McGill linguists were well represented at the 26th meeting of the Austronesian Formal Linguistics Association (AFLA 26), held May 2019 at the University of Western Ontario. Presentations by current McGill affiliates included:

  • Henrison Hsieh: “On the structure of Tagalog non-DP extraction”
  • Mathieu Paillé: “Bahasa expletive =nya and the height of agents”
  • Lisa Travis and Diane Massam: “What moves, why and how: the contribution of Austronesian”
Front row: Matt Pearson, Lisa Travis, Mathieu Paille; Back row: TC Chen, Ileana Paul, Henrison Hsieh, Jozina Vander Klok; Missing from photo: Maayan Abenina-Adar, Mitcho Erlewine