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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics

UConn @ NELS

Published on October, 2 2014 at 11:01am

NELS 45 takes place at MIT Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2014.

UConn will be represented through the following talks..

  • Ava Creemers, Jan Don (UvA), Paula Fenger (UConn): Stress and categorial flexibility of affixes as a consequence of morphological structure -
  • Kathryn Davidson (Yale; Posdoc UConn 2013-4): Action role shift as classifier predicate: An alternative to supermonsters. 
  • Kathryn Davidson (Yale; Postdoc UConn 2013-4), Deanna Gagne (UConn): Context made visible: On the structure of quantified noun phrases
  • Yuta Sakamoto (UConn): Disjunction as a new diagnostic for (argument) ellipsis
  • Aida Talić (UConn): Syntactic mobility of the host and accent shift to proclitics
  • Lauren Winans, Nina Hyams,
    Jessica Rett (UCLA), Laura Kalin (UConn): Children’s comprehension of syntactically encoded evidentiality
  • Susi Wurmbrand (UConn): Restructuring cross-linguistically

.. and posters:

  • Kadir Gokgoz (UConn): How to license directionality in American Sign Language
  • Pete Smith, Beata Moskal (UConn), Jungmin Kang (W.U.S.L.; UConn PhD 2014), Ting Xu, Jonathan Bobaljik (UConn): Pronominal suppletion: Case and number
  • Adrian Stegovec (UConn): Now you PCC me, now you don’t: Slovenian clitic-switch as a repair for person-case effects
  • Abigail Thornton (UConn): Phonological effects at the edges of morphological domains in Isthmus Zapotec