UC San Diego Linguistics at the LSA Annual Meeting

Many members of our department presented at the Linguistics Society of America’s 91st Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas on January 5-8. They are listed below in bold and in alphabetical order, together with their co-authors and the titles of their presentations:

Angeliki Athanasopoulou
“The acquisition of Greek clitic construction prosody: an acoustic analysis”

Angeliki Athanasopoulou, Irene Vogel (University of Delaware), Hossep Dolatian (University of Delaware)
“Are the acoustic properties of canonical and non-canonical stress the same?”

Eric Bakovic
“Apparent ‘sufficiently similar’ degemination in Catalan is due to coalescence”

Grant Goodall
“Designing a language and the design of language”

Meilin Zhan (MIT), Roger Levy (MIT), and Andrew Kehler
“Testing a Bayesian pronoun interpretation model with Chinese ba and bei”

Ryan Lepic
“A usage-based analysis of the THEME construction in ASL”

Ryan Lepic and Corrine Occhino (University of New Mexico)
“Sign language structure: a construction-theoretic perspective”

Eric Meinhardt
“Non-stationarity and other critical mathematical problems for channel coding-based explanations of variation in language production”

Savithry Namboodiripad and Grant Goodall
“Formal acceptability experiments as a tool for exploring variation in constituent order”
Titus von der Malsburg (University of Potsdam), Till Poppels, Roger Levy (MIT)
“The President gave her inauguration speech: explicit belief and implicit expectations in language production and comprehension”