McGill was represented at this year’s LSA Annual Meeting, held in Portland, Oregon this past weekend:

  • Charles Boberg presented “Regional variants of the continuous short-a system in Canada” in the American Dialect Society session
  • Jessica Coon was involved with members of Harvard’s Language Processing Lab in a special panel on Psycholinguistic Research on Less-Studied Languages
  • Post-doctoral fellow Jonathan Howell presented “Debunking focal determinism on the web: The case of adnominal emphatic reflexives” in the Pragmatics and Discourse Analysis session