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Terps at MIT for CUNY 2017

March 23, 2017 Linguistics

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Cambridge, Mass., hosts over 30 Terps past and present for CUNY.

March 30-April 1, Cambridge, Mass., hosts over 30 Terps past and present for CUNY, which features work by Jon Burnsky, Hanna Muller, Chia-Hsuan Liao, Lara Ehrenhofer, Nick Huang, and Zoe Schlueter; Alix Kowalski, Nina Hsu and Zoe Ovans; Colin Phillips, Ellen Lau and Jeffrey Lidz; Bob Slevc, Jared Novick and Yi Ting Huang; alumni Akira Omaki, Alexis Wellwood, Brian Dillon, Dan Parker, Dave Kush, Jon Sprouse, Juliana Gerard, Lisa Pearl, Masaya Yoshida, Matt Wagers, Shota Momma, Terje Lohndal and Wing-Yee Chow; former RAs and Baggetts Chris Hammerly, Julia Buffinton, Shayne Sloggett; former postdoc Ming Xiang; and past visitors Emily Darley, Jesse Harris, Matt Husband, and Natalia Slioussar.

Talks Brian Dillon, Caroline Andrews and Matt Wagers, A new argument for distinct, co-active parses during language comprehension Jon Burnsky, Emily Darley, Hanna Muller, Julia Buffinton and Colin Phillips, Interpreting negation in incomplete propositions Ming Xiang, Suiping Wang, Juanhua Yang and Bo Liang, Production bias, but not parsing complexity, predicts wh-scope comprehension preference Shayne Sloggett and Brian Dillon, Animacy in reflexive processing: when "it" matters more than verbs Shota Momma, Yashna Bowan and Victor Ferreira, Non-linear lexical planning in sentence production Zoe Schlueter, Dan Parker and Ellen Lau, (Mis)interpreting agreement attraction: Evidence from a novel dual-task paradigm

Posters Anne Ng and E. Matthew Husband, Interference effects across the at-issue/not-at-issue divide: Agreement and NPI licensing Carolyn Jane Lutken and Akira Omaki, What do you think why American children produce Russian wh-questions? Christopher Hammerly and Brian Dillon, Restricting domains of retrieval: Evidence for clause-bound processing from agreement attraction Dan Parker, Memory retrieval in sentence comprehension uses a non-linear cue combination rule Dan Parker, Selective agreement attraction effects: Not all phrases are equally attractive Dave Kush, Terje Lohndal and Jon Sprouse, (In-)consistent Island Effects in Norwegian? Ellen Lau and Chia-Hsuan Liao, Neural indices of active structure maintenance: ERP evidence from noun phrase coordination Jeffrey Geiger and Ming Xiang, Ellipsis in context: Identity and salience both drive interpretation Jesse Harris, Stephanie Rich and Ian Rigby, Predictability and misperception: An eye movement and ex-Gaussian analysis Jesse Harris and Stephanie Rich, Predicted analyses linger: The case for structural prediction with either-or structures. Jesse Harris, John Gluckman and Marju Kaps, Sloppy on the road to strict? Stereotypical gender and the interpretation of VP Ellipsis. K.J. Savinelli, Gregory Scontras and Lisa Pearl, Context management vs. grammatical processing in children's scope ambiguity resolution Lara Ehrenhofer, Yi Ting Huang, Jeffrey Lidz and Colin Phillips, Word order does not influence German five-year-olds’ interpretation of passives Ming Xiang, Chris Kennedy and Allison Kramer, Semantic adaptation and its time course: an investigation of gradable adjectives Natalia Slioussar and Daria Chernova, Resolving attachment ambiguity: forget case, but remember number! Nayoun Kim, Alexis Wellwood and Masaya Yoshida, Online Processing of wh-adjuncts Nayoun Kim, Laurel Brehm and Masaya Yoshida, Retrieving the structural and lexical content of wh-fillers: an attraction effect Nazbanou Nozari, Akira Omaki, Jessa Sahl and Zoe Ovans, Attentional resource allocation in children’s subject-verb agreement production Nick Huang and Colin Phillips, A "missing NP illusion" in Mandarin Chinese doubly center-embedded sentences Shota Momma, L. Robert Slevc, Rebecca Kraut and Colin Phillips, Timing of syntactic and lexical priming reveals structure-building mechanisms in production Sol Lago, Martina Gračanin-Yuksek, Duygu Şafak, Orhan Demir and Bilal Kırkıcı, Contextual and syntactic information jointly affect the processing of Turkish anaphors Steven Foley and Matt Wagers, Subject gaps are still easiest: relative clause processing and Georgian split ergativity Wing-Yee Chow, Heavy NP shift really is the parser’s last resort Wing-Yee Chow and Patrick Sturt, Predictive pressures do not override the effects of verb bias in syntactic parsing Yi Ting Huang, Nina Hsu, Elinora Leonard, Juliana Gerard, Alix Kowalski and Jared Novick, Syntactic parsing with limited control: Effects on the kindergarten path Zoe Schlueter, Shota Momma and Ellen Lau, No grammatical illusion with L2-specific memory retrieval cues in agreement processing