2018 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain

University of Sheffield, 11-14 September 2018



Programme

The July version of the programme is available here.

The final version will be uploaded in late August.


TUESDAY 11thSEPTEMBER – LAGB SUMMER SCHOOL 2018

(..)


9.15-9.30

Registration

9.30-11.00

Session 1: Chris Montgomery (Sheffield) "Accessing non-linguists' perceptions"

11.00-11.30

Break (tea/coffee)

11.30-13.00

Session 2: Diane Lillo-Martin (Connecticut) "Bimodal Bilingualism"

13.00-14.00

Lunch (lunch can be purchased at various local venues*)

14.00-15.30

Session 3: Heidi Harley (Arizona) "Invisible Passivization"

15.30-16.00

Break  (tea/coffee)

16.00-17.30

Session 4: questions and answers session on REF with Charles Forsdick (REF 2021 sub-panel chair for UoA 26 Modern Languages and Linguistics)

17.30-

Social event organised by the LAGB student committee

(Committee meeting)


WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER – MORNING SESSION

Session 1: Dialect syntax 

Chair:

Session 2: Chair:Phonology

Session 3: Chair:

Workshop on Literary linguistics

9.00-9.30

Gary Thoms, David Adger, Caroline Heycock and Jennifer Smith, 

The curious development of 'have'-raising in Scotland

Thoms_et_al.pdf

 

Shanti Ulfsbjorninn, 

Stress and Floating Syllables in Malagasy: Architectural concerns

Ulfsbjorninn.pdf 

Mel Evans (Leicester)

 

9.30-10.00

Claire Childs, 

Interacting domains of variation: The negation and contraction of possessive HAVE (GOT)

 Childs.pdf

Ranjan Sen and Nicholas Zair, 

Liquid polarity, rhotic type, and diachronic change: clear and dark /r/ in Latin

Sen_Zair.pdf

Nigel Fabb (Strathclyde)

 

10.00-10.30

Theresa Biberauer and Erin Pretorius, The Syntactic Ecology of Afrikaaps: An Initial Exploration

 Biberauer_Pretorius.pdf

Stephen Nichols and George Bailey, Revealing covert articulation in s-retraction

Nichols_Bailey.pdf

Michaela Mahlberg (Birmingham)

10.30-11.00

break (tea/coffee served)

11.00-12.30

Language tutorial Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) on Auslan (Australian Sign Language).

 

Chair: David Adger

12.30-14.30

Buffet lunch, poster session 1 and Latex surgery with András Bárány (beginners)



WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER – AFTERNOON SESSION

Session 1: Syntax

BUILDING (ROOM)

Chair:

Session 2: Language change

BUILDING (ROOM)

Chair:

Session 3: workshop (cont.)

BUILDING (ROOM)

Chair:

14.30-15.00

Kersti Börjars and John Payne, Licensing attributive adjective marking

 Börjars_Payne.pdf

Sam Wolfe, 

Variation and Change in Old French Word Order: The case of SI

Wolfe.pdf

Marjo van Koppen (Utrecht)

15.00-15.30

 

E Jamieson, 

On overt subjects in English negative imperatives

 Jamieson.pdf

 

András Bárány and Irina Nikolaeva, Possessors as switch-reference pivots: a grammaticalisation path

Bárány_Nikolaeva.pdf

Thorhallur Eythorsson (Iceland)

15.30-16.00

Andrew Murphy, 

Surface properties of anaphoric one

 Murphy.pdf

Christopher Hicks, 

Acquiring and grammaticalising individuation

Hicks.pdf

Round table discussion

16.00-16.30

break 

Henry Sweet lecture (..) Chair: David Adger

16.30-18.00

 

Heidi Harley (University of Arizona) Words within words

18.00-

 

Wine reception

 



THURSDAY 13th SEPTEMBER – MORNING SESSION

9.00 onwards

Registration (..)

Session 1: Syntax

Chair:

 

Session 2: Phonology

Session 3: Syntax & Morphology

Chair:

9.00-9.30


Liliane Haegeman, 

Subject ellipsis and the anaphorizing deficiency of impersonal pronouns

 Haegeman.pdf

**Winners of the best student abstract**

Stefano Coretta and Massimiliano Canzi, 

The effect of lexical frequency on vowel phonation as a correlate of /t/-glottaling

Coretta_Canzi.pdf

Eleanor Ridge, The development of auxiliary verb constructions in Vatlongos (Southeast Ambrym, Vanuatu)

Biggs_Embick.pdf

9.30-10.00

Roberta D'Alessandro and Luana Sorgini,

A-telic perfectives. The feel-like periphrasis in Eastern Abruzzese 

D’Alessandro_Sorgini.pdf

Jenny Amos, Jonathan Kasstan and Wyn Johnson, 

Reconsidering (t, d)-deletion as a single variable in English

Amos_et_al.pdf

Nina Radkevich, 

Long-distance allomorphy is still local

Radkevich.pdf

 

10.00-10.30

Alison Biggs and David Embick, 

On some (event) structural properties of the English get-passive

 Biggs_Embick.pdf

Sam Hellmuth and Carmen Llamas, Prosodic variation in apparent time in Middlesbrough English

 Hellmuth_Llamas.pdf

Sam Steddy, 

Suppletion in a Single Cycle

Steddy.pdf

10.30-11.00

 

Mari Aigro, 

Oblique governed verbal arguments in Estonian: A corpus-based approach


 


Donald Alasdair Morrison, 

Scottish Gaelic svarabhakti: Not evidence for prosodic identity in copy epenthesis

Morrison.pdf


Laura Kalin, 

Morphology before phonology: A case study of Turoyo (Neo-Aramaic)

Kalin.pdf

 

11.00-11.30

break (tea/coffee served)

11.30-13.00

Language tutorial by Adam Schembri (University of Birmingham) on Auslan (Australian Sign Language).


13.00-14.00

Buffet lunch (meeting with JoL editors)


THURSDAY 13th SEPTEMBER – AFTERNOON SESSION

Session 1: Syntax

Chair:

Session 3: Sign languages

Chair:

Session 2: Mixed session

Chair:

14.00-14.30


Karen De Clercq and Liliane Haegeman, DIE second root clauses in the Ghent dialect

De_Clercq_Haegeman.pdf

 

Mary Edward and Pamela Perniss, Lexical comparison of Ghanaian Sign Language and Adamorobe Sign Language

Edward_Perniss.pdf

 

Takanobu Nakamura,

Universal Monotonicity induces non-Universal Grinding

Nakamura.pdf

14.30-15.00


Alison Biggs, 

Thematic roles are determined syntactically in transitive motion expressions

Biggs.pdf

Elena Pasalskaya, 

Influence of non-manual negation on word order in Russian Sign Language

Pasalskaya.pdf

 


Josep Ausensi, 

Result XPs, (non)scalar changes and the way-construction in English

Ausensi.pdf

 

15.00-15.30

John Beavers, Kyle Jerro and Andrew Koontz-Garboden, 

Ditransitive Verbs and the Nature of Root Meaning: Evidence from Kinyarwanda

Beavers_et_al.pdf


 

Gabrielle Hodge, Jordan Fenlon, Adam Schembri, Trevor Johnston and Kearsy Cormier, 

Negation in two related signed languages: British Sign Language and Auslan

Hodge_et_al.pdf



Wenqi Yang and Masanobu Ueda, 

On Procedural Meaning: Cognitive constraint or activation? ―Evidence from an analysis of the Japanese discourse marker Nanka―

Yang_Ueda.pdf

 

15.30-16.00

Diane Nelson, Jeremy Bradley & Elena Vedernikova, 

Diagnosing verb clusters beyond Germanic and Hungarian

Nelson_et_al.pdf



Kate Huddlestone & Anne Baker, Negative constructions in South African Sign Language: Question-Answer clauses

Huddlestone_Baker.pdf


 

**Winner of best ULAB presentation**

Charlotte Manning (UCL) 

An Analysis of the Interruptions Made by Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton in the First 2016 Presidential Debate


16.00-16.30

break (tea/coffee)

Session 1: Syntax

BUILDING (ROOM)

Chair:

Session 2: Mixed session

BUILDING (ROOM)

Chair:

Session 3: Education Committee

BUILDING (ROOM)

Chairs:Gary Wood and/or Eva Duran Eppler

16.30-17.00

John Beavers and Andrew Koontz-Garboden, 

Two classes of internally caused change of state verb

Beavers_Koontz-Garboden.pdf


Laura Stigliano, 

Syntactic identity in clausal ellipsis: evidence from P-stranding effects in Spanish

Stigliano.pdf

 

Babette Newsome

Graeme Trousdale

Neil Sheldon

Sam Ahmed

17.00-17.30

Byron Ahn, 

How to ‘Suppress’ an Internal Argument

Ahn.pdf

 

Christina Kim and Jeremy Scott, Modelling the experience of reading fiction

Kim_Scott.pdf

 

17.30-18.00

María Eugenia Mangialavori Rasia, Structural ambiguity and SE: What could a clitic tell us about VP-internal composition?

Mangialavori_Rasia.pdf


 

Katherine Rowley, Jordan Fenlon and Kearsy Cormier, 

Language Attitudes in the British Deaf Community: Attitudes towards British Sign Language and Sign Supported English



18.00-18.30

Sam Wells, 

Head movement and external merge

Wells.pdf


 

Enam Al-Wer and Uri Horesh, 

Dialect contact and change in an Arabic morpheme: Examining Jordanian and Palestinian dialects

Al-Wer_Horesh.pdf


19.30 -

Conference dinner

 



FRIDAY 14th  SEPTEMBER – MORNING SESSION

Session 1: Syntax

Chair:

Session 2:Experimental linguistics

Chair:

Session 3: Interfaces

Chair:

9.00-9.30

Kazumi Yamada and Yoichi Miyamoto, On the interpretation of null arguments in L2 Japanese by German Speakers

Yamada_Miyamoto.pdf

 

Alexander Martin, Theeraporn Ratitamkul, Klaus Abels, David Adger and Jennifer Culbertson, 

A cross-linguistic experimental investigation of Universal 20

Martin_et_al.pdf

Jan Casalicchio, Francesco Maria Ciconte and Roberta D'Alessandro, Subject/object clitic asymmetry in Romance: not a lexical accident but syntax!

Casalicchio_et_al.pdf 


9.30-10.00

Pietro Baggio, 

Not So Low Demonstratives in Romance

Baggio.pdf



 

Gustavo Guajardo and Grant Goodall, An Experimental Approach to Concordantia Temporum Violations in Spanish

Guajardo_Goodall.pdf


 

 

Callum Hackett, 

Syntax: one interface or two?

Hackett.pdf

 

 

10.00-10.30

Jamie Douglas, 

Māori subject extraction: An intervention account

Douglas.pdf


 

Martin Schäfer and Melanie Bell, Default meanings in compound interpretation

Schäfer_Bell.pdf



Byron Ahn and Craig Sailor, 

Principled mismatches in the mapping from semantics to prosody 

Ahn_Sailor.pdf


10.30-11.00


Kristian Roncero, 

West Polesian future tense: a trip through European future grams

Roncero.pdf


Hanna De Vries and George Tsoulas, 

Portions and Countability: A cross linguistic Investigation

de_Vries_Tsoulas.pdf


Gregor Williamson, 

The Temporal Orientation of Infinitives 

Williamson.pdf


11.00-11.30

break (tea/coffee served in B/S/008)

11.30-12.30

Linguistics Association Lecture 2018

Chair: David Adger

Diane Lillo-Martin (University of Connecticut), Sign Language Acquisition by Deaf and Hearing Children4 Reasons Linguists Should Care

Lillo_Martin.pdf

12.30-14.30

Buffet lunch, poster session 2 and Latex surgery with András Bárány (advanced)


LAGB Annual general meeting 

Chair: David Adger

14.30-16.00

 

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