Thursday - January 02, 2020
Session
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Chart A
Careers for Linguists/Linguists for Careers
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Chart B
Contact, Structure, Change: A Symposium in Honor of Sarah G. Thomason
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 3:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: River
Special Screening: Talking Black in America
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Commerce
Semantics I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Decompositional ALMOST and its scopal interaction in Danish state passives

    Authors:

    • Jon Nissenbaum (Brooklyn College)
  2. Repetitive Presuppositions with 'again': Un-severing the External Argument

    Authors:

    • Jianrong Yu (University of Arizona)
    • Josep Ausensi (Pompeu Fabra University)
    • Ryan Smith (University of Arizona)
  3. Why *"if or not" but ✓"whether or not"

    Authors:

    • Danfeng Wu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Canal
Syntax I: Pronouns

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Predicative Pronouns

    Authors:

    • Kirby Conrod (University of Washington)
  2. Shifty clusivity in Tsova-Tush

    Authors:

    • Bryn Hauk (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  3. Effects of discourse factors on the interpretation of Korean null pronouns in subject and object position

    Authors:

    • JINA SONG (University of Southern California)
    • ELSI KAISER (University of Southern California)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Camp
Phonetics I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Effects of word position and vowel quality on the implementation of glottal stops in Hawaiian

    Authors:

    • Lisa Davidson (New York University)
  2. Intraspeaker variation and cue weight in Mandarin sibilants

    Authors:

    • Ivy Hauser (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  3. Convergence of the lot-thought merger in the U.S. Supreme Court

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Aoki (University of Chicago)
    • Jacob Phillips (University of Chicago)
    • Daniel Chen (Other)
    • Alan Yu (University of Chicago)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Jackson
Psycholinguistics I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Hierarchical structure of Polish gender: Evidence from eye-tracking

    Authors:

    • Zuzanna Fuchs (University of Iowa)
  2. Disentangling the effects of discourse conditions and mismatch on the acceptability of VP Ellipsis

    Authors:

    • Philip Miller (University of Paris 7, Denis Diderot)
    • Geoffrey Pullum (University of Edinburgh)
    • Barbara Hemforth (University of Paris 7, Denis Diderot)
  3. Closest conjunct agreement in replacives: Experimental evidence from Estonian

    Authors:

    • Marju Kaps (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Magazine
Bilingualism I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Asymmetry in the perception of Mandarin-English code-switches: Evidence from eye-tracking

    Authors:

    • Alice Shen (University of California, Berkeley)
  2. Scanpaths indicate overlap in L1-L2 reading behavior

    Authors:

    • Anna Tsiola (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Kiel Christianson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Royal
Sociolinguistics I: Language Attitudes and Ideologies

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Standard Language Ideology is Alive and Well in Public Speaking Textbooks

    Authors:

    • Carlos de Cuba (Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York)
    • Poppy Slocum (LaGuardia Community College)
  2. Attitudes to accents in Britain: Ideologies, phonetic detail and the reproduction of accent bias

    Authors:

    • Erez Levon (Queen Mary, University of London)
    • Devyani Sharma (Queen Mary, University of London)
    • Amanda Cardoso (University of York)
    • Yang Ye (Queen Mary, University of London)
    • Dominic Watt (University of York)
  3. Worse for the wear: Effects of raciolinguistic ideologies, gender ideologies, and clothing on ESL pronunciation perception

    Authors:

    • Ruthanne Hughes (University of South Carolina)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: St. James' Ballroom
Plenary Poster Session: Thursday, January 2, 2020

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Obviative agreement and word order in Ojibwe

    Authors:

    • Christopher Hammerly (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  2. Evidence for person licensing: Omnivorous agreement and *local > local in Kipsigis ditransitives

    Authors:

    • Madeline Bossi (University of California, Berkeley)
  3. Differential Object Marking: Nominal and Verbal Parameters

    Authors:

    • Keith Tse
  4. Validating Distributed Morphology feature geometry in the acquisition of copular to be

    Authors:

    • Shiloh Drake (Bucknell University)
  5. Prosody and EPP in Swahili

    Authors:

    • Soo-Hwan Lee (New York University)
  6. A unified approach to domains in word- and phrase level phonology

    Authors:

    • Gísli Rúnar Harðarson (University of Iceland)
  7. Two deviant "which"es

    Authors:

    • Sara Loss (Oklahoma State University)
    • Mark Wicklund (Other)
  8. Don't leave me behind, I lean on you! A condition on ellipsis, and a case for Conjunction Reduction

    Authors:

    • Justin Colley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Itai Bassi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  9. Prosody and wh-scope in Osaka Japanese

    Authors:

    • Hitomi Minamida (Cornell University)
  10. The effects of focus on scope relations between quantifiers and negation in Korean

    Authors:

    • Keunhyung Park (University of South Carolina)
    • Stanley Dubinsky (University of South Carolina)
  11. Bare Indeterminates in Unconditionals

    Authors:

    • Ken Hiraiwa (Meiji Gakuin University)
    • Kimiko Nakanishi (Ochanomizu University)
  12. Restitutive Readings, Quantificational Objects, and the Structure of VPs

    Authors:

    • Ryan Walter Smith (University of Arizona)
    • Jianrong Yu (University of Arizona)
  13. The Aspectual Distribution and Modal Licensing in Russian Infinitival Constructions

    Authors:

    • Anna Melnikova (Stony Brook University)
  14. Revisiting Negative Concord as Syntactic Agreement: Evidence from True Negative Indefinites

    Authors:

    • Ahmad Alqassas (Georgetown University)
  15. Anti-pied-piping

    Authors:

    • Kenyon Branan (National University of Singapore)
    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
  16. v-Asp Feature Inheritance: some insights from Inuktitut and Swabian (Alemannic)

    Authors:

    • Bettina Spreng (University of Saskatchewan)
  17. Where does Mandarin zhiyou ‘only’ move? Not to CaiP!

    Authors:

    • Yenan Sun (University of Chicago)
  18. Japanese rare-constructions and the nature of the passive

    Authors:

    • Jinwoo Jo (University of Delaware)
    • Yuki Seo (University of Delaware)
  19. #ALL versus ALL in American Sign Language (ASL)

    Authors:

    • Margaret Crabtree (Purdue University)
    • Ronnie Wilbur (Purdue University)
  20. An Analysis on Motion Events in Chaoshuan Hua (Southern Min)

    Authors:

    • Chun Zheng (Purdue University)
    • Jiahui Huang (University of Washington)
  21. Pronouncing Command Fragments in a Theory of Clause Types

    Authors:

    • Michael Donovan (University of Delaware)
  22. Stem-syllable alignment in Nobiin

    Authors:

    • Maya Barzilai (Georgetown University)
  23. Tonal polarity in Kipsigis

    Authors:

    • Maria Kouneli (New York University)
    • Yining Nie (New York University)
  24. Making Questions with Tone: Polar Question formation in Kinyarwanda

    Authors:

    • Alexander Jarnow (University of Minnesota)
  25. Harmony & Word-tone in Precedence-Relation-Oriented Phonology

    Authors:

    • Maxime Papillon (University of Maryland)
  26. Stem Identity in Kazakh

    Authors:

    • Andrew Lamont (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Jonathan North Washington (Swarthmore College)
  27. Stress shift is proportional and vowel reduction is not deterministic -- a corpus case study of English -tion nominalization

    Authors:

    • Yuhan Zhang (Harvard University)
  28. Hyper-articulation in Korean glides by heritage speakers

    Authors:

    • Seung-Eun Chang (Georgia Institute of Technology)
    • Samuel Weiss-Cowie (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  29. Vowel space reduction in patients with schizophrenia

    Authors:

    • Anya Lunden (College of William and Mary)
    • Megan Rouch (College of William and Mary)
    • Diana Worthen (College of William and Mary)
    • Luca Pauselli (Columbia University)
    • Michael Compton (Columbia University)
  30. Lebanese Arabic Emphatic and Guttural Consonant Articulation: An Ultrasound Study

    Authors:

    • Amanda Eads (Pennsylvania State University)
  31. Eye-Gaze as a Sublexical Component of Signs in Novel Created Signed Lexicons

    Authors:

    • Oksana Tkachman (University of British Columbia)
    • Carla Hudson Kam (University of British Columbia)
  32. Evidence against phonological feature priming

    Authors:

    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
    • Alicia Parrish (New York University)
  33. Processing Mandarin Tone 3 Sandhi in Reduplications and Lexical Compounds

    Authors:

    • Feier Gao (Indiana University, Bloomington)
    • Siqi Lyu (Beihang University)
    • Chien-Jer Charles Lin (Indiana University, Bloomington)
  34. The effects of word size and tonal sequence probability on Mandarin speakers’ segmentation and well-formedness ratings

    Authors:

    • Amy LaCross (Arizona State University)
    • Jordan Sandoval (Western Washington University)
    • Julie Liss (Arizona State University)
  35. Coarticulation as a lens into children’s lexical planning

    Authors:

    • Margaret (Meg) Cychosz (University of California, Berkeley)
  36. Making wh-questions bounded: Artificial language learning of a novel grammatical marker

    Authors:

    • Emily Atkinson (University of Michigan)
    • Karen Clothier (Johns Hopkins University)
  37. Homophone density effect on mental lexicon development: a Case study of the early stage of spoken word learning in L2 Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Jiang Liu (University of South Carolina)
    • Seth Wiener (Carnegie Mellon University)
  38. A Templatic Analysis of Gestural Expressions of Events: Evidence from Cantonese Co-Speech Gestures

    Authors:

    • Donovan Grose (Linguistic Society of America)
    • Charles Lam
  39. Revealing the Secret of a French valency pattern alternation

    Authors:

    • James Law (University of Texas at Austin)
  40. Verbs describing routines facilitate object omission

    Authors:

    • Lelia Glass (Georgia Institute of Technology)
  41. Semantics, not syntax: A compositional semantic analysis of participant number

    Authors:

    • Emily Drummond (University of California, Berkeley)
  42. ¡Cómo corre! The Flexibility of Wh-Exclamatives

    Authors:

    • Jose Fernandez Guerrero (University of California, San Diego)
  43. Towards a uniform cross-modal typology of composition and projection

    Authors:

    • Maria Esipova (Princeton University)
  44. Maximize presupposition and the Korean demonstrative "ku"

    Authors:

    • Sadhwi Srinivas (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Najoung Kim (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Kyle Rawlins (Johns Hopkins University)
  45. Aspect and Desirability in Korean Possibility Modal -ul-swu-iss: An Experimental Study

    Authors:

    • Jeong Hwa Cho (University of Michigan)
  46. Diversity of Thematic Role Categories Across Three Germanic Languages

    Authors:

    • Lilia Rissman (Radboud University Nijmegen)
    • Majid, Asifa (University of York)
  47. Aguaruna Speculative Clause: Evidentiality Meets Focus

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Rozonoyer (Brandeis University)
  48. Faculty placements into Linguistics PhD programs across the US and Canada: Market share and gender distribution

    Authors:

    • Jason D. Haugen (Oberlin College)
    • Amy V. Margaris (Oberlin College)
  49. “Washi, Momo”: Nontraditional use of washi ‘I’ by female Kansai Japanese speaker

    Authors:

    • Karen Tsai (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  50. Negotiating authentication and ilegitimation: the case of hypnotic trances on a male erotic hypnosis messageboard

    Authors:

    • Eric Chambers (City University of New York)
  51. Variation in grammaticality ratings of reflexive singular they.

    Authors:

    • Evan D. Bradley (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Maxwell Hope Schmid (University of Delaware)
  52. Begging for Bags: BAG-raising and Prescriptive Ideologies in Spokane Washington

    Authors:

    • Drew Crosby (University of South Carolina)
    • Amanda Dalola (University of South Carolina)
  53. Non-gendered accommodation in English: Experimental VOT data with a female model talker

    Authors:

    • Ildikó Emese Szabó (New York University)
  54. The multimodal construction of affective stance in Chinese ASMR performances

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Christian Go (National University of Singapore)
    • Tianxiao Wang (National University of Singapore)
  55. Mismatches between Linguistic and Sociolinguistic Perception

    Authors:

    • Martha Austen (Ohio State University)
  56. Interacting phonetic and syntactic cues in perception

    Authors:

    • Emily Remirez (University of California, Berkeley)
  57. Global Cultural Flows and the Indexical Field: The Overlapping Indexes of [tʃ] in France, Morocco, and Egypt

    Authors:

    • Sarah Schwartz (University of Texas at Austin)
  58. Socially motivated movement toward a supra-regional vowel system in Metro Detroit: Evidence from style-shifting among Jewish women

    Authors:

    • Eric Acton (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Anna Mae Bower (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Rachael Crain (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Veronica Grondona (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Janet Leppala (Eastern Michigan University)
    • Shelby Taylor (Eastern Michigan University)
  59. A change in progress: Unstressed vowel reduction in Mexican Spanish

    Authors:

    • Shontael Elward (Ohio State University)
  60. Long-Term Sociolinguistics Trends and Phonological Patterns of American Names

    Authors:

    • Katherine He (Other)
  61. Social deixis and social reality of Mexico City: Variable perception and production of polite leísmo

    Authors:

    • Valentyna Filimonova (Indiana University)
  62. Eye-tracking for sociolinguistic perception

    Authors:

    • Martha Austen (Ohio State University)
    • Kathryn Campbell-Kibler (Ohio State University)
  63. Confusability of unfamiliar languages and linguistic bias.

    Authors:

    • Evan D. Bradley (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Julia Salkind (Pennsylvania State University)
  64. Perceived production: dialect contact and the effect of rootedness

    Authors:

    • Salvatore Callesano (University of Texas at Austin)
  65. Where do negative stereotypes come from? The case of Indian English

    Authors:

    • Ethan Kutlu (University of Florida)
    • Caroline Wiltshire (University of Florida)
  66. An Analysis of Constructed Action in American Sign Language Narratives: Comparing Native Signers and Second Language Learners in a Second Modality

    Authors:

    • Kim Kurz (RIT-National Technical Institute for the Deaf)
    • Kellie Mullaney (RIT-National Technical Institute for the Deaf)
    • Carmen Bowman (Rochester Institute of Technology)
  67. The Role of L2 Proficiency in Simultaneous Attention to Form and Meaning in L2 German

    Authors:

    • Angelina Rubina (University of South Carolina)
  68. Do 2-year-olds understand epistemic maybe? Maybe!

    Authors:

    • Vishal Sunil Arvindam (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Maxime Tulling (New York University)
    • Ailís Cournane (New York University)
  69. The predictive power of lexical semantics on the passive behavior in young children

    Authors:

    • Emma Nguyen (University of Connecticut)
  70. Finite complements trigger reality responses in attitude verb acquisition

    Authors:

    • Kaitlyn Harrigan (College of William and Mary)
  71. Negative Auxiliaries in Early Child English Bear Tense

    Authors:

    • André Eliatamby (Graduate Center, CUNY)
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: St. Charles Ballroom
Welcome and LSA Annual Report
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: St Charles Ballroom
Invited Plenary Address: jessie 'little doe' baird
When: Thu, Jan 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: River
International Year of Indigenous Languages Closing Event
Friday - January 03, 2020
Session
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Where: Ascot
Special Interest Group Office Hours: Natives4Linguistics
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Where: Windsor
2020 Committee Meeting: COZIL
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Ascit
2020 Committee Meeting: Committee on Public Policy
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Durham
2020 Committee Meeting: Linguistics in the School Curriculum
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Warwick
Endangered Language Fund: Business Meeting
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Chart A
The Intellectual Merit of Language Documentation Research
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Chart B
Teaching Large General Linguistics Classes
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Commerce
Semantics II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Definiteness and the bare nominal in Kannada

    Authors:

    • Sadhwi Srinivas (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Kyle Rawlins (Johns Hopkins University)
  2. Classifying classifiers: Two kinds of numeral classifiers across languages

    Authors:

    • Carol-Rose Little (Cornell University)
    • Mary Moroney (Cornell University)
    • Justin Royer (McGill University)
  3. A distinct aspectual account of Brazilian Portuguese predicative possession

    Authors:

    • Scott Schwenter (Ohio State University)
    • Kendra V. Dickinson (Ohio State University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Canal
Syntax II: Valency

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Syntax of a Phrasal Stative Passive: Implications for Voice in Adjectival Passives

    Authors:

    • Alison Biggs (Georgetown University)
  2. Antipassive/Applicative Syncretism in Central Alaskan Yup’ik

    Authors:

    • David Basilico (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  3. Applied arguments and A-movement: An insight into nominal licensing from Choctaw

    Authors:

    • Matthew Tyler (Yale University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Camp
Phonetics II: Articulation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Articulatory patterns in contrasting nasal-stop sequences in Panará

    Authors:

    • Susan Lin (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Myriam Lapierre (University of California, Berkeley)
  2. Articulation and perception of Mandarin coda nasals by Shanghainese-Mandarin bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Suyuan Liu (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Matthew Faytak (University of California, Los Angeles)
  3. Consistent C-V timing across speakers of diaspora Tibetan with and without lexical tone contrasts

    Authors:

    • Christopher Geissler (Yale University)
    • Jason Shaw (Yale University)
    • Fang Hu (Chinese Academy of Social Science)
    • Mark Tiede (Haskins Laboratories)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Jackson
Text/Corpus Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Reassessing the Role of Processing in Preposition Stranding

    Authors:

    • Robin Melnick (Pomona College)
    • Evan Chuu (Pomona College)
    • Daniela Hinojosa Sada (Pomona College)
    • Meghan Joyce (Pomona College)
    • Baiyu Li (Pomona College)
    • Franco Liu (Pomona College)
  2. Synchronic and Diachronic Implications of Learning the Latin Past Participles

    Authors:

    • Jordan Kodner (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. Pragmatic Extension in Computer-Mediated Communication: The case of ™ and #

    Authors:

    • Emily Williams (University of Texas at Arlington)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Magazine
Phonetics and Psycholinguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. California listeners’ patterns of partial compensation for coarticulatory /u/-fronting is influenced by the apparent age of the speaker

    Authors:

    • Aleese Block (University of California, Davis)
    • Michelle Cohn (University of California, Davis)
    • Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
  2. Conversational Role Influences Speech Alignment toward Digital Assistant and Human Voices

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
    • Michelle Cohn (University of California, Davis)
    • Tyler Kline (University of California, Davis)
    • Bruno Ferenc Segedin (University of California, Davis)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Royal
Sociolinguistics II: African American Languages

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Depending on Speaker Identity: Varied ERP Responses to Two American English Varieties

    Authors:

    • Rachel Elizabeth Weissler (University of Michigan)
    • Jonathan R. Brennan (University of Michigan)
  2. African American English in the Judicial Linguistic Marketplace: Do Black Court Reporters Transcribe AAE Better Than Their Nonblack Counterparts?

    Authors:

    • Jessica Kalbfeld (New York University)
    • Taylor Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Ryan Hancock
    • Robin Clark (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. Black and Blue Perspectives on "The Talk."

    Authors:

    • John Baugh (Washington University, St. Louis)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Warwick
Endangered Language Fund: Office Hours
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: St. James' Ballroom
Plenary Poster Session: Friday, January 3, 2020

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The syntax of number marking: the view from bare nouns in Wolof

    Authors:

    • Suzana Fong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. VP-ellipsis and Lexical Decomposition in Syntax

    Authors:

    • Jianrong Yu (University of Arizona)
    • Yosuke Sato (Seisen University)
  3. Periphrasis is not failure of word building

    Authors:

    • Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago)
    • Asia Pietraszko (University of Rochester, New York)
  4. A dynamic process in forming structural backbone of creole languages

    Authors:

    • Yushi Sugimoto (University of Michigan)
  5. The Role of Voice in Establishing Control: Evidence from a Syntactically Ergative Language

    Authors:

    • Ksenia Ershova (Stanford University)
  6. Korean KE Compounds as Novel Evidence for Phrase-to-Word Compounding in the Syntax

    Authors:

    • Moonhyun Sung (Sogang University)
  7. Leftover Agreement across Kartvelian languages

    Authors:

    • Tatiana Bondarenko (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Stanislao Zompi' (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  8. Completive todo in Rioplatense Spanish

    Authors:

    • Carolina Fraga (Graduate Center, CUNY)
  9. The Anaphor Agreement Effect in the nominal domain: Evidence from Turkish

    Authors:

    • Lefteris Paparounas (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Faruk Akkus (University of Pennsylvania)
  10. A'-movement feeds licensing: A view from causatives

    Authors:

    • Faruk Akkus (University of Pennsylvania)
  11. Cyclic Spell-out and impoverishment in Georgian

    Authors:

    • Michaela Socolof (McGill University)
  12. Uyghur accusative subjects: Is Dependent Case Theory necessary?

    Authors:

    • Travis Major (University of California, Los Angeles)
  13. Distributed Morphology as a model of language in disordered populations

    Authors:

    • Shiloh Drake (Bucknell University)
    • Heidi Harley (University of Arizona)
  14. A wh-dependency that does not obey islands: Remnants and correlates in backward sprouting

    Authors:

    • Duk-Ho Jung (University of California, San Diego)
    • Grant Goodall (University of California, San Diego)
  15. A metrical analysis of light-initial tone sandhi in Suzhou

    Authors:

    • Yuhong Zhu (Ohio State University)
  16. Contact with English and the History of /pf/ in Texas German

    Authors:

    • Marc Pierce (University of Texas at Austin)
  17. Emergence of uniformity: Latin vowel height alternation is restructured to increase the predictability of paradigm cells

    Authors:

    • Teigo Onishi (University of California, Los Angeles)
  18. Ancient Greek Nasal-Suffix Presents in -nnū-mi

    Authors:

    • Julia Sturm (Harvard University)
  19. Gender and numeral classifiers in Modern Nepali and their Proto-Indo-European analogues

    Authors:

    • Marcin Kilarski (Adam Mickiewicz University)
    • Piotr Gąsiorowski (Adam Mickiewicz University)
  20. Menominee high back vowel split as a consequence of alternation-sensitive phoneme learning

    Authors:

    • Caitlin Richter (University of Pennsylvania)
  21. American English vowels do not reduce to schwa: A corpus study

    Authors:

    • Uriel Cohen Priva (Brown University)
  22. Phonetic Variability and Representational Ambiguity: Rhotic ‘Emphasis’ in Moroccan Arabic

    Authors:

    • Aaron Freeman (University of Pennsylvania)
  23. Onset cluster repair in English loanwords in Luso-American Portuguese: An OT analysis

    Authors:

    • Justin Bland (Ohio State University)
  24. Production vs. perception in implicit learning of phonological alternations

    Authors:

    • Youngah Do (University of Hong Kong)
    • Jonathan Havenhill (University of Hong Kong)
    • Robert Marcelo Sevilla (University of Hong Kong)
  25. Acoustic cues in the production and perception of Norwegian vowel quantity

    Authors:

    • Aleese Block (University of California, Davis)
  26. The competition between syntax and rhythm in iGeneration Taiwanese

    Authors:

    • Yuchau Hsiao (National Chengchi University)
  27. Reduplication and root-internal syllabification in Ilokano: no root-internal codas and extra-syllabic root-final consonants

    Authors:

    • Alexander Smith (University of North Texas)
  28. Prosodic disambiguation in L1 and L2 Production

    Authors:

    • Hyunah Baek (Stony Brook University)
  29. Too little, too late: a longitudinal study of English corrective focus by Mandarin speakers

    Authors:

    • Alex Hong-Lun Yeung (Stony Brook University)
    • Hyunah Baek (Stony Brook University)
    • Chikako Takahashi (Stony Brook University)
    • Stephen Buttner (Stony Brook University)
    • Jiwon Hwang (Stony Brook University)
    • Ellen Broselow (Stony Brook University)
  30. Processing our feelings: An acoustic analysis of emotional prosody in naturalistic speech

    Authors:

    • Rachel Olsen (University of Georgia)
  31. Interactions of Tone, Consonant Voicing, and Foot Structure in Tone-Accent Systems

    Authors:

    • Bjoern Koehnlein (Ohio State University)
    • Ian S. Cameron (Ohio State University)
  32. Intonational form and function of Asturian vocatives

    Authors:

    • EDUARDO GARCIA-FERNANDEZ (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  33. On the headedness of metrical constituents: evidence from Classical Greek poetry

    Authors:

    • Erik Henriksson (University of Helsinki)
  34. Representing Thai High and Falling tones across intonational contexts

    Authors:

    • Amber B. Camp (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
    • Amy J. Schafer (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  35. Testing the Principle of No Synonymy across levels of abstraction: A constructional account of subject extraposition

    Authors:

    • Samantha Laporte (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Tove Larsson (Northern Arizona University)
  36. Sentimental Importance of Place in Oppressed Voices

    Authors:

    • David Ruskin (University of Guam)
  37. Disciplinary Variation in Knowledge Making: A Corpus-based Investigation on Nominalization in Research Articles

    Authors:

    • Minhee Kim (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  38. The Effects of Information Status, Weight, and Verb Type on Word Order in Heritage Russian

    Authors:

    • Oksana Laleko (State University of New York at New Paltz)
  39. English compound translations in American Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Ryan Lepic (University of Chicago)
  40. “They said embarrassed, but I think they meant pregnant:” An N400 Study Testing the Effect of Speaker Accent and Bilingual Listener Knowledge on the Processing of False Cognates (from Spanish into English)

    Authors:

    • Emily Sabo (University of Michigan)
  41. Why is L1 not easy to hear?

    Authors:

    • Shinobu MIZUGUCHI (Kobe University)
    • Koichi Tateishi (Kobe College)
  42. Using more than just grammars during offline and online tasks by Spanish-English bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Sarah F. Phillips (New York University)
  43. “In both, en inglés y español”: Sociopragmatic and psycholinguistic motivations for doubling in autobiographical memory narratives

    Authors:

    • Jessica Cox (Other)
    • Ashley LaBoda (George Washington University)
    • Linned "Lulu" Gomez (Other)
    • Lilian Rodriguez (Other)
  44. The future perfect since Stump

    Authors:

    • Elise Newman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  45. Taking the Measure of the Shan Plural Morpheme

    Authors:

    • Mary Moroney (Cornell University)
  46. Composing copies without trace conversion

    Authors:

    • Robert Pasternak (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
  47. Mood selection of epistemic MUST in Persian and its implications for the general theory of modality

    Authors:

    • Narges Nematollahi (University of Arizona)
  48. Neg-raising Asymmetry in SerBo-Croatian

    Authors:

    • Ivana Durovic (Graduate Center, CUNY)
  49. Reciprocity can be compositionally built: Scattered Reciprocals in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Filipe Hisao de Salles Kobayashi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  50. Type theoretic lexical semantics and the roots of verbs in syntax

    Authors:

    • Patricia Irwin (Swarthmore College)
    • Itamar Kastner (Humboldt University, Berlin)
  51. Semantic and syntactic demarcations of Classical Greek object cases: An object(ive) study

    Authors:

    • Anyssa Murphy (University of South Carolina)
    • Stanley Dubinsky (University of South Carolina)
    • Mark Beck (University of South Carolina)
  52. The Implication of the Lexicon Contrastive Analysis of Colors in Persian & English in Translation of Colors

    Authors:

    • Hamideh Sadat Bagherzadeh (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
    • Aqil Izadysadr (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  53. Response time judgments indicate linguistic bias to bilingual speech

    Authors:

    • Margaret (Meg) Cychosz (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Erik Tracy (University of North Carolina at Pembroke)
  54. Determining Word Length Through Context: A Cross-Linguistic Information-Theoretic Approach

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Gutmann (Tulane University)
  55. Representing Context: Focus Alternatives, Common Ground and the QUD

    Authors:

    • Alexander Göbel (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  56. Distinguishing fact from opinion: Effects of linguistic packaging

    Authors:

    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
    • Catherine Wang (University of Southern California)
  57. When are wh-island effects enhanced?

    Authors:

    • So Young Lee (Stony Brook University)
    • Jiwon Yun (Stony Brook University)
  58. Interpreting and Priming Covert Structures? Some Lexical and Structural Issues

    Authors:

    • Yu-Yin Hsu (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  59. Predictive processing of Korean verbs in sentence comprehension: An eye-tracking study

    Authors:

    • Sea Hee Choi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Nayoung Kim (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • James Yoon (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  60. Effects of emphasis spread on coronal stop articulation in Qatari Arabic

    Authors:

    • Vladimir Kulikov (University of Qatar)
    • Fatemeh Mohsenzadeh (University of Qatar)
    • Rawand Syam (University of Qatar)
  61. Investigating the phonetics-phonology interface with field data: assessing phonological specification through acoustic trajectories

    Authors:

    • Christian Brickhouse (Stanford University)
    • Kate Lindsey (Boston University)
  62. Variability of formant values at different time points of vowels

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Jibson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  63. Covert contrast in the articulatory implementation of glottal variants of coda /t/ in American English

    Authors:

    • Lisa Davidson (New York University)
    • Benjamin Lang (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Haidee Paterson (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Osama Abdullah (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Alec Marantz (New York University Abu Dhabi)
  64. Lexical ambiguity and acoustic distance in discrimination

    Authors:

    • Chelsea Sanker (Yale University)
  65. Perceptual dissimilation of /l/ and /n/

    Authors:

    • Nancy Hall (California State University, Long Beach)
    • Bianca Godinez (California State University, Long Beach)
    • Megan Walsh (California State University, Long Beach)
    • Sarah Garcia (California State University, Long Beach)
    • Araceli Carmona (California State University, Long Beach)
  66. Perception of fine-grained duration distinctions: Evidence from English pragmatic emphasis

    Authors:

    • Aaron Braver (Texas Tech University)
    • Shigeto Kawahara (Keio University)
  67. Articulatory, but not acoustic, target uniformity in Suzhou Chinese

    Authors:

    • Matthew Faytak (University of California, Los Angeles)
  68. Manner matters: Fricatives block V-to-V coarticulation more than oral and nasal stops

    Authors:

    • Christina Bjorndahl (Carnegie Mellon University)
    • Mark Gibson (Universidad de Navarra)
    • Kade Stewart (Carnegie Mellon University)
  69. Soft-d in Danish: its acoustic characteristics and issues in transcription

    Authors:

    • Chloe Brotherton (University of California, Davis)
    • Aleese Block (University of California, Davis)
  70. Your perception changes how you say it! - discrimination ability as a predicting factor of L1 phonetic drift

    Authors:

    • Chikako Takahashi (Stony Brook University)
  71. Stability and instability in the articulatory-acoustic mapping over time

    Authors:

    • Sarah Bakst (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Susan Lin (University of California, Berkeley)
  72. Relating acoustic similarity and perceptual similarity: a case study using computational methods

    Authors:

    • Yijing Lu (University of Southern California)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: St Charles Ballroom
Invited Plenary Address: Shelome Gooden
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Chart A
Black Becoming for Language and Linguistics Researchers
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Chart B
Reduplication-Phonology Interactions
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Commerce
Syntax-Semantics Interface I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Degrees and Standards in the Roots and Templates of Change-of-State Verbs

    Authors:

    • John Beavers (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Andrew Koontz-Garboden (University of Manchester)
    • Scott Spicer (University of Texas at Austin)
  2. States in the semantics of degree achievements

    Authors:

    • Christopher Baron (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. Embedded clauses in Turkish: Both argumenthood and modification are paths to composition

    Authors:

    • Deniz Ozyildiz (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  4. Locative Orientation and Locative Arguments: A Case Study from Kinyarwanda

    Authors:

    • Kyle Jerro (University of Essex)
  5. How Can One Kill Someone Twice in Indonesian? Causal Pluralism at the Syntax-Semantics Interface

    Authors:

    • Yosuke Sato (Seisen University)
  6. Do thus: an investigation into event reference

    Authors:

    • Joshua Wampler (University of California, San Diego)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Canal
Syntax III

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Ezafe as a Linking Feature within DP

    Authors:

    • Betul Erbasi (University of Southern California)
    • Songul Gundogdu Yucel
  2. Deriving ergativity from object shift across Eskimo-Aleut

    Authors:

    • Michelle Yuan (University of California, San Diego)
  3. Dependent case in syntactically ergative languages: Evidence from Inuit and West Circassian

    Authors:

    • Michelle Yuan (University of California, San Diego)
    • Ksenia Ershova (Stanford University)
  4. Strict Linear and Hierarchical Adjacency: P + Det Combinations

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Bruening (University of Delaware)
  5. Case properties of Complex Event Nominalizations in Lithuanian

    Authors:

    • Milena Sereikaite (University of Pennsylvania)
  6. Three Types of (Mis)matching in Free Relatives

    Authors:

    • Tamisha Lauren Tan (Harvard University)
    • Peter Grishin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Camp
Prosody

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Skilled orchestration of speech and tics in adults with Tourette syndrome

    Authors:

    • Mairym Llorens Monteserin (University of Southern California)
  2. Prosodic cues facilitate speech rate normalization: exploring listener sensitivity to prosody in speech perception

    Authors:

    • Jeremy Steffman (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Sun-Ah Jun (University of California, Los Angeles)
  3. Probabilistic Relation between Co-speech Gestures and Information Status

    Authors:

    • Suyeon Im (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    • Stefan Baumann (University of Cologne)
  4. Individual differences in the production and perception of prosodic boundaries in American English

    Authors:

    • Jiseung Kim (University of Michigan)
  5. Creating Boundaries and Stops in German: Representational minimalism in Universal Boundary Theory

    Authors:

    • Samuel Andersson (Yale University)
  6. Laryngeal consonant and phrasal tone dynamics in Seoul Korean

    Authors:

    • Yoonjeong Lee (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Louis Goldstein (University of Southern California)
    • Dani Byrd (University of Southern California)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Jackson
Phonology I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Egyptian Arabic stress is local

    Authors:

    • Michael Becker (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  2. Unifying Prosodic and Segmental Repair: Metathesis and Epenthesis in Uab Meto

    Authors:

    • Kate Mooney (New York University)
  3. Identity Bias and Generalization in a Variable-free Model of Phonotactics

    Authors:

    • Brandon Prickett (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  4. Non-derived Environment Blocking: A Computational Account

    Authors:

    • Jane Chandlee (Haverford College)
  5. Apparent non-local exceptionality in Avatime tone sandhi

    Authors:

    • Stephen Lehman (University of California, Los Angeles)
  6. How phonologically determined is lexically specific phonology?

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sande (Georgetown University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Magazine
Historical Syntax/Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Semantic variation and change through real-time methods: the Progressive-to-Imperfective shift in three Spanish dialects

    Authors:

    • Martin Fuchs (Yale University)
    • Maria Piñango (Yale University)
  2. Clause-final negation and the Jespersen cycle in Logoori

    Authors:

    • Marjorie Pak (Emory University)
  3. The Reflexive Cycle of the Pai Branch of the Yuman Family

    Authors:

    • John Powell (University of Arizona)
  4. Privative case: change in the meaning of a nominal negator

    Authors:

    • Josh Phillips (Yale University)
  5. Some universals of reflexive construction markers and a possible efficiency-based explanation

    Authors:

    • Martin Haspelmath (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)
  6. Historical Development and Semantic Mapping of Modern Romance Split DP Systems

    Authors:

    • Judy Bernstein (William Paterson University)
    • Francisco Ordóñez (Universitat de Girona)
    • Francesc Roca (Other)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Royal
Sociolinguistics III: Language and Identity

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Variation and phonological transfer in Javanese among multilingual children in Indonesia

    Authors:

    • Evynurul Laily Zen (National University of Singapore)
    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
  2. In with the <O>, out with the <U>: Role alignment and the <Using>/<Osing> controversy in Indonesia

    Authors:

    • Jonas Wittke (Rice University)
  3. What does this meme?: Language contact and identity construction in virtual social space

    Authors:

    • Kendra V. Dickinson (Ohio State University)
  4. The authentic alien: Production and evaluation of sociolinguistic variation in Klingon

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Rebekka Puderbaugh (University of Edinburgh)
    • Roey Gafter (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
  5. “The FOOD. Oh my God the food:” A sociolinguistic study of online reviews on Yelp

    Authors:

    • Yi-An Chen (Indiana University, Bloomington)
  6. Leadership style in "sea-story" narratives by LGBT U.S. Naval Officers

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Mararac (Georgetown University)
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: River
2020 Annual Meeting Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Parish
2020 Annual Meeting: Linguistics Beyond Academia Panel
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Chart A
LSA Business Meeting
When: Fri, Jan 3 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: St Charles Ballroom
The Five-Minute Linguist
Saturday - January 04, 2020
Session
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 7:30 am - 8:45 am
Where: Windsor
2020 Committee Meeting: Endangered Languages and Their Preservation
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Where: Ascot
2020 Committee Meeting: Ethnic Diversity in Linguistics
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Durham
2020 Committee Meeting: Linguistics in Higher Education
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Chart A
Meeting Teachers Where They Are: Linguistics at School
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Chart B
Accessing English Dialect Syntax: Data, Methods, Theory
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Commerce
Syntax IV: Movement

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Clitic climbing and linear adjacency in Wolof

    Authors:

    • Yadav Gowda (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Danfeng Wu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. Prominence-based licensing in head movement and phrasal movement

    Authors:

    • Brian Hsu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  3. Re-constraining massive pied-piping: An argument for non-interrogative CPs

    Authors:

    • Daniel Amy (University of Texas at Arlington)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Canal
Syntax-Pragmatics Interface

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The syntax of the addressee in imperatives: What Levantine Arabic optional datives bring to the table

    Authors:

    • Youssef Haddad (University of Florida)
  2. Pragmatically determined word order and its exceptions in Cherokee

    Authors:

    • Brian Hsu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    • Benjamin Frey (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  3. Adjective ordering in Arabic: Post-nominal structure and subjectivity-based preferences

    Authors:

    • Zeinab Kachakeche (University of California, Irvine)
    • Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Camp
Phonology and Language Acquisition

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Paradigm uniformity and neutralization avoidance in phonological learning

    Authors:

    • HanByul Song (University College London)
    • James White (University College London)
  2. When is a gang effect more than the sum of its parts?

    Authors:

    • Canaan Breiss (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Adam Albright (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. Acquisition of Phonology in Child Icelandic Sign Language: Some unique findings

    Authors:

    • Elena Koulidobrova (Central Connecticut State University)
    • Ivanova (Other)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Jackson
Phonology II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. How does Vowel Harmony Develop? Evidence from Behoa, a language of Indonesia

    Authors:

    • Christina Truong (University of Hawaii)
  2. Partial Height Harmony, Partial Transparency, and Gestural Blending

    Authors:

    • Caitlin Smith (Johns Hopkins University)
  3. Implosives as evidence for emergent features

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sande (Georgetown University)
    • Madeleine Oakley (Georgetown University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Magazine
Socio-Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Regional Variation in the Use of English th- Reflexive Forms

    Authors:

    • Dennis Storoshenko (University of Calgary)
  2. A new look at ‘degree of perfection’ adverb restrictions

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Bruening (University of Delaware)
    • Amanda Payne (Haverford College)
  3. Lexicalization in grammatical change? The simple past/present perfect alternation in Canadian English

    Authors:

    • Karlien Franco (University of Toronto)
    • Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Royal
Sociolinguistics IV: Issues in Teaching Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Using an Intermediary Language in Fieldwork

    Authors:

    • Chris Donlay (San José State University)
  2. Gender bias in linguistic example sentences

    Authors:

    • Hadas Kotek (Yale University)
    • Rikker Dockum (Yale University)
    • Sarah Babinski (Yale University)
    • Christopher Geissler (Yale University)
  3. Promoting Pluralistic Language Attitudes: Students’ Longitudinal Assessments of the Introductory Linguistics Course

    Authors:

    • Sarah E. Hercula (Other)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Ascot
2020 Committee Meeting: Ethics
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Durham
Office Hours: Language/Phonological Data and Analysis
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: St. James' Ballroom
Plenary Poster Session: Saturday, January 4, 2020

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The “elite” linguistic landscapes of real-estate development in Amman, Jordan

    Authors:

    • William M. Cotter (University of Arizona)
  2. Teaching formal semantics in introductory linguistics courses

    Authors:

    • Ai Taniguchi (Carleton University)
  3. Spanish is easy, Chinese is hard, Japanese is fun: What languages do undergraduates choose to study, and why?

    Authors:

    • Mary Hudgens Henderson (Winona State University)
    • Miho Nagai (Winona State University)
    • Weidong Zhang (Winona State University)
  4. How the Public Sees Language Science

    Authors:

    • Laura Wagner (Ohio State University)
    • Nikole D. Patson, Sumurye K. Awani, Nicholas Bednar (Ohio State University)
    • Aniyah Brown (Hampton University, Virginia)
    • Evan Chuu (Pomona College)
    • Kyra Freeman, Teta Helena Howe
    • Lillian Lin, Victora Paxton (Ohio State University)
  5. The linguistic features of Graeco-Latin word use by Chinese-English Second Language (L2) Learners in academic writings

    Authors:

    • Xintong Bausch (State University of New York at Albany)
  6. Counting with Fingers Symbolically: Basic Numerals Across Sign Languages

    Authors:

    • Nina Feygl Semushina (University of California, San Diego)
    • Azura Fairchild (University of California, San Diego)
    • Rachel I. Mayberry (University of California, San Diego)
  7. The Change from NRel to RelN in the History of Chinese

    Authors:

    • Yuzhi Shi (National University of Singapore)
  8. The Origin and Architecture of Existential Quantifiers in Okinawan

    Authors:

    • Ken Hiraiwa (Meiji Gakuin University)
  9. Testing the Preverbal Negation Tendency through Artificial-Language Learning

    Authors:

    • Danielle Burgess (University of Michigan)
  10. All about ablaut: a typology of reduplicative vowel change

    Authors:

    • Grace B. Wivell (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • Veronica Miatto (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • Jing Ji (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • Ayla Karakaş (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • Kalina Kostyszyn (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • Lori Repetti (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
  11. Predicting Object Mass Nouns Across Languages

    Authors:

    • Kurt Erbach (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
  12. The encoding of causal chains across languages

    Authors:

    • Juergen Bohnemeyer (State University of New York at Buffalo)
    • Erika Bellingham (State University of New York at Buffalo)
    • Pia Järnefelt (Stockholm University)
    • Kazuhiro Kawachi (National Institute for Japanese Language)
    • Yu Li (State University of New York at Buffalo)
    • Alice Mitchell (University of Bristol)
  13. Defining constituent order flexibility from a typological perspective: WALS, AUTOTYP, and beyond

    Authors:

    • Alex Kramer (University of Michigan)
    • Savithry Namboodiripad (University of Michigan)
  14. Deictic nominal marking in Kwéyòl Donmnik: The influences of information status, gesture, and deictic force on morphosyntactic form

    Authors:

    • Joy Peltier (University of Michigan)
  15. Preschoolers interpret pictures using pragmatic principles

    Authors:

    • Alyssa Kampa (University of Delaware)
    • Catherine Richards (University of Delaware)
    • Anna Papafragou (University of Delaware)
  16. Neural correlates of pragmatic inference in preschool children and adults

    Authors:

    • Alyssa Kampa (University of Delaware)
    • Benjamin Zinszer (University of Delaware)
    • Anna Papafragou (University of Delaware)
    • Kaja Jasinska (University of Delaware)
  17. Gestural Cues in Scopal Ambiguity: A Comparison of Japanese and English

    Authors:

    • Amanda Brown (Syracuse University)
    • Masaaki Kamiya (Hamilton College)
  18. Good digestion and good continuation! Well-wishing expressions at the closing of Greek conversations.

    Authors:

    • Rexhina Ndoci (Ohio State University)
  19. Cross-linguistic variation in phonetic compression and lengthening

    Authors:

    • Ludger Paschen (Zentrum fur Allgemeine Sprach)
    • Matt Stave
    • Frank Seifart (Zentrum fur Allgemeine Sprach)
    • Manfred Krifka (Zentrum fur Allgemeine Sprach)
  20. Hasidic Yiddish Null Subjects: Status and Distribution

    Authors:

    • Samuel Liff (Long Island University, Brooklyn)
    • Isabelle Barriere (Long Island University, Brooklyn)
  21. Plains Cree and the Ambiguity Between Lexical and Phrasal Prosody

    Authors:

    • Quinn Goddard (University of Calgary)
    • Dr. Angeliki Athanasopoulou (University of Calgary)
    • Dr. Darin Flynn (University of Calgary)
  22. *ABA effects in kinship allomorphy & syncretism

    Authors:

    • Tran Truong (University of Chicago)
  23. Strategies for increasing findability of language data

    Authors:

    • Mary Burke (University of North Texas)
  24. Variable Gender Agreement in Correntinean Spanish

    Authors:

    • Justin Pinta (Ohio State University)
  25. The role of animacy and location in spatial modulation in two sign languages

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Montemurro (University of Chicago)
    • Molly Flaherty (Swarthmore College)
    • Marie Coppola (University of Connecticut)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
    • Diane Brentari (University of Chicago)
  26. The future repeats itself: Priming effects in Spanish Future Expressions

    Authors:

    • Luana Lamberti Nunes (Ohio State University)
    • Hugo Salgado (Ohio State University)
  27. Synthetic compounding in Distributed Morphology with phrasal movement

    Authors:

    • Nicholas LaCara (University of Toronto)
  28. Case mismatches in Across-the-Board constructions

    Authors:

    • Jim Wood (Yale University)
    • Sigríður Sæunn Sigurðardóttir (Yale University)
  29. An Impersonal Look at Sakha Passives

    Authors:

    • Tamisha Lauren Tan (Harvard University)
    • Niels Torben Kühlert (Harvard University)
  30. Soranî Valence Changing Affixes: Teetering on The Boundary Between Morphology and Syntax

    Authors:

    • Shuan Karim (Ohio State University)
    • Ali Salehi (Stony Brook University)
  31. Relativized Anaphor Agreement Effect

    Authors:

    • Rafael Abramovitz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Itai Bassi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  32. Object honorification as agreement: [HON] as a φ-feature

    Authors:

    • Sanghee Kim (University of Chicago)
  33. Weakening Case Containment: an argument from default allomorphs

    Authors:

    • Christos Christopoulos (University of Connecticut)
    • Stanislao Zompi' (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  34. A Lowering Analysis of Dagur POSS-Final Order

    Authors:

    • Mia Gong (Cornell University)
  35. Inclusivity in Mam morphosyntax: consequences for feature theory

    Authors:

    • Tessa Scott (University of California, Berkeley)
  36. Allophone annexation as a path to phoneme merger: the case of labial-velar fricatives in the Zhongjiang dialect Chinese

    Authors:

    • Dongmei Rao (Yale University)
    • Jason Shaw (Yale University)
  37. A Sociophonetic study of tones on Jeju Island

    Authors:

    • Moira Saltzman (University of Michigan)
  38. Opaque syncope in Southern Pomo is metrically conditioned.

    Authors:

    • Max J. Kaplan (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  39. Tone in Tagalog and English? Prosodic adaption in Philippine Hybrid Hokkien

    Authors:

    • Wilkinson Daniel Wong Gonzales (University of Michigan)
  40. The status of word-final phonetic phenomena

    Authors:

    • Megan Rouch (College of William and Mary)
    • Anya Lunden (College of William and Mary)
  41. How quickly does phonology emerge in a “village” vs. “community” sign language?

    Authors:

    • Diane K Brentari (University of Chicago)
    • Rabia Ergin (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
    • Pyeong Whan Cho (University of Michigan)
    • Ann Senghas (Barnard College)
    • Marie Coppola (University of Connecticut)
  42. Prosodic Licensing of Phonological Reduction: The Null Complementizer in English

    Authors:

    • William Kruger (Arizona State University)
  43. Production Planning Mediates Phonological Variation

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Lamontagne (McGill University)
    • Francisco Torreira (McGill University)
  44. A count effect in Warlpiri vowel harmony

    Authors:

    • Margit Bowler (University of Manchester)
    • Jesse Zymet (University of California, Berkeley)
  45. The relationship between lexical frequency, compositionality, and phonological reduction in English compounds

    Authors:

    • Forrest Davis (Cornell University)
    • Abigail C Cohn (Cornell University)
  46. Lezgian laryngeal harmony and gradient featural representation

    Authors:

    • Huteng Dai (Rutgers University)
  47. I got you: glide epenthesis as a vowel hiatus resolution enhances the weaker vowel

    Authors:

    • Alex Hong-Lun Yeung (Stony Brook University)
  48. The Effect of Learnability on Constraint Weighting: Case Study from Contour Tone Licensing

    Authors:

    • Charlie O'Hara (University of Southern California)
  49. Robustness of feature economy against different methods of building feature tables

    Authors:

    • Sheng-Fu Wang (New York University)
  50. From experiment results to a constraint hierarchy with the ‘Rank Centrality’ algorithm

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Smith (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  51. Phonology needs geometry: Implicit axioms in segmental representation

    Authors:

    • Nick Danis (Washington University in St Louis)
  52. Specificational Afterthoughts in English as Inverted Specificational Pseudoclefts

    Authors:

    • Okgi Kim (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  53. V-copying, VP-fronting and The Nature of Postverbal Frequency/Durative Expressions in Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Jackie Y.-K. Lai (University of Chicago)
  54. When TPs Can(not) Move: The View from Cantonese

    Authors:

    • Jackie Y.-K. Lai (University of Chicago)
    • Yenan Sun (University of Chicago)
  55. Deriving Warao OSV (through V-stranding VP-fronting)

    Authors:

    • Kenyon Branan (National University of Singapore)
  56. Two Kinds of Dislocations in Biblical Hebrew

    Authors:

    • Matthew Hewett (University of Chicago)
  57. Split partitivity in Mandarin: A diagnostic for argument-gap dependencies

    Authors:

    • Fulang Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  58. Order Preservation in the Russian Nominal Phrase

    Authors:

    • Colin Davis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Andrei Antonenko (Stony Brook University)
  59. A Linearization Explanation for Asymmetries in Russian Scrambling

    Authors:

    • Colin Davis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Tatiana Bondarenko (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  60. On the near absence of subject HNPS

    Authors:

    • Colin Davis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Justin Colley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  61. A Scope Puzzle of Embedded Question Markers in Korean

    Authors:

    • Juyeon Cho (University of Delaware)
  62. Covert movement in English probing wh-questions

    Authors:

    • An Nguyen (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Geraldine Legendre (Johns Hopkins University)
  63. On interpretation of resultatives with locative alternation verbs

    Authors:

    • Tsuneko Nakazawa (University of Tokyo)
  64. Mandarin has subjectivity-based adjective ordering preferences in the presence of 'de'

    Authors:

    • Yuxin Shi (University of California, Irvine)
    • Gregory Scontras (University of California, Irvine)
  65. Politeness is a Presupposition on Pronouns, not Operator-Variable Agreement

    Authors:

    • Michael Donovan (University of Delaware)
    • Bilge Palaz (University of Delaware)
  66. Evidence for an embedded AddresseeP from Basque and Galician allocutivity

    Authors:

    • Bill Haddican (Queens College, City University of New York)
  67. What search queries reveal about the theories of register variation

    Authors:

    • Anastasia Smirnova (San Francisco State University)
    • Skyler Ilenstine (San Francisco State University)
  68. Lexical BE

    Authors:

    • Philip Miller (University of Paris 7, Denis Diderot)
    • Peter Culicover (Ohio State University)
  69. Superiority Effect in Albanian Multiple Wh-movement

    Authors:

    • Run Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  70. Licensing of Matrix Questions in Japanese and Its Implications

    Authors:

    • Yoshiki Fujiwara (University of Connecticut)
  71. Possessed Relatives in Turkic

    Authors:

    • Eszter Ótott-Kovács (Cornell University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: St Charles Ballroom
Invited Plenary Address: Anne Charity Hudley
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Chart A
Queer and Trans Digital Modalities
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Chart B
Perspectives on Negation: A Cross-Disciplinary Discussion
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Commerce
Semantics III

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Counterexpectation, concession, and free choice in Tibetan and Japanese

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
  2. Precisification and mirativity with adnominal very

    Authors:

    • Curt Anderson (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
  3. When faultless disagreement is not so faultless: What widely-held opinions can tell us about subjective adjectives

    Authors:

    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
    • Deniz Rudin (University of Southern California)
  4. Parentheticals associate with their hosts pragmatically, not syntactically: Evidence from as-parentheticals

    Authors:

    • Andrew McInnerney (University of Michigan)
  5. Innocent inclusion and "only"

    Authors:

    • Sam Alxatib (City University of New York)
  6. Sluicing with complement coercion: An argument for focus-based semantic identity

    Authors:

    • Hadas Kotek (Yale University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Canal
Morphology and Its Interfaces

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Cyclicity at the Syntax/Phonology Interface: Evidence from Icelandic

    Authors:

    • Lydia Felice (Georgetown University)
  2. Patterns of loan verb integration in Czech

    Authors:

    • Magda Sevcikova (Charles University)
  3. Ellipsis as Obliteration: Evidence from Bengali negative allomorphy

    Authors:

    • Neil Banerjee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  4. Swahili locatives and underspecification in PF

    Authors:

    • Soo-Hwan Lee (New York University)
    • Inkie Chung (Sogang University)
  5. Breaking Down -er Nominalizations in Montana Salish

    Authors:

    • Isabel McKay (University of Arizona)
  6. Altruistic inversion and doubling in Tiwa morphology

    Authors:

    • Emily Clem (University of California, San Diego)
    • Nicholas Rolle (Princeton University)
    • Virginia Dawson (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Camp
Phonology III

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Increased intensity is mediated by reduced duration in variable consonant lenition

    Authors:

    • Uriel Cohen Priva (Brown University)
    • Emily Gleason (Brown University)
  2. Sonority-sensitive lengthening and reduction in Uyghur

    Authors:

    • Adam McCollum (University of California, San Diego)
  3. Phonological acceptability is not the same as phonological grammaticality

    Authors:

    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
    • Jimin Kahng (University of Mississippi)
  4. Perceptual evidence for the representation of English coda voicing

    Authors:

    • Chelsea Sanker (Yale University)
    • Robin Karlin (Rutgers University)
  5. Acquisition of phonological variation: Evidence from artificial language learning

    Authors:

    • Betsy Sneller (Georgetown University)
    • Elissa Newport (Georgetown University)
  6. Phonological cues to Sino-Japanese words

    Authors:

    • Yu Tanaka (Doshisha University)
    • Yugiri Fujita (Doshisha University)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Jackson
Bilingualism II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Constraints on Code-blending: Evidence from Acceptability Judgments

    Authors:

    • Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
    • Ronice Müller de Quadros (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina)
    • Jonathan D. Bobaljik (Harvard University)
    • Deanna Gagne (Gallaudet University)
    • Lily Kwok (University of Connecticut)
    • Sabine Laszakovits (University of Connecticut) * Marilyn Mafra (Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina) * Susanne Wurmbrand (University of Connecticut)
  2. Typological shift in bilinguals’ L1: word order and case marking in two varieties of child Quechua

    Authors:

    • Susan E. Kalt (SSILA)
    • Jonathan Anthony Geary (University of Arizona)
  3. Cross-linguistic influence in the morphological development of preschool-aged ASL-English bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Corina Goodwin (University of Connecticut)
    • Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
  4. Mouthing and fingerspelling: different contact phenomena, similar functions: a corpus-based study of Russian Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Anastasia Bauer (University of Cologne)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Magazine
Hate Speech

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Improving Hate Speech Detection Precision through an Impoliteness Annotation Scheme

    Authors:

    • Christine Carr (University of North Texas)
    • Melissa Robinson (University of North Texas)
    • Alexis Palmer (University of North Texas)
  2. Flame war: The context of hate speech in online games

    Authors:

    • Ross Burkholder (University of Chicago)
    • Veena Patel (University of Chicago)
    • Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Where: Royal
Sociolinguistics V: Multilingual and Monolingual Variation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The development of English proficiency in newly arrived Adult and Children Immigrants: Aptitude, Age, Exposure and Anxiety

    Authors:

    • Amelia Lambelet (Hunter College, The City University of New York)
  2. Grammatical gender acquisition in sequential trilinguals: Influence of a gendered L1 vs. L2

    Authors:

    • Megan Brown (Boston University)
  3. Bilingual Effects on New York Hasidic Yiddish Vowels

    Authors:

    • Chaya R. Nove (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Magazine
Language Documentation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Two case studies on structural variation in multilingual settings

    Authors:

    • Ariana Bancu (Northeastern Illinois University)
  2. Linguist-speech pathologist collaboration as service-in-return to speakers of minority languages

    Authors:

    • Anna Bax (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Rachel Enevoldsen, CCC-SLP
  3. Yamben: A previously undocumented language of Madang

    Authors:

    • Andrew Pick (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  4. Documentation as Acquisition Theory

    Authors:

    • Clifton Pye (University of Kansas)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Chart A
Toward an Intersectional Linguistics
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Royal
Language Variation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Open pronominal system in Sasak

    Authors:

    • FNU Khairunnisa (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  2. Optionality in the Welsh initial consonant mutation system

    Authors:

    • Yosiane White (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Gareth Roberts (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Parish
2020 Annual Meeting: Linguistics Beyond Academia Mixer
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Jackson
Typology
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Ascot
CoLang 2020 Office Hours
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: Chart A
Student Panel
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: St. Charles Ballroom
LSA Awards Ceremony
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Where: St Charles Ballroom
Presidential Address: Brian Joseph
When: Sat, Jan 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: The District
Presidential Reception
Sunday - January 05, 2020
Session
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Windsor
Special Interest Group Office Hours: Linguistics Beyond Academia
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Where: Ascot
2020 Committee Meeting: Program Committee
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Where: Durham
2020 Committee Meeting: Editors of Linguistics Journals
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Where: Warwick
Special Interest Group Meeting: Natives4Linguistics
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Chart A
Formal Approaches to Grammaticalization
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Commerce
Syntax-Semantics Interface II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Co-speech gestures under ellipsis: a first look

    Authors:

    • Craig Sailor (University of Tromsø)
    • Valentina Colasanti (University of British Columbia)
  2. Person marking, status marking, and three concepts of addressee

    Authors:

    • Paul Portner (Georgetown University)
    • Raffaella Zanuttini (Yale University)
    • Miok Pak (George Washington University)
  3. Interrogative mood marking in Sm’algyax

    Authors:

    • Colin Brown (University of California, Los Angeles)
  4. ‘To go or not to go’: Inceptive and prospective uses of fara ‘go’ in Icelandic

    Authors:

    • Jim Wood (Yale University)
    • Sigríður Sæunn Sigurðardóttir (Yale University)
  5. Assertion and Evidence in Embedded Contexts

    Authors:

    • Betul Erbasi (University of Southern California)
  6. Filling in the Gaps: The Animate Resumptive Preference in San Martín Peras Mixtec

    Authors:

    • Andrew Hedding (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Benjamin Eischens (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  7. A superlative argument in favor of a semantic account of connectivity sentences

    Authors:

    • Nicoletta Loccioni (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Canal
Experimental Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Children’s sensitivity to abstract event structure

    Authors:

    • Yue Ji (University of Delaware)
    • Anna Papafragou (University of Delaware)
  2. New Insights into quantifier acquisition from Double quantified sentences

    Authors:

    • Tom Roeper (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Jennifer Spenader (Groningen University)
  3. Acquisition of quantity-related inferences in 4 and 5 year olds

    Authors:

    • Alicia Parrish (New York University)
    • Ailís Cournane (New York University)
  4. The development of metonymic comprehension as the growth of context-construal ability

    Authors:

    • Muye Zhang (Yale University)
    • Maria Piñango (Yale University)
    • Jisu Sheen (Yale University)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: Camp
Syntax and Prosody

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Syntactic complexity of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian(BCS) long-form adjectives and their tone

    Authors:

    • Aida Talić (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  2. Against syntax-prosody mismatches in Chuj and K'ichee': An alternative to Henderson 2012

    Authors:

    • Justin Royer (McGill University)
  3. Morphology feeds prosody in Degema serial verb constructions: A reply to Rolle (2019)

    Authors:

    • Matthew Tyler (Yale University)
    • Itamar Kastner (Humboldt University, Berlin)
  4. Prosodic conditioning of word order in Khoekhoegowab

    Authors:

    • Leland Kusmer (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Jackson
Psycholinguistics II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Children’s use of phonological and semantic information during spoken word recognition

    Authors:

    • Katherine M. Simeon (Northwestern University)
    • Tina M. Grieco-Calub (Northwestern University)
  2. Tamil Children's Comprehension of Recursive Possessives

    Authors:

    • Usha Lakshmanan (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
  3. Immediate effects of non-structural constraints in anaphor resolution: evidence from visual world eye-tracking

    Authors:

    • Yuhang Xu (University of Rochester)
    • Nicholas Ringhoff (University of Rochester)
    • Rachel Coons (University of Rochester)
    • Lauryn Fluellen (University of Rochester)
    • Carly Eisen (University of Rochester)
    • Jeffrey Runner (University of Rochester)
  4. Learners’ harmonic preferences in head ordering are modulated by lexical retrieval difficulty

    Authors:

    • Yiyun Zhao (University of Arizona)
    • Masha Fedzechkina (University of Arizona)
  5. Inactive gap formation: An ERP study on the processing of extraction from adjunct clauses

    Authors:

    • Dustin Chacón (University of Minnesota)
  6. Homophone Auditory Processing in Cross-Linguistic Perspective

    Authors:

    • Youtao Lu (Brown University)
    • James Morgan (Brown University)
  7. The presence of another facilitates spoken production while exciting postural control

    Authors:

    • Karl Neergaard (Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, LPL, Aix-en-Provence, France)
    • Cigdem Turan (Technical University of Darmstadt)
    • James Sneed German (Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, LPL, Aix-en-Provence, France)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Magazine
Historical Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. New Twists in the Indo-European Origins Debate: Aligning Bayesian Phylogenetics and Ancient DNA

    Authors:

    • Paul Heggarty (Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History)
  2. The causes and consequences of deliberate language change in the Cameroonian Grassfields

    Authors:

    • Jeff Good (University at Buffalo)
    • Pierpaolo Di Carlo (University at Buffalo)
    • Nelson Tschonghongei (University of Yaounde 1)
  3. Nauruan Classification

    Authors:

    • Kevin Hughes (City University of New York)
  4. BWB evaluation of lexical evidence for Otomanguean (Mesoamerica)

    Authors:

    • Cecil H, Brown (Northern Illinois University)
  5. Insights into phonological reconstruction from the documentation of previously undescribed languages: Mali and Be-Aye

    Authors:

    • Alexander Smith (University of North Texas)
    • Carly Sommerlot (University of Texas at Arlington)
  6. Phonetic Naturalness in Dialect Differentiation: A Case Study of Plautdietsch Palatal Plosives

    Authors:

    • Roslyn Burns (Reed College)
  7. A Handy Approach to Sign Language Relatedness

    Authors:

    • Natasha Abner (University of Michigan)
    • Carlo Geraci (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
    • Justine Mertz (University of Paris 7, Denis Diderot)
    • Jessica Lettieri
    • Shi Yu (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Royal
Sociolinguistics VI: Sociophonetics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Back Vowel Distinctions and Dynamics in Southern US English

    Authors:

    • Joseph Stanley (University of Georgia)
    • Margaret Renwick (University of Georgia)
  2. Speakers converge toward variants they haven’t heard: The case of Southern monophthongal /ay/

    Authors:

    • Lacey Wade (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. The spread of a widespread variant: glottal stop replacement of /d/ in African American Language

    Authors:

    • Charlie Farrington (University of Oregon)
  4. Ethnic visibility and linguistic behavior: MENA-Americans’ convergence to local vowel patterns

    Authors:

    • Iman Sheydaei Baghdadeh (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Thomas Purnell (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  5. Comparing self-report and production of the NEXT-TEXT split in Singapore English

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Amanda Choo Shimin (National University of Singapore)
  6. Mandarin full tone realization and indexical meaning

    Authors:

    • Feier Gao (Indiana University, Bloomington)
    • Jon Forrest (University of Georgia)
  7. The Social Meaning of Rhotics in Albanian

    Authors:

    • Carly Dickerson (Ohio State University)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. LSA 2020 Annual Meeting Minicourses

    Authors:

    • David Robinson (Linguistic Society of America)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Ascot
2020 Committee Meeting: Status of Women in Linguistics
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Where: Durham
Ethics Committee: Open Discussion of Revised Ethics Statement
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Canal
Experimental Pragmatics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The social component of projection behavior of clausal complement contents

    Authors:

    • Taylor Mahler (Ohio State University)
  2. Cross-linguistic pragmatic differences as a function of hyponym complexity

    Authors:

    • Danielle Dionne (Boston University)
    • Elizabeth Coppock (Boston University)
  3. Inferential Ellipsis Resolution: Sluicing, Nominal Antecedents, and the Question Under Discussion

    Authors:

    • Till Poppels (University of California, San Diego)
    • Andrew Kehler (University of California, San Diego)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Camp
Syntax V

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A workspace-based analysis of adjuncts

    Authors:

    • Daniel Milway (University of Toronto)
  2. Deriving sentence final negation questions in Mandarin and Cantonese

    Authors:

    • Zhuo Chen (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Jiahui Huang (University of Washington at Seattle)
  3. Left branch extraction and object shift in Tumbala Ch'ol

    Authors:

    • Carol-Rose Little (Cornell University)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. LSA 2020 Annual Meeting Minicourses

    Authors:

    • David Robinson (Linguistic Society of America)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Chart C
Minicourse: Experimental Methods for Linguists: A Basic Introduction

Presented Abstracts:

  1. LSA 2020 Annual Meeting Minicourses

    Authors:

    • David Robinson (Linguistic Society of America)
When: Sun, Jan 5 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Pelican
Minicourse: Introduction to the Sociophonetics of Intonation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. LSA 2020 Annual Meeting Minicourses

    Authors:

    • David Robinson (Linguistic Society of America)