Wednesday - January 06, 2016
Session
When: Wed, Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: Capitol Hill
Linguistic Advocacy Day Training (Early Session)
Thursday - January 07, 2016
Session
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Salon 4
Satellite Workshop: Preparing Your Corpus for Archival Storage
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Salon 1
Minicourse: Experimental Syntax
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Where: Salon 2
Minicourse: Statistical Methods Using R
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Salon 1
Phonology: Learning and Learnability

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Locality and learning over autosegmental representations

    Authors:

    • Adam Jardine (University of Delaware)
    • Jeffrey Heinz (University of Delaware)
  2. Subsegmental structure facilitates learning of phonotactic distributions

    Authors:

    • Richard Futrell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Adam Albright (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Peter Graff
    • Timothy J. O'Donnell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. Rapid phonotactic generalization: Behavioral evidence and a Bayesian model

    Authors:

    • Tal Linzen (New York University)
    • Timothy O'Donnell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Gillian Gallagher (New York University)
  4. Naturalness and frequency in implicit phonological learning

    Authors:

    • Youngah Do (Georgetown University)
    • Elizabeth Zsiga (Georgetown University)
    • Jonathan Havenhill (Georgetown University)
  5. Neutralization avoidance and naturalness in artificial language learning

    Authors:

    • Heng Yin (University College London)
    • James White (University College London)
  6. Learning consequences of derived-environment effects

    Authors:

    • Adam J. Chong (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Salon 2
Speech Planning and Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Ambisyllabic Consonants are Codas: Evidence from a Syllable Tracking Task

    Authors:

    • Monica Nesbitt (Michigan State University)
    • Karthik Durvasula, PhD (Michigan State University)
  2. Hyperarticulation Correlates with Phonetically Specific Lexical Competition

    Authors:

    • Noah Nelson (University of Arizona)
  3. Morphological Decomposition in the Auditory Modality: Evidence from Phonological Priming

    Authors:

    • Hezekiah Akiva Bacovcin (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Amy Goodwin Davies (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Robert J. Wilder (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. Perceiving vocal similarity in the AXB paradigm: A study in non-accommodation

    Authors:

    • Jevon Heath (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Melinda Fricke (Pennsylvania State University)
  5. Temporal information facilitates statistical learning of spectrally degraded speech

    Authors:

    • Katherine M. Simeon (Northwestern University)
    • Hillary E. Snyder (Northwestern University)
    • Casey Lew-Williams (Princeton University)
    • Tina M. Grieco-Calub (Northwestern University)
  6. Phonetic Evidence for Two Types of Disfluency

    Authors:

    • Jixing Li (Cornell University)
    • Sam Tilsen (Cornell University)
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Salon 3
Historical Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The (Im)Perfect Vedic Dilemma: Reanalysis of the Perfect and Imperfect in Vedic Sanskrit

    Authors:

    • Adriana Molina-Munoz (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  2. The role of frequency-of-use in lexical change: evidence from Latin and Greek

    Authors:

    • Panayiotis Pappas (Simon Fraser University)
    • Fiona Wilson (Simon Fraser University)
    • Arne Mooers (Simon Fraser University)
  3. Modeling the Gender System Mergers from Latin to Romance

    Authors:

    • Tyler Lau (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Closed Syllables in Old Japanese

    Authors:

    • Shoko Hamano (George Washington University)
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Salon 4
Morphology and Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A non-uniform account of intransitive verbal forms in Hebrew

    Authors:

    • Itamar Kastner (New York University)
  2. Allomorphy and Locality within the Irish Verbal Complex

    Authors:

    • Jason Ostrove (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  3. Inuktitut mood-agreement interactions as contextual allomorphy

    Authors:

    • Michelle Yuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Ruth Brillman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Zuzanna Fuchs (Harvard University)
  4. Cyclic Morphosyntax Triggers Recursive PWds: Evidence from Chukchansi Yokuts

    Authors:

    • Peter Guekguezian (University of Southern California)
  5. East Slavic Paucal Constructions: A Cross-Slavic Assessment of Pesetsky 2013

    Authors:

    • Lauren McGarry (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Salon 7
The Syntax of Verb-initial Languages/Ellipsis

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Actor voice ≠ antipassive: against the syntactic ergative analysis for Formosan languages

    Authors:

    • Victoria Chen (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  2. Unmarked case is unvalued case: Default Voice in Formosan restructuring

    Authors:

    • Theodore Levin (University of Maryland)
  3. Two strategies for VP-Ellipsis in Javanese

    Authors:

    • Jozina Vander Klok (University of British Columbia)
  4. VP as an ellipsis site: Evidence for the Derivational PF Deletion Theory

    Authors:

    • Dongwoo Park (University of Maryland)
  5. Unifying definite and indefinite free relatives: Evidence from Mayan

    Authors:

    • Hadas Kotek (McGill University)
    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Salon 8
Corpus-experimental Approaches to Syntax and Prosody

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Epistemic stress shift in American English

    Authors:

    • Meghan Armstrong (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Scott Schwenter (Ohio State University)
  2. List intonation and speaker beliefs about listener knowledge

    Authors:

    • Rachel Burdin (Ohio State University)
    • Joseph Tyler (Morehead State University)
  3. STRUCTURE-SENSITIVE NOISE INFERENCE: COMPREHENDERS EXPECT EXCHANGE ERRORS

    Authors:

    • Till Poppels (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
  4. Cognitive Containment: Motivating the Ditransitive Construction

    Authors:

    • John Du Bois (University of California, Santa Barbara)
    • Nicholas Lester (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  5. Literal vs. figurative language use affects the frequency of syntactic patterns

    Authors:

    • Elise Stickles (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Ellen Dodge (International Computer Science Institute)
  6. The Role of Frequency in the Productivity of English Light Verb Constructions

    Authors:

    • Claire Bonial (Adelphi Laboratory Center)
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Salon 12
Symposium: Documenting variation in endangered languages
When: Thu, Jan 7 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Salon 6
Rising Voices/Hotȟaŋiŋpi -- Revitalizing the Lakota Language
Friday - January 08, 2016
Session
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Where: Tulip
Endangered Language Fund Annual Meeting
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 1
Phonological Theory

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Decomposing complex relations between phonological maps

    Authors:

    • Eric Bakovic (University of California, San Diego)
    • Lev Blumenfeld (Carleton University)
    • Jeff Heinz (University of Delaware)
    • Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
  2. The Limits of Positive Constraints

    Authors:

    • Aaron Kaplan (University of Utah)
  3. A case for parallelism: reduplication-repair interaction in Maragoli

    Authors:

    • Jesse Zymet (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 2
Psycholinguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Causal constraints override biases for temporal proximity in discourse processing

    Authors:

    • Jeruen E. Dery (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
    • Dagmar Bittner (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
  2. Grammatical category limits lexical selection in language production

    Authors:

    • Shota Momma (University of Maryland)
    • Robert Slevc (University of Maryland)
    • Julia Buffinton (University of Maryland)
    • Colin Phillips (University of Maryland)
  3. Productive knowledge and item-specific experience trade off gradiently and rationally

    Authors:

    • Emily Morgan (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 3
Morphology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Realis/irrealis and verbal number in Chini (Papuan) motion verbs: Explaining categorial change

    Authors:

    • Joseph Brooks (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  2. Romance verb conjugation as a morphological constellation

    Authors:

    • Angelo Costanzo (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)
  3. Synchronic and Diachronic Implications of Agglutination

    Authors:

    • Tim Zingler (University of New Mexico)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 4
Applied Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Linguistic and pragmatic ambiguity of quantified expressions in mathematics word problems

    Authors:

    • Barbara Pearson (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Thomas Roeper (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  2. Metalinguistic awareness in school teachers and common knowledge of linguistics

    Authors:

    • Emily Curtis (University of Washington)
  3. Speaking Tests: An Examination of Examiner Bias

    Authors:

    • Christiani Thompson Wagner (University of Victoria)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 7
Agree and Agreement

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Agreement in three parts: Match, Value, and Vocabulary Insertion

    Authors:

    • Laura Kalin (University of Connecticut)
  2. If you can't agree, move on!

    Authors:

    • Barbara Citko (University of Washington at Seattle)
    • Allison Germain (University of Washington at Seattle)
  3. Deriving Partial Anti-Agreement

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Baier (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 8
Rhythm and Intonation

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Tonal implementations and distinctiveness in Spanish short utterances

    Authors:

    • Sergio Robles-Puente (West Virginia University)
  2. Pitch reset, continuity, and proximity: Examining the role of cognitive-general grouping principles in the perception of prosodic boundary strength

    Authors:

    • Alejna Brugos (Boston University)
    • Jonathan Barnes (Boston University)
  3. Macro-rhythm in Jewish English

    Authors:

    • Rachel Steindel Burdin (Ohio State University)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 12
Symposium: Scientific practice and progress in forensic linguistics
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Shaw
Paul Chapin Special Tribute Session
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Where: Tulip
Endangered Language Fund Office Hours
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Friday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Interaction of Phonological and Orthographic Structure: Evidence from Russian

    Authors:

    • Ryan Perkins (Ohio State University)
  2. Implications of a Typology of Progressive Place Assimilation

    Authors:

    • Andrew Lamont (Indiana University)
  3. Grammar and learning in syntactic and phonological typology

    Authors:

    • Robert Staubs (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Jennifer Culbertson (University of Edinburgh)
    • Coral Hughto (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Joe Pater (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  4. Faroese ballad meter: a constraint-based approach

    Authors:

    • Daniel Galbraith (Stanford University)
  5. The role of rhythm in intonational melody: A case study from Fataluku

    Authors:

    • Tyler Heston (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  6. Finding secondary stress in Norwegian

    Authors:

    • Anya Lunden (College of William and Mary)
  7. Effects of musical ear training on lexical tone perception.

    Authors:

    • Evan D. Bradley (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Janet G. van Hell (Pennsylvania State University)
  8. Perceptual mapping of back vowels in Vietnamese and English

    Authors:

    • Irina Shport (Louisiana State University)
    • Charley Silvio (Louisiana State University)
  9. The BAD-LAD split: Secondary /æ/-lengthening in Southern Standard British English

    Authors:

    • Thomas Kettig (Cambridge University)
  10. The acoustics of tonal near-merger in Dalian Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Yang Li (University of Cambridge)
  11. Effects of reduced medial consonant on the time-course of word recognition

    Authors:

    • Kara Hawthorne (University of Alberta)
    • Benjamin Tucker (University of Alberta)
  12. Cue integration and fricative perception in Seoul Korean

    Authors:

    • Jonah Katz (West Virginia University)
    • Sarah Lee (University of California, Berkeley)
  13. Evaluating vowel nasality measurements in creaky voice: The case in Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Hong Zhang (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  14. Social and acoustic factors in the perception of creak

    Authors:

    • Amy Hemmeter (North Carolina State University)
  15. The influence of vowel glottalization and duration on subjective grouping preferences among Zapotec speakers

    Authors:

    • Megan Crowhurst (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Niamh Kelly (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Amador Teodocio-Olivares
  16. Variability in /s/ production as a function of palate shape

    Authors:

    • Sarah Bakst (University of California, Berkeley)
  17. Nobody’s positive anymore: variation in polarity sensitivity

    Authors:

    • Amie DeJong (University of Washington)
  18. Word order and polarity in Spanish NPI ALGUNO

    Authors:

    • Paola Cepeda (Stony Brook University)
  19. Two types of locality in indexical shift

    Authors:

    • Matthew Tyler (Yale University)
  20. Ranked ordering sources and embedded modality

    Authors:

    • Drew Reisinger (Johns Hopkins University)
  21. Mandarin dou as even

    Authors:

    • Mingming Liu (Rutgers University)
  22. Hungarian pre-verbal focus is not necessarily exhaustive for Hungarian/English bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Bradley Hoot (DePaul University)
  23. 'At Most' Readings for Bare Numerals under Necessity Modality

    Authors:

    • Sara Kessler (Stanford University)
  24. Anti-singleton Indefinites in Persian

    Authors:

    • Masoud Jasbi (Stanford University)
  25. Severing the external argument from the aspectual verb

    Authors:

    • Thomas Grano (Indiana University)
    • Brandon Rhodes (University of Chicago)
  26. The Typology of Mandarin Infinitives

    Authors:

    • Cherlon Ussery (Carleton College)
    • Lydia Ding (Carleton College)
    • Rebecca Liu (Carleton College)
  27. An information structure approach to floating quantifiers in Besemah (Malayic, Sumatra)

    Authors:

    • Bradley McDonnell (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  28. Severing Internal Arguments from their Predicates: An English Case Study

    Authors:

    • Byron Ahn (Swarthmore College)
  29. Refining Miyagawa (2010)'s Typology of Feature Inheritance: Starting from Algonquian now we're here

    Authors:

    • Michael Hamilton (McGill University)
  30. uT Checking in Relative Clauses

    Authors:

    • Jason Ginsburg (Osaka Kyoiku University)
    • Sandiway Fong (University of Arizona)
  31. External Possession at the Left Periphery in Austronesian

    Authors:

    • Helen Jeoung (University of Pennsylvania)
  32. Increasing frequency leads to entrenchment in perception and generalization in production

    Authors:

    • Zara Harmon (University of Oregon)
    • Vsevolod Kapatsinski (University of Oregon)
  33. Experimental evidence for stem ending and size factors in Romanian plural formation

    Authors:

    • Ioana Grosu (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
  34. Consistency in Variation: Preference for syntactic end-weight varies by individual, stable across constructions

    Authors:

    • Robin Melnick (Stanford University)
  35. Structural and semantic ambiguity of why-questions: An overlooked case of weak islands in English

    Authors:

    • Cassandra Chapman (McMaster University)
    • Ivona Kucerova (McMaster University)
  36. The Halting Problem

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Sobin (University of Texas at El Paso)
  37. Derived intransitives are applicatives

    Authors:

    • Jenny Lee (Harvard University)
  38. Particle verbs in Guébie (Kru)

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sande (University of California, Berkeley)
  39. Does Aymara Have Subtractive Case Morphology?

    Authors:

    • Spencer Lamoureux (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Kenneth Baclawski Jr. (University of California, Berkeley)
  40. The Underlying Structure of Full and Clitic Pronouns in Hiaki

    Authors:

    • Rachel Brown (University of Arizona)
  41. Such an interesting phrase!: Degree inversion and the treatment of 'such'

    Authors:

    • Kathleen Manlove (University of Washington)
  42. Verb phrase movement as a window into head movement

    Authors:

    • Nicholas LaCara (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  43. A Remnant Movement Analysis of Wh-questions in American Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Ava Irani (University of Pennsylvania)
  44. Predicate fronting in Yiddish and conditions on multiple Spell-Out

    Authors:

    • Isaac L. Bleaman (New York University)
  45. To be grammatical or not to be grammatical -- is that the question? Evidence for gradience

    Authors:

    • Jana Häussler (University of Potsdam)
    • Tom Juzek (University of Oxford)
    • Thomas Wasow (Stanford University)
  46. Emoji and Multimodality: Insights into Cross-modal Compensatory Devices in Text Communication from Deaf ASL Users

    Authors:

    • Ezra Plancon (Barnard College)
  47. The differential role of iconicity in the creation and maintenance of an emerging sign language lexicon

    Authors:

    • Jennie Pyers (Wellesley College)
    • Ann Senghas (Barnard College)
    • Ezra Plancon (Barnard College)
    • Caroline Zola (Barnard College)
    • Natalia Reynoso (Wellesley College)
  48. If you want a quick hug, make it count: How grammar affects estimated event durations

    Authors:

    • Eva Wittenberg (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
  49. Gender features in pronoun resolution processing in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Michele Alves (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
  50. Real-Time Errors for Gender in Modern Standard Arabic Reading

    Authors:

    • Matthew A. Tucker (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Ali Idrissi (Other)
    • Diogo Almeida (New York University Abu Dhabi)
  51. Influence of Intonation, Morphology and Syntax on the Semantic Scope of wh-phrases in Kyeongsang Korean

    Authors:

    • So Young Lee (Stony Brook University)
    • Jiwon Yun (Stony Brook University)
  52. The processing of why

    Authors:

    • Nayoun Kim (Northwestern University)
    • Peter Baumann (Northwestern University)
    • Kathleen Hall (Northwestern University)
    • Robert Schumacher (Northwestern University)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  53. What kind of priming is most effective in the processing of relative clauses in context?

    Authors:

    • Zhaohong Wu (University of Pittsburgh)
    • Alan Juffs (University of Pittsburgh)
  54. Locality effects in long-distance reflexive retrieval: the case of Mandarin Chinese ziji

    Authors:

    • Yuhang Xu (University of Rochester, New York)
    • Jeffrey Runner (University of Rochester, New York)
  55. Grammaticalized Resumption Helps A Little with Islands and d-Linking Helps a Lot: Evidence from Modern Standard Arabic Acceptability

    Authors:

    • Matthew A Tucker (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Ali Idrissi (Other)
    • Jon Sprouse (University of Connecticut)
    • Diogo Almeida (New York University Abu Dhabi)
  56. A Different Approach to Consonant Co-occurrence Analysis: Yule’s Q

    Authors:

    • April Grotberg (Purdue University)
  57. The typology of ERG=GEN

    Authors:

    • Justin Rill (University of Delaware)
  58. A broader view of the language of the Parisian stage

    Authors:

    • Angus Grieve-Smith (St. John's University)
  59. Something from nothing: pragmatic parsing of partitive possessives

    Authors:

    • Simon Todd (Stanford University)
  60. On the incorporation of generalized conversational implicatures into WHAT IS SAID: An experimental investigation

    Authors:

    • William Horton (Northwestern University)
    • Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)
  61. Perception and production of newly learned words in an L2: A distributional learning account

    Authors:

    • Seth Wiener (Carnegie Mellon University)
    • Kiwako Ito (Ohio State University)
    • Shari R. Speer (Ohio State University)
  62. Predicting crowdsourced listeners’ ability to detect gradient phonetic contrast in child speech

    Authors:

    • Tara McAllister Byun (New York University)
    • Daphna Harel (New York University)
    • Elaine R. Hitchcock (Montclair State University)
    • Jose A. Ortiz (New York University)
    • Daniel Szeredi (New York University)
  63. Realization of f0 peak displacement in Spanish by heritage learners and L2 learners

    Authors:

    • Ji Young Kim (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  64. What can the acoustic characteristics of child speech tell us about prosodic acquisition cross-linguistically?

    Authors:

    • Angeliki Athanasopoulou (University of Delaware)
  65. English past tense learning: Infants provide a new look

    Authors:

    • Megan Figueroa (University of Arizona)
    • LouAnn Gerken (University of Arizona)
  66. Children's Comprehension and Awareness of Syntactic Ambiguity

    Authors:

    • Elly Zimmer (University of Arizona)
  67. Acquisition of quantifier scope: Evidence from English Rise-Fall-Rise

    Authors:

    • Ayaka Sugawara (Mie University)
    • Martin Hackl (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Irina Onoprienko (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • Ken Wexler (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  68. No ambiguity in the acquisition of adjunct control

    Authors:

    • Juliana Gerard (University of Maryland)
    • Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)
  69. The effects of transfer and L2 proficiency on L3 comprehension

    Authors:

    • Mila Tasseva-Kurktchieva (University of South Carolina)
    • Danielle Fahey (University of South Carolina)
  70. Discursive patterns of um and uh in spontaneous speech in Pacific Northwest American English

    Authors:

    • Esther Le Grézause (University of Washington)
  71. Conventionalization of the Lexicon in a Family Homesign System

    Authors:

    • Laura Horton (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
    • Diane Brentari (University of Chicago)
  72. The Living Laboratory® model: Opportunities for outreach and data collection

    Authors:

    • Amy Goodwin Davies (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Hezekiah Akiva Bacovcin (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Elisha Cooper (University of Pennsylvania)
  73. The Laboratory vs. the Second Language Classroom: Russian Vocabulary Learning in Context

    Authors:

    • Kate White (Rice University)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom 6
Invited Plenary Address, Raffaella Zanuttini: Dialect Syntax in American English
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 1
Phonological and Phonetic Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A Phonological Model of the Canadian Shift

    Authors:

    • Matt Hunt Gardner (University of Toronto)
    • Rebecca V. Roeder (University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
  2. The role of vowel duration in characterizing vowel shift over time in Hawaiʻi Creole

    Authors:

    • James Grama (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  3. Diachronic development of pitch contrast in Seoul Korean

    Authors:

    • Sunghye Cho (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Yong-cheol Lee (Cheongju University)
    • Mark Liberman (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. C[ɑ]lifornia perceivin’: A matched-guise study of the California Vowel Shift

    Authors:

    • Dan Villarreal (University of California, Davis)
  5. Identity and dialect change in the post-isolated community: A sociophonetic analysis of Cherokee Sound, Bahamas

    Authors:

    • Alexa Dixon (Dartmouth College)
  6. (Reconstructing) stress assignment in Hittite and Proto-Indo-European

    Authors:

    • Anthony Yates (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 2
Language Acquisition I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Subject Production by Monolingual English-speaking Children: A Corpus Study

    Authors:

    • Zhuo Chen (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Virginia Valian (Hunter College, The City University of New York)
  2. The emergence of deictic verbs of motion in L1 acquisition of Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Xiaolu Yang (Tsinghua University)
    • Yue Ji (Tsinghua University)
  3. L2-to-concept category facilitation effect supports concept mediation in L2-to-L1 translation

    Authors:

    • Zhaohong Wu (University of Pittsburgh)
    • Alan Juffs (University of Pittsburgh)
  4. Competition between phonology and semantics in noun class learning

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Culbertson (University of Edinburgh)
    • Annie Gagliardi (University of Edinburgh)
    • Kenny Smith (University of Edinburgh)
  5. Emerging Morphology in Nicaraguan Sign Language: Agent and Number Marking

    Authors:

    • Laura Horton (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
    • Diane Brentari (University of Chicago)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 3
Contact Varieties and Contact-induced Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Filled pauses as sites of variation and barometers of contact-induced change in Boston Spanish.

    Authors:

    • Daniel Erker (Boston University)
    • Joanna Bruso (Boston University)
  2. Stylistic use of contact features in Asturian Spanish

    Authors:

    • Sonia Barnes (Marquette University)
  3. Indefinite Markers, Grammaticalization and Language Contact Phenomena in Chinese

    Authors:

    • Alan Wong (University of California, Davis)
  4. Understanding Basque Differential Object Marking from Typological, Contact and Attitudinal perspectives

    Authors:

    • Itxaso Rodriguez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  5. Flip-flops, slippers, thongs, and jandals: cross-dialectal lexical awareness among children in Singapore

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Kevin Martens Wong (National University of Singapore)
    • Nurul Afiqah Bte Ibrahim (National University of Singapore)
    • Andre Joseph Theng (National University of Singapore)
    • Alicia Chua Mei Yin (National University of Singapore)
    • Natalie Tong Jing Yi (National University of Singapore)
  6. The impact of media and overseas experience on use and awareness of the BATH-TRAP distinction in Singapore

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Andre Joseph Theng (National University of Singapore)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 4
Semantics and Pragmatics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Demoting the agent in Nicaraguan Sign Language: effects of language input on linguistic structure

    Authors:

    • Lilia Rissman (University of Chicago)
    • Laura Horton (University of Chicago)
    • Diane Brentari (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
  2. English inversions as constructional alloforms

    Authors:

    • Betty Birner (Northern Illinois University)
  3. Intensifiers and image schemas: Schema type determines intensifier type

    Authors:

    • Kevin King (University of California, Davis)
  4. A frame semantic approach to the interpretation of null arguments in English and Spanish

    Authors:

    • Oana David (University of California, Berkeley)
  5. A Functional Account of Grammatical Number in English Reflexive Pronouns

    Authors:

    • Nancy Stern (City College of New York)
  6. Voice, valency, and the fluidity of transitivity in Patwin

    Authors:

    • Lewis C. Lawyer (University of California, Davis)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 7
Syntax: Movement

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Positions versus items in the syntax of superraising

    Authors:

    • Stefan Keine (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  2. Head movement to specifier positions in Bulgarian participle fronting

    Authors:

    • Boris Harizanov (Stanford University)
  3. Taking Time with Tough-Movement

    Authors:

    • John Gluckman (University of California, Los Angeles)
  4. Quantifier Float and the Driving Force for Movement: Evidence from Janitzio P'urhepecha

    Authors:

    • Erik Zyman (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  5. Prosodic Scrambling in Ukrainian

    Authors:

    • Brian Agbayani (California State University, Fresno)
    • Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)
    • Viktoriia Teliga (California State University, Fresno)
  6. Prosody-driven extraposition of CPs in Malagasy

    Authors:

    • Daniel Edmiston (University of Chicago)
    • Eric Potsdam (University of Florida)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 8
Methods and Innovation in Sociolinguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. /x/ backing in Mexico City Jewish Spanish

    Authors:

    • Lily Schaffer (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  2. Degrees of name avoidance in Datooga: A usage-based study of an African avoidance register

    Authors:

    • Alice Mitchell (University of Hamburg)
  3. Persona-based information and memory of a sociolinguistic variable

    Authors:

    • Annette D'Onofrio (Stanford University)
  4. Do beliefs about accents mediate evaluative responses to acoustic cues?

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Campbell-Kibler (Ohio State University)
  5. Language Variation Suite: A theoretical and methodological contribution for linguistic data analysis

    Authors:

    • Olga Scrivner (Indiana University)
    • Manuel Díaz-Campos (Indiana University)
  6. A DISCOURSE-THEORETIC ACCOUNT OF INTRA-SPEAKER VARIATION

    Authors:

    • Andrea Kortenhoven (Stanford University)
    • Livia Polanyi (Stanford University)
When: Fri, Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 12
Workshop: Perspectival expressions and the de se cross-linguistically
Saturday - January 09, 2016
Session
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 1
Tone

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Consonant Effects on Tonal Registers in Jiashan Wu

    Authors:

    • Bing'er Jiang (McGill University)
    • Jianjing Kuang (University of Pennsylvania)
  2. The learnability of tone-voicing associations and the absence of place-sensitive tonogenesis

    Authors:

    • Ryo Masuda (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. Seenku phonology in the Sembla xylophone surrogate language

    Authors:

    • Laura McPherson (Dartmouth College)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 2
Proto-languages and Processes of Language Development

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Move Along, Proto-Chukotian: New cases from noun incorporation

    Authors:

    • Dibella Wdzenczny (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  2. The reconstruction of Proto-South Halmahera-West New Guinea morphology

    Authors:

    • David Kamholz (PanLex Project / Long Now Foundation)
  3. The lexical origin of the Mako deictic roots

    Authors:

    • Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada (University of British Columbia)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 3
Vowel Articulations

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Articulatory evidence of breathy voice during nasalization: A cross-linguistic study

    Authors:

    • Amanda Ritchart (University of California, San Diego)
    • Marc Garellek (University of California, San Diego)
    • Jianjing Kuang (University of Pennsylvania)
  2. Temporal vs. area-sum measurements of vowel nasality

    Authors:

    • Michael Dow (Université de Montréal)
  3. Stress, syllabification, and the articulation of mid vowels in two dialects of Sasak

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Yip (University of Hong Kong)
    • Diana Archangeli (University of Hong Kong)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 4
Bilingualism

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Processing code-switching in Algerian bilinguals: Effects of language use and semantic expectancy

    Authors:

    • Souad Kheder (University of Florida)
  2. Rethinking the Endogenous vs. Language Contact Dichotomy in Language Change: Contact-induced Innovation in the Catalan-Spanish Bilingual Community

    Authors:

    • Justin Davidson (University of California, Berkeley)
  3. Priming concepts in sentences across languages.

    Authors:

    • Karly Schleicher (University of Texas at El Paso)
    • Dr. Ana Schwartz (University of Texas at El Paso)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 7
Alternatives in Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Verum focus in alternative semantics

    Authors:

    • Bern Samko (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  2. An alternatives based account of some-exclamatives

    Authors:

    • Curt Anderson (Michigan State University)
  3. Deriving the ambiguity of mention-some questions by pre-exhaustifications

    Authors:

    • Yimei Xiang (Harvard University)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 8
Social Meaning and Intonation
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 9/10
Symposium: Linguistic foundations for second language teaching and learning
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Salon 12
Datablitz: Linguistics careers in public service
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Cherry Blossom
Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom Foyer
Saturday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Tonal mobility and faithfulness in Kikuyu

    Authors:

    • Patrick Jones (Harvard University)
  2. An Acoustic Analysis of Tone and Register in Louma Pala

    Authors:

    • James Gruber (Reed College)
    • Sigrid Lew (Summer Institute of Linguistics)
  3. Similar but still different: new evidence for tone features

    Authors:

    • Yujing Huang (Harvard University)
  4. Tonal Neutralization in Taiwan Southern Min Revisited

    Authors:

    • Mao-Hsu Chen (University of Pennsylvania)
  5. Prosody-Morphosyntax Interaction in the production of Mandarin Disyllabic

    Authors:

    • Zhiyan Gao (George Mason University)
  6. Testing American English for a glide-vowel distinction: A classification by acoustic cues

    Authors:

    • Zachary Jaggers (New York University)
  7. Phonetically-conditioned vowel deletion and devoicing in Chahar Mongolian

    Authors:

    • Daniel McCloy (University of Washington)
    • Yurong (Inner Mongolia University)
    • Sarala Puthuval (University of Washington)
  8. Perceptual salience in speech adaptation: Evidence from English rhotic production in singing speech

    Authors:

    • Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza (Ohio State University)
  9. Effects of Language Proficiency on Repeated Mention Reduction in L2 Conversational English Speech

    Authors:

    • Sejin Oh (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Yongeun Lee (Chung-Ang University)
  10. Phonological learning in the laboratory: ERP evidence

    Authors:

    • Claire Moore-Cantwell (Yale University)
    • Joe Pater (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Lisa Sanders (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Robert Staubs (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Benjamin Zobel (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  11. Generalising from ambiguous data

    Authors:

    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
    • Adam Liter (Michigan State University)
  12. Ambiguity of analysis: Learning Dutch stress with input inference

    Authors:

    • Aleksei Nazarov (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  13. Learning morpheme segmentation with distributions over underlying representations

    Authors:

    • Robert Staubs (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  14. Second-language experience effects in speech perception: L2-specific vowel contexts speed identification of non-native consonant categories

    Authors:

    • Dave C. Ogden (University of Michigan)
  15. Bilingual and monolingual loanword adaptations: A case study of English coda [m] in Standard Mandarin loanwords

    Authors:

    • Ho-Hsin Huang (Michigan State University)
    • Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State University)
  16. Processing at the prosody interface: Word order and prominence in Russian and Hindi

    Authors:

    • Tatiana Luchkina (University of Illinois)
    • Vandana Puri
    • Preethi Jyothi (University of Illinois)
    • Jennifer Cole (University of Illinois)
  17. Consonant and Vowel Cues Affecting the Perception of Korean Obstruents

    Authors:

    • Anna Henshaw (College of William and Mary)
    • Anya Lunden (College of William and Mary)
  18. Acoustic correlates of perceived creak in a controlled sample of American English

    Authors:

    • Sameer ud Dowla Khan (Reed College)
    • Kara Becker (Reed College)
    • Lal Zimman (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  19. A Superlative Argument for Syntactic Movement in Fragment Answer

    Authors:

    • Zheng Shen (University of Connecticut)
  20. Sluicing of Non-finite Clauses in Japanese

    Authors:

    • Masashi Harada (University of Kansas)
  21. The Island (In)Sensitivity of Stripping

    Authors:

    • David Potter (Northwestern University)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  22. A labeling approach to deriving constraints on coordinate structure syntax

    Authors:

    • Ryan Walter Smith (University of Arizona)
  23. Agreement in English Existentials with Conjoined Associates

    Authors:

    • Philip Crone (Stanford University)
    • Bonnie Krejci (Stanford University)
  24. Against V-to-T-to-C movement in Japanese and Korean Non-Constituent Coordination

    Authors:

    • Ryoichiro Kobayashi (Sophia University)
  25. Linear Effects in ATB Movement

    Authors:

    • Eman Al Khalaf (University of Delaware)
    • Benjamin Bruening (University of Delaware)
  26. Semantic Licensing of Corrective Fragments

    Authors:

    • Gui-Sun Moon (Hansung University)
    • Jeong-Ah Shin (Dongguk University)
  27. Constraints on coordinated subject agreement in isiXhosa and beyond

    Authors:

    • Hazel Mitchley (Rhodes University)
    • Mark de Vos (Rhodes University)
    • William Bennett (Rhodes University)
  28. SENĆOŦEN second-position clitics: Linearization and prosodic phrasing

    Authors:

    • Marianne Huijsmans (University of Victoria)
  29. PCC Repairs in Spanish: A Distributed Morphology Approach

    Authors:

    • Jelena Runic (Johns Hopkins University)
  30. Emerging Conspiracies of Addition and Subtraction

    Authors:

    • Vsevolod Kapatsinski (University of Oregon)
  31. Phi-Syntax in Northern Iroquoian

    Authors:

    • Michael Barrie (Sogang University)
  32. Morphologically conditioned "do-support" in Shona.

    Authors:

    • Raul Aranovich (University of California, Davis)
  33. Outer/Inner Morphology: The Dichotomy of Japanese Renyoo Verbs and Nouns

    Authors:

    • Mina Sugimura (Kyoto Notre Dame University)
    • Miki Obata (Tokyo University of Science)
  34. Optimizing by accident: a/an and glottal stop

    Authors:

    • Marjorie Pak (Emory University)
  35. The shortcomings of 'subject marking' in Somali

    Authors:

    • Christopher R. Green (University of Maryland)
    • Michelle E. Morrison (University of Maryland)
  36. Covert Property Ascription in Japanese Relatives

    Authors:

    • Toshiyuki Ogihara (University of Washington)
  37. The (non)-projective properties of the Japanese counter-expectational intensifier yoppodo

    Authors:

    • Osamu Sawada (Mie University)
  38. Two types of speaker’s ignorance over the epistemic space: Referential vagueness marker "inka" vs. epistemic subjunctive marker "nka" in Korean

    Authors:

    • Arum Kang (University of Chicago)
    • Suwon Yoon (University of Texas at Arlington)
  39. Local Accommodation and Presupposition Trigger Class: Results from the Covered Box Task

    Authors:

    • Hezekiah Akiva Bacovcin (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Florian Schwarz (University of Pennsylvania)
  40. # Unfortunately, you are bello tall. When bleaching can’t tell the whole story.

    Authors:

    • Andrea Beltrama (University of Chicago)
  41. RESOLVING QUANTITY AND INFORMATIVENESS IMPLICATURE IN INDEFINITE REFERENCE

    Authors:

    • Till Poppels (University of California, San Diego)
    • Roger Levy (University of California, San Diego)
  42. The curious case of the negatively biased Mandarin belief verb "yiwei"

    Authors:

    • Lelia Glass (Stanford University)
  43. The Effect of Perfective Aspect on the Salience of Discourse Entities

    Authors:

    • Meghan Salomon (Northwestern University)
    • Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)
  44. An LFG analysis of pronominal binding in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Hongyuan Dong (George Washington University)
  45. Subject pronoun expression in Early Spanish: Evidence for linguistic continuity and change

    Authors:

    • Miguel Ramos (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Christopher Champi (Pennsylvania State University)
  46. Applied objects and the typology of directed motion

    Authors:

    • Kyle Jerro (University of Texas at Austin)
  47. Combinatorial Variability and the Final-over-Final Constraint in Quechua-Spanish Contact

    Authors:

    • Neil Myler (Boston University)
    • Daniel Erker (Boston University)
  48. Effects of talker dialect on lexical decision involving a merged phoneme

    Authors:

    • Gudrun Gylfadottir (University of Pennsylvania)
  49. Evaluating and Updating Sociolinguistic Variation in Real Time

    Authors:

    • Laquitha (Keeta) Jones (Ohio State University)
  50. Regional distinctions in New Orleans African American English

    Authors:

    • Christina Schoux Casey (Aalborg University)
  51. Spanish-influenced rhythm in Miami English

    Authors:

    • Naomi Enzinna (Cornell University)
  52. Effects of linguistic environment on the social meaning of /s/ aspiration

    Authors:

    • Christina Garcia (Saint Louis University)
    • Abby Walker (Virginia Tech)
    • Kathryn Campbell-Kibler (Ohio State University)
  53. Regional and Generational Effects in S'gaw Karen Dialects: A Phonetic Analysis

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Boehm (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  54. Real time trend study of (w)-deletion in Seoul Korean

    Authors:

    • Soohyun Kwon (University of Pennsylvania)
  55. /ae/ variation in the English of diverse urban Latinos

    Authors:

    • Amelia Tseng (American University)
  56. Indigenous and Immigrant Lebanese Code-Switching within OT

    Authors:

    • Amanda Eads (North Carolina State University)
  57. Occitan Dictionary Titles as Evidence of Lack of Linguistic Unity

    Authors:

    • Krista Williams (University of Evansville)
  58. Children’s social evaluation of English and Mandarin regional varieties in Singapore

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Andre Joseph Theng (National University of Singapore)
    • Natalie Tong Jing Yi (National University of Singapore)
    • Kevin Martens Wong (National University of Singapore)
    • Nurul Afiqah Bte Ibrahim (National University of Singapore)
    • Alicia Chua Mei Yin (National University of Singapore)
  59. Adaptive change in sociolinguistic typology: The case of relative who

    Authors:

    • Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
    • Marisa Brook (University of Toronto)
  60. Adverbial Clause Usage and Gender in English, Spanish, and French

    Authors:

    • Theresa McGarry (East Tennessee State University)
    • Jerome Mwinyelle (East Tennessee State University)
  61. Construction of expertise and leadership through intertextuality in classroom discourse

    Authors:

    • Mackenzie Price (Georgetown University)
  62. Intertextuality & Framing in the Saudi Arabian Women2Drive Campaign on Twitter

    Authors:

    • Jehan Almahmoud (Georgetown University)
  63. Verbal morphology and tense-aspect meaning in AAVE: Main verbs following ain’t

    Authors:

    • Sabriya Fisher (University of Pennsylvania)
  64. Scalar Inferences of Mandarin Numeral-classifier Phrases Shaped by Diachronic Changes in Word Order

    Authors:

    • I-HSUAN CHEN (University of California, Berkeley)
  65. Case Study in Methodology: Word Order as Test for Subjecthood in Hittite and Old Irish

    Authors:

    • Cynthia Johnson (Ghent University)
    • Esther Le Mair (Ghent University)
    • Michael Frotscher (Ghent University)
    • Thórhallur Eythórsson (University of Iceland)
    • Jóhanna Barðdal (Ghent University)
  66. On the Relationship between Argument Structure Change and Semantic Change

    Authors:

    • Brian D. Joseph (Ohio State University)
    • Bethany J. Christiansen (Ohio State University)
  67. Priming and Obsolescence in Language Change: the Spanish Past Subjunctive

    Authors:

    • Scott Schwenter (Ohio State University)
    • Malte Rosemeyer (Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg)
  68. Diachronic constraints on the Italian masculine article lo

    Authors:

    • Lauren Perrotti (Pennsylvania State University)
  69. High-definition phonotactic data contain phylogenetic signal

    Authors:

    • Jayden L. Macklin-Cordes (University of Queensland)
    • Erich R. Round (University of Queensland)
  70. Topic-movement and Clitic Placement in Hittite

    Authors:

    • Laurence B-Violette (Harvard University)
  71. Transmission bias, language contact and sound change

    Authors:

    • E-Ching Ng (Yale University)
  72. Cyclic grammaticalization in Caribbean Northern Arawak suffixal person markers

    Authors:

    • Tammy Stark (University of California, Berkeley)
  73. Prescriptive Language Attitudes in a Dual Language Elementary School

    Authors:

    • Mary Hudgens Henderson (University of New Mexico)
  74. Promoting curiosity through inquiry-based learning in the undergraduate linguistics classroom: a case study

    Authors:

    • Michal Temkin Martinez (Boise State University)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: Salon 6
Invited Plenary Adddress: Patricia Keating
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 1
Consonantal Articulation and Acoustics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Covariation of stop consonant acoustics: corpus evidence and implications for talker adaptation

    Authors:

    • Eleanor Chodroff (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
  2. VOT variation and perceptual distinction

    Authors:

    • Ivy Hauser (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  3. The phonetic target of utterance-initial voiced stops in English: an ultrasound study

    Authors:

    • Suzy Ahn (New York University)
  4. The production of obstruents by children acquiring North Australian Kriol

    Authors:

    • Elise Bell (University of Arizona)
    • Rikke Bundgaard-Nielsen (University of Western Sydney)
    • Brett Baker (University of Melbourne)
  5. Variation and frequency effects: Asymmetry in the velarization of Spanish word-internal coda stops

    Authors:

    • Silvina Bongiovanni (Indiana University)
  6. Primary and Secondary Frication of the Front Release in Coronal Click consonants

    Authors:

    • Amanda L. Miller (Ohio State University)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 2
Discourse and Identity
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 3
Vowel Harmony

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Transparency and Blocking in Harmony: A Gestural Account

    Authors:

    • Caitlin Smith (University of Southern California)
  2. Harmony in Harmonic Grammar by Reevaluating Faithfulness

    Authors:

    • Charlie O'Hara (University of Southern California)
  3. A theory of subfeatural representations in phonology

    Authors:

    • Florian Lionnet (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Evaluating segmental and sublexical solutions for exceptionality in vowel harmony

    Authors:

    • Daniel Szeredi (New York University)
  5. L2 Acquisition of Exceptional Vowel Harmony in Turkish

    Authors:

    • Rex Sprouse (Indiana University)
    • Öner Özçelik (Indiana University)
  6. Uvular-triggered harmony in Aymara as Agreement by Correspondence

    Authors:

    • Amalia Skilton (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 4
On the Left Periphery

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Representing the Seat of Knowledge at the Left Periphery in Newari

    Authors:

    • Vera Zu (New York University)
  2. Inversion for "fuck"'s sake: Left-edge polarity operators and their effects

    Authors:

    • Craig Sailor (University of Groningen)
  3. The distribution of the Danyi Ewe logophor yi

    Authors:

    • Teresa O'Neill (City University of New York)
  4. The biclausal status of Shona clefts

    Authors:

    • Jason Zentz (Yale University)
  5. Without Specifier: The Modern Irish Copula Revisited

    Authors:

    • Kenji Oda (Syracuse University)
  6. Subordinate clause types and the left periphery in Gikuyu

    Authors:

    • Michelle Yuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 7
Degrees and Scales

Presented Abstracts:

  1. States and events in comparatives with adjectives

    Authors:

    • Alexis Wellwood (Northwestern University)
  2. Tense and Scope in Superlatives

    Authors:

    • Miriam Nussbaum (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. 'Not very' Adj: Vagueness and implicature calculation

    Authors:

    • timothy leffel (University of Chicago)
    • alexandre cremers (Ecole Normale Supérieure)
    • jacopo romoli (University of Ulster)
    • nicole gotzner (Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft)
  4. The Semantics of Domain Adverbs

    Authors:

    • Thomas Ernst (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Timothy Grinsell (University of Chicago)
  5. Additive particles with a built-in Gricean pragmatics

    Authors:

    • Linmin Zhang (New York University)
    • Jia Ling (New York University)
  6. Differential effects of background knowledge on absolute vs. relative adjective interpretation

    Authors:

    • Timothy Leffel (University of Chicago)
    • Chris Kennedy (University of Chicago)
    • Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)
When: Sat, Jan 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Salon 8
Language Acquisition II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Intervention Effects in Subject-to-Subject Raising: Evidence from Spanish-speaking children

    Authors:

    • Victoria E. Mateu (University of California, Los Angeles)
  2. Sensitivity to islands in L2 speakers

    Authors:

    • Boyoung Kim (University of California, San Diego)
    • Grant Goodall (University of California, San Diego)
  3. The Role of Innate Grammar and Input in the Acquisition of Chinese Relative Clauses

    Authors:

    • Hui-Yu Catherine Huang (University of Arizona)
  4. The subject-object asymmetry in wh-question comprehension by Korean preschoolers

    Authors:

    • Jinhee Park (University of Connecticut)
    • Min Nam
    • Sook Whan Cho (Sogang University)
    • Soon Jeong Lee
    • Jong W Jeong
    • Letitia Naigles (University of Connecticut)
  5. What infants learn about a verb depends on its subject

    Authors:

    • Angela Xiaoxue He (University of Maryland)
    • Jeffrey Lidz (University of Maryland)
  6. Structural Asymmetries in the Distribution of IX-arguments in the Code-blending of Bimodal-Bilingual Children

    Authors:

    • Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut)
    • Kadir Gökgöz (University of Connecticut)
    • Ronice Müller de Quadros
    • Deborah Chen Pichler (Gallaudet University)
Sunday - January 10, 2016
Session
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Salon 1
Phonology, Morphology, and the Lexicon

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A Morphophonological Account of 'Totes' Constructions in English

    Authors:

    • Lauren Spradlin (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Taylor Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
  2. Sublexical phonotactics of English -er suffixes

    Authors:

    • Maria Gouskova (New York University)
    • Suzy Ahn (New York University)
  3. Length-based allomorphy in Xhosa noun class prefixes

    Authors:

    • Aaron Braver (Texas Tech University)
    • William Bennett (Rhodes University)
  4. The Form and Productivity of the Maltese Morphological Diminutive

    Authors:

    • Shiloh Drake (University of Arizona)
  5. Consonant Mutation and Initial Prominence: The Historical Loss of Lexical Contrastiveness

    Authors:

    • John Merrill (University of California, Berkeley)
  6. Segmental noun/verb phonotactic differences are productive too

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Smith (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  7. Multilevel MaxEnt grammars for probabilistic morphologically-conditioned tonotactics

    Authors:

    • Stephanie Shih (University of California, Merced)
    • Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Salon 2
Language Variation and Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. From the bottom to the top of the S-curve: 'be like' and the Constant Rate Effect

    Authors:

    • Matt Gardner (University of Toronto)
    • Derek Denis (University of Victoria)
    • Marisa Brook (University of Toronto)
    • Sali A. Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
  2. “They say, ‘he talk like one haole’”: variation and change among quotative verbs in Hawai‘i

    Authors:

    • Katie Drager (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
    • Rachel Schutz (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
    • Claire Stabile (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
    • Bethany Kaleialohapau‘ole Chun Comstock (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  3. Syntactic variation as a measure of probabilistic indigenization in global varieties of English

    Authors:

    • Jason Grafmiller (University of Leuven)
    • Benedikt Heller (University of Leuven)
    • Melanie Röthlisberger (University of Leuven)
    • Benedikt Szmrecsanyi (University of Leuven)
  4. Speech style and education distinguish the grammatical classes of (ING)

    Authors:

    • Sarah Horwitz (University of Pennsylvania)
  5. Ethnolinguistic Variation in Toronto English: Possession and Deontic Modality

    Authors:

    • James Walker (York University)
    • Michol Hoffman (York University)
  6. Subject Pronoun Expression in Mexican Spanish: Qué pasa en Xalapa?

    Authors:

    • Rafael Orozco (Louisiana State University)
    • Monika Estrada Andino (Louisiana State University)
  7. From Intensifier to Negation: "Eem" and Jespersen's Cycle in African American English

    Authors:

    • Taylor Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Salon 3
Syntactic and Morphological Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. When Relative Clause Extraposition is the Right Choice, it’s Easier

    Authors:

    • Elaine Francis (Purdue University)
    • Laura A Michaelis (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  2. Memory-dependent prominence effects on relative clause disambiguation

    Authors:

    • Jason Bishop (City University of New York)
    • Adam Chong (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Sun-Ah Jun (University of California, Los Angeles)
  3. Immature filler-gap dependency processing in 5- to 7-year-olds

    Authors:

    • Emily Atkinson (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Akira Omaki (Johns Hopkins University)
  4. The role of set size in the production and comprehension of optional number agreement

    Authors:

    • Lindsay Butler (Pennsylvania State University)
  5. Agreement Attraction in NP ellipsis

    Authors:

    • Nayoun Kim (Northwestern University)
    • Laurel Brehm (Northwestern University)
    • Masaya Yoshida (Northwestern University)
  6. The Prosodification of Compound Words in English: a Psycholinguistic Approach

    Authors:

    • Hilary Wynne (University of Oxford)
    • Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford)
    • Linda Wheeldon (University of Birmingham)
  7. Inflectional affix priming in an auditorily presented lexical decision task

    Authors:

    • Amy Goodwin Davies (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Salon 4
Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The reliability of acceptability judgments beyond English

    Authors:

    • Tal Linzen (New York University)
    • Yohei Oseki (New York University)
  2. The syntax of synthetic and periphrastic tenses in Ndebele

    Authors:

    • Asia Pietraszko (University of Chicago)
  3. Multiple Fronting Restrictions in Eastern Cham: An [ID]-Feature Account

    Authors:

    • Kenneth Baclawski Jr. (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Dimensions of (Non)configurationality: Argument Structure in Adyghe

    Authors:

    • Ksenia Ershova (University of Chicago)
  5. The main event: An event based syntactic analysis of serial verb constructions in Lao.

    Authors:

    • Douglas Cole (University of Iowa)
  6. Multi-verb constructions in two languages of Northern Australia

    Authors:

    • Dorothea Hoffmann (University of Chicago)
  7. Explaining Animacy Restrictions in Chimiini Instrumental Applicatives

    Authors:

    • Brent Henderson (University of Florida)
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Salon 7
Semantics and Pragmatics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Necessity, sufficiency, and implcativity

    Authors:

    • Prerna Nadathur (Stanford University)
  2. This is, like, a mirative construction! "Like" between uncertainty and surprise

    Authors:

    • Andrea Beltrama (University of Chicago)
    • Emily Hanink (University of Chicago)
  3. Focus via Backgrounding: the Scottish Gaelic Propositional Cleft

    Authors:

    • Christine Sheil (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Evidence as the Presupposition of Wh-exclamatives

    Authors:

    • Tomohiro Yokoyama (University of Toronto)
  5. Entailed Presuppositions: Experimental Evidence for a Distinction Between Triggers

    Authors:

    • Jeremy Zehr (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Florian Schwarz (University of Pennsylvania)
  6. Two Types of Definites in American Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Ava Irani (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Florian Schwarz (University of Pennsylvania)
  7. The scope of futures

    Authors:

    • James Collins (Stanford University)
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Salon 8
Perception and Speech Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Cross-Linguistic Perceptual Learning in Advanced Second Language Listeners

    Authors:

    • Katharina Schuhmann (University of Bonn)
  2. Abstraction of phonological representations in adult nonnative speakers

    Authors:

    • Alia Lancaster (University of Maryland)
    • Kira Gor (University of Maryland)
  3. Loanwords and phonetic category shift in L2 learners

    Authors:

    • Renee Kemp (University of California, Davis)
  4. Effects of recoverability on perception of illusory vowels

    Authors:

    • James Whang (New York University)
  5. Non-native Cluster Perception by Phonetic Confusion, not by Universal Grammar

    Authors:

    • Suyeon Yun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  6. Relative cue weighting of the register contrast in Southern Yi

    Authors:

    • Jianjing Kuang (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Aletheia Cui (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Yan Lu
  7. Phonological neighborhood density in a tonal language: Mandarin neighbor generation task

    Authors:

    • Karl Neergaard (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    • Chu-Ren Huang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Salon 9/10
Symposium: Language, culture, and cognition in spatial reference
When: Sun, Jan 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Union Station
Linguistic Advocacy Day Training (Late session)
Saturday - January 07, 2017
Session
When: Sat, Jan 7 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Meeting Room 309
Committee Meeting: Committee on Student Issues and Concerns (COSIAC)