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Achievements


Publications
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Recent Publications

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

2017
Alok, Deepak and Dayal, Veneeta. (forthcoming). Scope marking at the syntax-semantics interface. Oxford Research Encyclopedia.

Sağ, Yağmur. (in press). Verbal head incorporation in Turkish. In the Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 12). MITWPL.

Sağ, Yağmur. (in press). Complex predication via phrasal adjunction to a head category. In the Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL). Casscadilla Proceedings Project.

Sağ, Yağmur. (in press). Person agreement in the Denizli Dialect (DD) of Turkish. In the Proceedings of Workshop on Altaic Formal Languages (WAFL 10). MITWPL.

2016
Alok, Deepak. (2016). The syntax of split: The case of Hindi and Magahi. In Mythili Menon and Saurov Syed (ed.), proceedings of the 6th Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages (FASAL) (pp. 53-61).

2015
Gor, Vera, and Syrett, Kristen. (2015). Picking up after sloppy children: What pronouns reveal about children's analysis of English comparative constructions. In Elizabeth Grillo and Kyle Jepson (eds.),  Proceedings of the 39th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) (pp. 191-203). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Sağ, Yağmur. (2015). The spell-out of combined predicate structures in Turkish: A nano-syntactic analysis. Ankara Papers in Turkish and Turkic Linguistics. TURKOLOGICA:103 (pp. 202-215). Harrassowitz Verlag. Wiesbaden.

2014
Bajaj, Vandana. (2014). Hii at the semantics-pragmatics interface. In Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 31. Cascadilla Press.

Bajaj, Vandana, Viviane Déprez, and Julien Musolino. (2014). The Question Under Discussion and its Role in Scopal Ambiguity Resolution. In Andrea Beltrama, Tasos Chatzikonstantinou, Jackson L. Lee, Mike Pham, and Diane Rak (eds.), Proceedings of the 48th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS). Chicago, IL: Chicago Linguistic Society.

Barros, Matthew. (2014). A non-repair approach to island sensitivity in contrastive TP ellipsis. In Proceedings of the 48th annual meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS), 61-75. Chicago IL: Chicago Linguistic Society

Dvorak, Vera. (2014). Case assignment, aspect, and (non-)expression of patients: a study of the internal structure of Czech verbal nouns. In Olga Spevak (ed.), Noun valency, 89-111. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Iacoponi, Luca (2014). Tone-TBU Disparity in Three Phonologies of Cantonese. In Supplemental Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting on Phonology. UMass, Amherst.

Li, Haoze and Law, Jess. (2014). Generalized focus intervention. In Todd Snider (Ed.), Proceedings of the 24th Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) Conference, 473-493.

Li, Haoze, and Jess Law. (2014). Focus intervention: a quantificational approach. In Jyoti Iyer and Leland Kusmer (eds.), Proceedings of the 44th North East Linguistic Society (NELS), 273-287. GLSA.

Moyer, Morgan, Harrigan, Kate, Hacquard, Valentine, and Lidz, Jeffrey. (2014). 2-year-olds' comprehension of pronouns. Online proceedings of Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD) 39. 

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2013

Barros, Matthew. (2013). Harmonic sluicing: which remnant/correlate pairs work and why? In Todd Snider (ed), Proceedings of the 23rd meeting of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT), 295-315. Ithica NY: Cornell University. http://elanguage.net/journals/salt/article/view/23.295

Braver, Aaron (2013). Perception of incompletely neutralized /d/ and /t/ Flaps in American English. In Proceedings of North East Linguistics Society (NELS) 42, 93-104. GLSA.

Kawahara, Shigeto and Braver, Aaron (2013). The Phonetics of Emphatic Vowel Lengthening in Japanese. Open Journal of Modern Linguistics 3(2), 141-148.

Linares, Carlo. (2013). On the relations between agreement and movement: No EPP in the MAC. In Proceedings of NELS 42.

Marotta, Giovanna, Iacoponi, Luca, and Idone, Alice. (2013). Asymmetries between perception and production. Pitch and length in two varieties of Italian (Pisan and Crotonese). SliFo, 10, 183-218.

Staroverov, Peter. (2013). Sonorant extension, transitional vowels, and gesture sharing: an acoustic study of Russian clusters. In Proceedings of Northeast Linguistic Society (NELS) 42, 189-202. GLSA.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2013). Mirativity as tense/aspect displacement. In Proceedings of North East Linguistics Society (NELS) 42, 231-244. GLSA.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2013). Real time and real aspect in mirativity. In Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 22, 347-364. eLanguage.

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2012

Barros, Matthew. (2012). Sluiced fragments: another puzzle involving ellipsis and islands. In Donati, Caterina and Orin Percus (eds), Snippets 25, 5-6.

Koev, Todor. (2012). On the information status of appositive relative clauses. In Post-proceedings of the Amsterdam Colloquium 18.

Xu, Beibei. (2012). Nandao-questions as a special kind of rhetorical question. In A. Chereches (ed.), Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT) 22, 508-526.

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2011
Barros, Matthew & Vicente, Luis. (2011). Right-node raising requires both ellipsis and multi-domination. In University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC). Philadelphia, PA: Penn Linguistics Club.

Bennett, Will, Akinbiyi, Akinlabi & Connell,Bruce. (2011). Two subject asymmetries in Defaka focus constructions. In J. Choi, E. A. Hogue, J. Punske, D. Tat, J. Schertz, and A. Trueman (eds.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 29, 294-302.

Braver, Aaron. (2011). Incomplete Neutralization in American English Flapping: A Production Study. In University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC). Philadelphia, PA: Penn Linguistics Club.

Denzer-King, Ryan. (2011). Hans C. Boas, The Life and Death of Texas German (book note). Language in Society, 40, 393-394

Denzer-King, Ryan & Crippen, James. (2011). Tlingit Loanword Adaptation. Working Papers in Athabaskan Languages, (Alaska Native Language Center Working Papers 9), 155-164.

Dvorak, Vera. (2011). Inherent Case and locality requirement: evidence from ditransitives and their nominalizations. In University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC). Philadelphia, PA: Penn Linguistics Club.

Koev, Todor. (2011). Evidentiality and Temporal Distance Learning. In Proceedings of SALT 21.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2011). Symmetrical objecthood in Panoan languages. In University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics 17: Proceedings of the 34th Annual Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC). Philadelphia, PA: Penn Linguistics Club.

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2010
Barros, Matthew. (2010). Sluicing and the Brazilian Portuguese Null Copula. In P. Staroverov, D. Altshuler, A. Braver, C. Fasola and S. Murray (eds.), Rutgers Working Papers in Linguistics (RuWPL), 3, 64-91. New Brunswick, NJ: LGSA.

Denzer-King, Ryan. (2010). A Preliminary Look at Restricted Counting in Proto-Salish. Papers for ICSNL XLIV and ICSNL XLV (University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics 27), 155-170.

Dvorak, Vera. (2010). On the syntax of ditransitive verbs in Czech. In Proceedings of Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL) 18: The Second Cornell Meeting 2009. Ann Arbor, MI: Michigan Slavic Publications, 161-177.

Dvorak, Vera. (2010). Voicing assimilation in Czech. In P. Staroverov, D. Altshuler, A. Braver, C. Fasola and S. Murray (eds.), Rutgers Working Papers in Linguistics, 3. New Brunswick, NJ: LGSA, Rutgers University, 115-144.

Koev, Todor. (2010). Definiteness as Agreement: Evidence from Bulgarian. In M. B. Washburn, K. McKinney-Bock, E. Varis, A. Sawyer, and B. Tomaszewicz (eds.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 28, 133-141.

Perkins, Jeremy & Lee, Seunghun (2010). Korean Affricates and Consonant-Tone Interaction. In Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL). MIT Working Papers in Linguistics.

Staroverov, Peter & Kavitskaya, Darya. (2010). When an interaction is both opaque and transparent: The paradox of fed counterfeeding. Phonology, 27, 255-288.

Staroverov, Peter. (2010). Too-many-solutions and Reference to Position in Serial OT. Jon Stevens (ed.), UPenn Working Papers in Linguistics 16.

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2009
Bennett, Will. Bruce Connell (2009). The Defaka-Ijo Relationship Revisited. In Proceedings of the 6th World Congress for African Languages (WOCAL 6), August, Cologne.

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Awards and Grants

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

2017
Chen, Yi-Hsun. Mellon Year Dissertation Fellowship.
Delbusso, Natalie. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Shih, Shu-hao. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Sağ, Yağmur. Mellon Summer Research Grant.

2016
Alok, Deekak. Mellon Summer Research Grant.

2015
Bhadra, Diti. Graduate School Special Study Award.
Liu, Mingming. Mellon Dissertation Year Fellowship.
Atlamaz, Ümit. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Delbusso, Natalie. Mellon Summer Research Grant. 

2014
Bajaj, Vandana. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Sağ, Yağmur. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Selvanathan, Naga. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Xu, Beibei. Mellon Summer Research Grant.

2013 
Barros, Matthew. Mellon Year Dissertation Fellowship.
Bhadra, Diti. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
McManus, Hope. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Xu, Beibei. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Bajaj, Vandana. Women in Science Research Award (conference travel grant).

2012
Koev, Todor.  Mellon Year Dissertation Fellowship.
Torres Bustamante, Teresa. Mellon Year Dissertation Fellowship.
Dvorak, Vera. Mellon summer research grant.

2011
Linares, Carlo. Mellon Year Dissertation Fellowship.

Braver, Aaron. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Koev, Todor. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Staroverov, Peter. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Perkins, Jeremy. Mellon Summer Research Travel Grant.

2010
Linares, Carlo. Mellon Year Dissertation Fellowship.
Braver, Aaron. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Perkins, Jeremy. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Staroverov, Peter. Mellon Summer Research Grant.

2009
Linares, Carlo. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Perkins, Jeremy. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Staroverov, Peter. Mellon Summer Research Grant.
Torres Bustamante, Teresa. Mellon Summer Research Grant.

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Recent Presentations

2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

 

2015
Akinlabi, Akinbiyi, and Iacoponi, Luca. (2015). Kalabari harmony re-visited. Applied Linguistics Laboratory, Texas A&M University, March 12.

Akinlabi, Akinlabiyi, and Iacoponi, Luca (2015). Parasitic harmonies and surface correspondence. Talk presented at the 46th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. University of Oregon, Eugene.

Atlamaz, Ümit. (2015). Merging modifiers of an NP before its arguments. Talk presented at West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 33. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, March 27-29.

Bajaj, Vandana, and Syrett, Kristen. (2015). Admitting -hii to the Exclusive Club. Talk presented at Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages (FASAL) 5, Yale University, April 11-12.

Bajaj, Vandana, and Syrett, Kristen. (2015). hii: Modality meets exclusivity. Talk presented at the Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC) 39, University of Pennsylvania, March 20-22, 2015.

Barros, Matthew, and Luis Vicente. (2015). A Remnant Condition on Ellipsis. Presented at the 33rd meeting of the West Coast Conference in Formal Linguistics (WCCFL), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, March 27th and at the 38th meeting of Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW), Institut national des langues et civilisations orientales, Paris, April 16th.

Bhadra, Diti. (2015). The syntax of Q-particles in Manipuri wh-questions. Poster presented at Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages (FASAL) 5, Yale University, Connecticut, April 11-12.

Danis, Nick. (2015). Complex segments made simple: Markedness and doubly-articulated stops. Talk presented at the 46th Annual Conference of African Linguistics, Eugene, Oregon, March 26-28.

Dvorak, Vera. (2015). Syntax of generic null objects revisited. Talk presented at the Berkeley Linguistics Society - 41st Annual Meeting. University of Berkeley, February 7-8.

Iacoponi, Luca (2015). Headed agreement by correspondence in Basque disharmonic roots. Poster presented at West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 33. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, March 27-29.

Kinjo, Kunio, and Oseki, Yohei. (2015). Wh-Concord=syntactic movement + morphological merger. Talk presented at the Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC) 39, University of Pennsylvania, March 20-22, 2015.

Moyer, Morgan, Harrigan, Kate, Hacquard, Valentine, and Lidz, Jeffrey. (2015). 2-year-olds track discourse roles through pronominal reference, Talk presented at Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition–North America (GALANA) 6, University of Maryland, Feb 19.

Safir, Kenneth, and Selvanathan, Naga. (2015). Transitive reciprocal constructions and polysemy with reflexives, Talk presented at the 46th Annual Conference of African Linguistics, Eugene, Oregon, March 26-28.

Selvanathan, Naga. (2015). Explaining predicate inversion with a clause-internal FocP. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Portland, Oregon.

Selvanathan, Naga. (2015). Movement to FocP without focus features in copula clauses, Talk presented at the 37th Annual Meeting of the DGfS, Leipzig, Germany.

Selvanathan, Naga. (2015). Reflexive connectivity, reconstruction and the interpretation of chains in Tamil. Talk presented at Formal Approaches to South Asian Languages (FASAL) 5, Yale University, Connecticut, April 11-12.

Selvanathan, Naga. (2015). Specificational copular clauses as inverted predications with a semantics of equation. Talk presented at the Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC) 39, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, March 20-22. 

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2014
Bajaj, Vandana. (2014). Scalar endpoints, rank orderings, and exclusivity in Hindi -hii. Poster presented at the 4th Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), Rutgers University, October 18, 2014.

Barros, Matthew. (2014). Saying things without words – the silent structure of ellipsis. Presented at the 2014 Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science Interdisciplinary Workshop.

Barros, Matthew. (2014). Specificational Subjects and Constraints on Pivots. Presented at RULing IX, Rutgers University.

Dvorak, Vera. (2014). A typology of null direct objects in Czech. Talk presented at Olomouc Linguistics Colloquium 2. Palacky University, Olomouc, June 5-7.

Dvorak, Vera. (2014). Genericke nulove objekty v cestine ['generic null objects in Czech'] (invited talk). Masaryk University, Brno, September 4.

Franchetto, Bruna, Nonato, Rafael, and Souza, Livia C. (2014). Language revitalization across the South Pacific. Talk presented in plenary session at the Foundation for Endangered Languages (FEL) XVIII. Uchinaa. Okinawa, Japan.

Gor, Vera, and Syrett, Kristen. (2014). Picking up after sloppy children: What pronouns reveal about children's analysis of English comparative constructions. Talk presented at the 39th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD), Boston, MA, November 7-9.

Hansen, Sarah. (2014). Contrasting contrast connectives: What we can learn from but, however, and nevertheless. Poster presented at the 4th Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM).

Liu, Mingming. Mandarin dou as an exhaustification operator. (2014). Talk presented at the 4th Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM).

Moyer, Morgan, Harrigan, Kate, Hacquard, Valentine, and Lidz, Jeffrey. (2014). 2-year-olds comprehension of pronouns. Poster presented at the 39th Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD), Boston, MA, November 7-9.

Sağ, Yağmur. (2014). Person agreement in the Denizli dialect of Turkish. Poster presented at the 10th Workshop on Altaic Formal Languages (WAFL), Massachusetts Institute Technology, Cambridge, May 2-4. Winner of the Best Poster Award.

Souza, Livia C. (2014). Non-verbal predication in Yawanawa (Pano). Presented in syntax symposium at the AMAZONICAS International conference. Belém, PA, Brazil.

Staroverov, Peter (2014) Consonant epenthesis is splitting. Talk presented at the Old World Conference in Phonology. Leiden University, Leiden, The Netherlands.

Staroverov, Peter (2014) Is glide insertion always homorganic? Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Minneapolis, MN

Xu, Beibei. (2014). An experimental study on nandao-questions in Mandarin. Talk presented at the 22nd Annual Conference of the IACL & the 26th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL). University of Maryland, May 2-4.

Xu, Billy. (2014). Asking and expecting: What nandao tells us about bias in questions. Poster presented at the 4th Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM)

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2013

Barros, Matthew, Patrick Elliott, and Gary Thoms. (2013). Island evasion explains variability in island repair. Presented at the Manchester Forum in Linguistics (MFiL), University of Manchester, November, and at the Edinburgh Ellipsis Workshop, University of Edinburgh, May.

Barros, Matthew. (2013). Harmonic Sluicing. Presented at the 23rd meeting of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT), University of California at Santa Cruz, May.

Barros, Matthew, Patrick Elliott, and Gary Thoms. (2013). More variation in island repair: the clausal/non-clausal distinction. Presented at the 49th meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society (CLS), University of Chicago, April.

Barros, Matthew, and Jeroen van Craenenbroeck. (2013). Tag questions and ellipsis. Presented at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS), Theme session: Parenthesis and Ellipsis: Cross-Linguistic and Theoretical Perspectives, March.

Braver, Aaron. (2013). Beyond binary: Linguistic contrasts that break the mold. (invited talk). Texas Tech University.

Braver, Aaron and Kawahara, Shigeto. (2013). Incomplete vowel lengthening: Japanese monomoraic lengthening as incomplete neutralization. Talk presented at the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 31. Arizona State University.

Braver, Aaron and Kawahara, Shigeto. (2013). Incomplete Neutralization of Japanese Vowel Length in Monomoraic Nouns. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America. Boston, MA.

Iacoponi, Luca (2013). Tone-TBU disparity in three phonologies of Cantonese. Phonology 2013: An International Research Forum. UMass, Amherst.

Iacoponi, Luca (2013). Positive conspiracy and tonal HopHot: Tone mergers, tone sandhi, and tone change in Cantonese. Poster presented at the 21th International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL 21). National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan.

Iacoponi, Luca, and Cheng, Ken (2013). Historical affix lenition and OT: The case of Yue dialects' diminutive suffix. Talk presented at the 21th International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL 21). National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan.

Li, Haoze, and Jess Law. (2013). Focus intervention effects. Talk presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of North East Linguistic Society (NELS 44). University of Connecticut, Storr.

Li, Haoze, and Jess Law. (2013). Focus intervention effects and the quantificational domain of focus-sensitive operators. Talk presented at Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW) 37. Center for Syntax, Semantics and Phonology, HUB, Brussels, Belgium.

Marotta, Giovanna, Iacoponi, Luca, and Idone, Alice. (2013). Asymmetries between perception and production. Pitch and length in two varieties of Italian (Pisan and Crotonese). SliFo, 10, 183-218.

Staroverov, Peter (2013). Non-homorganic glide insertion. Poster presented at Phonology 1. UMass Amherst. 

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2012
Angelides, Nicholas, Koev, Todor & Kramer, Maxwell. (2012). An experimental investigation of the semantic contribution of appositives. Poster presented at the 2nd Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), University of Maryland, College Park, February 18.

Barros, Mathew. (2012). Else-modification as a diagnostic for pseudosluicing. Poster presented at the 43rd meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS), City University of New York, October.

Barros, Matthew. (2012). Marooned in Silence: Arguments against Island Repair in Ellipsis. Presented at the 48th meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS), University of Chicago, April, and at RULing VII, Rutgers University.

Barros, Matthew. (2012). What questions as a window into N meanings. Poster presented at the 2nd Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), University of Maryland, College Park, February 18.

Dvorak, Vera. (2012). On Dative(s), Accusative and Genitive: Why ditransitives in Slavic are not parallel to ditransitives in English (invited talk). The 6th meeting of the Spring 2012 CUNY Syntax Supper series, CUNY.

Dvorak, Vera. (2012). Case assignment, aspectual properties and (non-)expression of patients: a study on the internal structure of Czech verbal nouns. Talk presented at the Societas Linguistica Europaea 2012 - 45th Annual Meeting. Workshop on Noun Valency. University of Stockholm, August 29 - September 1.

Liu, Mingming. (2012). Obligatory Object Drop as a Case of Covert Topic in Mandarin Chinese. Poster presented at the 2nd Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), University of Maryland, College Park, February 18.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2012). Real tense in mirativity. Talk presented at the 2nd Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), University of Maryland, College Park, February 18.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2012). Real tense and real aspect in mirativity. Poster presented at Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT), University of Chicago, May.

Xu, Beibei. (2012). Nandao Questions as a Special Kind of Rhetorical Question. Poster presented at the 2nd Mid-Atlantic Colloquium on Studies in Meaning (MACSIM), University of Maryland, College Park, February 18. 

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2011

Barros, Matthew. (2011). Something else about exceptives. Presented at RULing VI, Rutgers University.

Bennett, Will, Akinlabi, Akinbiyi, Connell, Bruce & Essien, Inoma. (2011). Word order patterns in Defaka. Talk presented at the 42nd Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL).

Bennett, Will, Connell, Bruce, Koo, Elven & Obikudo, Ebitare. (2011). Question prosody in two Nigerian languages. NINJAL International conference on phonetics and phonology (ICPP), December, National Institute for Japanese and Linguistics, Kyoto.

Braver, Aaron. (2011). The perception of incompletely neutralized /t/ and /d/ flaps in American English. Poster presented at 42nd Annual Meeting of North East Linguistic Society (NELS 42). University of Toronto, November.

Connell, Bruce, Akinlabi, Akinbiyi, and Bennett, Will. (2011). Variation in the acoustic structure of Defaka vowels. Talk presented at the CUNY Conference on the Phonology of Endangered Languages, City University of New York, January 12-14.

Crippen, James, and Denzer-King, Ryan. (2011). Loanword adaptation in coastal Tlingit. CUNY Conference on the Phonology of Endangered Languages, City University of New York.

Denzer-King, Ryan. (2011). The role of animacy in Blackfoot subobviative marking. Talk presented at the Winter Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas, Pittsburgh, PA.

Koev, Todor. (2011). Appositives in Discourse. Poster presented at the 3rd Workshop on Projection, Entailment, Presupposition and Assertion (PEPA), Rutgers University, May 19.

Koev, Todor. (2011). Evidentiality and Temporal Distance Learning. Talk presented at the 21st Semantics and Linguistics Theory (SALT), Rutgers University, May 20-22.

Koev, Todor. (2011). On the Grounding Status of Appositive Relative Clauses. Talk presented at the 18th Amsterdam Colloquium, University of Amsterdam, December 19-21.

Koev, Todor. (2011). Temporal and Grounding Properties of Appositive Relative Clauses. Talk presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS), University of Toronto, November 11-13.

Linares, Carlo. (2011). The EPP-property as an anti-c-command condition. Talk presented at 42nd annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS). Toronto, November 11-13.

Perkins, Jeremy. (2011). Consonant-Tone Interaction and Laryngealization in Thai. Southeast Asian Linguistics Society XXI, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand, May 11-13.

Perkins, Jeremy & Lee, Seunghun. (2011). A tonal study of an endangered language in China. The case of Du'an Zhuang. Talk presented at the CUNY Conference on the Phonology of Endangered Languages, City University of New York, New York, NY, Jan 12-14.

Staroverov, Peter. (2011). Sonorant extension, transitional vowels, and gesture sharing: An acoustic study of Russian clusters. Talk presented at 42nd annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS). University of Toronto, November.

Staroverov, Peter. (2011). Vocalic elements in Russian word-final consonant clusters. (invited talk). NYU Phonetics and Experimental Phonology Lab.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2011). Mirativity as tense/aspect displacement. Poster presented at the 3rd Workshop on Projection, Entailment, Presupposition and Assertion (PEPA), Rutgers University, May 19.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2011). Mirativity as tense/aspect displacement. Talk presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of North East Linguistic Society (NELS 42), University of Toronto, November 11-13.

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2010
Akers, Crystal. (2010). Learning multiple hidden structures. Northeast Computational Phonology Circle (NECPhon 4). UMass-Amherst, October 9.

Barros, Matthew & Vicente, Luis. (2010). A hybrid theory of right-node raising. (invited talk). Syntaxkolloquium, ZAS Berlin, February.

Barros, Matthew, and Vicente, Luis. (2010). Pronominal reference in multi-domination structures. Peculiar Binding Configurations, University of Stuttgart, September.

Barros, Matthew, and Vicente, Luis. (2010). Right-node raising: An eclectic analysis. (invited talk). CUNY Syntax Supper, City University of New York, October.

Barros, Matthew, and Vicente, Luis. (2010). Right-node raising requires both multi-domination and ellipsis. Talk presented at the 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium, University of Pennsylvania, March 20.

Bennett, Will. (2010). Labial palatalization in Zulu: Dissimilation without the OCP. Talk presented at the 18th Manchester Phonology Meeting (MFM), University of Manchester, May.

Bennett, Will. (2010). Subject Asymmetries in Defaka Focus Constructions. (invited talk). CUNY Syntax Supper, City University of New York, May.

Bennett, Will, Connell, Bruce, Akinlabi, Akinbiyi, Essien, Inoma, Obikudo, Ebitare & Ndimele, Ozo-Mekuri. (2010). Language knowledge and use in the Eastern Niger Delta (Nkoroo Town). Talk presented at the 41st Annual Conference in African Linguistics (ACAL), University of Toronto, May.

Braver, Aaron. (2010). Incomplete Neutralization in American English Flapping. Poster presented at LabPhon 12. University of New Mexico, July.

Braver, Aaron. (2010). Is There Incomplete Neutralization in American English Flapping? Poster presented at the Manchester Phonology Meeting 18, University of Manchester, May.

Braver, Aaron. (2010). Incomplete neutralization in American English flapping: A production study. Talk presented at the 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium (PLC). University of Pennsylvania.

Denzer-King, Ryan. (2010). A preliminary look at restricted counting in Proto-Salish. Talk presented at the 45th International Conference on Salish and Neighboring Languages, University of Oregon, June.

Denzer-King, Ryan. (2010). Reduplicated animal names in the plateau linguistic area. Talk presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas (SSILA), Baltimore, MD.

Dvorak, Vera. (2010). Inherent case and locality requirement: Evidence from ditransitive verbs and their nominalizations. Talk presented at the 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania.

Koev, Todor. (2010). Definiteness as Agreement: Evidence from Bulgarian. Talk presented at the 28th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL), University of Southern California, February 19-21.

Koev, Todor. (2010). Evidentiality as a link between speakers, times, and events. Poster presented at MACSIM 1. University of Pennsylvania, April 10.

Staroverov, Peter. (2010). Asymmetrical feature-prosody interaction in harmonic serialism. Talk presented at the 28th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL). University of Southern California.

Torres Bustamante, Teresa. (2010). Symmetrical objecthood in Panoan languages. Talk presented at the 34th Penn Linguistics Colloquium, University of Pennsylvania, March.

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2009

Barros, Matthew. (2009). Co-construal and identity in ellipsis. Presented at RULing IV, Rutgers University.

Barros, Matthew. (2009). Sluicing and the distribution of the Brazilian Portuguese Null Copula. ConSOLE XVIII, Barcelona, December 19.

Bennett, Will. (2009). The distribution and representation of nasal clicks. 45th meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS), April.

Bennett, Will. (2009). Reconsidering Nasality in Nasal Clicks. Presented at the 33rd Penn Linguistics Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania.

Bennett, Will, Connell, Bruce, Akinlabi, Akinbiyi, Ndimele, Ozo-mekuri, Obikudo, Ebitare & Essien, Inoma, (2009). Realizational Differences between Questions and Statements in Defaka. 40th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (ACAL 40), University of Illinois, April.

Braver, Aaron. (2009). Restrictions on DP-Internal Ellipsis in Spanish. Hispanic Linguistics Symposium. San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Denzer-King, Ryan. (2009). Blackfoot Word Order in Uhlenbeck's New Series of Blackfoot Texts. 41st Annual Algonquian Conference, Concordia University, October 30-November 1.

Dvorak, Vera. (2009). Ditransitive verbs in Czech (and elsewhere). Presented at the 18th Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL), Cornell University.

Perkins, Jeremy & Lee, Seunghun. (2009). Korean affricates and consonant-tone interaction. Talk presented at the 6th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, August 29-September 6.

Staroverov, Peter. (2009). Too-many-solutions are reference to position in serial OT. Presented at the 33rd Penn Linguistics Colloquium. University of Pennsylvania.

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