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Events in 2013

 

LARC Meetings

 

Date

Title

Presenter

Place

Saturday 9:00 am to 6 pm
April 6

UUSLAW (UMass, UConn, Smith Language Acquisition Workshop

See Program

Smith College Union, Rm 204

Monday 12:00
March 25

"Implicature for Plurals in Child Grammar"

Terue Miyashita

Partee Rm 301

Monday 12:00
March 11

"Experimental considerations for Gender Constraints in L2 Acquisition"

"Implicit clauses and (apparent) partial movement in child English"

Andie Faber


Michael Clauss

Partee Rm 301

Monday 12:00
March 4

"Acquisition of Each/every and Event Separation"

Rama Novogrodsky/ Seth Cable/ Tom Roeper

Partee Rm 301

Monday 12:00
February 25

Attempts to create a language disorders test for Roma children (based on the DELV project)

Hristo Kyuchukov

Partee Rm 301

Monday 12:00
February 11

"How bilingual Yudja speakers (Tupi; Brazil) perceive quantities in their second language (Brazilian Portuguese)"

Suzi Lima

Partee Rm 301

Monday 12:00 January 28

Tom Roeper: LSA Fellow Election Toast and Roast

"Agentivity, affectedness, and 'target-state' passives in
acquisition"*: Work in progress.

Various


Jeremy Hartman

Partee Rm 301

 

 

Conferences and External Events

 

Date

Title

Presenter

Place

May 27-29

Language Impairment in Monolingual and Blingual Society

Barbara Pearson

Krakow, Poland

April 18-20

Society for Research in Child Development

Rama Novogrodsky
Barbara Pearson

Seattle WA

March 21-23

Cuny Sentence Processing Conference

Jeremy Hartman (co-author)

Columbia SC

March 21-23

ASL Bilingual Summit

Barbara Pearson

Austin TX

March 19

American Association for Applied Linguistics

Maria Gurrero-Garcia

Dallas, TX

March 14

German Society for Language (Keynote)

Tom Roeper

Pottsdam, Germany

March 8

SE New England Regional Dual Language Conference (Hosted by Mass Ass for Biling Ed (MABE)

Barbara Pearson (with Lissa Pierce Bonifaz)

Dever-McCormack School (Boston)

 

 

Events in 2012

 

LARC Meetings

 

Date

Title

Presenter

Place

November 10

UUSLAW (UMass, UConn, Smith Language Acquisition Workshop

Math Lounge

Monday 12:00
November 12

First and Second Order Complementation: New Experimental Directions

Athulya Aravind

Herter 301

Monday 12:00
November 5

The Syntax of Zero in African American Relative Clauses

Walter Sistrunk

Herter 301

Monday 12:00
October 15

Spanish L2 speakers and wh- island constraints: experimental ideas

Maria Turrero

Herter 301

Monday 12:00
October 1

Age effects and the acquisition of recursive possessives in Wapichana
Updates on our collaboration with Brazilian partners and the 2013's conference at UFRJ

Luiz Amaral
Tom Roeper

Herter 301

Monday 12:00
September 24

(1) Recursion in second language acquisition
(2) Wh clauses in polar questions

(1) Jon Nelson
(2) Michael Clauss

Herter 301

Monday 12:00
September 17

Inalienable possession: differences between body-part names and relationship names in English and Brazilian Portuguese

Fernanda Mendes (UNICAMP)

Herter 301

Monday 12:00
September 10

When it’s Not an Option: Probing the limits of variation in possessive marking in child African American English through multi-method research

Tracy Conner

Herter 301

Monday 5:15
April 9

Experimental ideas to test recursion and verb morphology in Wapichana

Luiz Amaral

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
April 2

Inalienable possession: possessor's plurality effects and determiner status

Fernanda Mendes (UNICAMP)

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
March 12

(1) A Spanish oral learner corpus for learner language research

(2) Processing of causative alternation structures by Karaja/Portuguese bilinguals

(1) Leornardo Campillos Llanos (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
(2) Marcus Maia (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
February 13

(1) Experimental ideas on event and indirect causatives
(2) Codeswitching as a possible diagnostic in SLI

(1) Gustavo Freire
(2) Joel Walters (Bar Ilan Univ.)

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
January 30

A test of children's knowledge of A-chains: Preschoolers learning Spanish verbs with se

Barbara Pearson (Miren Hodgson)

Partee Room

 

 

Events on Campus

 

 

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Conferences and External Events

 

Date

Title

Place

October 18-21, 2012

Second Language Research Forum

University of Pittsburgh,
Carnegie Mellon University

January 23-25, 2013

Structural Changes in Heritage Languages Workshop

Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands