Thursday - January 08, 2015
Session
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Galleria I
Minicourse: Thriving as an Early Career Faculty Member

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Minicourse: Thriving as an Early Career Faculty Member

    Authors:

    • David Bowie (University of Alaska Anchorage)
    • Miranda McCarvel (University of Utah)
    • Michal Temkin Martinez (Boise State University)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Broadway I/II
Diverse Methodologies in Sociolinguistic Research

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A form- and corpus-based approach to understanding Aspectual be in African American English

    Authors:

    • Charlie Farrington (University of Oregon)
    • Janneke Van Hofwegen (Stanford University)
  2. The Dynamics of Register Choice: An Agent-Based Modeling Approach

    Authors:

    • Aaron Freeman (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. Social meaning in early linguistic perception: Evidence from eye-tracking

    Authors:

    • Annette D'Onofrio (Stanford University)
  4. The Linguistic Status of Predictions and Feature Ranks from SVM Text Classifiers

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Dunn (Illinois Institute of Technology)
    • Shlomo Argamon (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  5. Automating categorical coding of phonological variables: Implementation and evaluation

    Authors:

    • Abby Walker (Virginia Tech)
    • Yourdanis Sedarous (Ohio State University)
  6. A data-driven approach to stylistic identification

    Authors:

    • Christopher Ahern (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Broadway III/IV
Syntax: Determiners, Clitics, and Focus

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Order in the DP!

    Authors:

    • Sarah Ouwayda (University of Geneva)
    • Ur Shlonsky (University of Geneva)
  2. Determiners, Bare Nouns, and Donkey Sentences in Numeral Classifier Languages

    Authors:

    • Peter Jenks (University of California, Berkeley)
  3. Linkers in Unexpected Places: Object symmetry and object clitics in Kuria (Bantu)

    Authors:

    • Michael Diercks (Pomona College)
    • Rodrigo Ranero (Cambridge University)
    • Mary Paster (Pomona College)
  4. Searching High and Low for Focus in Ibibio

    Authors:

    • Philip Duncan (University of Kansas)
    • Travis Major (University of Kansas)
    • Mfon Udoinyang (University of Kansas)
  5. Explaining Predicate Inversion with a Clause-Internal Focus Phrase

    Authors:

    • Nagarajan Selvanathan (Rutgers University)
  6. The structure and interpretation of Malayalam clefts

    Authors:

    • Athulya Aravind (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Parlor A/B
Contact-induced Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Retroflexion in Somali Bantu Kizigua: Language Shift and a Contact-Induced Explanation to What Looks Like an Internally Motivated Sound Change

    Authors:

    • Holman Tse (University of Pittsburgh)
  2. Salience and iconicity as motivations for borrowing: Aspirates and ejectives in Quechua-influenced Spanish

    Authors:

    • Anna Babel (Ohio State University)
  3. Wolof at the edge: linguistic variation in the Senegal-Gambia borderland

    Authors:

    • Jane Mitsch (Ohio State University)
  4. Diffusion Amidst Language Contact: Sociophonetic /s/ Variation in Catalans’ Spanish

    Authors:

    • Justin Davidson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  5. A variationist study of contact‐induced vowel nasalization in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Michael Shepherd (California State University, Fresno)
    • Ya-Shu Liang (California State University, Fresno)
  6. Contact and linguistic behavior: African Americans in Philadelphia

    Authors:

    • Sabriya Fisher (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Galleria I
Segmental Phenomena

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Continuity lenition

    Authors:

    • Jonah Katz (West Virginia University)
  2. Post-Nasal Devoicing as a Sound Change

    Authors:

    • Gašper Beguš (Harvard University)
  3. Nasalization as a Repair for Voiced Obstruent Codas in Noon

    Authors:

    • John Merrill (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Phonology or Morphology: inter-speaker differences in Xhosa labial palatalization

    Authors:

    • Aaron Braver (Texas Tech University)
    • Wm. G. Bennett (Rhodes University)
  5. Dead center: Vowel reduction in Tocharian A

    Authors:

    • Keith Plaster (Brandeis University)
  6. Lexical Frequency and Voicing Assimilation of /s/ in Mexico City Spanish

    Authors:

    • Nakyung Yoon (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Gerardo Villalobos Romo (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Galleria II
Syntax: Case, Agreement, and Free Relatives

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Free variation in Finnish structural case

    Authors:

    • Arto Anttila (Stanford University)
  2. The effects of prosody on Uyghur conjunct agreement

    Authors:

    • Travis Major (University of Kansas)
    • Gülnar Eziz (University of Kansas)
  3. Discourse configurationality and agreement in Ndebele

    Authors:

    • Asia Pietraszko (University of Chicago)
  4. Adjective Agreement in Noon: Evidence for a Split Theory of Noun-Modifier Concord

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Baier (University of California, Berkeley)
  5. The Morphosyntax of Whatever in Free Relatives: Variation and optionality in Appalachian English

    Authors:

    • Gregory Johnson II (Michigan State University)
  6. The `Missing-P' Phenomenon in German: Free Relatives are Super Light-headed

    Authors:

    • Emily Hanink (University of Chicago)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Galleria III
Typology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Probabilistic Graphical Modeling of Linguistic Universals

    Authors:

    • Xia Lu (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  2. Split Number in Nungon (Papuan)

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sarvasy (University of California, Los Angeles)
  3. Labial-velars - a questionable diagnostic for a linguistic area

    Authors:

    • Michael Cahill (SIL International)
  4. /u/ and /i/ Have Seen What Time Does: A typology of sound change within vowel harmony systems

    Authors:

    • Dibella Wdzenczny (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  5. Symmetrical Contact and its Correlation with Morphological Complexity in Endangered Languages

    Authors:

    • Rolando Coto-Solano (University of Arizona)
  6. Teotepec Eastern Chatino Inflectional Classes

    Authors:

    • Justin McIntosh (University of Texas at Austin)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Pavilion East
Special Session on the Publishing Process

Presented Abstracts:

  1. LingSync and ProsodyLab-Aligner: Tools for Linguistic Fieldwork and Experimentation

    Authors:

    • Alan Bale (Concordia University)
    • Jessica Coon (McGill University)
    • Joel Dunham (University of British Columbia)
    • Kyle Gorman (Oregon Health & Science University)
    • Michael Wagner (McGill University)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Pavilion East
Special Film Presentation: First Language:The Race to Save Cherokee
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom I
Invited Plenary Address: Bruce Hayes (University of California, Los Angeles)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. “Phonological acquisition is not always accurate”: Extending the Kiparskyan research program

    Authors:

    • Bruce Hayes (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Thu, Jan 8 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Pavilion East
Special Film Presentation: The E-Word
Friday - January 09, 2015
Session
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Parlor C
Student Lounge
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Broadway I/II
Phonetics/Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Production and perception of tone-3 focus in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Yong-cheol Lee (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Ting Wang (Tongji University)
    • Mark Liberman (University of Pennsylvania)
  2. Multisyllabic Rhyme in Contemporary American Hip Hop

    Authors:

    • Samantha Cornelius (University of Texas at Arlington)
  3. Lenition/fortition patterns aid prosodic segmentation

    Authors:

    • Jonah Katz (West Virginia University)
    • Melinda Fricke (Pennsylvania State University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Broadway III/IV
Phonological Theory

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Real-time processing of phonologically opaque forms

    Authors:

    • Ashley Farris-Trimble (Simon Fraser University)
  2. Coordinated Variation in Markedness Suppression

    Authors:

    • George Pescaru (University of Utah)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Parlor A/B
Gender Effects in Language Use

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The peril of sounding manly: A look at vocal characteristics of lawyers before the United States Supreme Court

    Authors:

    • Alan Yu (University of Chicago)
    • Daniel Chen (Zurich University)
    • Katie Franich (University of Chicago)
    • Yosh Halberstam (University of Toronto)
    • Jacob Phillips (University of Chicago), Betsy Pillion (University of Chicago)
  2. Why Now? Mayan Women, Prestige and Belizean Kriol

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Carolina Gomez Menjivar (University of Minnesota)
  3. Women, but not men, perceive declarative rises more positively than falls

    Authors:

    • Joseph Tyler (Morehead State University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Galleria I
Neurolinguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Errors in the Brain: Magneto- and Electroencephalographic Evidence from English Agreement

    Authors:

    • Matthew Tucker (New York University)
    • Stephen Politzer-Ahles (New York University)
    • Joseph King (New York University)
    • Diogo Almeida (New York University)
  2. P600 Dominance Predicts Comprehension of Garden-Path Sentences

    Authors:

    • Polly O'Rourke (University of Maryland)
    • Gregory J. H. Colflesh (University of Maryland)
  3. "Maybe" not all scalar implicatures are created equal

    Authors:

    • Stephen Politzer-Ahles (New York University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Galleria II
(Bimodal) Bilingualism

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Switch costs in spontaneous bilingual codeswitching: Evidence from disfluencies and speech rate

    Authors:

    • Melinda Fricke (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Orren Arad-Neeman (Pomona College)
    • Judith F. Kroll (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Paola E. Dussias (Pennsylvania State University)
  2. ASL-English bilingualism and advantages of deafness

    Authors:

    • Elena Koulidobrova (Central Connecticut State University)
  3. Linguistic features of code-blending in bimodal bilingual development

    Authors:

    • Ronice Müller de Quadros
    • Deborah Chen Pichler (Gallaudet University)
    • Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Galleria III
Experimental Linguistics (Phonetics, Syntax, Semantics)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Explicit prosodic phrasing in relative clause attachment

    Authors:

    • Jason B. Bishop (College of Staten Island, City University of New York)
    • Adam J. Chong (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Sun-Ah Jun (University of California, Los Angeles)
  2. (A)symmetry in voice systems: pupillometric evidence from sentence production in Tagalog and German

    Authors:

    • Sebastian Sauppe (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics)
  3. Verb Type and Mood in Shifted Appositive Relatives in German: An Experimental Study

    Authors:

    • Todor Koev (University of Stuttgart)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Pavilion East
Workshop: Linguistics for Everyone: Tools and Tips for Do-It-Yourself-ers

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Linguistics for Everyone: Tools and Tips for Do-It-Yourself-ers

    Authors:

    • Joan Maling (Brandeis University)
    • Barbara Pearson (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Recovering Prosody: Case Studies in the Prosodic Phonology of Ancient Indo-European Languages

    Authors:

    • Andrew Byrd (University of Kentucky)
    • Ryan Sandell (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 9:45 am - 4:30 pm
Where: Studio Suite
North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences

Presented Abstracts:

  1. North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences (NAAHoLS)

    Authors:

    • David Boe (Northern Michigan University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Exhibit Hall
Friday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Word Order Constrains the Diachronic Development of Mandarin ‘One’-phrases as NPIs

    Authors:

    • I-HSUAN CHEN (University of California, Berkeley)
  2. ComparaLex: An Online Comparative Wordlist Database

    Authors:

    • Keith Snider (Summer Institute of Linguistics)
    • Larry S. Hayashi (Canada Institute of Linguistics)
  3. Cycles in Language Change: The Case of the Negative Existential Cycle

    Authors:

    • Ljuba Veselinova (Stockholm University)
  4. Langscape: Mapping Global Linguistic Diversity

    Authors:

    • Colin Phillips (University of Maryland)
    • Tess Wood (University of Maryland)
  5. Forceful Contact in a Result Prominent Language

    Authors:

    • Ronald Schaefer (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
  6. Acquisition of inverse-scope readings: Evidence from Japanese scrambling and Contrastive Topic prosody

    Authors:

    • Ayaka Sugawara (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Ken Wexler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  7. Using Principle C to rule out an attachment account of adjunct control in 4-5 year olds

    Authors:

    • Juliana Gerard (University of Maryland)
    • Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)
  8. Linguistic Change in First- and Second-Generation Bilinguals: an ERP Study

    Authors:

    • Gita Martohardjono (City University of New York)
    • Ian Phillips (City University of New York)
    • Ricardo Otheguy (City University of New York)
    • Reid Vancelette (City University of New York)
    • Kevin Guzzo (City University of New York); Richard G. Schwartz (City University of New York); Valerie L. Shafer (City University of New York); Jennifer C. Hamano (City University of New York)
  9. Free Choice inferences are not Conjunctive Entailments in Child Language

    Authors:

    • Stephen Crain (Macquarie University)
    • Peng Zhou (Macquarie University)
  10. Function, Distribution and Duration of Pointing in Bimodal Bilingual Language Development

    Authors:

    • Kadir Gokgoz (University of Connecticut)
    • Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
    • Ronice Müller de Quadros (University of Santa Catarina)
  11. How do infants pick out “high quality” vowel tokens when acquiring phoneme categories?

    Authors:

    • Emily Moeng (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  12. The Production and Perception of Laryngeal Contrasts in Shanghai Wu

    Authors:

    • Jie Zhang (University of Kansas)
    • Hanbo Yan (University of Kansas)
  13. When an unnecessary repair becomes necessary: The case of nasal insertion in Standard Mandarin loanwords

    Authors:

    • Ho-Hsin Huang (Michigan State University)
    • Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State University)
  14. The representation of Cantonese tone: evidence from music

    Authors:

    • Stephen Matthews (University of Hong Kong)
    • Jackson Lee (University of Chicago)
  15. Lexical Selection within Harmonic Serialism

    Authors:

    • Miranda McCarvel (University of Utah)
  16. Stem-level vs. word-level accentual defaults in Karuk: evidence for stratal phonology

    Authors:

    • Clare Sandy (University of California, Berkeley)
  17. Zulu imbrication as correspondence-driven coalescence

    Authors:

    • Wm. G. Bennett (Rhodes University)
  18. The relative and the absolute: the Tunica stress conspiracy revisited

    Authors:

    • Eric Bakovic (University of California, San Diego)
  19. Learning irregular alternations from surface forms using sublexical phonology

    Authors:

    • Blake Allen (University of British Columbia)
    • Michael Becker (Stony Brook University)
  20. Learning Composite Phonological Representations

    Authors:

    • Dustin Bowers (University of California, Los Angeles)
  21. PseudoMatic: a flexible pseudoword generator with triphones

    Authors:

    • Jeremy Needle (Northwestern University)
    • Janet Pierrehumbert (Northwestern University)
    • Jennifer Hay (University of Canterbury)
  22. Frequency Effects in Morphologization of Korean /n/-Epenthesis

    Authors:

    • Ogyoung Lee (University of Oregon)
  23. L1 acquisition of the Mandarin phonemic tonal inventory

    Authors:

    • Chen Qu (University of Quebec at Montreal)
  24. Testing Psychological Reality of Phonaesthemes with Masked Priming

    Authors:

    • Amy Smolek (University of Oregon)
    • Vsevolod Kapatsinski (University of Oregon)
  25. A cascading activation model for phonetic enhancement of paradigmatically probable morphemes

    Authors:

    • Clara Cohen (University of California, Berkeley)
  26. Supraliminal and Subliminal Auditory Translation Priming

    Authors:

    • Kevin Schluter (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Diogo Almeida (New York University Abu Dhabi)
  27. Neurolinguistic evidence of alternation-based underspecification

    Authors:

    • Laurel A. Lawyer (University of California, Davis)
    • David P. Corina (University of California, Davis)
  28. Interference effects in subject-verb attachment: Case, position, and clause-finiteness

    Authors:

    • Nathan Arnett (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  29. On the Time-Course of Discourse Linking: Experiments with Turkish Wh-in-Situ Islands

    Authors:

    • Robin Melnick (Stanford University)
  30. Comparing neighborhood density and phonotactic probability in nasal coarticulation

    Authors:

    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Rebecca Scarborough (University of Colorado)
  31. Earbuds: A new method for measuring nasality in the field

    Authors:

    • Jesse Stewart (University of Manitoba)
    • Martin Kohlberger (Leiden University)
  32. How character types mediate the effect of gender on phonetic variation

    Authors:

    • Katherine Hilton (Stanford University)
  33. A systematic partition of the speech community: Short-a in Philadelphia

    Authors:

    • William Labov (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Sabriya Fisher (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Anita Henderson (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Hilary Prichard (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Betsy Sneller (University of Pennsylvania)
  34. Revisiting Linguistic Profiling: Testing Accuracy and the Influence of Prosodic Variables on Listener Judgments of Ethnicity

    Authors:

    • Nicole Holliday (New York University)
    • Zachary Jaggers (New York University)
  35. Measuring regional variation in coda consonant coarticulation: a locus equation analysis

    Authors:

    • Michael Fox (North Carolina State University)
  36. Chinese Characters and Speech Perception: The Interplay Between Orthography and Listener Expectation

    Authors:

    • RUPING RUBY TSO (Rice University)
  37. Assessing sociolinguistic monitor function as a function of individual differences

    Authors:

    • Suzanne Wagner (Michigan State University)
    • Ashley Hesson (Michigan State University)
  38. Inter-community Variation and Optimal Grammar of Language Use: Azeri-Farsi-English Code-switching

    Authors:

    • Farzad Karimzad Sharifi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  39. Social Class in Rural Population: Rethinking Paradigms

    Authors:

    • Paul Reed (University of South Carolina)
  40. Understanding Agency: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Nurse Practitioner-Patient interactions

    Authors:

    • Staci Defibaugh (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  41. A new compositional semantics for wh-questions

    Authors:

    • Hadas Kotek (McGill University)
  42. Kinds and Monotonicity

    Authors:

    • Julian Grove (University of Chicago)
  43. Hedging arguments

    Authors:

    • Erin Zaroukian (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
    • Lyn Shan Tieu (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
  44. Polarity sensitivity of the Japanese intensifier totemo ‘very’

    Authors:

    • Osamu Sawada (Mie University)
  45. The pragmatics of reversed-polarity questions in Máíhɨ̃ki (WesternTukanoan)

    Authors:

    • Amalia Skilton (University of California, Berkeley)
  46. Referent predictability is affected by the degree of syntax-semantics mismatch

    Authors:

    • Wei Cheng (University of South Carolina)
    • Man Yuan
    • Fernanda Ferreira (University of South Carolina)
    • Amit Almor (University of South Carolina)
  47. Exhaustive answers and polarity-mismatch

    Authors:

    • Aron Hirsch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  48. Coherence Relation from a crosslinguistic perspective: The case in Chinese

    Authors:

    • Dawei Jin (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  49. Communicating in language, and about language, using disjunction

    Authors:

    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
    • Christopher Potts (Stanford University)
  50. A unified treatment of the exceptions to the agent/ECM correlation

    Authors:

    • Yuki Ito (University of Maryland)
  51. Variation Within Variation: The Use of Non-Standard Reflexive Forms in English

    Authors:

    • Dennis Storoshenko (University of Calgary)
  52. Two Types of Variables

    Authors:

    • Rose-Marie Dechaine (University of British Columbia)
    • Mark Baltin (New York University)
    • Martina Wiltschko (University of British Columbia)
  53. A Topic Time coreference analysis of tense ‘harmony’ in pseudoclefts

    Authors:

    • Teresa O'Neill (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  54. Inverse Attraction in Icelandic Relative Clauses

    Authors:

    • Jim Wood (Yale University)
    • Iris Nowenstein (University of Iceland)
    • Einar Freyr Sigurðsson (University of Pennsylvania)
  55. Overt Imperative Subjects in English

    Authors:

    • Poppy Slocum (LaGuardia Community College)
  56. On the position of focus adverbs

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (McGill University)
  57. On the Syntax and Semantics of Measuring: The View from Malayalam

    Authors:

    • Mythili Menon (University of Southern California)
  58. Severing Valuation from Interpretability in Negative Concord: Evidence from S'gaw Karen

    Authors:

    • Paul Tilleson (University of Minnesota)
  59. Linearizing Lithuanian reflexive –si-: A syntactic account

    Authors:

    • Allison Germain (University of Washington)
  60. Diagnosing (non)configurationality: Evidence from Hocąk

    Authors:

    • Meredith Johnson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Bryan Rosen (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Mateja Schuck (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  61. Sentence modal adverbs in low sentence positions: A focus and movement approach

    Authors:

    • Hector Velasquez (University of Southern California)
  62. Extraposition and Head-Initial CPs in Head-Final Marathi: An HPSG-Based Analysis

    Authors:

    • Antariksh Bothale (University of Washington at Seattle)
    • Emily Bender (University of Washington at Seattle)
  63. Object-subject obviation in French

    Authors:

    • Laurence B-Violette (Harvard University)
  64. Toward a unified analysis of antipassive and pseudo noun incorporation constructions

    Authors:

    • Theodore Levin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  65. Third-Factor Grammaticalization and the Macedonian Determiner Phrase

    Authors:

    • Robert Santana-LaBarge (Arizona State University)
  66. EQUATING COPULAS: EVIDENCE FROM A BANTU LANGUAGE

    Authors:

    • Patricia Schneider Zioga (California State University, Fullerton)
  67. Extreme locality in Balinese complex sentences

    Authors:

    • Justin Rill (University of Delaware)
    • Mai Ha Vu (University of Delaware)
  68. Inchoative as a Tense Category in Gyeli (Bantu)

    Authors:

    • Nadine Grimm (Humboldt University, Berlin)
  69. Verb-adverb tense agreement in Chukchansi Yokuts

    Authors:

    • Niken Adisasmito-Smith (California State University, Fresno)
    • Brian Agbayani (California State University, Fresno)
    • Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)
    • Holly Wyatt
  70. The Parallelism Between YUE and Wh-in-situ in Chinese Comparative Correlatives

    Authors:

    • Chen-chun E (Peking University)
  71. An interface approach to second position effects in Bangla complementation

    Authors:

    • Brian Hsu (University of Southern California)
  72. Grammatical coding by depotentiation: Evidence from African focus constructions

    Authors:

    • Cristin Kalinowski (University at Buffalo)
    • Jeff Good (University at Buffalo)
  73. Conditions on Differential Ergative Case Marking: A statistical approach

    Authors:

    • Kristine Hildebrandt (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville)
    • Oliver Bond (Surrey Morphology Group)
    • Dubi Nanda Dhakal (Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu)
  74. The Universality of Adverb Movement Restrictions

    Authors:

    • Amanda Payne (University of Delaware)
  75. Model Fit for Cross-linguistic Asymmetries in NP-Modifier Order

    Authors:

    • Gallagher Flinn (University of Chicago)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom I
Invited Plenary Address: David Poeppel (New York University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Broadway I/II
Production and Perception of Voicing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Weighting perceptual cues to stop voice by modeling talker differences

    Authors:

    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Eleanor Chodroff (Johns Hopkins University)
  2. More vs. Less: Asymmetries in the Perception of Nasality and VOT

    Authors:

    • Kuniko Nielsen (Oakland University)
    • Rebecca Scarborough (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  3. phonetic and phonological imitation of Seoul Korean aspirated stops

    Authors:

    • Harim Kwon (University of Michigan)
  4. Voice Onset Time Production and Perception in Media Lengua, Quichua, & Spanish

    Authors:

    • Jesse Stewart (University of Manitoba)
  5. Pitch as a stop voicing cue is affected by minimal pairs and prosody: hypo- and hyperarticulation in Japanese

    Authors:

    • Ryo Masuda (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  6. Hindi Speech Rate Effects and the Phonology of Voiced Aspirates

    Authors:

    • Eli Asikin-Garmager (University of Iowa)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Broadway III/IV
Semantics, Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Pronominal Reference and Pragmatic Enrichment: A Bayesian Analysis

    Authors:

    • Andrew Kehler (University of California, San Diego)
    • Hannah Rohde (University of Edinburgh)
  2. Processing Only: Scalar Presupposition and the Structure of ALT(S)

    Authors:

    • Martin Hackl (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Erin Olson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Ayaka Sugawara (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. The effect of the contradiction contour on the interpretation of ambiguous yes-no responses

    Authors:

    • Daniel Goodhue (McGill University)
    • Michael Wagner (McGill University)
  4. Blocking causal interpretations between juxtaposed propositions: experimental evidence

    Authors:

    • Joseph Tyler (Morehead State University)
    • Hannah Rohde (University of Edinburgh)
  5. Exhaustive Identification is Predication

    Authors:

    • Peter Klecha (Ohio State University)
    • Martina Martinovic (University of Chicago)
  6. Predicting the variation in the exhaustivity of embedded interrogatives

    Authors:

    • Wataru Uegaki (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Where: Parlor A/B
Syntax: Ellipsis and Doubling

Presented Abstracts:

  1. On the Derivational Nature of Ellipsis and the Syntactic Status of Head Movement

    Authors:

    • Craig Sailor (University of Groningen)
  2. Apparent raising out of "do so" anaphora

    Authors:

    • Tracy Conner (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Jeremy Hartman (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  3. On the structural ambiguity of Gapping

    Authors:

    • David Potter (Northwestern University)
    • Michael Frazier (Northwestern University)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  4. Uyghur A-not-A Constructions: Ellipsis after all

    Authors:

    • Travis Major (University of Kansas)
    • Mahire Yakup (Nazarbayev University)
  5. Polarity at the syntax/discourse interface: Doubling and negation

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Davidson (Yale University)
    • Elena Koulidobrova (Central Connecticut State University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Galleria I
The Social Contexts of Language Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Real time phonological change in Hawaiʻi Creole: A trend study of the short front vowels

    Authors:

    • James Grama (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  2. On the non-gradual development of I THINK

    Authors:

    • Derek Denis (University of Toronto)
  3. Diversity, not homogeneity: The incrementation of sound change within a community

    Authors:

    • Vineeta Chand (University of Essex)
  4. Say the Word: Negotiating standard English on a Singaporean pronunciation game show

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Joseph Sung-Yul Park (National University of Singapore)
  5. What is a stigmatized variant doing in the word list?

    Authors:

    • Roey Gafter (Stanford University)
  6. Ideophone-gesture composites: depictive type, sensory class, and modality

    Authors:

    • Janis Nuckolls (Brigham Young University)
    • Alexander Rice (Brigham Young University)
    • Diana Sun (Brigham Young University)
    • Sarah Hatton (Brigham Young University)
    • Tod Swanson (Arizona State University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Galleria II
Sociophonetics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The demerger of ceceo through the urbanization of Andalucía

    Authors:

    • Brendan Regan (University of Texas at Austin)
  2. Co-occurrence of sociolinguistic variables in the construction of ethnic identities

    Authors:

    • Luiza Newlin-Lukowicz (New York University)
  3. When the Vernacular Becomes the Standard: Final Consonant Devoicing Among Professional Class African Americans

    Authors:

    • Jessica Grieser (Georgetown University)
  4. BOOT-fronting in inland California: the role of trajectory measurements in characterizing vowel quality

    Authors:

    • Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)
  5. "Boston Strong": South Boston dialect features across 70 years of apparent time

    Authors:

    • Kelsey Sipple (Dartmouth College)
    • James Stanford (Dartmouth College)
    • Dartmouth Dialectology (Dartmouth College)
  6. The new normal: Multi-modal distributions signifying loci of vocalic stylization

    Authors:

    • Janneke Van Hofwegen (Stanford University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Galleria III
Semantics & Pragmatics I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Verbal Telicity and Postnominal Markers in American Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Teresa Galloway (Cornell University)
  2. Iconicity in the grammar: pluractionality in (French) Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Jeremy Kuhn (New York University)
    • Valentina Aristodemo (Institut Jean Nicod)
  3. Evidence from ASL for domain arguments in quantified noun phrases

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Davidson (Yale University)
    • Deanna Gagne (University of Connecticut)
  4. Creating Meaning in the Palm of Your Hand

    Authors:

    • Natasha Abner (University of Chicago)
    • Kensy Cooperrider (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
  5. Morphological & lexical markers of causation in the gestures of a child homesigner

    Authors:

    • Lilia Rissman (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
  6. Quotation and classifier predicates: Iconicity through event modification

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Davidson (Yale University)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Pavilion East
Symposium: Uto-Aztecan Historical Linguistics at the Centennial

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Uto-Aztecan Historical Linguistics at the Centennial

    Authors:

    • Jason D. Haugen (Oberlin College)
    • William L. Merrill (Smithsonian Institution)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Where: Pavilion West
Symposium: Expertise and Methodology in Forensic Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Expertise and Methodology in Forensic Linguistics

    Authors:

    • Carole Chaski (Institute for Linguistic Evidence, Inc)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom I
Invited Plenary Address: Carmen Silva-Corvalán (University of Southern California)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Early bilinguals and adult heritage speakers: What are the links?

    Authors:

    • Carmen Silva-Corvalan (University of Southern California)
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Pavilion East
Panel: Jobs for Linguists in Industry
When: Fri, Jan 9 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
Where: Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery, 206 SW Morrison St.
Student Mixer: Sponsored by Sona Systems (www.sona-systems.com)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Student Mixer Flyer

    Authors:

    • Sona Systems
Saturday - January 10, 2015
Session
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Parlor C
Student Lounge
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Broadway I/II
Syntactic Variation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Syntactic categories informing variationist analysis: The case of English copy-raising

    Authors:

    • Marisa Brook (University of Toronto)
  2. There's Three Variants: Agreement Variation under Existential 'there'

    Authors:

    • Bonnie Krejci (Stanford University)
    • Katherine Hilton (Stanford University)
  3. Semantic Bleaching and the Emergence of New Pronouns in AAVE

    Authors:

    • Taylor Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Christopher Hall
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Broadway III/IV
Infant-directed Speech

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Infant-directed speech is not hyperarticulated: A comprehensive study

    Authors:

    • Andrew Martin
    • Thomas Schatz (Laboratory of Cognitive Science and Psycholinguistics)
    • Maarten Versteegh (Laboratory of Cognitive Science and Psycholinguistics)
    • Emmanuel Dupoux (Laboratory of Cognitive Science and Psycholinguistics)
    • Reiko Mazuka, Kouki Miyazawa, Alejandrina Cristia
  2. Comparing lexical age-of-acquisition effects in infant-directed and adult-directed speech

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
    • Rebecca Scarborough (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  3. Reduction in Child Speech, Child-Directed Speech and Inter-Adult Speech

    Authors:

    • Danielle Barth (University of Oregon)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Parlor A/B
Dependency Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Cataphoric dependency search overrides, but local coherence lingers

    Authors:

    • Lauren Ackerman (Northwestern University)
    • Nina Kazanina (University of Bristol)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  2. Filler-gap order and online licensing of grammatical relations: evidence from Chamorro

    Authors:

    • Manuel F. Borja
    • Sandra Chung (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Matthew Wagers (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Galleria I
Non-local Phenomena in Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Feature-Restricted Evaluation of Surface Identity

    Authors:

    • Rachel Walker (University of Southern California)
  2. Contrastiveness and similarity in nasal consonant harmony: the case of Chiquitano

    Authors:

    • Raphael Girard (University of British Columbia)
  3. Phonotactic learning and the conjunction of Tier-based Strictly Local languages

    Authors:

    • Kevin McMullin (University of British Columbia)
    • Blake Allen (University of British Columbia)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Where: Galleria II
Constraints on Phonetic Variation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Co-variation and cohesion in Brazilian Portuguese: The effect of linguistic constraints

    Authors:

    • Livia Oushiro (University of Sao Paulo)
    • Gregory R. Guy (New York University)
  2. Phonemic boundaries floating on sociophonetic variation: Driving forces in Z devoicing

    Authors:

    • Kirk Hazen (West Virginia University)
  3. Divergent [s] Accommodation in a Gendered Shadowing Task

    Authors:

    • Alexander Buchner (Ohio State University)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Where: Galleria III
Phonological Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. /β, r, k/ in Wamesa: A Historical Route to a Crazy Rule

    Authors:

    • Emily Gasser (Swarthmore College)
  2. Antitonogenesis in Quiavini Zapotec

    Authors:

    • Hiroto Uchihara (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)
  3. Lexical functional load predicts the direction of phoneme system change

    Authors:

    • Andrew Wedel (University of Arizona)
    • Scott Jackson (University of Maryland)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. “Being There” with the Language: Language Documentation in Its Ethnographic Context

    Authors:

    • Lise Dobrin (University of Virginia)
    • James Slotta (University of California, San Diego)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Pavilion West
PechaKucha Datablitz: Popularizing Linguistics through Online Media

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Popularizing Linguistics through Online Media

    Authors:

    • Douglas Bigham (San Diego State University)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Exhibit Hall
Saturday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The prosody of negative ‘yeah’

    Authors:

    • Valerie Freeman (University of Washington)
    • Richard Wright (University of Washington)
    • Gina-Anne Levow (University of Washington)
  2. Effects of Language Proficiency on Phonetic Accommodation Patterns in L2 Spontaneous English Speech

    Authors:

    • Sejin Oh (Chung-Ang University)
    • Yongeun Lee (Chung-Ang University)
  3. The spread of the High toned /il/ in Seoul Korean: from ‘one’ to other meanings

    Authors:

    • Sunghye Cho (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. Sociophonetic variation of coronal sibilants in Taiwan Mandarin

    Authors:

    • YU-LENG LIN (University of Toronto)
  5. Uncovering sibilant fricative merger in Taiwan Mandarin: Evidence from ultrasound imaging and acoustics

    Authors:

    • Masaki Noguchi (University of British Columbia)
    • Chenhao Chiu (University of British Columbia)
    • Po-Chun Wei (University of British Columbia)
    • Noriko Yamane (University of British Columbia)
  6. Understanding who said what how: the role of phonetically-cued talker information in spoken language understanding

    Authors:

    • Seung Kyung Kim (Stanford University)
    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
  7. Unreduced speech facilitates retrieval at multiple levels of processing

    Authors:

    • Rory Turnbull (Ohio State University)
  8. Phonological relations affecting phonetic productions in English-Spanish code-switching

    Authors:

    • Diane Rak (University of Chicago)
  9. Articulation in a bilingual speaker: Preliminary models and phonemic comparisons

    Authors:

    • Thomas R. Sawallis (University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa)
    • Pierre Badin
    • Laurent Lamalle
  10. Eliminating cyclicity: A reanalysis of Chamorro stress

    Authors:

    • Ewan Dunbar (Laboratory of Cognitive Science and Psycholinguistics)
    • Bronwyn Bjorkman (University of Toronto)
  11. Understanding the effects of multi-level grammar

    Authors:

    • Shira Calamaro (Yale University)
  12. Child-Directed Speech of Fathers

    Authors:

    • Mark VanDam (Washington State university)
    • Paul De Palma (Washington State university)
    • William E. Strong (Washington State university)
    • Enna Kelly (Washington State university)
  13. Problemita, or problemito: A Distributed Morphology Approach to–(c)ito Diminutive Allomorphy

    Authors:

    • Katherine Vadella (Georgetown University)
  14. Noun Incorporation in Frisian

    Authors:

    • David Basilico (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  15. Contextual Allomorphy in the Mehri DP

    Authors:

    • Morgan Rood (Georgetown University)
  16. Informativity and affix ordering: a pilot study of Turkish

    Authors:

    • Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Jem E. Orgun (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  17. Structural variation is fundamentally comparative: the case of English comparative variation

    Authors:

    • Matthew Adams (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
  18. Voice morphology as extraction marking

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (McGill University)
    • Theodore Levin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Coppe van Urk (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  19. Bare DP Adverbs and the Syntax of Relative Clauses

    Authors:

    • Michael Barrie (Sogang University)
    • Isaiah Yoo (Sogang University)
  20. Deducing Grammar from Parsing: Self-Paced Reading and Modeling Evidence from Arabic

    Authors:

    • Matthew A. Tucker (New York University)
    • Ali Idrissi (United Arab Emirates University)
    • Diogo Almeida (New York University)
  21. Rescuing Broken Dependency at PF

    Authors:

    • Bum-Sik Park (Dongguk University)
    • Hyosik Kim (Dongguk University)
  22. Syntactic knowledge and cross-linguistic influence in Russian-English bilingual children

    Authors:

    • Marina Sherkina-Lieber (Carleton University)
  23. Inter-speaker Variation in the Grammaticality of Tough-Constructions

    Authors:

    • Robert Wilder (University of Pennsylvania)
  24. A third wh-phrase increases acceptability of ditransitive multiple-wh-questions

    Authors:

    • Lauren Ackerman (Northwestern University)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  25. Swedish Relative Clauses as Weak Islands

    Authors:

    • Filippa Lindahl (University of Göteborg)
  26. Experimental syntax and the cross-linguistic variation of island effects in Norwegian and Swedish

    Authors:

    • Dave Kush (Haskins Laboratories)
    • Terje Lohndal (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
    • Jon Sprouse (University of Connecticut)
  27. Testing accessibility: A cross-linguistic comparison of the syntax of referring expressions

    Authors:

    • Jacopo Torregrossa (University of Cologne)
    • Christiane M. Bongartz (University of Cologne)
    • Ianthi Maria Tsimpli (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  28. The Syntax of Speech Acts: Evidence from Southern American English Dialects

    Authors:

    • Laurence Horn (Yale University)
    • Jim Wood (Yale University)
    • Raffaella Zanuttini (Yale University)
  29. Pronoun production by adults and children: Turn-taking and grammatical role effects

    Authors:

    • Jesse Bisogni (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  30. Improving juror comprehension: reading while listening

    Authors:

    • Janet Randall (Northeastern University)
  31. The communicative efficiency of language: a comparison of rate and redundancy in sign language and gesture production

    Authors:

    • So-One Hwang (University of California, San Diego)
    • Diana Andriola (Gallaudet University)
    • Ezra Plançon (Gallaudet University)
    • Rehana Omardeen (Swarthmore College)
    • Jessica Hernandez (University of California, Los Angeles), Man Manh (University of California, Irvine), Jason Javier (High Tech High International), Emma Washburn (San Dieguito Academy), Carol Padden (University of California, San Diego)
  32. Against the QR Parameter: New Evidence from Russian Scope Freezing

    Authors:

    • Svitlana Antonyuk-Yudina (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
  33. How is contraction not possible here?

    Authors:

    • Marjorie Pak (Emory University)
  34. Degrees of Central Coincidence Across Categories

    Authors:

    • Sylvia Schreiner (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  35. Boundedness of Verbal and Adjectival Predicates in Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Charles Lam (Purdue University)
  36. For-phrases in Middle Constructions as Low Benefactives

    Authors:

    • Zachary Smith (Cornell University)
  37. Adversatives in Lao

    Authors:

    • Douglas Cole (University of Iowa)
  38. Experiencing Scope: Inverted Expectations of QR in Raising

    Authors:

    • Robert Frank (Yale University)
    • Dennis Storoshenko (University of Calgary)
  39. Children use phonetically-cued talker information to infer speaker meaning

    Authors:

    • Nicholas P. Moores (Stanford University)
    • Kevin McGowan (Stanford University)
    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
    • Michael C. Frank (Stanford University)
  40. Child-directed speech to preschoolers who are hard-of-hearing

    Authors:

    • Mark VanDam (Washington State university)
    • Paul De Palma (Washington State university)
    • William E. Strong (Washington State university)
    • Enna Kelly (Washington State university)
  41. Disjunction and negation in Turkish: A comparison of children and adults

    Authors:

    • Stephen Crain (Macquarie University)
    • Vasfiye Geçkin (Macquarie University)
    • Rosalind Thornton (Macquarie University)
  42. Children’s comprehension of syntactically encoded evidentiality

    Authors:

    • Lauren Winans (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Jessica Rett (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Nina Hyams (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Laura Kalin (University of Connecticut)
  43. Discourse-new and old definites in L2 English

    Authors:

    • Jacee Cho (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  44. The Rhythm of Native American Aviation English

    Authors:

    • Julia Trippe (University of Oregon)
    • Eric Pederson (University of Oregon)
  45. Focus in bilingual Hungarian: A test of the Interface Hypothesis

    Authors:

    • Bradley Hoot (DePaul University)
  46. English Free Relative Clauses in Development

    Authors:

    • Michael Clauss (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  47. Covert contrast in the L2 acquisition of English vowels by native speakers of Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Fred Eckman (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
    • Jae Yung Song (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  48. Distinguishing counterfeeding patterns across three acquisition scenarios

    Authors:

    • Jill Waybright (George Mason University)
  49. Lexical dependencies in an artificial language prime relative clauses: Evidence from Spanish

    Authors:

    • Felix Hao Wang (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  50. The role of formal L2 learning experience in L3 acquisition among early bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Mihi Park (National University of Singapore)
    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
  51. Prosodic disambiguation of conditional vs. logical conjunction

    Authors:

    • Joseph Tyler (Morehead State University)
    • Ezra Keshet (University of Michigan)
    • Anne Spence (University of Michigan)
  52. Intrusive Syllables - A Perceptual Experiment of Vocalic Intrusions

    Authors:

    • James Gruber (Georgetown University)
  53. Is quantity-sensitive stress 'natural'? Evidence from a learning experiment.

    Authors:

    • Paul Olejarczuk (University of Oregon)
    • Vsevolod Kapatsinski (University of Oregon)
  54. Accommodation of Presupposition in Quantified Sentences

    Authors:

    • Mao-Hsu Chen (University of Pennsylvania)
  55. Metaphors involving body-parts in Israeli Sign Language

    Authors:

    • IRIT MEIR (University of Haifa)
    • Ariel Cohen (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)
  56. Reference to states across languages

    Authors:

    • Rebekah Baglini (University of California, San Diego)
  57. A class of their own? Adjectives in ASL

    Authors:

    • Cornelia Loos (University of Texas at Austin)
  58. The Syntax of Analytic Complex-Path Motion Predicates

    Authors:

    • Elena Benedicto (Purdue University)
  59. Salish subject pronominals: A wave model of diffusion

    Authors:

    • Marianne Huijsmans (University of Victoria)
  60. The emergence of auxiliaries in Northern Arawak

    Authors:

    • Tammy Stark (University of California, Berkeley)
  61. Contact, boundaries, and variation in Eastern Miwok

    Authors:

    • Hannah Haynie (Yale University)
  62. The Qualitative Lexicostatistics of Central Cushitic (Agaw)

    Authors:

    • Paul Fallon (University of Mary Washington)
  63. Function words, power, and opposition: A socio-pragmatic “deep” corpus study

    Authors:

    • Robin Melnick (Stanford University)
    • Eric Acton (Eastern Michigan University)
  64. Gender Variation in the Pragmatic Uses of Twitter Hashtags

    Authors:

    • Allison Shapp (New York University)
  65. Perceptual dialectology of intrastate variation in California: a matched guise approach

    Authors:

    • Robert Kennedy (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Michael LaRosa (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  66. Mapping the Linguistic Ecosystem: A Quantitative Analysis of South Delhi’s Linguistic Landscape

    Authors:

    • Kate Lyons (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  67. Ethnic identity and /æ/-raising among Vietnamese Americans

    Authors:

    • Emily Nguyen (New York University)
  68. Vermont: a third dialect area in transition

    Authors:

    • Julie Roberts (University of Vermont)
    • Kara Freeman (University of Vermont)
    • Nicholas Chappel (University of Vermont)
    • Alexandra Dezenzo (University of Vermont)
  69. Acquisition of English by bilingual English-Bengali speakers: The case of determiners

    Authors:

    • Tridha Chatterjee (University of Michigan)
    • Acrisio Pires (University of Michigan)
  70. Exploring the form-function mappings of definiteness in typologically diverse languages

    Authors:

    • Archna Bhatia (Carnegie Mellon University)
    • Chu-Cheng Lin (Carnegie Mellon University)
    • Lorraine Levin (Carnegie Mellon University)
    • Mandy Simons (Carnegie Mellon University)
  71. Intra-Speaker Variation in Syllable Timing: the Zeitlin Tapes and Reconsidering PVI

    Authors:

    • Joel Schneier (North Carolina State University)
  72. Evidence of Language Contact: Data from SOURCE Prepositional Phrases in Taiwanese Southern Min

    Authors:

    • Yen-Ting Lin (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  73. Serialization in complex predicates in MalakMalak

    Authors:

    • Dorothea Hoffmann (University of Chicago)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom I
Invited Plenary Address: Alicia Wassink (University of Washington)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Dialect evolution in the Pacific Northwest Reanalysis and conventionalization of a universal phonetic pattern

    Authors:

    • Alicia Beckford Wassink (University of Washington at Seattle)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Broadway I/II
Phonetics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Towards an embodied phonetics

    Authors:

    • Bryan Gick (University of British Columbia)
  2. A phonetic explanation for the usefulness of within-category variation

    Authors:

    • Kevin McGowan (Stanford University)
    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
  3. Abstraction of Phonetic Detail: Lexicality and Phonetic Imitation

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
    • David Embick (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. Casual speech is more sensitive to top-down information than careful speech

    Authors:

    • Meghan Sumner (Stanford University)
    • Kevin McGowan (Stanford University)
    • Annette D'Onofrio (Stanford University)
    • Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)
  5. Convergence through divergence: compensatory changes in phonetic accommodation

    Authors:

    • Jevon Heath (University of California, Berkeley)
  6. Expectations, alignment, and speech intelligibility

    Authors:

    • Molly Babel (University of British Columbia)
    • Jamie Russell (University of British Columbia)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Broadway III/IV
Historical Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The relationship between areality and frequency of usage: drift vs. diffusion

    Authors:

    • Chundra Aroor Cathcart (University of California, Berkeley)
  2. A "totally awesome" trajectory. Modeling the emergence of speaker-oriented meaning.

    Authors:

    • Andrea Beltrama (University of Chicago)
  3. Diachronic change in Plains Indian Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Shane Blau (University of California, Davis)
    • Jeffrey Davis (University of Tennessee)
    • Keriann Lawler (Gallaudet University)
    • Lyra Behnke (Gallaudet University)
  4. Proto-Sáliban Subject Marking and the Grammaticalization of Copulas into TAME and Polarity Morphology

    Authors:

    • Jorge Rosés Labrada (University of Western Ontario)
  5. A Bayesian phylogenetic internal classification of the Tupí-Guaraní family

    Authors:

    • Lev Michael (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Natalia Chousou-Polydouri (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Zachary O'Hagan (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Erin Donnelly (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Keith Bartolomei (University of California, Berkeley)
  6. Reconstructing the Central Philippine Verb Morphology Paradigm

    Authors:

    • Christopher Sundita (Cornell University)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Parlor A/B
Syntax: Operators and Locality

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Partial movement in wh-questions: an analysis involving Q

    Authors:

    • Anisa Schardl (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  2. The composite derivation of Shona partial wh-movement

    Authors:

    • Jason Zentz (Yale University)
  3. The A/A'-distinction in Dinka

    Authors:

    • Coppe van Urk (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  4. Determining the Syntactic Source of Variation in Availability of Coordinated-WH Questions

    Authors:

    • Zuzanna Fuchs (Harvard University)
  5. An anti-locality approach to English subject/non-subject asymmetries

    Authors:

    • Ruth Brillman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Aron Hirsch (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  6. Fragment answers in English: a PF-movement account

    Authors:

    • Andrew Weir (Ghent University)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Galleria I
Syntax: Indigenous Languages of North America

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Ditransitives and ''possessor raising'' in Mi'gmaq

    Authors:

    • Michael David Hamilton (McGill University)
  2. Algonquian Long-Distance Agreement: a syntactic account

    Authors:

    • Michael Hamilton (McGill University)
    • Brandon Fry (University of Ottawa)
  3. The Syntax of P: Evidence from Algonquian

    Authors:

    • Rose-Marie Dechaine (University of British Columbia)
    • Heather Bliss (University of Victoria)
    • Tomio Hirose (Kanagawa University)
  4. Diagnosing Direct Modification in Hocąk

    Authors:

    • Bryan Rosen (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  5. Quantification and configurationality: The view from Hocąk

    Authors:

    • Meredith Johnson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  6. Mapping the frontier: Discourse particles and the cartography of the Dene clause

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Welch (University of Toronto)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Galleria II
Semantics & Pragmatics II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The semantics of two types of relevance conditionals

    Authors:

    • Eva Csipak (Georg-August University Göttingen)
  2. Soft implicative entailments

    Authors:

    • Aaron Steven White (University of Maryland)
  3. Towards an explanatory account of conditional perfection

    Authors:

    • Prerna Nadathur (Stanford University)
  4. "be about to" and the Proximal Future

    Authors:

    • James Collins (Stanford University)
  5. The emphatic implicature of English verb-phrase preposing

    Authors:

    • Bern Samko (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  6. Superlative modified numerals as domain wideners

    Authors:

    • Jon Ander Mendia (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Galleria III
Experimental Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Purported blocking effects in English causatives revisited

    Authors:

    • Philip Crone (Stanford University)
  2. The Heterogeneity of Extraposition from NP

    Authors:

    • Jason Overfelt (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  3. Gradient acceptability by length in heavy NP shift

    Authors:

    • Paul Mains (Carleton College)
    • Kevin B. McGowan (Stanford University)
    • David J. Medeiros (University of New Hampshire)
  4. Resumptive pronouns ameliorate island violations in forced-choice tasks

    Authors:

    • Lauren Ackerman (Northwestern University)
    • Michael Frazier (Northwestern University)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  5. Comprehenders infer interaction between meaning intent and grammatical probability

    Authors:

    • Mark Myslín (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
  6. Grammatical knowledge is fundamentally probabilistic

    Authors:

    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Utilization of language archives in endangered language research, revitalization, and documentation

    Authors:

    • Andrea Berez (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
    • Gary Holton (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
    • Bradley McDonnell (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Ruth Rouvier (Education Development Center)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Pavilion West
Tutorial: Aspects of Creaky Voice

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Aspects of Creaky Voice

    Authors:

    • Irene Vogel (University of Delaware)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom I
Awards Ceremony
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom I
Presidential Address: Joan Maling (Brandeis University)
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Pavilion Rooms, Plaza Foyer
Presidential Reception
When: Sat, Jan 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Parlor C
Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
Sunday - January 11, 2015
Session
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Parlor C
Student Lounge
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Broadway I/II
Stress and Prosody

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Prosody Bootstraps Some Hierarchically-Organized Structures Better Than Others

    Authors:

    • Kara Hawthorne (University of Alberta)
    • Lauren Rudat (University of Alberta)
    • LouAnn Gerken (University of Arizona)
  2. Probabilistic prosodification of lexical versus grammatical words

    Authors:

    • Stephanie Shih (University of California, Merced)
  3. Developmental Changes in the Alignment of Syntactic and Prosodic Structures

    Authors:

    • Zahra Foroughifar (University of Oregon)
    • Melissa A. Redford (University of Oregon)
    • Laura C. Dilley (Michigan State University)
  4. Stress and length in Nauruan

    Authors:

    • Lev Blumenfeld (Carleton University)
    • Phillip Burness (Carleton University)
    • Erin Riley (Carleton University)
  5. Onset-sensitive stress is prominence-based not weight-based: Evidence from Tümpisa Shoshone

    Authors:

    • Laura McGarrity (University of Washington at Seattle)
  6. Modeling nonfinality effects on the typological frequency of stress systems

    Authors:

    • Robert Staubs (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  7. Substance bias in stress pattern learning

    Authors:

    • Anna Greenwood (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Broadway III/IV
Morphology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The phonological status of Maltese word patterns: Evidence from auditory priming

    Authors:

    • Adam Ussishkin (University of Arizona)
    • Luke Galea (University of Cologne)
    • Andrew Wedel (University of Arizona)
    • Samantha Wray (University of Arizona)
  2. When speakers fail to utilize a highly-predictive morphophonological cue: The case of the Arabic masdar

    Authors:

    • Lisa Dawdy-Hesterberg (Northwestern University)
  3. Templatic Morphology in Chukchansi Yokuts as a Consequence of Phase-Based Spellout

    Authors:

    • Peter Guekguezian (University of Southern California)
  4. Quantifying cronuts: Predicting the quality of blends

    Authors:

    • Constantine Lignos (Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
    • Hilary Prichard (University of Pennsylvania)
  5. Inflectional defectiveness as evidence for autonomous morphology

    Authors:

    • Andrea Sims (Ohio State University)
  6. Combining successor and predecessor frequencies to model truncation in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Mike Phạm (University of Chicago)
    • Jackson Lee (University of Chicago)
  7. Morphology in Child Homesign: Evidence from Number Marking

    Authors:

    • Natasha Abner (University of Chicago)
    • Savithry Namboodiripad (University of California, San Diego)
    • Elizabet Spaepen (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Parlor A/B
Syllables and Phonotactics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Even in Berber: Complex codas in Imdlawn Tashlhiyt Berber as evidence against strict domination

    Authors:

    • Megan Keough (University of British Columbia)
    • Uriel Cohen Priva (Brown University)
  2. A phonotactic analysis of /th/-fronting in AAVE production data

    Authors:

    • Betsy Sneller (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. Moraic geminates in Malayalam: evidence from minimal word effects and loanword adaptation

    Authors:

    • Savithry Namboodiripad (University of California, San Diego)
    • Eric Bakovic (University of California, San Diego)
    • Marc Garellek (University of California, San Diego)
  4. The Interaction of Place and Consonant Syllabicity: A Three-Way Typology

    Authors:

    • Adam I. Cooper (Northeastern University)
  5. “Prenasalized consonants” as clusters: evidence from Miao speech errors

    Authors:

    • Karl Reza Sarvestani (University at Buffalo, The State University of New York)
  6. Word and syllable constraints in Indonesian adaptation: OT analysis

    Authors:

    • Saleh Batais (King Saud University)
    • Caroline Wiltshire (University of Florida)
  7. Auditory Properties Explain Cluster-dependent Epenthesis Asymmetries

    Authors:

    • Suyeon Yun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Galleria I
Acquisition and Learnability

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Dou and disjunction in child Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Stephen Crain (Macquarie University)
    • Shasha An (Macquarie University)
    • Peng Zhou (Macquarie University)
    • Rosalind Thornton (Macquarie University)
  2. Children’s knowledge of the verb 'Hope'

    Authors:

    • Kaitlyn Harrigan (University of Maryland)
    • Valentine Hacquard (University of Maryland)
    • Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)
  3. Question-Answer (In)Congruence in the Acquisition of Only

    Authors:

    • Martin Hackl (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Ayaka Sugawara (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Ken Wexler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  4. Determining the Abstractness of Determiners

    Authors:

    • Virginia Valian (Hunter College, The City University of New York)
    • Edward Wadsworth (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Charles Yang (University of Pennsylvania)
  5. Input-divergent L1 acquisition in the direction of diachronic V-to-INFL reanalysis

    Authors:

    • Ailis Cournane (University of Toronto)
  6. Perception of moraic and syllabic text-setting among Japanese native speakers and learners

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Stephanie Shih (University of California, Merced)
  7. Using Locality to Learn Long-distance Phonological Processes

    Authors:

    • Jane Chandlee (Nemours -- Alfred I. Dupont Hospital for Children)
    • Jeffrey Heinz (University of Delaware)
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Galleria II
Morphosyntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The morphosyntax of the hawaiian causative

    Authors:

    • David Medeiros (University of New Hampshire)
  2. Simultaneous Vocabulary Insertion in Kannada Complex Predicates

    Authors:

    • Yadav Gowda (University of Chicago)
  3. The dual morphosyntax of the copula "ol" in North Azeri

    Authors:

    • Colin Davis
  4. Phonological features of roots in syntax: Evidence from Guébie

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sande (University of California, Berkeley)
  5. Redefining the Weak Pronoun

    Authors:

    • Cara DiGirolamo (Cornell University)
  6. On the nature of middle verbs in Ranmo

    Authors:

    • Jenny (So-Yeon) Lee (Harvard University)
  7. The structure and phonology of Persian compounds and ezafe in Distributed Morphology

    Authors:

    • Scott Jackson (University of Maryland)
    • Jeffrey Punske (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Galleria III
Crosslinguistic Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A Semantic Analysis of Definiteness Morphology in Swedish Determiner Phrases

    Authors:

    • Amy Goodwin Davies (University of Pennsylvania)
  2. 1st person agreement with 3rd person pronouns in Telugu embedded contexts

    Authors:

    • Troy Messick (University of Connecticut)
  3. Kwak'wala exclusive and additive focus as hybrid constituent/verum focus

    Authors:

    • Patrick Littell (University of British Columbia)
  4. Decomposing attitudes: the view from Navajo

    Authors:

    • Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  5. A topological semantics for Matsigenka directionals

    Authors:

    • Lev Michael (University of California, Berkeley)
  6. The Semantics of Differential Object Marking in Persian

    Authors:

    • Masoud Jasbi (Stanford University)
  7. The semantics of supposed to as a reportative evidential

    Authors:

    • M. Ryan Bochnak (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Eva Csipak (Georg-August University Göttingen)
When: Sun, Jan 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Pavilion East
Symposium: Linguists Working with Related Professions

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Linguists Working with Related Professions

    Authors:

    • Susan Behrens (Marymount Manhattan College)
    • Carole Chaski (Institute for Linguistic Evidence, Inc)
    • Judith Parker (University of Mary Washington)

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Making the most of language archives: Automatic analysis of audio and video for enhanced linguistic analysis

    Authors:

    • Doug Whalen (City University of New York)
    • Damir Cavar (Indiana University)
    • Helen Aristar-Dry (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Anthony Aristar (Linguist List)
    • Malgorzata Cavar (University of Indiana)