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University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Linguistics

Huskies at LSA 2017

Published on January, 9 2017 at 12:35am

Eight UConn linguists gave presentations at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, held in Austin, Texas, January 6-8.

Emma Nguyen (with Lisa Pearl) gave a talk titled "Do you really mean it? Linking lexical semantic profiles and age of acquisition for the English passives".

Aida Talić gave a talk titled "Syntactic limits on high-tone spreading".

Claire Moore-Cantwell co-organized a symposium on "Learning Lexical Specifity in Phonology", which included a talk by her titled "Concurrent learning of the lexicon and phonology."

Tammy Stark gave two talks: "Caribbean Northern Arawak subgrouping: lexical phylogenetics and comparative morphology", and "Caribbean Northern Arawak nominalization and alignment."

Corina Goodwin and Diane Lillo-Martin gave a talk titled "Modality effects on English morpheme accuracy by deaf and hearing bimodal bilinguals."

Gísli Harðarson presented a poster titled "Compound formation".

Jungmin Kalng presented a poster (with Lan Kim) titled "Case/postposition alternation in motion verb constructions in Korean."