Huskies at LSA 2017
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".