Talks by Our Linguists

Upcoming Talks

Kristen Syrett. Word by word: Experimental investigations in the acquisition of the lexicon, Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) Conference (invited keynote address), UT-Austin, May 12-16.

Mark Baker. On crosslinguistic variation in structural case assignment across the Altaic languages. The 12th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 12) (invited plenary talk), Central Connecticut State University, May 13.

Mark Baker will be bringing theoretical linguistics to Yakutsk, Russia, from May 26-June 3. First he will give an invited talk at an Altaic Conference hosted there, and then he will give a series of four lectures to the graduate students, in a kind of mini-course.

 

Previous Talks

Mark Baker. On principles and parameters, universals and typology in case and agreement systems. Cambridge Comparative Syntax workshop (CamCOS 5) (invited talk), Cambridge University, May 7, 2016.

Kunio Kinjo. A probe-goal approach to antiagreement and A’-opacity. The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 34, The University of Utah, April 29-May 1.

Kristen Syrett.Levels of Predication in Language Acquisition, University of Connecticut, Storrs, April 1-2.

Kristen Syrett.Collectivity, Distributivity, and Quantification in Language Acquisition, Johns Hopkins University, March 24-25.

Kristen Syrett.Pragmatic reasoning about event reference in children and adults, Penn Common Ground, University of Pennsylvania, March 16.

 

Poster Presentations

Mingming Liu. Exclusive and non-exclusive ONLY in Chinese and English. The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 34, The University of Utah, April 29-May 1.

Shu-hao Shih. Major phrases are binary: evidence from Mandarin flat structure. The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 34, The University of Utah, April 29-May 1.

Yağmur Sağ. Complex predication via phrasal adjunction to a head category. The West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics 34, The University of Utah, April 29-May 1.

 

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