GLEAMS (the Graduate Linguistics Expo at Michigan State) is Michigan State University’s Department of Linguistics and Languages’ departmental graduate student colloquium, organized by the MSU Linguistics Student Organization. This workshop will showcase graduate work in phonology, syntax, semantics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and child language acquisition, giving graduate students the opportunity to present their work to colleagues within and outside the department.
This year's GLEAMS will take place February 27th and 28th, 2016.
This year's invited speakers are Donca Steriade (MIT) and Richard Larson (Stony Brook).
All talks are in B342 Wells Hall.
|Time||Saturday (February 27th)||Sunday (February 28th)|
|9:30 – 10:30||Breakfast (catered)||Breakfast (catered)|
|10:30 – 11:00||Inconsistent Aspiration and Sonorancy Effects on F0 in Tonal Languages||You don’t like white and learn more like white: Chinese American accommodation to the Northern Cities Shift in Southeast Michigan|
|11:05 – 11:35||Rising above the level of awareness: The Northern Cities Shift in Lower Michigan||Mass-count coercion in Icelandic: An ERP study|
|11:40 – 12:10||Meaningful Cyclicity and Simultaneous Spell-out||Reevaluating the Maratsos Effect|
|12:15 – 2:00||Lunch (catered)||Lunch (catered)|
|2:00 – 3:30||Keynote: Contour correspondence: tonal and segmental evidence||Keynote: θ-Features and Projection|
|3:30 – 3:45||Coffee Break||Coffee Break|
|3:50 – 4:20||English intervocalic [n] adaptation in Standard Mandarin (SM) loanwords: Corpus data vs. bilingual and monolingual experimental results||Marathi Complement Clause Structure|
|4:25 – 4:55||Semantic plausibility and prediction in English noun-noun compounds||Dynamic semantics with -ka-yo|
|5:00 – 5:30||Additive again||Child sensitivity to two different discourse cues|
|5:30||Closing Remarks||Closing Remarks|
|6:00||Dinner (Korea House)||Dinner (Sindhu)|
GLEAMS is organized by Ai Taniguchi, Ni La Le, Qian Luo, Alicia Parrish, and Cara Feldscher. Questions regarding GLEAMS can be directed to Ai Taniguchi.