Chicago will be well-represented at the upcoming Jaunary LSA and SSILA in San Francisco! Congratulations to the following students and faculty for their acceptances!
- Peter Alrenga: Stipulated vs. Asserted Anaphora.
- Adam Baker: Phonology as Compression: Capturing Vowel Harmony.
- Tommy Grano: Predicating gradable adjectives in Mandarin Chinese: Should we posit POS?
- April Grotberg: The prosody of overt case marking in Coptic. (Poster)
- James Kirby: Comparative-induced event measure relations.
- James Kirby and Alan Yu: Morphological paradigm effects on vowel articulation.
- Stefanie Kuzmack: Origin and its connotations: A cline of semantic degrammaticalization.
- Jason Merchant and Jerry Sadock: Case, agreement, and null arguments in Aleut.
- Nassira Nicola: DIRE N’IMPORTE-Q: Evidence for polarity in Quebec Sign Language.
- Alice Lemieux: Evidence from Hindi for Proximity as a Consistent Temporal Relation. (Poster)
- Susan Rizzo: Harmonic Grammar and Grandfather Effects: A New Approach to an Old Problem. (Poster)
- Eleni Staraki: Turkish Loanwords in Greek: A New Framework of Loanword Theory. (Poster)
- Morgan Sondereger: Rhyme graphs, sound change, and perceptual similarity.
- Morgan Sondereger and Alan Yu: A rational account of perceptual compensation for coarticulation.
- John Sylak (BA, 2008): Lak Reduplication: Neither Phonological Nor Morphological Fixed Segmentism.
- Juan Bueno-Holle: Lexical tone in Isthmus Zapotec.
- Amy Dahlstrom: Second’ objects with no first object: a typology of Meskwaki objects.
Jerry Sadock will also be giving one of a small series of talks celebrating the career of Ellen Prince, present president of the LSA, who will not be able to attend the conference for reasons of health.