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Friday 9 March 2018

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria, 386 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON M5S 1X4

7:00 Presenters’ Welcome Dinner

Saturday 10 March 2018

Sidney Smith Hall SS2125, University of Toronto

9:30 Breakfast and Registration

10:00 Opening Keynote: Nathan Sanders, University of Toronto

Articulatory and Perceptual Patterns in Sign Language Lexicons

11:00 Break

11:15 Maya Keshav, McGill University

North American Regional Variation in Uptalk

11 :45 Christina McDermott, Rachel Thomas, Thalia Cruzat, University of California Berkeley

Examining Style-Shifting in Speakers of Boston English

12:15 Catered Lunch

13:15 Claudia Valdivia, University of California Berkeley

Effect of Speaker on the Nonword Repetition Task in Monolingual and Bilingual Children and

13:45 Hayley Ostrega, McGill University

The Effects of Crosslinguistic Influence in the Acquisition of Morphosyntax in SLI Children

14:15 Break

14:30 Poster Session

Sidney Smith Hall Linguistics Lounge, 4th Floor

Courtney Dalton, Bryn Mawr College

Merging Morphemes: The Focus Marker and Copula in Kikamba

Jesse Hancock-Teed, University of Toronto

Language Movements and Reconciliation: The Impacts of Final Agreements

Aimee Padillo, University of Toronto

Do I Have an Accent? Effects of First Language on Canadian English


Sunday 11 March 2018

9:30 Breakfast

10:00 William Merrill, Yale University

Sense Abstraction: A Generalization of Intensionality for the Semantics of Subordinate Clauses

10:30 Akshayraj Aitha, University of California Berkeley

Telugu Complex DPs: A Novel Analysis

11:00 Break

11:15 Catherine Wang, University of Southern California

Fact or Opinion: Interpreting Subjective Adjectives in News Discourse

11:45 Insiya Bhalloo, University of Toronto

Investigating the Influence of Phonological Memory on the Word Recognition Abilities of Arabic
vs. Native Speakers

12:15 Catered Lunch

13:15 Janessa Tam, University of Toronto

Processing Digraphic Text (Cantonese-English) in Social Media Settings

13:45 Closing Keynote: Lex Konnelly, University of Toronto

The Stylistic Use of Creaky Voice in Non-Binary Transition Vlogs