Presenters: Grad seminar students (see below)
When: Thursday 12/8 2pm–5pm
Where: 1085 Dr. Penfield, room 002

All department members are invited to attend work-in-progress presentations from the Grad Seminar students. Please come hear what students are working on and be ready to give feedback. Snacks will be served! The line-up of talks (in alphabetical order):

  • 2.00-2.20 Brian Buccola: The role of implicatures in entailment inference
  • 2.20-2.40 Mike Hamilton: Prosody-syntax mapping in Japanese
  • 2.40-3.00 Laura Harder: Half-Rhyme and Feature Mismatch
  • 3.00-3.10 Break
  • 3.10-3.30 Jeffrey Klassen: Focus Theory and Prominence Assignment
  • 3.30-3.50 Jenny Loughran: Universal Functional Categories, Parametric Variation and Algonquian
  • 3.50-4.10 Alanah McKillen: Processing Quantified Expressions: Evidence for QR?
  • 4.10-4.20 Break
  • 4.20-4.40  Tokiko Okuma: The L2 acquisition of Japanese compound accents by L1 English learners
  • 4.40-5.00 Lance Williams: Describing the Southern Vowel Shift Phonologically