LSA Meeting Extended Abstracts 2013

Acoustic bases for place-faithful loan adaptation Christopher Adam, Aaron Weiner Marks

The status of Gumuz as a language isolate Colleen Ahland

Degrammaticalization in Northern Mao’s pronominal innovations: from subject prefix to full pronoun Michael Bryan Ahland

Japanese Accent Shift: Generalizing from Ambiguous Input Blake Hawkins Allen

Suffixing Preferences as a Consequence of Probabilistic Reasoning Yoshihiko Asao

Contextual conditioning and information structure Betty Birner

Only, at least, more and less Thomas Brochhagen, Elizabeth Coppock

Learnability of complex phonological interactions: an artificial language learning experiment K. Michael Brooks, Bozena Pajak, Eric Bakovic

A Gestural Interpretation of Variation and Variability in Minor Syllables Becky Ann Butler

Covert contrast in child phonology is not necessarily extragrammatical Tara McAllister Byun, Peter Richtsmeier, Edwin Maas

Polar question intonation in five Ghanaian languages Michael Cahill

WHO chased the bird? Narrative cohesion in an emerging language Marie Coppola, Deanna Gagne, Ann Senghas

Left-Peripheral Interactions in English Imperatives Ed Cormany

Mandarin utterance-final particle ba in the conversational scoreboard Allyson Ettinger, Sophia A. Malamud

Development of Coarticulatory Patterns in Spontaneous Speech Melinda Denise Fricke

Calculating Frequency of Occurrence of ASL handshapes Leah C Geer, Jonathan Henner, Diane Lillo-Martin

Why does epistemic must need indirect evidence, and is it logically strong or weak? Lelia Glass

An Investigation of Scalars in the Antecedents of Conditionals Karin Howe, Mandy Simons

Two Adpositional Predicates in Mayrinax Atayal—predicate selection and further implications Zong-Rong Huang

Verb Phrase Ellipsis and v: Evidence from Hocąk Meredith Johnson

Distinguishing negative polarity from concord in Korean Jungmin Kang, Lyn Tieu

Modifiers of modal auxiliaries: New sources for ordering Peter Klecha

Phonetically and syntactically based reanalysis in the development of verbal better Rachel Klippenstein

Japanese Predicate Cleft Constructions as a Morphological Reduplication Sachie Kotani

Intervention, covert movement, and focus computation in multiple wh-questions Hadas Kotek

Antireflexivization as a Causativization Strategy Bonnie Krejci

Age, ability, and awareness in implicit and explicit second language learning Karen Lichtman

The logophoric distribution of non-clause bound reflexives in Northeast Ohio English Sara Schmelzer Loss

The English Possessive: Clitic and Affix John J Lowe

Variation and Preferences in Modern Hebrew Nonce Verbs Michal Temkin Martinez

Individual on-line processing differences are not necessarily reflected in off-line acceptability judgments Dan Michel

Phonology of hunting signs in two Kalahari-Khoe speaking groups (Ts'ixa and ||Ani) Susanne Mohr, Anne-Maria Fehn

Paragoge as an indicator of language contact E-Ching Ng

Semantic and phonological knowledge of native signers of American Sign Language (ASL) in a synonym task  Rama Novogrodsky, Sarah Fish, Robert Hoffmeister

Parameters as Third Factor Timing Optionality Miki Obata, Marlyse Baptista, Samuel Epstein

Overt Degree Arguments as Internal Heads of Relative Clauses of Degree Toshiko Oda

Working Memory Capacity and the Cognitive Underpinnings of Syntactic Processing Polly O'Rourke

Postverbal DPs in Hocąk as Rightward Scrambling Bryan Rosen

The Person-Case Constraint: A morphological consensus Jelena Runic

On not deriving auxiliary have from be Bern Samko

Politics and dialect variation: A sociophonetic analysis of the Southern Vowel Shift in Middle TN Natalie Margaret Schrimpf

Factivity and Presuppositions David Edward Schueler

Critical discourse analysis of synchronic and diachronic variation in institutional turn-allocation Michael A. Shepherd

Agreement and the Icelandic Passive: A Smuggling Account Cherlon Ussery

Article drop in headlines and truncation of CP Andrew Weir

Remind-Me Readings: Evidence for Question Act Decomposition Kazuko Yatsushiro, Uli Sauerland