronting

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Parameters of VP-Fronting

    Authors:

    • Dennis Ott (University of Ottawa)
    • Vera Lee-Schoenfeld (University of Georgia)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Meeting Room 307
Office Hours: Center for Applied Linguistics
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Meeting Room 309
Committee Meeting: Committee on Student Issues and Concerns (COSIAC)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Lone Star G
Signs and Gestures II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Lip pointing in social interactions of Alto Perené and Satipo Kampa Arawaks of Peru

    Authors:

    • Elena Mihas (James Cook University)
  2. Task-dependent coordination of vocal tract and manual gestures

    Authors:

    • Samantha Danner (University of Southern California)
    • Louis Goldstein (University of Southern California)
    • Eric Vatikiotis-Bateson (University of British Columbia)
  3. Viewpoint constructions in British Sign Language, co-speech gesture and silent gesture

    Authors:

    • Kearsy Cormier (University College London)
    • Zed Sevcikova Sehyr (San Diego State University)
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: 306
Linguistics Career Mixer
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 5
Awards Ceremony
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 5
Presidential Address: Alice C. Harris
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 6
Presidential Reception
Sunday - January 08, 2017
Session
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 203
Committee Meeting: Committee on Endangered Languages and their Preservation (CELP)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Meeting Room 309
Committee Meeting: Program Committee
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Lone Star A
Experimental Approaches to Syntax and Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Gradability and vagueness in the nominal domain: an experimental approach

    Authors:

    • Athulya Aravind (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Kristen Syrett (Rutgers University)
  2. “Overinformative” referring expressions aren’t really overinformative

    Authors:

    • Judith Degen (Stanford University)
    • Caroline Graf
    • Robert Hawkins (Stanford University)
    • Noah D. Goodman (Stanford University)
  3. Subjectivity predicts adjective ordering preferences

    Authors:

    • Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)
    • Judith Degen (Stanford University)
    • Noah D. Goodman (Stanford University)
  4. Grammatical Illusions in Subject Comparatives: Acceptable Principle C Violations

    Authors:

    • Vera Gor (Rutgers University)
    • Kristen Syrett (Rutgers University)
  5. French d'illusions: grammaticality-guided illusions

    Authors:

    • Jeremy Pasquereau (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Brian Dillon (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  6. Comparing events and activities with 'more'

    Authors:

    • Haley Farkas (Northwestern University)
    • Alexis Wellwood (Northwestern University)
  7. Who has more? The influence of linguistic form on quantity judgments

    Authors:

    • Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)
    • Kathryn Davidson (Harvard University)
    • Amy Rose Deal (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Sarah E. Murray (Cornell University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Lone Star B
Semantics: Topics in Attitudes and Demonstration

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Conjunct Morphology, Infinitives, and a Closer Look at de se

    Authors:

    • Vera Zu (New York University)
  2. Pragmatic Competition and Evidentiality in Okinawan

    Authors:

    • Christopher Davis (University of the Ryukyus )
  3. Evidentiality and reliability in English copy raising

    Authors:

    • Ash Asudeh (University of Oxford)
    • Lisa Sullivan (Carleton University)
    • Ida Toivonen (Carleton University)
  4. Factivity in embedded clauses in Washo

    Authors:

    • M. Ryan Bochnak (University of Leipzig)
    • Emily Hanink (University of Chicago)
  5. Introducing demonstration complements in spoken/written languages

    Authors:

    • Carina Kauf (Georg-August University Göttingen)
    • Kathryn Davidson (Harvard University)
  6. Distal Demonstratives Licensed by Culturally-Familiar Scenarios

    Authors:

    • Ryan Doran (University of Regina)
    • Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)
  7. Conditions on Propositional Anaphora

    Authors:

    • Todd Snider (Cornell University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Lone Star C
Scalar Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Broadening Alternative Semantics: Exclusivity of Discourse just

    Authors:

    • Mia Wiegand (Cornell University)
  2. Association with focus for focus-sensitive particles: Differences between 'only' and 'even' in silent reading.

    Authors:

    • Jesse Harris (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Katy Carlson (Morehead State University)
  3. Imprecision can be costly: Evidence from modified numerals

    Authors:

    • Helena Aparicio (University of Chicago)
    • Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)
    • Christopher Kennedy (University of Chicago)
  4. Some 27 arrests: Why “some” + numeral isn’t an approximator, and what it might be

    Authors:

    • Stephanie Solt (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
    • Jon Stevens (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
  5. Knowledge about Ignorance: what Superlative Modification teaches us

    Authors:

    • Jon Ander Mendia (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  6. 'At least' as n-ary disjunction: Scales, context and exhaustification

    Authors:

    • Peter Alrenga (Boston University)
  7. How the analysis of no as an operator on scalar meaning derives contrary opposition

    Authors:

    • Rachel Szekely (C. W. Post Campus, Long Island University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Lone Star F
Sociolinguistics III

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Refugee migration, dialect contact, and morphophonemic change in Palestinian Arabic

    Authors:

    • William M. Cotter (University of Arizona)
  2. Heritage Language Maintenance and Phonological Maintenance in Toronto Cantonese Monophthongs – But They Still Have an Accent!

    Authors:

    • Holman Tse (University of Pittsburgh)
  3. Intraspeaker Competition of Two Phonological Subsystems

    Authors:

    • Betsy Sneller (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. Experimentally testing loanword adaptation as socially mediated phonetic imitation

    Authors:

    • Zachary Jaggers (New York University)
  5. Backed GOAT in Asian American English

    Authors:

    • Carina Bauman (Queens College, City University of New York)
  6. Compression in a chain shift: Tracking vocalic sound change in California

    Authors:

    • Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)
    • Annette D'Onofrio (Northwestern University)
    • Janneke Van Hofwegen (Stanford University)
  7. Southern Vowels & Shifting Appalachian Identities

    Authors:

    • Kirk Hazen (West Virginia University)
    • Olivia Grunau (West Virginia University)
    • Krislin Nuzum (West Virginia University)
    • Janelle Vickers (West Virginia University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Lone Star G
Predictability in Speech Perception

Presented Abstracts:

  1. What is in the neighborhood of a tonal syllable? Evidence from auditory lexical decision in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Yao Yao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    • Bhamini Sharma (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  2. Instability in phonological representation leads to instability in neighborhood density

    Authors:

    • Rory Turnbull (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
    • Sharon Peperkamp (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
  3. Acoustic and lexical effects on speech perception in Kaqchikel (Mayan)

    Authors:

    • Ryan Bennett (Yale University)
    • Kevin Tang (Yale University)
  4. Durational cues can be reduced in response to minimal pair competition

    Authors:

    • Noah Nelson (University of Arizona)
    • Andrew Wedel (University of Arizona)
  5. Great Expectations: weighting expectancy when processing degraded speech

    Authors:

    • Katherine M. Simeon (Northwestern University)
    • Klinton Bicknell (Northwestern University)
    • Tina M. Grieco-Calub (Northwestern University)
  6. Contextual Predictability and Phonetic Attention

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Manker (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Lone Star H
Tone

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A Unified Approach to Tianjin Trisyllabic Tone Sandhi: Metrical Conditions and Tonal Complexity

    Authors:

    • Xiaomei Wang (Michigan State University)
    • Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State University)
  2. Morphology without morphemes: scalar shifts as an argument in favor of process morphology

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sande (University of California, Berkeley)
  3. Tone analysis in Tai Khamti: computational models in language documentation

    Authors:

    • Rikker Dockum (Yale University)
  4. Floating and Unlinked Tones in the Chatino Languages

    Authors:

    • J. Ryan Sullivant (University of Texas at Austin)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Brazos
Workshop: Introducing Arguments: Insights from Micro- and Macro-Variation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Introducing Arguments: Insights from Micro- and Macro-Variation

    Authors:

    • Laurence Horn (Yale University)
    • Jim Wood (Yale University)
    • Raffaella Zanuttini (Yale University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: JW Grand Ballroom 7
Symposium: Cross-linguistic Variability in Processes of Language Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Cross-linguistic Variability in Processes of Language Change

    Authors:

    • Patience Epps (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Danny Law (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Na’ama Pat-El (University of Texas at Austin)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Meeting Room 209
Committee Meeting: Linguistics Beyond Academia Special Interest Group
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Meeting Room 203
Office Hours: Editors of Language
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Meeting Room 309
Office Hours: 2019 Linguistic Institute at the University of California, Davis
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Meeting Room 203
Committee Meeting: Committee of Editors of Linguistics Journals (CELxJ)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Lone Star H
Prosody

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The acquisition of Greek clitic construction prosody: An acoustic analysis

    Authors:

    • Angeliki Athanasopoulou (University of California, San Diego)
  2. Speakers’ rapidly-updated expectations influence prosodic realization of information structure

    Authors:

    • Iris Chuoying Ouyang (University of Southern California)
    • Sasha Spala (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  3. Overriding default interpretations through prosody: Depictive predicates in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Natália Brambatti Guzzo (McGill University)
    • Heather Goad (McGill University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Where: TBA
New Committee Chair Orientation
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where: 204
Public Lectures on Language: James Pennebaker

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Public Lectures on Language

    Authors:

    • James Pennebacker (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Eve V Clark (Stanford University)
    • Ben Zimmer (The Wall Street Journal)
    • John McWhorter (Columbia University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where: Room 205
Public Lectures on Language: Eve Clark

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Public Lectures on Language

    Authors:

    • James Pennebacker (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Eve V Clark (Stanford University)
    • Ben Zimmer (The Wall Street Journal)
    • John McWhorter (Columbia University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Room 204
Public Lectures on Language: Ben Zimmer

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Public Lectures on Language

    Authors:

    • James Pennebacker (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Eve V Clark (Stanford University)
    • Ben Zimmer (The Wall Street Journal)
    • John McWhorter (Columbia University)
When: Sun, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Room 205
Public Lectures on Language: John McWhorter

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Public Lectures on Language

    Authors:

    • James Pennebacker (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Eve V Clark (Stanford University)
    • Ben Zimmer (The Wall Street Journal)
    • John McWhorter (Columbia University)