Gaurav Kamath and Laurestine Bradford presented their paper “Does a Neural Language Model Understand the De Re De Dicto Distinction?” at the SCiL (Society for Computation in Linguistics) conference, held at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, June 15th-June17th. Also in attendance was Emily Goodwin (McGill MA 2021)!

A paper by Connie Ting and Yoonjung Kang (U. Toronto) has been published in Language and Speech. The paper is titled “The Effect of Habitual Speech Rate on Speaker-Specific Processing in English Stop Voicing Perception“, and can be accessed online here.

Will Johnston’s paper “Pair-list answers to questions with plural definites’’ was recently published in the journal Semantics and Pragmatics, and is available here:

Professor Emerita Lydia White attended the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA) annual conference in Birmingham, UK, August 31st to September 2nd, and presented a poster by Vera Xunxiao Xia (B.A. 2018), Natália Brambatti Guzzo (postdoc 2015-2017) and Lydia White entitled “Relativized minimality in L2 revisited: (Non-)effects of L1 and tense on processing of object relative clauses”.