UConn Linguists at the LSA Annual Meeting

The 96th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America is taking place January 6th-9th in Washington, DC and virtually. UConn linguistics will be well represented at the conference with talks by:

  • Si Kai Lee. Movement is Exhausting: Optional wh-fronting in Singlish is not free (in-person)
  • Muyi Yang. The closeness constraint on focus association and the syntax of Q-particles (hybrid)


… and poster presentations by:

  • Yusuke Yagi. Strawson Semantic Value: An explanation for the definite reading in ellipsis (in-person)
  • Pasha Koval and Jon Sprouse. Relative Clause Extraposition in Russian is created by syntactic movement (in-person)
  • Ari Goertzel. The Properties of the -o clitic in Mandinka (online)
  • Shengyun Gu. Combined methods are informative: weak hand spread in Shanghai Sign Language (online)
  • Ivana Jovović. On Discourse Licensing of Coindexed Pronouns in Slavic (online)
  • Hiroaki Saito. Losing a subject, keeping an indirect object
  • Nick Huang (postdoc 2019-2021, now at the National University of Singapore) and Yu’an Yang. How do learners know attitude verbs select what in wh-in situ languages? (online)
  • Zheng Shen (PhD 2018, now at National University of Singapore) and Meghan Lim. Extraction from definite, indefinite, and superlative NPs: An experimental approach