Maryland in Boston on babies
October 25, 2019 Linguistics
BUCLD has work by Mina Hirzel, recent alums Alayo Tripp, Kasia Hitczenko, Laurel Perkins, and several collaborating faculty: Valentine Hacquard, Jeffrey Lidz, Alexander Williams, Naomi Feldman, and Bill Idsardi.November 7-10, the BU Conference on Language Development has work by Mina Hirzel, recent alums Alayo Tripp, Kasia Hitczenko, Laurel Perkins, and several collaborating faculty: Valentine Hacquard, Jeffrey Lidz, Alexander Williams, Naomi Feldman, Bill Idsardi. In addition, Jan Edwards from Hearing and Speech Sciences is giving a plenary address.
Plenary address * Jan Edwards, Dialect mismatch and learning to read: Research to practice
Talks * Mina Hirzel and Jeffrey Lidz, 3 year-old children respect the complex-NP constraint * Alayo Tripp, Naomi Feldman and William Idsardi, Are infants sensitive to informant reliability in word learning? * Jeffrey Lidz and Laurel Perkins, The development of wh-question representations in infancy: Evidence from 15- and 18-month-olds * Jordan Schneider, Laurel Perkins and Naomi Feldman, A noisy channel model for systematizing unpredictable input variation. * Alexander Williams, Laurel Perkins and Jeffrey Lidz, Transitive clauses can describe 3-participant events: Evidence against one-to-one matching between arguments and participants in verb learning * Laurel Perkins, Naomi Feldman and Jeffrey Lidz, Mind the gap: Learning the surface forms of movement. (Alternate)
Posters * Kasia Hitczenko and Naomi Feldman, Naturalistic data support distributional learning across contexts * Ailís Cournane, Mina Hirzel, Valentine Hacquard: Learning to map modals to meanings: an elicited production study on ‘force’ and ‘flavor’