UChicago Linguistic Research Forum: Program

Day 1: March 17, 2017

Location: Cho Yiu Conference Hall, CUHK

09:00-09:15

Opening Remarks Chair: Alan Yu

Session 1 Chair: TBA
09:15 – 9:55
Typological Differences between Hong Kong Sign Language and American Sign Language
Diane Brentari (University of Chicago) and Gladys Tang (CUHK)
9:55 – 10:25
Robot-based intervention program on gestural training in children with autism
Wing Chee So (CUHK)

Break

10:45-11:15
Introducing students to the Chicago Linguistic Landscape
Amy Dahlstrom (University of Chicago)
11:15-11:45
Individual differences in sound change and phonetic variation in Hong Kong Cantonese
Yao Yao (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
11:45-12:15
Roxana Fung (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
12:15:12:45
Carol To (The University of Hong Kong)

Location: Lee Shau Kee Building, CUHK

12:45-2:15
Lunch and Poster Session

Session 2 Chair: TBA

2:15 – 2:45
Bryan Gick (University of British Columbia)
2:45 – 3:15
Diana Archangeli (The University of Hong Kong)
3:15 – 3:45
Corpus-based analyses of discourse production of healthy Cantonese-speakers and speakers with aphasia
Sam-Po Law (The University of Hong Kong) and Anthony Pak-Hin Kong (University of Central Florida)
3:45 – 4:15
Patrick Wong (CUHK)

Break

4:45 – 5:15
Cathryn Donahue (The Hong Kong University)
5:15 -5:45
Peggy Mok (CUHK) and Alan Yu (University of Chicago)
5:45 – 6:15
Umberto Ansaldo and Lisa Lim (The University of Hong Kong)

7:00pm

Dinner Banquet For All Presenters

 

Day 2: March 18, 2017

Location: Lee Shau Kee Building, CUHK

Session 3 Chair: TBA
09:00 – 9:30
Lawrence Cheung (CUHK) and Jackie Lai (University of Chicago)
9:30 – 10:00
Karlos Arregi (University of Chicago)
10:00 – 10:30
Haihua Pan (CUHK)

Break

11:00 – 11:30
Thomas Lee (CUHK)
11:30-12:00
On the lexical representation of allomorphs in Mandarin third tone sandhi
Stephen Politzer-Ahles (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
12:00-12:40
Resolving scalar uncertainty in context
Chris Kennedy and Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)

12:40-1:00
Closing
Lunch for invited guests

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