Three UCSD linguists will be presenting work at the upcoming Workshop on Model Theoretic Representations in Phonology at Stony Brook University (Sept. 22-24):
- Postdoctoral researcher Eric Meinhardt will be giving a tutorial entitled “SMT solvers as a research tool for phonology”
- Graduate student Olivia Griffin will be giving a talk entitled “Computational Complexity and Iconic Functions of Morphophonological Processes” (a collaboration with Jia He Sun, Queen’s University)
- Faculty member Eric Baković will be participating in a panel discussion (with Karthik Durvasula, MSU; Adam Jardine, Rutgers; and Kristine Yu, UMass)
The workshop will take place in a hybrid format, and is free for all to register and attend.
Graduate student Maxine Van Doren will be presenting a poster on voice quality in Spanish-English bilinguals at the upcoming Fall Voice Conference in San Francisco on October 6-8, 2022. She has also been invited to serve on a panel entitled, “When to Say No,” a presentation for early career speech-language pathologists on evaluating career opportunities and maintaining work-life balance.
Graduate students Maho Takahashi and Catherine Arnett will present their poster entitled “Creating a Baseline to Evaluate Correlations Between Language and Environment” at the Machine Learning and the Evolution of Language workshop as part of the Joint Conference on Language Evolution hosted online/in Kanazawa, Japan September 5-8, 2022.
Graduate student Ebru Evcen is giving a short talk entitled “Negation facilities comprehension in English counterfactuals” at the Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP2022) international conference, which will be held in a hybrid format hosted by University of York, United Kingdom on September 7-9, 2022.
Faculty member Emily Clem will present a poster entitled “Attitude reports without complementation: The case of Amahuaca” at the 32nd Semantics and Linguistic Theory conference (SALT32), which will be held in a hybrid format jointly hosted by COLMEX and UNAM in Mexico City on June 8-10, 2022.
Graduate students JJ Lim and Mark Simmons presented posters at the 96th Annual Meeting of the LSA, held at Washington, DC from January 6-9, 2022. JJ presented his poster titled “Dependent accusative case in Khalkha Mongolian: Evidence from converbal adjuncts”, while Mark presented his poster titled “Word-final voicing in Nadëb”.
Graduate student Yuan Chai presented their poster (co-authored with Shihong Ye) “Perception of checked tones in Xiapu Min” at the 181st Acoustical Society of America Meeting in Seattle, Washington. The poster was awarded a shared First Place in the student poster competition. [abstract] [poster]
Graduate student Seoyeon Jang and faculty member Ivano Caponigro will give a talk on “A semantic analysis for Korean echo-questions” at the 29th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (JK29), which will be held virtually on October 9-11, 2021.
Graduate students in the Language Comprehension Lab and the lab director faculty member Eva Wittenberg will present one full talk and two short talks at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP) 2021, which will be held in person and virtually in Paris on September 2-4, 2021:
- Full talk: Joshua Wampler & Eva Wittenberg: Discourse structure affects reference resolution to events
- Short talk: Ebru Evcen & Eva Wittenberg: The consideration of alternatives during incremental comprehension of counterfactuals
- Short talk: Carson Miller Rigoli, Mickaël Pruvost, Annie Colin & Eva Wittenberg: PASCAL: Pressure Analysis for Studying Cognition, Autonomic Function, and Language
Four department members are presenting papers at the World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 10) held virtually at Leiden University this week:
Himidan Hassen, Peter Jenks, Nina Hagen Kaldhol & Sharon Rose “Content questions in Tira”
Michael Obiri-Yeboah “Interactions between ATR vowel harmony and nasality”
Anthony-Struthers Young “Same subject reference in Northern Toussian”