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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics

UGLR7 Sunday

Published on December, 2 2017 at 5:56pm

The 7th UConn Linguistics Graduate Roundtable (ULGR VII) will be held this Sunday, Dec. 3rd in Oak 112: 



10:00-10:25 Coffee & Light Breakfast 

10:25-10:30 Opening Remarks 

10:30-12:00 Session 1 

10:30-10:55 Shuyan Wang Classifiers always occur with numerals in Mandarin 

10:55-11:20 Yoshiki Fujiwara What does the acquisition of ellipsis tell us? 

11:20-11:45 Lily Kwok Instrumental classifiers in American Sign Language (ASL): a Distributed Morphology (DM) perspective 

11:45-12:45 Lunch Break 

12:45-1:50 Session 2 

12:45-1:10 Christiane Müller Relative clause islands and finiteness 

1:10-1:35 Brendan Sugrue Modal affix ordering and the root/epistemic distinction . 

1:35-2:00 Paula Fenger & Gísli Harðarson No cursing this year. On linking morphemes in Dutch 

2:00-2:20 Coffee Break 

2:20-3:50 Session 3 

2:20-2:45 Shengyun Gu TBA 

2:45-3:10 Teru Mizuno A new unified account of Japanese passives: the origin of affectedness 

3:10-3:35 Muyi Yang Possessor raising in Mandarin unaccusatives 

3:35-3:55 Coffee Break 

3:55-5:10 Session 4 

3:55-4:20 Sabine Laszakovits Autosegmental tiers in syntax 

4:20-4:45 Nic Schrum You can’t be Serial-us! Serial Verb Constructions in Bislama