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Events in 2011

 

Language Lab Meetings in 2011

 

Date

Title

Presenter

Place

Monday 5:15
January 31

Issues in the acquisition of DP/NP in English, Japanese and Portuguese as first and second languages

Terue Miyashita
Luiz Amaral

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
February 14

Bare Recursive Possessives in AAE: Insights into variation and a recursive "operation"

Lisa Green
Tom Roeper

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
February 22

The Acquisition of Scope Interaction between a Quantified Noun Phrase and Negation

Akiko Terunuma
(Daito Bunku University)

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
February 28

What are the stages in the acquisition of each and every: From generic to specific or vise versa?

Rama Novogrodsky

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
April 4

(1) The Economy of Encoding and Anaphoric Dependency with Relational Nouns:Evidence from Child Grammar (CLS Practice Talk)
(2) Preterite had production in typically-developing AAE speakers and AAE speakers with specific language impairment

(1) Terue Miyashita
(2) Frances Burns

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
April 25

Adult second language learners' interpretation of medial wh-questions: an example from Spanish

Maria Turrero

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
May 2

(1) ) Economy of Representation and Implicature at DP for plurals
(2) Preliminary data from a survey on quantifier intuitions from speakers of African American English

(1) Terue Miyashita, Tom Roeper
(2) Barbara Pearson

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
September 12

Exploring the Pragmatics of Long-Distance Questions

Magda Oiry

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
September 19

Perception and Causative Verbs and their Acquisition

Gustavo Freire
(University of Campinas)

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
September 26

Descrition of two projects by LARC members:
(1) Bilingualism in Brazilian Indigenous Communities
(2) A New Approach to Preschool Language Assessment

(1) Luiz Amaral
(2) Jill de Villiers

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
October 3

The Acquisition of Possessive Marking in African American English: Testing for Obligatory Genitive 's with N' Ellipsis

Tracy Conner

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
October 24

Two presentations
(1) The Acquisition of "each one/one each"
(2) Distributive and Collective Readings in the Elementary School Mathematics Classroom

(1) Rama Novogrodsky
(2) Barbara Pearson

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
November 7

Past tense probes for AAE-speakers

Frances Burns

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
November 14

A Unification-based Approach to Nominal Agreement in Adult Second Language Grammars

Andie Faber, Luiz Amaral

Partee Room

Monday 5:15
November 14

Modality in Child Tamil

Michael Clauss

Partee Room

 

 

Events on Campus

 

Date

Title

Presenter

Place

Friday 3:00
October 14

Attrition and Incomplete Acquisition in Spanish, Hindi and Romanian as Heritage Languages

Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois)

Herter 301

Saturday 10:00
October 15

Current Trends and Future Directions in Bilingual Acquisition

Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois)

Herter 301

Friday 3:30
October 28

Explaining Syntactic Ergativity

Maria Polinsky (Harvard University)

Machmer E-37

 

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