Program

Friday, October 27

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:15 Opening remarks
9:15-10:15 Invited talk:
Angelika Kratzer
10:15-10:45 Break
Session A1 Session B1
10:45-11:15 Boris Harizanov and Line Mikkelsen
Resumption and Cyclic Chain Reduction in Danish VP Left Dislocation
Ezer Rasin, Iddo Berger, Nur Lan and Roni Katzir
Rule-based learning of phonological optionality and opacity
11:15-11:45 Barbara Citko and Martina Gračanin-Yuksek
Structural Syncretism and the Binarity Constraint on Merge
Ludger Paschen
Anti-cyclic mutation in Stratal Containment
11:45-13:15 Poster session and lunch (provided)

Artemis Alexiadou and Terje Lohndal
The typology of V2: Evidence from heritage languages and urban vernaculars

Michael Barrie and Moonhyun Sung
Dissecting Inchoatives and Causatives

Gasper Begus
A Maximum Entropy Model of Phonological Typology

Bronwyn M. Bjorkman and Sali A. Tagliamonte
What CAN can and can’t do

Yi-Hsun Chen
Toward a unified account of superlative modifiers

Elizabeth Cowper and Daniel Currie Hall
Contrastive hierarchies and the formal representation of person

Imke Driemel
Person Mismatch Agreement

Ksenia Ershova
High Absolutive in West Circassian: Evidence from Parasitic Gaps

Ángel J. Gallego and Maria Bañeras
Case Assignment and Incoropration in Spanish Impersonal Passives

Daniel Goodhue
A minimal theory of verum focus and context dependent bias in questionsYael Greenberg and Lavi Wolf
Gradable assertion speech actsLaura Grestenberger
“Low passives” and the inchoative-to-passive reanalysis in Greek and SanskritTamás Halm
The Semantics of Weak Imperatives Revisited: Evidence from Free-Choice Item LicensingElsi Kaiser
First-person imposters and (lack of) agreement: Evidence from Finnish possessivesMartina Martinović
Pseudoclefts are a source of sluicing and fragments in WolofEric Potsdam
Exceptives and ellipsisEzer Rasin and Roni Katzir
Learning abstract URs from distributional evidenceMichelle Sheehan and Sonia Cyrino
Why do some ECM verbs resist passivisation? A phase-based explanation
Session A2: Special session: The typology of case Session B2
13:15-13:45 Coppe van Urk
Object licensing in Fijian and the role of adjacency
Elyse Jamieson
“Negation” and CHECK moves in the Shetland dialect of Scots
13:45-14:15 Rebecca Tollan
The role of the absolutive object in agreement and displacement
Jon Ander Mendia
Emphatic Relatives as Answered Questions
14:15-14:45 Livia Camargo Souza and Rafael Nonato
Switch-reference as a new diagnostic for morphological person-based split ergativity
Bernhard Schwarz
On the locus of question exhaustification
14:45-15:15 Break
Session A3: Special session: The typology of case Session B3
15:15-15:45 Omer Preminger
No case for agreement (as a causer of case)
Stephanie Solt
Approximators as a case study of attenuating polarity items
15:45-16:15 Elena Anagnostopoulou and Christina Sevdali
From Lexical to Dependent: the Case of the Greek Dative
Diti Bhadra, Haoze Li and Jess Law
Questioning speech acts
15:15-15:45 Tingchun Chen
Successive-cyclic case assignment in Amis: evidence from case-stacking
Aaron Steven White and Kyle Rawlins
The role of veridicality and factivity in clause selection
16:45-17:15 Break
Session A4: Special session: The typology of case Session B4
17:15-17:45 Cherlon Ussery
Inversion as Rightward-Dative Shift in Icelandic Ditransitives
WooJin Chung
Obligation as Counterfactual Reasoning: A Solution to Zvolenszky’s Puzzle
17:45-18:15 Jim Wood and Matthew Barros
Case (mis)matching in fragment answers
Nadine Theiler
The Precondition Particle: A Unified Analysis of German ‘denn’

 

Saturday, October 28

8:30-9:00 Registration
Session A5 Session B5
9:00-9:30 Julie Anne Legate and Faruk Akkuş
Turkish Passive Impersonals
Gasper Begus and Aleksei Nazarov
Gradient Trends against Phonetic Naturalness: The Case of Tarma Quechua
9:30-10:00 Marcel Pitteroff and Florian Schäfer
Implicit control and impersonal passives
Shin-Ichiro Sano
Minimal Pairs and Hyperarticulation of Singleton and Geminate Consonants as Enhancement of Lexical/Pragmatic Contrasts
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 Invited talk:
Nicole Dehé
11:30-13:00 Poster session and lunch (provided)

Diti Bhadra
Evidentials come in two shapes

Richard Compton
Agree on C: case and agreement at the left-periphery in Inuktitut

Věra Dvořák
A Syntactic Approach to Indefinite Null Objects

Masha Esipova and Lucas Champollion
Focus on adjuncts: events and continuations in the semantics of ‘only’

Johannes Hein
Deriving the typology of predicate fronting

Helen Jeoung
Disentangling pronouns and reflexives with shared morphology in Madurese

Itamar Kastner and Tal Linzen
A morphosyntactic inductive bias in artificial language learning

Mingming Liu
Short answers to questions in Mandarin wh-conditionalsMora Maldonado
Strong plurals in Spanish interrogativesPrerna Nadathur and Daniel Lassiter
An experimental look at the negative implications of exceptivesEmma Nguyen and Gabriel Martinez Vera
A surprising comparison: a unified account of degree surprisingly with bare adjectives and comparativesRoberto Petrosino
The left periphery fragmented: Evidence from ItalianAlexander Podobryaev
On preposition stranding in alternative questionsEszter Ronai
Quantifier scope in heritage bilinguals: a comparative experimental studyBartosz Wiland
Peeling and anti-freezingTomohiro Yokoyama
Incremental Valuation and the Person Case Constraint: Five Attested Patterns
Session A6 Session B6: Special session: Locality relations in phonology
13:00-13:30 Heidi Klockmann
Restructuring in the nominal domain: Evidence from English kind-words
Adam McCollum, Eric Baković, Anna Mai and Eric Meinhardt
Conditional blocking in Tutrugbu requires non-determinism: implications for the subregular hypothesis
13:30-14:00 Byron Ahn and Laura Kalin
What’s in a (English) Reflexive?
Thomas Graf
Locality Domains and Phonological C-Command Over Strings
14:00-14:30 Steven Foley and Matthew Wagers
The Subject Gap Preference in a split-ergative language: Reading time evidence from Georgian
Wei Wei and Rachel Walker
The Lookahead Effect in the Reduplication-Phonology Interaction
14:30-14:45 Break
Session A7 Session B7: Special session: Locality relations in phonology
14:45-15:15 Stefan Keine and Bhamati Dash
Agreement reversals and the cyclicity of Agree
Peter Jenks and Hannah Sande
Cophonologies by phase
15:15-15:45 Justin Colley
Object movement derives object preference
Daniel Currie Hall
Locality, neutrality, and contrast: A new resolution to the Votic paradox
15:45-16:15 Louise Raynaud
French vs Italian datives: participle agreement, reflexives and the PCC
James White, René Kager, Tal Linzen, Giorgos Markopoulos, Alexander Martin, Andrew Nevins, Sharon Peperkamp, Krisztina Polgárdi, Nina Topintzi and Ruben van de Vijver
Preference for locality is affected by the prefix/suffix asymmetry: Evidence from artificial language learning
16:15-16:30 Break
Session A8 Session B8
16:30-17:00 Nick Huang
The bound possessor effect: a new argument for the phasehood of definite DPs
Pavel Caha
Exploring linear contiguity: the overlapping decomposition
17:00-17:30 Anastasiia Ionova
The interaction of ellipsis and clitic movement in Serbo-Croatian
Martina Martinović and Marie-Luise Schwarzer
Locatives and biclausal progressives in Wolof
17:30-17:45 Break
17:45-18:45 Invited talk:
Höskuldur Thráinsson
18:45- Reception

Sunday, October 29

8:30-9:00 Registration
Session A9 Session B9
9:00-9:30 Carolyn Spadine
Tigrinya attitude reports: arguments for syntactic perspective
Eva Zimmermann
Gradient Symbolic Representations in the Output: A typology of lexical exceptions
9:30-10:00 Marcel Pitteroff and Michelle Sheehan
The case for fake partial control in French and German
Nicholas Rolle
Transparadigmatic Output-Output Correspondence
10:00-10:30 Break
Session A10 Session B10
10:30-11:00 Stefan Keine and Ethan Poole
Reconstruction two ways: Evidence from Hindi-Urdu
Lena Borise and Maria Polinsky
Focus without movement or operators: syntax-prosody interface in Georgian
11:00-11:30 Itai Bassi and Nicholas Longenbaugh
Fake indexicals in focus
Matthew Tyler
Simplifying MATCH WORD: Evidence from English function words
11:30-12:00 Ömer Demirok
A Modal Approach to Dative Subjects in Laz
Jason Kandybowicz
The Anti-contiguity of Wh- and C: New Evidence from Nupe
12:00-13:30 Poster session and lunch (provided)

Dorothy Ahn and Kathryn Davidson
Where pointing matters: English and Korean demonstratives

Athulya Aravind and Kristen Syrett
Investigating Context Sensitivity and Vagueness in Nominals in Child and Adult Language

Karlos Arregi and Emily Hanink
Switch reference in Washo as multiple subject agreement

Justin Bledin and Kyle Rawlins
What Ifs

Virginia Dawson
Encoding ignorance: epistemic indefinites in Tiwa

Miloje Despić and Michael David Hamilton
Syntactic & post-syntactic aspects of Algonquian theme signs

Alex Drummond
Resurrecting Rule H: An attempt to fix Fox’s analysis of the Dahl paradigm

Laura Kalin and Philipp Weisser
Asymmetric case in coordination: An argument against movement-based approaches to DOM

Petr Kusliy
Simultaneous under Past: New facts about embedded Present tense in EnglishRichard Larson, Hongchen Wu, Yaobin Liu, Lei Liu and Gary Mar
Rethinking quantifier scope in Mandarin

Erika Mayer, Jon Sprouse and Susanne Wurmbrand
An experimental investigation of NPI licensing under DE flip-flop

Agata Renans, Jacopo Romoli, Maria-Margarita Makri, Lyn Tieu, Hanna de Vries, Raffaella Folli and George Tsoulas
The plural inferences of count and mass nouns are implicatures: Evidence from Greek

Gary Thoms and Craig Sailor
When silence gets in the way: asymmetric extraction from ellipsis in British dialects

Andrew Weir
Restitutive again without lexical decomposition: a Function Composition approach

Jim Wood
Everything out! Evacuating the Icelandic vP

Michelle Yuan
M-merger and copy spell-out in Inuktitut noun incorporation

Hedde Zeijlstra
Two varieties of Korean, or the ban against rightward head movement

13:30-14:30 Invited talk:
Charles Yang
14:30-15:00 Business meeting