UConn Linguists at the LSA Annual Meeting

The 94th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America took place January 2nd-5th in New Orleans and UConn linguistics was well represented at the conference with talks by:

  • Corina Goodwin and Diane Lillo-Martin. Cross-linguistic influence in the morphological development of preschool-aged ASL-English bilinguals
  • Si Kai Lee. Tenselessness in Singlish: Lost in contact
  • Yoshiki Fujiwara. Licensing of Matrix Questions in Japanese and Its Implications
  • Diane Lillo-Martin, Ronice Müller de Quadros, Jonathan D. Bobaljik, Deanna Gagne (Phd 2017, UConn Psychology, now at Gallaudet University), Lily Kwok (MA 2019), Sabine Laszakovits, Marilyn Mafra, and Susanne Wurmbrand. Constraints on Code-blending: Evidence from Acceptability Judgments
  • Aida Talić (PhD 2017, now at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Syntactic complexity of Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian(BCS) long-form adjectives and their tone
  • Gísli Rúnar Harðarson (PhD 2017, now at University of Iceland). A unified approach to domains in word- and phrase level phonology
  • Elena Koulidobrova (PhD 2012, now at Central Connecticut State University) and Nedelina Ivanova. Acquisition of Phonology in Child Icelandic Sign Language: Some unique findings

… and posters by:

  • Christos Christopoulos and Stanislao Zompi. Weakening Case Containment: an argument from default allomorphs
  • Emma Nguyen. The predictive power of lexical semantics on the passive behavior in young children
  • Kathryn Montemurro, Molly Flaherty, Marie Coppola, Susan Goldin-Meadow, and Diane Brentari. The role of animacy and location in spatial modulation in two sign languages
  • Diane K Brentari, Rabia Ergin, Pyeong Whan Cho, Ann Senghas, Marie Coppola. How quickly does phonology emerge in a “village” vs. “community” sign language?

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