Four Mayberry Lab members will be presenting at Theories in Sign Language Research (TISLR) conference will be held at the University of Hamburg on September 26-28, 2019: three graduate students from our department, an alumna of ours, and a faculty member.
- Graduate student Qi Cheng and Rachel Mayberry will be presenting their talk Word order or world knowledge? Effects of early language deprivation on simple sentence comprehension.
- Graduate student Tory Sampson and Rachel Mayberry will be presenting their talk An emerging SELF: The copula cycle in ASL.
- Graduate student Nina Semushina will be presenting her poster with Rachel Mayberry, Age of acquisition effects on automatic magnitude estimation in ASL number signs and Arabic digits.
- Anne Therese Fredrikson will be presenting her poster with Rachel Mayberry, Implicit causality and thematic roles in ASL: A norming study of 239 implicit causality verbs.
Our 2nd year graduate student Ray Incamu Huaute and faculty member Gabriela Caballero will be delivering a talk on Reduplication and syncope in Cahuilla distributive verbs at the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas Annual Meeting (SSILA) in New Orleans, January 2-5, 2020.
Eleven members of our department (five graduate students, one undergraduate student, and five faculty members) will be presenting five talks and three posters at the next Linguistic Society of America (LSA) Annual Meeting in New Orleans on January 2-5, 2020. In alphabetical order (G: graduate student; U: undergraduate student; F: UC San Diego faculty):
Matthew gave a talk entitled “The Overabundance of the Perfect and the Decay of Evidentiality in Standard Azerbaijani: A Diachronic Study of –(y)Ib and –mIş” at the 4th workshop on Turkic and languages in contact with Turkic (TU+4) at New York University.
Ivano Caponigro together with Iara Mantenuto (UCLA, Linguistics, graduate student) are giving a talk on “Microvariation in Light Headed Relative Clauses: between Teramano Abruzzese and varieties of Italian” at the “Microcontact Workshop” at “Going Romance” in Utrecht on December 11, 2018.
Michael Obiri-Yeboah has received a UC San Diego International Institute fellowship for his work on documenting the Gua language. He will spend the summer in Ghana collecting data.
The Linguistics Department is pleased to announce that the 2018 Annual Meeting on Phonology (AMP 2018) will be held on October 5-7, 2018 at UC San Diego. This is the sixth installment of the Annual Meetings on Phonology, following the 2013 inaugural meeting at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and subsequent meetings hosted by MIT, UBC/SFU, USC, and NYU. This year’s conference will feature a fully integrated workshop entitled “Methods in phonological data collection and analysis of underdocumented languages,” with funding provided by the National Science Foundation (BCS-1753985). Workshop-related tutorials will be offered by Bert Remijsen (University of Edinburgh) and UC San Diego’s own Gabriela Caballero and Marc Garellek. The main conference will consist of presentations in all areas of theoretical, experimental, and computational phonology, with funding provided by the Division of Social Sciences. This year’s invited speakers are Junko Ito & Armin Mester (UC Santa Cruz), Laura McPherson (Dartmouth College), and Bert Remijsen (University of Edinburgh), and an additional tutorial will be offered by Jennifer Bellik and Nick Kalivoda (UC Santa Cruz).
Adam’s abstract, “Transparency, locality, and Uyghur backness harmony,” was accepted as a talk at the upcoming 26th Manchester Phonology Meeting (http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/mfm/26mfm.html).