Presentations By Our Linguists

Recently-given talks:

Shinohara, Kazuko and Shigeto Kawahara (2010) Phonetic knowledge and sound symbolism. 3rd UK Cognitive Linguistics Conferences. University of Hertfordshire, UK, July 6th.

Aaron Braver.  Incomplete Neutralization in American English Flapping.  Poster Presentation.  Laboratory Phonology (LabPhon) 12.  (July 8-10).

Prof. Ken Safir presented “The Typology of ‘Movement’ as an Epiphenomenon” at GLOW in Asia VIII on August 14 at the Beijing Language and Culture University, China.

Viviane Deprez delivers her talk in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Viviane Deprez delivers her talk in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Viviane Deprez. Invited Speaker ‘Grammaticalization as feature uninterpretability : the force of cooperation in language evolution.’International Workshop on Grammaticalization.  August 27-28. Universidad Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

‘Specificity effects in L2 determiner acquisition: UG or Pragmatic egocentrism?. H. Guella, V.Deprez, P.Sleeman.  GALANA 4, September 1-3. University of Toronto, Canada.

Maria Bittner.  “Event Algebra and Tenseless Temporality in Chinese”. Dynamics in Semantics, Pragmatics and Logic On the Occasion of Hans Kamp’s 70th Birthday.  September 3-5, 2010. Stuttgart

‘Licensing with Intonation: The case of French wh-in-situ’, Viviane Deprez, Shigeto Kawahara, Kristen Syrett, Natalie Blanc, Kristen Lew, Yevgen Mustafayev. September 17-18. WPSI IV, Workshop on Prosody, Syntax and Information.

Upcoming and recently-accepted talks:

Mark Baker, “Obliqueness” as a component of argument structure in Amharic, Paper to be presented at the workshop on argument structure, University of Toronto, October 1-2, 2010.

Roger Schwarzschild. “Dimensional Adjectives”.  Colloquium at McGill University.  October 1 at 3:30pm.

Mark Baker, On why bare NPs must be adjacent to the verb, paper to be presented at the workshop on Bare Nouns and Genericity, Universite Paris Diderot, Oct 7-8, 2010.

Veneeta Dayal will give a talk on “English FCI: Plurality, Universality and Definiteness” at Yale Linguistics Department Colloquium Series on October 18, 2010.

Coetzee, Andries, Shigeto Kawahara and Amelia Compton (2010) The role of usage frequency in phonological variation. The 41st meeting of North Eastern Linguistic Society. University of Pennsylvania. October 22nd-24th, 2010.

‘What makes pair-lists available? : an experimental approach.  Asya Achimova, Viviane Deprez, Julien Musolino.  NELS 41.  October 22-24.

Veneeta Dayal will be an invited speaker at the Conference on Bantu, Chinese and Romance DPs, University of Leiden, on October 27-29, 2010. She will be speaking on “Bangla Classifiers: Mediating between Kinds and Objects”.

Veneeta Dayal will give a talk on “English FCI: Plurality, Universality and Definiteness” at the Workshop on Alternative-based Semantics in Nantes, France on October 30, 2010.

Jose Camacho.  Keynote speaker at Romania Nova, Campos do Jordão, São Paulo, Brazil. Nov. 2010.

Syrett, Kristen, Lara Greenberg, Shigeto Kawahara and Melanie Kelliher (2011) The acoustic features and perception of children’s clear speech. The 85th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. January 6-9th, 2011.