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Talks by Our Linguists

Posted in 2011-10 Oct, 3 WhoWhat by The Editor on October 25, 2011

Upcoming Talks:

Arunachalam, Sudha, Syrett, Kristen, & Waxman, Sandra R.  Can adverbs call attention to manner of motion for 2-year-olds learning verbs?  Boston University Conference on Language Development from November 4–6.

Syrett, Kristen, Baker, Hannah, Kalkstein, Ariana, & Musolino, Julien.  Let’s disambiguate sentences together: What children know about the semantics of ‘together’, and where pragmatics steps in.  Boston University Conference on Language Development from November 4–6.

This talk presents work based on Kristen’s ongoing collaboration with Julien Musolino in Psychology and features two Rutgers undergraduates as coauthors. Hannah Baker was awarded a travel grant from SAS and a Paula Menyuk travel award from the conference to attend. This is quite an honor for an undergrad, since acceptance of talks to BUCLD is highly competitive. Congratulations, Hannah!

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Aaron Braver.  The perception of incompletely neutralized /d/ and /t/ flaps in American English (poster).  North East Linguistic Society 42 (NELS), Toronto, Canada, November 11–13.

Todor Koev.  On the grounding status and the effect on temporal structure of appositive relative clauses.  North East Linguistic Society 42 (NELS), Toronto, Canada, November 11–13.

Peter Staroverov.  Transitional vowels without gesture sharing: an acoustic study of Russian clusters.  North East Linguistic Society 42 (NELS), Toronto, Canada, November 11–13.

Teresa Torres Bustamante.  Mirativity as Tense/Aspect Displacement.  North East Linguistic Society 42 (NELS), Toronto, Canada, November 11–13.

Hara, Yurie, Shigeto Kawahara and Yuli Feng.  Emphatic stress as epistemic conflict: A case study of Mandarin Chinese.  Logic and Engineering of Natural Language Semantics 8, Takamatsu (Japan), December 1–2.

Shigeto Kawahara.  Lyman’s Law is active in loan and nonce words: Evidence from judgment studies.  International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology 2011, Kyoto University, December 10.

Kingston, John and Shigeto Kawahara.  The phonological consequences of geminate phonetics.  International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology 2011, Kyoto University, December 11.  (A keynote address)

Recent Talks:

Jane Grimshaw.  The place of slifting in the complement system of English.  GIST 3 (Generative Initiatives in Syntactic Theory), Universiteit Gent, May 2011.

Shigeto Kawahara.  The role of spectral continuity and amplitude drop in the perception of length contrasts.  University of California, Santa Cruz, Linguistics Undergraduate Research Conference, Distinguished Alumnus Address, June 3.

Shigeto Kawahara.  Japanese loanword devoicing: A review.  Nihon Oninron Gakkai Forum, Doshisha University, August 25.  (A keynote address)

Hara, Yurie, Yuli Feng and Shigeto Kawahara.  The prosody of epistemic implicature in Mandarin Chinese Yes-no questions.  Experimental and Theoretical Advances in Prosody (ETAP) 2.  Montréal, September 24.

Jane Grimshaw.  The place of slifting in the complement system of English.  University of Maryland, October 2011.

Crystal Akers.  Paradigmatic equality.  Northeast Computational Phonology Circle (NECPhon5), Yale University, October 15.

Bruce Tesar.  Expressing (most of) phonotactic knowledge as contrast.  Northeast Computational Phonology Circle (NECPhon5), Yale University, October 15.

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