PLA Symposium 2014
Experimental Methods in Linguistics
March 28 - 29 (Fri - Sat), Matthews Hall Room 304 (map)
Keynote speaker: Dr. Gregory Ward, Professor of Linguistics at Northwestern University
Keynote title: A Pragmatic Analysis of a Focus-Indicating Modal: That would be would
The 9th PLA Student Symposium endeavours to provide undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctorate researchers from various linguistic fields an opportunity to interact with those both inside and outside their respective disciplines.
The Symposium General Session, which will be held on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, spotlights original research by students in various fields informed by linguistic theory. In addition to the General Session, on Saturday we will also host a Special Session, the theme of which will be Experimental Methods in Linguistics. The Special Session will begin with a Keynote Address by our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Gregory Ward of Northwestern University. The title of Dr. Ward's speech is 'A Pragmatic Analysis of a Focus-Indicating Modal: That would be would'.
We really appreciate it if you could register by March 27.
Program and Schedule:
Abstracts and slides will be available soon. Click here for a printer-friendly version of the program: [PDF]
March 28th, Friday
|3:00 - 3:30PM||Reception / Registration|
|3:30 - 4:00PM||A Constructional Account of the Close Apposition in English||Park, Seulkee and Kim, Jong-Bok (Kyung Hee University)|
|4:00 - 4:30PM||Anaphors vs. pronouns: differences at the numeration||Gallar Sanchez, Carmen (ILLA- CSIC)|
|4:30 - 4:45PM||Break|
|4:45 - 5:15PM||The German Perfect as an Emergent Structure||Concu, Valentina (Purdue University)|
|5:15 - 5:45PM||Comparing the Results of Analyzing Learner Corpora Using Multiple Annotation Systems||Benzschawel, Eric (Indiana University- Bloomington)|
March 29th, Saturday
|8:00 - 8:30AM||Reception / Registration|
|8:30 - 9:00AM||Perfective Gerund Complement Constructions in Ecuadorian Spanish of the Andes||Vela, Alejandra (Purdue University)|
|9:00 - 9:30AM||The Obligatory Object Shifting in Mandarin Light Verb Construction||Long, Yanyu (Purdue University)|
|9:30 - 9:45AM||Break|
|9:45 - 10:15AM||The Role of Input in Young Children's Production in Onset and Coda Positions||Wang, Yuanyuan (Purdue University)|
|10:15 - 10:45AM||The Case of the Thirteen Camels: Eyetracking data show that contrary to phonological theory listeners prefer stress clash patterns to stress-shifted alternatives||Kimball, Amelia and Watson, Duane (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)|
|10:45 - 11:00AM||Break|
|11:00 - 11:30AM||A unified semantic analysis of classifiers and reduplication across nominal and verbal domains||Lam, Charles (Purdue University)|
|11:30 - 12:00PM||"Sounds Feminine" vs. Feminine Sounds: Perceived Iconicity in Gendered Product Names||Osterhaus, Ellen (Purdue University)|
|12:00 - 1:00PM||Break|
|1:00 - 2:30PM||Keynote speech||Gregory Ward (Northwestern University)|
|2:30 - 2:45PM||Break|
|2:45 - 3:15PM||The effects of pitch on categorical perception of Korean stops as a second language||Park, Ho Eun (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee)|
|3:15 - 3:45PM||The (Statistical) Power of Amazon Mechanical Turk||Kimball, Amelia (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign)|
|3:45 - 4:15PM||Toward a prenominal Syntax? A brief look at statistical alternations||Schenkoske, Laurel (University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee)|
Join us on Friday and Saturday evening for dinner!
Friday: Scotty's Brewhouse
Saturday: Bruno's Big O's Sports Room
Click here for a flyer with restaurant details and directions.