Thursday - January 04, 2018
Session
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Imperial A
Panel: Preparing Linguistics Graduate Students to Teach
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Imperial B
Symposium: The Syntax of Clausal Arguments
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Imperial C
Laryngeal Phonetics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Covariation of voice onset time: a universal aspect of phonetic realization

    Authors:

    • Eleanor Chodroff (Northwestern University)
    • Alessandra Golden (Johns Hopkins University)
    • Colin Wilson (Johns Hopkins University)
  2. A Typological Perspective of Anticipatory Tonal Assimilation in Me’phaa Vátháá

    Authors:

    • Rolando Coto-Solano (Victoria University of Wellington)
  3. Rate Effects on Southern American English VOT

    Authors:

    • Paul Morris (University of Iowa)
    • Leigh Hunnicutt (University of Iowa)
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Imperial D
Syntax and Semantics of Second Language Acquisition

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Long-distance extraction in L2 and the nature of island constraints

    Authors:

    • Boyoung Kim (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Grant Goodall (University of California, San Diego)
  2. (Over-)generalization of L1-to-L2 similarity: interference during L2 word order learning

    Authors:

    • Jaycie Martin (University of Arizona)
    • Bozena Pajak (Duolingo)
    • Maryia Fedzechkina (University of Arizona)
  3. Pronoun interpretation with referential and quantificational antecedents in SLA

    Authors:

    • Eun Hee Kim (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Savoy
Segmental Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Nyang'i glides are not phonemes

    Authors:

    • Samuel Beer (University of Virginia)
  2. Evidence for an abstract glide in the plural suffix in Saulteaux Ojibwe

    Authors:

    • Taylor Miller (University of Delaware)
    • Irene Vogel (University of Delaware)
  3. Perceptual motivation for rhotic class membership

    Authors:

    • Phil Howson (University of Toronto)
    • Philip J. Monahan (University of Toronto at Scarborough)
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Envoy
Novel Approaches to Corpora

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Lexico-grammatical alignment in metaphor construal

    Authors:

    • Jenny Lederer (San Francisco State University)
    • Helena Laranetto (San Francisco State University)
    • Guy Brown (San Francisco State University)
  2. Corpus-Based Dialectometry Using Construction Grammars

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Dunn (Illinois Institute of Technology)
  3. Authorship Attribution in a Native American Language (Arapaho)

    Authors:

    • Patrick Juola
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Murano Garden Salon
Pragmatics & Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. 'I just know it': Intensification as evidence for non-presuppositional factivity

    Authors:

    • Mia Wiegand (Cornell University)
  2. Persona recovery as a primary pragmatic process in the interpretation of implicit content

    Authors:

    • Emily Lake (Stanford University)
  3. Coding evidence time in the Ticuna noun phrase

    Authors:

    • Amalia Skilton (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Where: Venezia Garden Salon
Frication

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Individual fluctuations in sibilant coarticulation in a longitudinal corpus

    Authors:

    • Jacob Phillips (University of Chicago)
    • Alan Yu (University of Chicago)
  2. An Acoustic Analysis of the Ultra-High-Frequency Whistled [s] of Southern Chilean Spanish

    Authors:

    • Scott Sadowsky (Pontificia Universidad Catolica)
    • Lorena Perdomo (Pontificia Universidad Catolica)
  3. Tools for Measuring Pre-Rhotic /d/ Affrication in Spontaneous Speech

    Authors:

    • Jessica Hatcher (North Carolina State University)
    • Jeff Mielke (North Carolina State University)
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom A/D
Thursday Evening Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Jargon and Justice: Using Linguistics to Improve Legal Language

    Authors:

    • Janet Randall (Northeastern University)
    • Abbie MacNeal (Northeastern University)
    • Yian Xu (Northeastern University)
  2. Must we point this out? Argument suppliance in delayed SignL2 as a test-case for theories of multilingualism

    Authors:

    • Elena Koulidobrova (Central Connecticut State University)
  3. L2 inhibition in bimodal bilinguals: Evidence from the Stroop Task

    Authors:

    • Rain G. Bosworth (University of California, San Diego)
    • Jiajun Yuan (University of California, San Diego)
    • Sarah C. Tyler (University of California, San Diego)
    • Jill P. Morford (University of New Mexico)
  4. The role of real-world knowledge in second language sentence processing

    Authors:

    • Hyunah Ahn (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
    • William O'Grady (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
  5. A Japanese Pitch Accent Practice Program and L1 Influence on Pitch Accent Acquisition

    Authors:

    • Jeff Peterson (Purdue University)
  6. Enhanced Scaffolding and Measurement in Communicative Language Teaching Classrooms

    Authors:

    • AJIT NARAYANAN (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
    • RAJESH KUMAR (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
  7. The Social Energy Atlas: Engaging Linguistics and Public Policy

    Authors:

    • Katie Kuiper (University of Georgia)
    • Steffan Nelson (University of Georgia)
  8. Creating Assistive Technology for People with Autism Using Principles of Natural Language

    Authors:

    • AJIT NARAYANAN (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
    • RAJESH KUMAR (Indian Institute of Technology, Madras)
  9. The Structured Acquisition of Dimensional Adjective Antonyms: Evidence from Hebrew

    Authors:

    • Sara Kessler (Stanford University)
  10. Avoidance by Children as Evidence of Self-Embedding Recursion

    Authors:

    • Tom Roeper (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Bart Hollebrandse (University of Groningen)
    • Ana Perez (University of Toronto)
    • angeliek van Hout (University of Groningen)
    • Petra Schulz (Goethe University Frankfurt)
    • anca Sevcenco (University of Bucharest)
  11. Effects of Processing Capacity on Scope Assignment by Mandarin-acquiring Children

    Authors:

    • Shuyan Wang (University of Connecticut)
  12. The acquisition of tense and aspect in Italian child language

    Authors:

    • Gabriella Notarianni Burk (University of California, Davis)
  13. Children’s comprehension and repair of garden-path wh-questions in English

    Authors:

    • Anthony Yacovone (Harvard University)
    • Akira Omaki (University of Washington)
  14. Fast eyes or slow ears: Written word recognition in deaf signing students

    Authors:

    • Erin Wilkinson (University of Manitoba)
    • Agnes Villwock (University of California, San Diego)
    • Pilar Piñar (Gallaudet University)
    • Jill P. Morford (University of New Mexico)
  15. Head-movement and allomorphy in children's negative questions

    Authors:

    • Marjorie Pak (Emory University)
  16. Production and perception of Kurtöp tone: sound change or stable variation?

    Authors:

    • Gwendolyn Hyslop (Sydney University)
  17. Discrimination of back Vietnamese vowels by English listeners

    Authors:

    • Irina Shport (Louisiana State University)
  18. Tonal variation and contour change: The case of Tone 3 in Penang Hokkien

    Authors:

    • Jia Wen Hing (National University of Singapore)
  19. Phonetic study of /ɨ/ and /ɯ/ in Bora

    Authors:

    • Steve Parker (Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics)
    • Jeff Mielke (North Carolina State University)
    • Frankie Pennington (North Carolina State University)
  20. Motor attractors mediate articulation of the Suzhou Chinese fricative vowel

    Authors:

    • Matthew Faytak (University of California, Berkeley)
  21. Coarticulation in two fricative-vowel sequences of Latin American Spanish

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Renaud (Augustana College)
  22. Focus Prosody in Japanese Reconsidered

    Authors:

    • Shinobu MIZUGUCHI (Kobe University)
    • Koichi Tateishi (Kobe College)
  23. Parameters in Kalasha retroflex vowel harmony: Preliminary acoustic evidence

    Authors:

    • Alexei Kochetov (University of Toronto)
    • Paul Arsenault (Canada Institute of Linguistics)
  24. Articulatory aspects of Tigrinya’s ejective fricatives

    Authors:

    • Ryan Shosted (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Sharon Rose (University of California, San Diego)
    • Bradley P. Sutton (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  25. Phonetic contributions to illusory vowel effects: How phonetic reduction paves the way for perceptual repair

    Authors:

    • Matthew Carlson (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Alexander McAllister (Pennsylvania State University)
  26. A Corpus-based Study on the Prosodic Features of com in Korean

    Authors:

    • Cheonkam Jeong (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies)
    • Seongjin Park (University of Arizona)
  27. Contribution of perceptual compensation for coarticulation to production

    Authors:

    • Yanyu Long (Cornell University)
  28. The role of gradiency and categoricity in /w/-deletion in Seoul Korean

    Authors:

    • Soohyun Kwon (University of Pennsylvania)
    • JIanjing Kuang (University of Pennsylvania)
  29. The influence of dialect in sound symbolic size perception

    Authors:

    • Andrew Shibata (University of California, Berkeley)
  30. The effect of whisper formants on the perception of pitch

    Authors:

    • Emily Remirez (University of California, Berkeley)
  31. The influence of self-perceived power on gender and sibilant perception

    Authors:

    • Ian Calloway (University of Michigan)
  32. A corpus based study of morpheme deletion in a low resourced language: A case study for Embosi

    Authors:

    • Jamison Cooper-Leavitt
    • Annie Rialland
    • Lori Lamel
    • Martine Adda-Decker
    • Gilles Adda
  33. The verb-bias in Korean mothers’ use of tactile cues

    Authors:

    • Eon-Suk Ko
    • Kyung-Woon On (Seoul National University)
    • Rana Abu-Zhaya (Purdue University)
    • Amanda Seidl (Purdue University)
  34. “Where’s Auntie?”: Child-anchored kinship terms in child-directed speech in Datooga

    Authors:

    • Alice Mitchell (University of Bristol)
    • Fiona M. Jordan (University of Bristol)
  35. Mothers would rather speak clearly than spread innovation: The case of Korean VOT

    Authors:

    • Eon-Suk Ko
  36. The effects of language immersion on L2 /s/ reduction in Spanish

    Authors:

    • Bret Linford (Grand Valley State University)
    • Alicia Harley (Grand Valley State University)
    • Earl Brown (Brigham Young University)
  37. Mandarin lexical tone in monolingual, bilingual and trilingual children at 2 years

    Authors:

    • Chang He (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    • Ziyin Mai (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
    • Virginia Yip (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
  38. The role of contextual-pragmatic information on speech perception: an eye-tracking study.

    Authors:

    • Yenan Sun (University of Chicago)
    • Laura Stigliano (University of Chicago)
    • Eszter Ronai (University of Chicago)
    • Amara Sankhagowit (University of Chicago)
    • Anisia Popescu (Other)
    • Alan Yu & Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)
  39. A one or two-step model for sound acquisition?

    Authors:

    • Emily Moeng (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  40. Does priming tap into phonological features?

    Authors:

    • Alicia Parrish (Michigan State University)
    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
  41. Morphological influences on categorical perception of stop voicing

    Authors:

    • Elise Bell (University of Arizona)
    • Skye Anderson (University of Arizona)
  42. High Vowel Deletion in Uzbek

    Authors:

    • Chen Zhou (University of Delaware)
    • Irene Vogel (University of Delaware)
  43. Asymmetrical MMNs to non-linguistic, biological sounds: a new challenge to the underspecification hypothesis

    Authors:

    • Roberto Petrosino (University of Connecticut)
    • Diogo Almeida (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Andrea Calabrese (University of Connecticut)
    • Jon Sprouse (University of Connecticut)
  44. Negation and aspect in Korean since-clauses

    Authors:

    • Paola Cepeda (Stony Brook University)
    • Jiwon Yun (Stony Brook University)
  45. Referentiality and Non-culminating Reading in Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Anqi Zhang (University of Chicago)
  46. Two Levels of Event Individuation

    Authors:

    • Zhuo Chen (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  47. A semantic analysis of mood selection in complement clauses in Persian

    Authors:

    • Narges Nematollahi (Indiana University, Bloomington)
  48. What does embodiment have to do with phonology?

    Authors:

    • Corrine Occhino (Rochester Institute of Technology)
  49. Imperative-and-Declarative “Pseudo-imperatives” are Real Imperatives

    Authors:

    • Ezra Keshet (University of Michigan)
    • David Medeiros (California State University, Northridge)
  50. Epistemic commitment and tense/mood variation in Romance: Refining taxonomies of projective contents

    Authors:

    • Mark Hoff (Ohio State University)
  51. Semantic processing triggered by subject island violations (but not phrase structure violations): evidence from fMRI

    Authors:

    • William Matchin (University of California, San Diego)
    • Diogo Almeida (New York University Abu Dhabi)
    • Jon Sprouse (University of Connecticut)
    • Gregory Hickok (University of California, Irvine)
  52. ERP responses to active vs. "passive" gap filling

    Authors:

    • Laura Snider (University of Connecticut)
    • Jon Sprouse (University of Connecticut)
  53. Selectional Violations in Coordination Match those in Displacement/Ellipsis

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Bruening (University of Delaware)
    • Eman Al Khalaf (University of Jordan)
  54. Hydras: Split Heads and Light Heads

    Authors:

    • Kirby Conrod (University of Washington)
    • Brent Woo (University of Washington)
  55. Pied-piping by adjectival adjuncts in Hungarian

    Authors:

    • Júlia Keresztes (Pazmany Peter Catholic University)
    • Balázs Surányi (Pazmany Peter Catholic University)
  56. The typology of nominal licensing in Austronesian voice languages

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
    • Theodore Levin (National University of Singapore)
    • Coppe van Urk (Queen Mary, University of London)
  57. Do-support and PF Merger

    Authors:

    • Hidehito Hoshi (Doshisha University)
  58. The Derivation of Passives and the Height of v Relative to the External Argument

    Authors:

    • Hiroyuki Tanaka (Kwansei Gakuin University)
  59. On the Ambiguity between Causative and Passive in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Hidehito Hoshi (Doshisha University)
    • Yixin Zhang (Doshisha University)
  60. Determining what gets in the way

    Authors:

    • Kenyon Branan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  61. The that-trace effect in Spanish/English code-switching

    Authors:

    • Bradley Hoot (DePaul University)
    • Shane Ebert (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  62. Object Ellipsis in Persian

    Authors:

    • Vahideh Rasekhi (Stony Brook University)
    • Nazila Shafiei (Stony Brook University)
  63. Splitting a coordination with “with”

    Authors:

    • Yuta Tatsumi (University of Connecticut)
    • Yoshiki Fujiwara (University of Connecticut)
  64. Animacy and Agreement with Conjoined Nominals in Russian

    Authors:

    • Bonnie Krejci (Stanford University)
  65. PRO in adjuncts is interpreted as quickly as overt pronouns

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Jack Green (University of Maryland)
    • Michael McCourt (University of Maryland)
    • Ellen Lau (University of Maryland)
    • Alexander Williams (University of Maryland)
  66. What can wh-questions tell us about real-time language production? Evidence from English and Mandarin

    Authors:

    • Monica Do (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
    • Pengchen Zhao (University of Southern California)
  67. Reevaluating the garden-path effect in Korean

    Authors:

    • Eun Hee Kim (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Nayoung Kim (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • James Hye Suk Yoon (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Kiel Christianson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  68. Morphosyntactic form of Korean fragments is relevant to their resolution

    Authors:

    • Joanna Nykiel (University of Silesia)
    • Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University)
    • Rok Sim (Kyung Hee University)
    • Okgi Kim (Kyung Hee University)
  69. Typological variation in linguistic flexibility shapes production of causative motion expressions

    Authors:

    • Chun Zheng (Purdue University)
    • Elaine Francis (Purdue University)
  70. WTF Are These Clitics?: An examination of Koryak speaker attitude particles

    Authors:

    • Dibella Caminsky (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  71. The Anti-Contiguity of Wh- and C: New Evidence from Nupe

    Authors:

    • Jason Kandybowicz (Graduate Center, CUNY)
  72. Arguing for Scrambling in Indonesian

    Authors:

    • Ekarina Winarto (Cornell University)
  73. Quirky Subjects in Archaic Chinese

    Authors:

    • Edith Aldridge (University of Washington at Seattle)
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
Welcome and LSA Annual Report
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
Invited Plenary Address: Karen Emmory
When: Thu, Jan 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
Special Film Showing: Talking Black in America: The Story of African American English

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Talking Black in America: The Story of African American Language

    Authors:

    • Walt Wolfram (North Carolina State University)
Friday - January 05, 2018
Session
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Imperial A
Symposium: Exploring the Expressive Functions of Language
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Imperial D
Meaning in Child Language Acquisition

Presented Abstracts:

  1. It must be that the structure comes first: How syntax conditions children’s acquisition of different modal flavors

    Authors:

    • Dunja Veselinovic (New York University)
    • Ailis Cournane (New York University)
  2. The Acquisition of Disjunction from Child Directed Speech

    Authors:

    • Masoud Jasbi (Stanford University)
    • Akshay Jaggi (Stanford University)
    • Michael Frank (Stanford University)
  3. Children’s use of prosody and word order to indicate information status in English phrasal conjuncts

    Authors:

    • Laura de Ruiter (University of Manchester)
    • Bhuvana Narasimhan (University of Colorado at Boulder)
    • Jidong Chen (California State University, Fresno)
    • Jonah Lack (University of Colorado at Boulder)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Savoy
Speech Production

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The role of tongue position in laryngeal contrasts: Comparing Thai and Hindi

    Authors:

    • Suzy Ahn (New York University)
  2. Oropharyngeal articulation of contextual and phonemic nasalization in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Marissa Barlaz (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Ryan Shosted (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Zhi-Pei Liang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Brad Sutton (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  3. The phonology of beatboxing vocal percussion: evidence for segmental features

    Authors:

    • Devon Guinn (Harvard University)
    • Aleksei Nazarov (University of Huddersfield)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Venezia Garden Salon
Prosody and Sociolinguistic Meaning
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Murano Garden Salon
Language Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Undocumented labor: how old fieldwork sheds new light on Tai tone system diversification

    Authors:

    • Rikker Dockum (Yale University)
  2. Pre-cluster vowel length in Latin: evidence and relative chronology

    Authors:

    • Ollie Sayeed (University of Pennsylvania)
  3. Contact-induced simplification and complexification: evidence from Basque

    Authors:

    • Itxaso Rodriguez-Ordoñez (Southern Illinois University Carbondale)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Imperial C
Syntax I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Cyclic Linearization Constrains Intermediate Stranding

    Authors:

    • Colin Davis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. The distribution of φ-probes in the inflectional structure

    Authors:

    • Asia Pietraszko (University of Connecticut)
  3. Head movement and ellipsis licensing

    Authors:

    • Nicholas LaCara (University of Toronto)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Envoy
Semantics & Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Intervention tracks scope-rigidity in Japanese

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)
    • Hadas Kotek (New York University)
  2. Concessive Adverbial Clauses and Even

    Authors:

    • Gunnar Lund (Harvard University)
  3. Subjectivity, evidentiality, and the event of perception: on Mandarin ganjuedao

    Authors:

    • Huilin Fang (University of Southern California)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom B
Exhibit Hall: Friday
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom A/D
Friday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Morphology without morphemes: a reply to Embick (2013)

    Authors:

    • Samuel Andersson (Yale University)
  2. An Optimality-Theoretical Analysis of a Novel Morphological Process in Rasta Talk

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Slade (University of Utah)
  3. The cat stalked ?wilily around the house: Morphological dissimilation in deadjectival adverbs

    Authors:

    • Lauren Ackerman (Newcastle University)
    • Shiloh Drake (University of Arizona)
  4. Redundancy and Efficiency in ASL: Evidence from 2-Verb Predicates

    Authors:

    • Laura Horton (University of Chicago)
    • Diane Brentari (University of Chicago)
    • Susan Goldin-Meadow (University of Chicago)
  5. Vowel nasality in South America: Cross-linguistic rarities as evidence of contact

    Authors:

    • Ricardo Napoleão de Souza (University of New Mexico)
  6. A graph-theoretic approach to comparing typologies in Parallel OT and Harmonic Serialism

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Hu (Harvard University)
  7. How constraints refer to nothing: The correct notion of substructure for phonology

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Danis (Rutgers University)
    • Jeffrey Heinz (Stony Brook University)
    • Adam Jardine (Rutgers University)
  8. Phonological Substance and the Successive Division Algorithm

    Authors:

    • Eric Raimy (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Mark Koranda (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    • Calvin Kosmatka (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
  9. Systematic Underspecification and Derived Environment Effects in Tetsot'ine (Yellowknife)

    Authors:

    • Alessandro Jaker (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
  10. Disambiguating Analytic and Channel Bias with Unnatural Alternations

    Authors:

    • Gašper Beguš (Harvard University)
  11. Is your child learning Singlish? Word-final -t/d deletion among local and expatriate children in Singapore

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Fiona Teo Sze Lynn (National University of Singapore)
    • Sheryl Lim Wen Xi (National University of Singapore)
    • Amanda Choo Shimin (National University of Singapore)
    • Teo Huimimn (National University of Singapore)
    • Anne Prusky (Brown University)
  12. Inductive Bias in Acquisition of Phonological Variation in an Artificial Language

    Authors:

    • Shannon Mooney (Georgetown University)
    • Youngah Do (University of Hong Kong)
  13. Alveo-postalveolar sibilants of Chajul Ixil and the representation of complex segments

    Authors:

    • Eric Adell (University of Texas at Austin)
  14. DOMAIN EFFECTS IN GUA VOWEL HARMONY

    Authors:

    • Michael Obiri-Yeboah (University of California, San Diego)
    • Sharon Rose (University of California, San Diego)
  15. Tone in Santos Reyes Nopala Chatino

    Authors:

    • Colette Feehan (University of Indiana)
    • Jacob Heredos (Indiana University)
    • J. Ryan Sullivant (University of Texas)
    • Hilaria Cruz (Dartmouth College)
  16. Turkish Reduplicative Adjectives and Adverbs

    Authors:

    • Nese Demir (University of California, San Diego)
  17. Pitch and the Right Edge of Cherokee Words

    Authors:

    • Samantha Cornelius (University of Texas at Arlington)
  18. Language contact determines prosodic representation and variation

    Authors:

    • Natália Brambatti Guzzo (McGill University)
  19. The co-grammar of interjections in English

    Authors:

    • Jason Riggle (University of Chicago)
    • Naomi Kurtz (University of Chicago)
  20. Turning to “polysynthesis” to evaluate current phonology-syntax interface theories

    Authors:

    • Taylor Miller (University of Delaware)
  21. A unified explanation of two vowel alternations in Guébie (Kru)

    Authors:

    • Hannah Sande (Georgetown University)
  22. Positive Positional Licensing and Overshoot in Tudanca Montañés

    Authors:

    • Aaron Kaplan (University of Utah)
  23. Pokemonikers: A Study of Sound Symbolism and Pokémon Names

    Authors:

    • Jordan Ackerman (University of California, Merced)
    • Noah Hermalin (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Darya Kavitskaya (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Stephanie Shih (University of California, Merced)
  24. Analyzing surface unnaturalness and opacity in phonetically natural steps: Final devoicing and vowel lengthening in Friulian

    Authors:

    • Katerina A. Tetzloff (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  25. Exceptionality and Faithfulness in Polish Stress: Comparing mono- and multistratal approaches

    Authors:

    • Simon Todd (Stanford University)
  26. Partial Transparency in Harmony: A Dynamic Gestural Model

    Authors:

    • Caitlin Smith (University of Southern California)
  27. Musical Evidence for Patterns of Syllabification in English

    Authors:

    • Sara Ng (University of Utah)
    • Joselyn Rodriguez (University of Utah)
    • Abby Kaplan
  28. An Optimality Theoretic Analysis of Vowel Harmony in Kazan Tatar

    Authors:

    • Cassidy Henry (University of California, Los Angeles)
  29. Hiatus Resolution and Blocking in Harmonic Serialism

    Authors:

    • Nick Kalivoda (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  30. Locality restriction on CV metathesis in Harmonic Serialism

    Authors:

    • Chikako Takahashi (Stony Brook University)
  31. A Scales-and-Parameters account of morphologically conditioned accentual exceptions

    Authors:

    • Alexandre Vaxman (University of Connecticut)
  32. Vowel distribution in the Arabic root

    Authors:

    • HONAIDA AHYAD (Stony Brook University)
    • Michael Becker (Stony Brook University)
  33. Durational cues to stress, final lengthening and the perception of rhythm

    Authors:

    • Anya Lunden (College of William and Mary)
  34. Tone sandhi of young speakers’ Taiwanese

    Authors:

    • Yuchau Hsiao (National Chengchi University)
  35. The Case of the Mystery Vowels: The Interaction of Tone and Vowel Quality in Sikles Gurung

    Authors:

    • Danielle Ronkos (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  36. Turkish onset cluster repair as vowel intrusion: A corpus study

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Bellik (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  37. Listeners’ use of duration and phonation based cues in phrasing ambiguous sentences

    Authors:

    • Megan J. Crowhurst (University of Texas at Austin)
  38. Evidence for word-specific propensity to undergo variable phonological processes: corpus and experimental studies on French liaison

    Authors:

    • Jesse Zymet (University of California, Los Angeles)
  39. Using the Tolerance Principle to Diagnose Allophones

    Authors:

    • Betsy Sneller (University of Pennsylvania)
  40. Prosodic subcategorization interacts with MATCH WORD: evidence from English functional categories

    Authors:

    • Matthew Tyler (Yale University)
  41. Equal Learning of Natural and Unnatural Phonotactics

    Authors:

    • Eleanor Glewwe (University of California, Los Angeles)
  42. Complex exceptional palatalization in Mushunguli

    Authors:

    • Katherine Hout (University of California, San Diego)
  43. Rhythm and parsing in Harmonic Serialism

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Pruitt (Arizona State University)
  44. Featural definition of syntactic positions: evidence from hyper-raising

    Authors:

    • Suzana Fong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  45. Against the universal phasehood of nP: Evidence from the morphosyntax of book titles

    Authors:

    • David Erschler (University of Tübingen)
  46. Backward Control in Minangkabau and Javanese: The Phenomenon and Its Implications

    Authors:

    • Daniel Brodkin (Carleton College)
  47. The curious case of the polar particle in Kyrgyz

    Authors:

    • Saurov Syed (University of Southern California)
    • Ksenia Bogomolets (University of Connecticut)
  48. Demonstrating how non-defective T and v license the Russian locative and dative external possessors

    Authors:

    • Nataliya Griggs
  49. Decomposing differential object marking

    Authors:

    • Monica-Alexandrina Irimia (University of Toronto)
  50. On the universality of case: Evidence from a Bantu language

    Authors:

    • Patricia Schneider Zioga (California State University, Fullerton)
  51. Hindi Nominal Suffixes are Bimorphemic: A Distributed Morphology Analysis

    Authors:

    • Yash Sinha (University of Chicago)
  52. Antipassive, Inchoative, Denominal, Malefactive: Adding Arguments in Inuit

    Authors:

    • David Basilico (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
  53. Distributed exponence and the order of morphological operations

    Authors:

    • Sylvia Schreiner (George Mason University)
  54. The Polarity Particle in Uzbek: "-mi'' shifting; a split aspect account

    Authors:

    • Michael Donovan (University of Delaware)
    • Shakhlo Nematova
  55. Animacy, Ditransitive Verbs, and the Control of Two VP Adjuncts

    Authors:

    • Lars Stromdahl (University of Delaware)
  56. Closest Conjunct Agreement in Spanish: Prioritizing the Semantics

    Authors:

    • Lucia Donatelli (Georgetown University)
  57. A unified structure for psychological and location verbs

    Authors:

    • Alfredo García-Pardo (University of Southern California)
  58. Correlations between Causatives and Passives: The Case of Korean

    Authors:

    • Jinwoo Jo (University of Delaware)
  59. Stripping in Temporal Adverbial Constructions

    Authors:

    • Jason Overfelt (University of Minnesota)
  60. Event and Aspect as Syntactic Heads: Evidence from Uyghur -ip Constructions

    Authors:

    • Alexander Sugar (University of Washington at Seattle)
  61. Inverse Scope and Unaccusativity Alternation

    Authors:

    • Satoshi Oku (Hokkaido University)
  62. Tense and Aspect Restrictions in Dative Obligational Constructions

    Authors:

    • Anna Melnikova (Stony Brook University)
  63. Adjunct control as logophoric control

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Jack Green (University of Maryland)
  64. Mandarin perfective accomplishment sentences: An experimental study

    Authors:

    • Chung-yu Chen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  65. Principle A and feature valuation

    Authors:

    • Andrei Antonenko (Stony Brook University)
  66. A compounding analysis of plural reduplication

    Authors:

    • Yuta Tatsumi (University of Connecticut)
  67. Investigating the Parallelism Requirement of 'too'

    Authors:

    • Alexander Goebel (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Brian Dillon (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Lyn Frazier (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  68. Comprehending anaphoric presuppositions involves memory retrieval too

    Authors:

    • Sherry Yong Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • E. Matthew Husband (University of Oxford)
  69. The Effect of Implicit Causality and Valence on the Processing of Transfer Verbs

    Authors:

    • Meghan Salomon-Amend (Northwestern University)
    • Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)
  70. People are strange: Investigating naturally occurring generics

    Authors:

    • Michael Henry Tessler (Stanford University)
    • Judith Degen (Stanford University)
    • Charles Jacob Foster (Stanford University)
    • Chakia Hall-Watley (Stanford University)
    • Noah D. Goodman (Stanford University)
  71. What you see is (not) what you get: Sluicing in ASL

    Authors:

    • Elena Koulidobrova (Central Connecticut State University)
    • Leyla Zidani-Eroglu (Central Connecticut State University)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
Invited Plenary Address: Lisa Green
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Imperial C
Psycho-Neuro-Linguistics & Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Coreference dependency formation is modulated by experience with variation of human gender

    Authors:

    • Lauren Ackerman (Newcastle University)
    • Nick Riches (Newcastle University)
    • Joel Wallenberg (Newcastle University)
  2. The (non-)satiation of P600/SPS effects to distinct grammatical violations

    Authors:

    • Emma Nguyen (University of Connecticut)
    • Jon Sprouse (University of Connecticut)
  3. ERP correlates of two types of subject island violations and constructions with substantially similar processing dynamics

    Authors:

    • Jayeon Park (University of Connecticut)
    • Jon Sprouse (University of Connecticut)
  4. Testing the Subject Processing Advantage in Zazaki Relative Clauses

    Authors:

    • Teresa O'Neill (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  5. Gender cues in antecedent retrieval in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Michele Alves (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
  6. The Subject Gap Advantage in a flexible word-order language: Reading time evidence from Georgian

    Authors:

    • Steven Foley (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Matthew Wagers (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Imperial D
Syntax - Morphology I

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Differential Object Marking and Nominal Licensing

    Authors:

    • Ümit Atlamaz (Rutgers University)
  2. Transitivity and accusativity in Gitksan WH-agreement

    Authors:

    • Clarissa Forbes (University of Toronto)
  3. Active Existential Voice in Lithuanian: Burzio’s generalization revised

    Authors:

    • Milena Sereikaite (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. Giving rise to idioms: ‘No Fixed Spec’ and cyclic interpretation

    Authors:

    • Adrian Stegovec (University of Connecticut)
  5. Post-syntactic inflection of the degree phrase in German

    Authors:

    • Emily Hanink (University of Chicago)
  6. Cliticization vs inflection: English contracted negation revisited

    Authors:

    • Gary Thoms (University of Glasgow)
    • David Adger (Queen Mary, University of London)
    • Caroline Heycock (University of Edinburgh)
    • Jennifer Smith (University of Glasgow)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Savoy
Prosody

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A rhythmic constraint on prosodic boundaries in Mandarin Chinese based on corpora of silent reading and speech perception

    Authors:

    • Wei Lai (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Mark Liberman (University of Pennsylvania)
  2. The effects of pause location and duration on perceived fluency of native and non-native speech

    Authors:

    • Misaki Kato (University of Oregon)
    • Melissa Baese-Berk (University of Oregon)
    • Charlotte Vaughn (University of Oregon)
    • Tyler Kendall (University of Oregon)
  3. Effects of syllable onset on the timing of pitch accent in Belgrade Serbian

    Authors:

    • Robin Karlin (Cornell University)
  4. “Rhythm Ratio” in Sign Languages: A Measure of Phrasal Rhythm

    Authors:

    • Diane K Brentari (University of Chicago)
    • Joseph Hill (Rochester Institute of Technology)
  5. Morphological and Phonological Motivations for Prominence Shifts in French

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Lamontagne (McGill University)
    • Heather Goad (McGill University)
    • Morgan Sonderegger (McGill University)
  6. Native and non-native speaker processing and production of contrastive focus prosody

    Authors:

    • Chikako Takahashi (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • Sophia Kao (Stony Brook University)
    • Hyunah Baek (Stony Brook University)
    • Alex HL Yeung (Stony Brook University)
    • Jiwon Hwang (Stony Brook University)
    • Ellen Broselow (Stony Brook University)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Envoy
Sound Change

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Singapore, Singapura, Xinjiapo: Trilingual lifespan change in the National Day messages of Lee Kuan Yew

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
    • Tianxiao Wang (National University of Singapore)
  2. Dialectal persistence in U.S. Spanish: Lenition of syllable-final /s/ in Boston and NYC

    Authors:

    • Daniel Erker (Boston University)
    • Madeline Reffel (Boston University)
  3. The Third Dialect Shift: A Change in Progress in Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA

    Authors:

    • Julia Swan (San José State University)
  4. Outlier perception accuracy for a vowel undergoing language change in progress

    Authors:

    • Sayako Uehara (Michigan State University)
    • Suzanne Evans Wagner (Michigan State University)
  5. Who Belongs to the Mainstream Speech Community? A report from Vancouver BC

    Authors:

    • Panayiotis Pappas (Simon Fraser University)
    • Irina Presnyakova (Simon Fraser University)
    • Pocholo Umbal (University of Toronto)
  6. Secondary stress in Peruvian Amazonian Spanish

    Authors:

    • Christian Koops (University of New Mexico)
    • Rosa Vallejos (University of New Mexico)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Venezia Garden Salon
Syntax-Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Manner-of-speaking that-complements as close apposition structures

    Authors:

    • Carlos de Cuba (Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York)
  2. The structure of statives across categories

    Authors:

    • Thomas Roberts (University of California, Santa Cruz)
  3. Modality in Arabic: A restructuring analysis

    Authors:

    • Yasser Albaty (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/Qassim University)
  4. Embedding, Covert Movement, and Intervention in Kathmandu Newari

    Authors:

    • Borui Zhang (University of Minnesota)
    • Dustin Chacón (University of Minnesota)
  5. French SE Revisited: Deriving Inherent Reflexivity

    Authors:

    • Michael Barrie (Sogang University)
    • Moonhyun Sung (Sogang University)
  6. Wh-Word Conjunction as a Test for Argumenthood and Obligatoriness

    Authors:

    • Paul Melchin (University of Ottawa)
    • Ida Toivonen (Carleton University)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Murano Garden Salon
Social Influences on Language Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Complicating categories: Personae mediate racialized expectations of non-native speech

    Authors:

    • Annette D'Onofrio (Northwestern University)
  2. The role of social cues in the perception of final vowel contrasts in Asturian Spanish

    Authors:

    • Sonia Barnes (Marquette University)
  3. The Socio- and Psycholinguistics of a Consonant Split in Progress: Seseo in Seville, Spain

    Authors:

    • Duna Gylfadottir (University of Pennsylvania)
  4. Implicit bias weakens perceptual adaptation to non-native speech

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Laturnus (New York University)
  5. Auditory-visual integration of talker gender in Cantonese tone perception

    Authors:

    • Wei Lai (University of Pennsylvania)
  6. A bio-social account of hormonal effects on sound change from below

    Authors:

    • Michaela Hejná (Aarhus Universitet)
    • Claire Cochrane (Newcastle University)
    • Lauren Ackerman (Newcastle University)
    • Joel Wallenberg (Newcastle University)
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Where: Grand Salon
Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

    Authors:

    • Gretchen McCulloch
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where: Imperial A
LSA Business Meeting and Induction of the 2018 Class of Fellows
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
The 5-minute Linguist
When: Fri, Jan 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Imperial A
Student Panel: Journal Publication Demystified
Saturday - January 06, 2018
Session
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Imperial B
Datablitz: Linguistics in the Public Ear: Outreach via Podcasts and Radio
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Imperial C
Computational Modeling

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Identifying Sound-Symbolism in the Lexicon of an Underrepresented Language: An NLP-Assisted Approach

    Authors:

    • Rebekah Baglini (Stanford University)
    • Arthur Hjorth (Northwestern University)
  2. Acceptability Judgments from a Neural Network

    Authors:

    • Alex Warstadt (New York University)
    • Samuel R. Bowman (New York University)
  3. Modelling Dynamic Processes and Language Shift in Creole Genesis

    Authors:

    • Marlyse Baptista (University of Michigan)
    • Ken Kollman (University of Michigan)
    • Jinho Baik (University of Michigan)
    • Alton Worthington (University of Michigan)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Imperial D
Language and Gender

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Loanword variation and perception: A case of methodological choices and experimental outcomes

    Authors:

    • Zachary Jaggers (New York University)
  2. #NotAllMen accommodate: intraspeaker variation and male feminist allyship on Twitter

    Authors:

    • Nora Goldman (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  3. Gender, Power, and Princesses: A qualitative and quantitative study of directive use in children’s movies

    Authors:

    • Carmen Fought (Pitzer College)
    • Karen Eisenhauer (North Carolina State University)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Savoy
Psycho-Pragmatics/Syntax

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Testing Contrastive Inferences from Suprasegmental Features Using Offline Measures

    Authors:

    • Anna Alsop (Harvard University)
    • Elaine Stranahan (Harvard University)
    • Kathryn Davidson (Harvard University)
  2. Different sources underlie children’s ability to interpret different pragmatic devices

    Authors:

    • Iris Chin (University of Connecticut)
    • Mitchell Green (University of Connecticut)
    • Nicole Landi (University of Connecticut)
    • Julia Irwin (Haskins Laboratories)
    • Letitia R Naigles (University of Connecticut)
  3. The influence of pragmatic plausibility and processing in judgments of ungrammatical backwards anaphora

    Authors:

    • Vera Gor (Rutgers University)
    • Kristen Syrett (Rutgers University)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Envoy
Corpus Sociolinguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Register variation and change in Desert Island Discs: Do demographics matter?

    Authors:

    • Cathleen Waters (University of Leicester)
    • Nicholas Smith (University of Leicester)
  2. Orthography in Social Media: Pragmatic and Prosodic Interpretations of Caps Lock

    Authors:

    • Maria Heath (University of Minnesota)
  3. Big data in a low-resource language: Syntactic variation in Hasidic Yiddish on the web

    Authors:

    • Isaac L. Bleaman (New York University)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Venezia Garden Salon
Syntax-Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Agreement Mismatches in Cayuga and Configurationality

    Authors:

    • Michael Barrie (Sogang University)
  2. Obligatory Resumption in Swahili

    Authors:

    • Tessa Scott (University of California, Berkeley)
  3. An Argument for the Contruct State in Zulu

    Authors:

    • Taylor Jones (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Where: Murano Garden Salon
Syntax-Morphology II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Copular structures driving differential grammaticalization in Dene languages

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Welch (McMaster University)
  2. Overt realizations of syntactic perspective: evidence from Tigrinya

    Authors:

    • carolyn spadine (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  3. The structural nature of non-structural case: On passivization and case in Lithuanian

    Authors:

    • Marcel Pitteroff (University of Stuttgart)
    • Einar Freyr Sigurðsson (University of Iceland)
    • Milena Sereikaite (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom B
Exhibit Hall: Saturday
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom A/D
Saturday Morning Plenary Poster Session

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Suffix interference and evidence for the primacy of inflectional processing in Russian

    Authors:

    • Lindy Comstock (University of California, Los Angeles)
  2. Verbal productivity and root frequency in lexical access

    Authors:

    • Samantha Wray (New York University Abu Dhabi)
  3. Affix frequency instead of feature representations: evidence from processing of Russian nouns

    Authors:

    • Jeffrey Parker (Brigham Young University)
  4. A theory of cross-category agreement and new evidence for unified place features

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Danis (Rutgers University)
  5. Level Ordering and Opacity in Tetsot'ine (Yellowknife): a Stratal OT account

    Authors:

    • Alessandro Jaker (University of Alaska Fairbanks)
    • Paul Kiparsky (Stanford University)
  6. A Naturalistic Inference Learning Algorithm

    Authors:

    • Jacob Collard (Cornell University)
  7. Detecting Locus of Stress in Brazilian Portuguese Using Spectral Information

    Authors:

    • Simone Harmath-de Lemos (Cornell University)
  8. Evidence of Orthographically-motivated Constructions from Metaphor Detection Involving Chinese Radicals

    Authors:

    • I-HSUAN CHEN (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    • Yunfei Long (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    • Chu-Ren Huang (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  9. Conceptual and contextual blending in negative evaluations during focus groups on food

    Authors:

    • Jonathon Coltz (University of Minnesota)
  10. Triangulating corpus data with human subject data in determining ordinary meaning

    Authors:

    • William Eggington (Brigham Young University)
    • Madison Grant (Brigham Young University)
  11. Texas German Corpus Annotation and Speech and Language Technologies

    Authors:

    • Hans Boas (University of Texas at Austin)
    • Damir Cavar (Indiana University)
    • Daniel McDermott (Linguist List)
    • Melanie Smith (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
  12. Teaching linguistic argumentation through a writing-intensive approach

    Authors:

    • Panayiotis Pappas (Simon Fraser University)
    • Maite Taboada (Simon Fraser University)
    • Kathryn Alexander (Simon Fraser University)
  13. Where the 'where' things are: SKT constructions and the grammaticalization of pseudolocative 'where'

    Authors:

    • Marisa Brook (Michigan State University)
  14. Quantitatively comparing code-switching in corpora

    Authors:

    • Barbara E. Bullock (University of Texas)
    • Gualberto Guzmán (University of Texas)
    • Almeida Jacqueline Toribio (University of Texas)
    • Jacqueline Serigos (George Mason University)
  15. Properties of borrowed English words in an American Sign Language news corpus

    Authors:

    • Ryan Lepic (University of Chicago)
  16. When looks count: the function and distribution of LOOK-AT in American Sign Language

    Authors:

    • Lynn Hou (University of California, San Diego)
    • Ryan Lepic (University of Chicago)
  17. An Analysis of the Navajo Adverbial Modifier t’áá

    Authors:

    • Jalon Begay (University of New Mexico)
  18. The case for a “Trans-Asian” linguistic area

    Authors:

    • Andrey Drinfeld (State University of New York at Buffalo)
  19. The coalescence of grammatical gender and numeral classifiers in the general classifier wota in Nepali

    Authors:

    • Marcin Kilarski (Adam Mickiewicz University)
    • Marc Tang (Uppsala University)
  20. The interplay between the PreVP and the Classifier Predicate in instrumental sentences in Sign Languages

    Authors:

    • EMRE HAKGUDER (University of Chicago)
    • Diane K Brentari (University of Chicago)
    • Kathryn Montemurro (University of Chicago)
  21. Motion event descriptions in Kiswahili: Pattern of variations in Path-coding positions

    Authors:

    • Yo Matsumoto (National Institute for Japanese Language)
    • Monica Kahumburu
  22. The Big Challenges with Small Numerals in Russian: Linguistic Complexity and Corpus Evidence

    Authors:

    • Laura Janda (University of Tromsø)
    • Tore Nesset (University of Tromsø)
  23. Pseudoreversative constructions in Ancient Greek

    Authors:

    • Chiara Zanchi (University of Pavia)
  24. Udi and the location of Caucasian Albanian agreement clitics

    Authors:

    • John Duff (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    • Alice Harris (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
  25. Floating All in the Upper Midwest Dialect of English

    Authors:

    • Paul Tilleson (University of Minnesota)
  26. On prestigious plurals and contact-induced constellations

    Authors:

    • Angelo Costanzo (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)
  27. The influence of language background and exposure on phonetic accommodation

    Authors:

    • Naomi Enzinna (Cornell University)
  28. The Nature and Purpose of Lesbian Speech Stereotypes

    Authors:

    • Auburn Barron-Lutzross (University of California, Berkeley)
  29. Beyond iconization: The interplay of biological response and social meaning in the suprasegmental features of ASMR performance

    Authors:

    • Rebecca Starr (National University of Singapore)
  30. Gender 'performance' and 'authenticity': A sociophonetic study of Japanese voice actresses in cross-gender roles and their fan reception

    Authors:

    • Ryan Redmond (University of California, Davis)
  31. Appalachian place-based identity: A case study in rootedness and /ay/ monophthongization

    Authors:

    • Paul E. Reed (University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa)
  32. Long Island Suburbs Move Towards Nasal Short-a Split, Still Hold On To NYC Features

    Authors:

    • Allison Shapp (New York University)
  33. Changes at the articulatory level: a case study of /w/-deletion in Seoul Korean

    Authors:

    • Soohyun Kwon (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Jianjing Kuang (University of Pennsylvania)
  34. Interpersonal Accommodation as a Vehicle for Diachronic Sound Change

    Authors:

    • Evan Coles-Harris (University of Colorado at Boulder)
  35. "I'm not, like, gay enough or whatever.” Non-modal phonation and stancetaking in narrative constructed dialogue

    Authors:

    • Lily Schaffer (Georgetown University)
  36. Eye-Tracking for Change: Investigating Institutionalized Racism through the Semantic Enregisterment of Racialized Adjectives

    Authors:

    • Kelly Wright (University of Michigan)
  37. Gendered co-construction of causality of infidelities in a Russian reality TV show

    Authors:

    • Aisulu Raspayeva (Georgetown University)
  38. “We are people”: Intertextuality and membership in positioning of a police officer in an interview

    Authors:

    • Zhiling Zhong (Georgetown University)
  39. Speech Acts and Frame Alignment in Emergency Calls by L2 English Speakers

    Authors:

    • Mark Visonà (Georgetown University)
    • Aisulu Raspayeva (Georgetown University)
  40. Talking Shop and Talking Cop: Topic Based Variation Supporting Discursive Positioning in African American English

    Authors:

    • Jessi Grieser (University of Tennessee)
  41. Testing the Three-Generation Model of Anglicization in a Refugee Community in North Carolina

    Authors:

    • Jennifer Boehm (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    • Amy Reynolds (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  42. Evidence for Increasing Sensitivity to Phonetic Environments Over Time: The Development of Karen Refugee English

    Authors:

    • Amy Reynolds (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  43. Shifting Language Attitudes through Accented Characters on Television

    Authors:

    • Hayley Heaton (University of Michigan)
  44. “Okay but like” as a discourse marker collocation on Twitter

    Authors:

    • Kendra Calhoun (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  45. Competing for the floor: The interruptiveness of topic shifts and disagreements

    Authors:

    • Katherine Hilton (Stanford University)
  46. Crusader Jets and Kingdom Come: An Examination of the Crusade Metaphor Across Socio-Cultural Contexts

    Authors:

    • Tyler Kibbey
  47. Use of Standard Arabic [q]-Lexical-Borrowings in Migrant Rural Syrian Speech

    Authors:

    • Rania Habib (Syracuse University)
  48. The interaction between phonological and lexical variation on word recall in African American English

    Authors:

    • Zion Mengesha (Stanford University)
    • Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
  49. A Principle Component Analysis of Variable Signing in deaf ASL-English Bilinguals

    Authors:

    • Marjorie Herbert (University of Michigan)
    • Acrisio Pires (University of Michigan)
    • Jon Brennan (University of Michigan)
  50. Prototypicality and variable direct object pronouns in Brazilian Portuguese

    Authors:

    • Kendra V. Dickinson (Ohio State University)
    • Luana Nunes (Ohio State University)
    • Eleni Christodulelis (Ohio State University)
  51. "You can just google it up": Patterns of variation in particle placement in North American English

    Authors:

    • Melanie Röthlisberger (University of Leuven)
    • Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
  52. Language profile and syntactic change in two multilingual communities

    Authors:

    • Ariana Bancu (University of Michigan)
  53. Really really rare, but stable stable: Reduplication in spoken English

    Authors:

    • Sali Tagliamonte (University of Toronto)
    • Katharina Pabst (University of Toronto)
  54. "A couple (of) weeks ago": syntactic variation of a quantifying expression

    Authors:

    • Sinae Lee (Ohio University)
    • Torri Raines (Ohio University)
  55. Fingerspelling and focus: Emphatic fingerspelling and code-mixing in ASL

    Authors:

    • Kathryn Montemurro (University of Chicago)
  56. Underlying structure of a class of adverbials

    Authors:

    • Benjamin Slade (University of Utah)
    • Aniko Csirmaz (University of Utah)
  57. Scale structures in discourse: The discourse-pragmatic properties of the Japanese comparative expressions

    Authors:

    • Osamu Sawada (Mie University)
  58. Co-speech gestures under Contrastive Focus: Evidence from an acceptability judgement task

    Authors:

    • Masha Esipova (New York University)
  59. Object Mass Nouns in Japanese

    Authors:

    • Kathrin Byrdeck (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
    • Kurt Erbach (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
    • Peter Sutton (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
    • Hana Filip (Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf)
  60. “Forward Lifetime Effects” and Non-Future Tense in Mandarin Chinese

    Authors:

    • Sherry Yong Chen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    • E. Matthew Husband (University of Oxford)
  61. Uniqueness is not unique to definites

    Authors:

    • Masoud Jasbi (Stanford University)
  62. Mandarin cai: a later-than-expected inference

    Authors:

    • Hanzhi Zhu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  63. Non-uniformity inferences in Persian m-reduplication as scalar implicature

    Authors:

    • Ryan Walter Smith (University of Arizona)
  64. Case-assignment before and after clitic doubling: Evidence from Choctaw and Yimas

    Authors:

    • Matthew Tyler (Yale University)
    • Michelle Yuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  65. Bantu DP structure: A n analysis of gender

    Authors:

    • Zuzanna Fuchs (Harvard University)
    • Jenneke van der Wal (Harvard University)
  66. West Circassian Polysynthesis at the Morphology-Syntax Interface

    Authors:

    • Ksenia Ershova (University of Chicago)
  67. Tense Intervention Effect in Negative Emphasis: A Case Study in Japanese

    Authors:

    • Yuki Ishihara (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  68. Agreement with Plural Nouns in Saudi Arabic: Distinguishing between Morphological and Syntactic Explanations

    Authors:

    • Ruth Kramer (Georgetown University)
    • Lindley Winchester (Georgetown University)
  69. The morphosyntax of number in Estonian numeral-noun constructions

    Authors:

    • Mark Norris (University of Oklahoma)
  70. Object-preferring Agreement is derived by Object Movement

    Authors:

    • Justin Colley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  71. Optional agreement in Santiago Tz’utujiil (Mayan): The effects of animacy and grammatical function

    Authors:

    • Theodore Levin (University of Maryland)
    • Paulina Lyskawa (University of Maryland)
    • Rodrigo Ranero (University of Maryland)
  72. When same subject is not the same: Multiple overt subjects in Amahuaca switch-reference

    Authors:

    • Emily Clem (University of California, Berkeley)
  73. Implicit Causee in Indirect Causatives

    Authors:

    • Faruk Akkus (University of Pennsylvania)
  74. English Negative Concord and Double Negation: The Division of Labor between Syntax and Pragmatics

    Authors:

    • Frances Blanchette (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Marianna Nadeu (Pennsylvania State University)
    • Viviane Deprez (Rutgers University)
    • Jeremy Yeaton (Rutgers University)
  75. Discourse connectedness: Towards a unification of topic and D-linking

    Authors:

    • Kenneth Baclawski Jr. (University of California, Berkeley)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
Invited Plenary Address: Stephanie Shattuck-Hufnagel
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Imperial B
Symposium: New Data and New Research on African American Language
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Imperial C
Language Documentation and Historical Linguistics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Why a unified theory of language shift is not possible.

    Authors:

    • Lise Dobrin (University of Virginia)
    • Mark Sicoli (University of Virginia)
  2. Modeling language diversification: The Sogeram case

    Authors:

    • Don Daniels (Australian National University)
    • Danielle Barth (Australian National University)
    • Wolfgang Barth (Australian National University)
  3. Alignment shift in Chukotkan: the case against contact-driven change

    Authors:

    • Jessica Kantarovich (University of Chicago)
  4. Directionality and degrammaticalization: The origin of the Sirva pronoun 'be'

    Authors:

    • Don Daniels (Australian National University)
  5. Showing knowledge: The relationship between evidentiality and gesture in Syuba narratives

    Authors:

    • Lauren Gawne (La Trobe University)
  6. The Dative-Subject Construction in Dravidian: Retention or Innovation?

    Authors:

    • Daven Hobbs (University of New Mexico)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Imperial D
Semantics-Pragmatics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Counterexamples to Dahl's "Many Pronouns" Puzzle

    Authors:

    • Ezra Keshet (University of Michigan)
  2. Intensity of desire is monotonic

    Authors:

    • Robert Pasternak (Stony Brook University)
  3. Implicative behaviour and causality in "enough" and "too" constructions

    Authors:

    • Prerna Nadathur (Stanford University)
  4. An Analysis of Counteridenticals in Terms of Dream Reports

    Authors:

    • Carina Kauf (Georg-August University Göttingen)
  5. Dynamic updates and the semantics of 'otherwise'

    Authors:

    • Josh Phillips (Yale University)
    • Hadas Kotek (New York University)
  6. Deriving the (non)distributivity potential of adjectives

    Authors:

    • Lelia Glass (Stanford University)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Envoy
Language and Social Meaning

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Same tune, different key: bitonal pitch accents in African American and Jewish Englishes

    Authors:

    • Nicole Holliday (Pomona College)
    • Rachel Steindel Burdin (University of New Hampshire)
  2. Embodying toughness: LOT-raising, /l/-velarization, and retracted articulatory setting

    Authors:

    • Teresa Pratt (Stanford University)
  3. Changing language and identity during suburbanization

    Authors:

    • Daniel Duncan (New York University)
  4. Acquiring a new accent, or acquiring “no accent”: The stylistic use of a lexically-conditioned variable

    Authors:

    • Yuhan Lin (Ohio State University)
  5. Language Ideology and the L2 Acquisition of Dialectal Variation during Study Abroad

    Authors:

    • Devin Grammon (Ohio State University)
  6. Who Empowers the Cuban People?: Agency and Semantic Agentivity

    Authors:

    • Ashlee Dauphinais (Ohio State University)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Venezia Garden Salon
Syntax-Morphology III

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Inuktitut antipassive morphology and the Anaphor Agreement Effect

    Authors:

    • Michelle Yuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  2. Voice and Austronesian-type voice morphology

    Authors:

    • Yining Nie (New York University)
  3. A hybrid OT-DM model: Support from a morphological conspiracy in Degema

    Authors:

    • Nicholas Rolle (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Your ns are numbered! On linking morphemes in Dutch

    Authors:

    • Paula Fenger (University of Connecticut)
    • Gísli Harðarson (University of Iceland)
  5. Generalized Head Movement

    Authors:

    • Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago)
    • Asia Pietraszko (University of Connecticut)
  6. XP- and X⁰-movement in the Latin Verb: Evidence from Mirroring and Anti-Mirroring

    Authors:

    • Nick Kalivoda (University of California, Santa Cruz)
    • Erik Zyman (University of California, Santa Cruz)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Murano Garden Salon
Intonation and Variability

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Homophones, Lexical Retrieval, and Sensitivity to Detail

    Authors:

    • Chelsea Sanker (Brown University)
  2. Exemplar encoding of intonation in syllables, words and phrases

    Authors:

    • Suyeon Im (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    • Jennifer Cole (Northwestern University)
  3. Differences in phonetic attention for function and content words and the role of predictability

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Manker (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Information-reducing phonological rules are more common at the ends of words

    Authors:

    • Andrew Wedel (University of Arizona)
    • Jaycie Martin (University of Arizona)
    • Jonathan Geary (University of Arizona)
    • Adam Ussishkin (University of Arizona)
    • Adam King (University of Arizona)
  5. Enhanced coarticulation facilitates statistical learning of continuous speech in adults

    Authors:

    • Georgia Zellou (University of California, Davis)
    • Katharine Graf Estes (University of California, Davis)
  6. Stability and Variability in Phonetic Flexibility

    Authors:

    • Meredith Tamminga (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Lacey Arnold Wade (University of Pennsylvania)
    • Wei Lai (University of Pennsylvania)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Where: Savoy
Phonology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A Q-theoretic approach to distinctive subsegmental timing

    Authors:

    • Karee Garvin (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Myriam Lapierre (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Sharon Inkelas (University of California, Berkeley)
  2. Feature change is not like deletion: Saltation in Harmonic Grammar

    Authors:

    • Jennifer L. Smith (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  3. Learnability Captures Soft Typology of Coda Stop Inventories

    Authors:

    • Charlie O'Hara (University of Southern California)
  4. Substantive Bias and Word-Final Voiced Obstruents: An Artificial Grammar Learning Study

    Authors:

    • Eleanor Glewwe (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Jesse Zymet (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Jacob Adams (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Rachel Jacobson (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Anthony Yates (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Ann Zeng, University of California, Los Angeles, Robert Daland, (University of California, Los Angeles)
  5. Rethinking Frisian and Scandinavian Vowel Balance in Terms of the Foot

    Authors:

    • Laura Catharine Smith (Brigham Young University)
  6. More on leaking grammars: Sentence construction respects phonological markedness constraints

    Authors:

    • Canaan Breiss (University of California, Los Angeles)
    • Bruce Hayes (University of California, Los Angeles)
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Where: Imperial Ballroom A
Our Linguistics Community: Addressing Bias, Power Dynamics, Harassment
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
LSA Awards Ceremony
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom C
Presidential Address: Larry Hyman
When: Sat, Jan 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Where: Grand Ballroom Reception
Presidential Reception
Sunday - January 07, 2018
Session
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Where: Grand Ballroom B
Exhibit Hall: Sunday
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where: Imperial B
Symposium: Sociolinguistic Cognition
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Imperial C
Syntax & Typology

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Antipassives in cross-linguistic perspective

    Authors:

    • Raina Heaton (University of Oklahoma)
  2. The syntax of single and doubled why questions in Wuhu Chinese

    Authors:

    • Zhuo Chen (University of California, Los Angeles)
  3. Epistemic Complementizers in Mayrinax Atayal and Typology of Modal Complementation

    Authors:

    • Yi-Yang Cheng (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  4. Cross-linguistic evidence for split indexical projections in DPs

    Authors:

    • Brian Hsu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    • Saurov Syed (University of Southern California)
  5. Evidence of a Configurational Structure in Meskwaki

    Authors:

    • Paul Morris (University of Iowa)
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Imperial D
Speech Perception

Presented Abstracts:

  1. The Social Component of Phonetic Recalibration in Speech Perception

    Authors:

    • Seung Kyung Kim (Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, LPL, Aix-en-Provence, France)
    • Sunwoo Jeong (Stanford University)
    • James Sneed German (Aix Marseille Univ, CNRS, LPL, Aix-en-Provence, France)
  2. The effect of tone language learning on perceptual cue−weighting strategies for stop contrasts

    Authors:

    • Sang-Im Lee-Kim (National Chiao Tung University)
  3. Discrimination Experiments show Pitch Accents are not Perceived Categorically.

    Authors:

    • Amelia E. Kimball (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  4. Sonority bias in Rugao disyllabic syllable contraction

    Authors:

    • Chenchen Xu (Michigan State University)
    • Yen-Hwei Lin (Michigan State University)
    • Karthik Durvasula (Michigan State University)
  5. Investigating a possible “musician advantage” for speech-in-speech perception: The role of f0 separation

    Authors:

    • Michelle Cohn (University of California, Davis)
  6. ERP Evidence for Late Pitch/Voice Interaction

    Authors:

    • Sara Catlin (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • John E. Drury (Stony Brook University)
    • Ellen Broselow (State University of New York at Stony Brook)
    • Marie K. Huffman (Stony Brook University)
  7. What motivates High Vowel Deletion in Québec French: Foot structure or tonal profile?

    Authors:

    • Natália Brambatti Guzzo (McGill University)
    • Heather Goad (McGill University)
    • Guilherme D. Garcia (McGill University)
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Savoy
Sentence Processing

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Interpretations of VP anaphora through reference to salient events

    Authors:

    • KANAN BENJAMIN LUCE (University of California, Berkeley)
    • Jeffrey Geiger (University of Chicago)
    • Christopher Kennedy (University of Chicago)
    • Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)
  2. Integration of top-down and bottom-up information in online interpretations of scalar adjectives

    Authors:

    • Sadie Dix (University of Rochester)
    • Cameron Morgan (University of Rochester)
    • Rebecca Lawrence (University of Rochester)
    • Chigusa Kurumada (University of Rochester)
  3. Expectations about imprecise language use are speaker-dependent

    Authors:

    • Christina S. Kim (University of Kent at Canterbury)
    • Vilde Reksnes (University of Kent at Canterbury)
  4. Possession type affects resolution of possessive pronouns in English VP ellipsis

    Authors:

    • Jesse Storbeck (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  5. Effects of grammatical roles and topicality on Vietnamese referential form production

    Authors:

    • Binh Ngo (University of Southern California)
    • Elsi Kaiser (University of Southern California)
  6. Spanish-English bilinguals’ sensitivity to Spanish island violations: A pupillometry study

    Authors:

    • Ian Phillips (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Christen N. Madsen II (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Gita Martohardjono (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
    • Richard G. Schwartz (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  7. Grammatical Weight and Information Structure in Hindi Finite Relative Clauses

    Authors:

    • Adriana Molina-Munoz (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Murano Garden Salon
Experimental Approaches

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Cross-Linguistic Structural Priming in Spanish-English Bilinguals: Effects of Exposure to L2 English on Processing Illicit L1 Structures in Spanish

    Authors:

    • Ian Phillips (The Graduate Center, CUNY)
  2. Is there a phonological bias in implicit learning of allomorphy?

    Authors:

    • Katya Pertsova (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
    • Misha Becker (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  3. Root-letter priming in Maltese visual word recognition

    Authors:

    • Jonathan Geary (University of Arizona)
    • Adam Ussishkin (University of Arizona)
  4. The realization of recipients of dative verbs in Korean: A stochastic Optimality-Theoretic Analysis

    Authors:

    • Hanjung Lee (Sungkyunkwan University)
    • Seoyeon Jang (Sungkyunkwan University)
  5. People perceive gender in morphemes of English pseudowords

    Authors:

    • Jeremy Needle (Northwestern University)
    • Janet Pierrehumbert (University of Oxford)
  6. Gender bias in linguistics textbooks: Has anything changed since Macaulay & Brice (1997)?

    Authors:

    • Katharina Pabst (University of Toronto)
    • Paola Cépeda (Stony Brook University)
    • Hadas Kotek (New York University)
    • Kristen Syrett (Rutgers University)
    • Katharine Donelson (University at Buffalo)
    • Miranda McCarvel (University of Utah)
  7. Processing information focus in bilingual Spanish

    Authors:

    • Bradley Hoot (DePaul University)
    • Tania Leal (University of Nevada, Reno)
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Envoy
Semantics

Presented Abstracts:

  1. Decomposing Color Terms in Potawatomi

    Authors:

    • Mythili Menon (Wichita State University)
  2. A compositional morphosemantic analysis of exclusivity in Ch'ol

    Authors:

    • Carol-Rose Little (Cornell University)
    • Mia Wiegand (Cornell University)
  3. Individual nouns, substance nouns, and plurality in a classifier language

    Authors:

    • Virginia Dawson (University of California, Berkeley)
  4. Event Structure Markings in Sign Language and Gesture

    Authors:

    • Natasha Abner (University of Michigan)
    • Ryan King (New York University)
  5. Mandarin Chinese sentence final de as a marker of private evidence

    Authors:

    • Hooi Ling Soh (University of Minnesota)
  6. Parenthetical "I'm telling you" as a marker of private evidence

    Authors:

    • Brian Reese (University of Minnesota)
    • Hooi Ling Soh (University of Minnesota)
  7. Identifying the role of expletive negation in Spanish hasta-clauses

    Authors:

    • Paola Cepeda (Stony Brook University)
When: Sun, Jan 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Where: Venezia Garden Salon
Syntax II

Presented Abstracts:

  1. A compositional approach to conjunct agreement in Turkish

    Authors:

    • Yilmaz Koylu (Indiana University, Bloomington)
  2. Crow has no incorporation

    Authors:

    • Chris Golston (California State University, Fresno)
    • John Boyle (California State University, Fresno)
    • Lewis Gebhart (Northeastern Illinois University)
  3. Covert Reflexive Argument in Relational Nouns

    Authors:

    • Hezao Ke (University of Michigan)
    • Acrisio Pires (University of Michigan)
  4. Obligatory Dative Clitic-doubling of Type III Experiencers in Bulgnaiṡ

    Authors:

    • Edward Rubin (University of Utah)
  5. Resolving Subject Doubling in Colloquial Finnish via Chain Resolution

    Authors:

    • Sabrina T. Grimberg (Stanford University)
  6. A syntactic universal in a contact language: The story of Singlish already

    Authors:

    • Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine (National University of Singapore)