May 222012
 

L’Association canadienne de linguistique a tenu son congrès de 2012 lors du Congrès des sciences humaines à l’Université Wilfrid Laurier à Waterloo (ON) du samedi 26 mai au lundi 28 mai 2012.

The Canadian Linguistic Association held its 2012 conference as part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo (ON), from Saturday May 26 to Monday May 28, 2012.

Programme

mise à jour 22 mai 2012 | updated May 22, 2012

Samedi 26 mai | Saturday, May 26
1C16 1C18 2C15
Syntaxe | Syntax Syntaxe & sémantique | Syntax & semantics Acquisition
9h00

Michael Barrie & Roronhiakehte Deer

Wh-movement and cliticization in Cayuga

Tomohiro Yokoyama

Small clauses: Evidence from Japanese

Larissa Nossalik

L1 attrition of Russian aspect

9h30

Éric Mathieu

Where’s variation? The case of wh in situ and wh movement

Nicholas Welch

The bearable lightness of being: A syntactic basis for copula distinctions

Anna Frolova

Télicité et développement de la transitivité verbale en russe L1

Syntaxe | Syntax Syntaxe & sémantique | Syntax & semantics Acquisition
10h20

Egor Tsedryk

Contrôle de subordonnées tensées : le cas des sujets nuls enchâssés en russe

Michael Gagnon & Ivana Mitrović

Evidence for the split analysis of relative clauses

Sophia Bello

Identifying indirect objects in L1 French: Video elicitation task

10h50

Kyumin Kim

Applicatives in non-canonical subject constructions

Mohmir Dočekal & Ivona Kučerová

On the lack of ambiguity in negative degree questions in English: Evidence from Czech

Moti Lieberman

Prosodic constraints on L2 sentence interpretation

11h20

Ross Godfrey

Subject marking in Wappo

Dennis Ryan Storoshenko

I love me some chowder: English personal datives and the decomposition of events

Yasaman Rafat

The acquisition of Spanish assibilated rhotics by English-speaking learners

12h00

Table ronde | Round table – 1C16

Syntaxe | Syntax Sémantique | Semantics Acquisition
13h30

Julie Goncharov

P-doubling in split scrambling: A Renaissance analysis

Bettina Spreng

Viewpoint Aspect and Lexical Aspect: The role of punctuality

Nikolay Slavkov

A Fine Balance: Shifts between passive and active bilingualism

14h00

Cassandra Chapman

Clitic doubling in Laurentian French: An auditory acceptability judgment task

Carmela Toews

Stativity in Siamou

Elena Valenzuela, Juana Liceras, Elisa Acevedo, Araceli Alvarez, Rachel Klassen & Raquel Llama

Ambiguous anaphora resolution in code-switched sentences

14h30

Catherine Dworak & Martha McGinnis

Binding in Farsi ditransitives

Claire K. Turner

Perfective aspect as temporal overlap: Evidence from Saanich (Salish)

Silvia Perpiñán & Mònica Tarrés

The effect of second language learners in a bilingual society: The case of Catalan in Barcelona

Syntaxe | Syntax Sémantique | Semantics Acquisition
15h20

Galina Dukova-Zheleva

Is wh-movement focus fronting?

David-Étienne Bouchard

Subjectivité et définitude

Sara Johansson

Acquiring Northern East Cree verbal morphology: Evidence from inchoative verbs

15h50

Noureddine Elouazizi

A Merge-based dynamic spell-out approach to the linearity of Serbian wh-words

Alexandra Simonenko

When uniqueness is “guaranteed”: DEN-omission in Swedish

Mihaela Pirvulescu & Nelleke Strik

L’acquisition des traits des clitiques en français : Une étude de compréhension

16h30

Assemblée générale | Annual general meeting – 1C16

Dimanche 27 mai | Sunday, May 27
9h15

Canadian Language Museum meeting – 1C18

1C16 1C18 2C15
Syntaxe | Syntax Psycholinguistique | Psycholinguistics Acquisition
10h20

Heather Bliss

A Split DP Analysis of Blackfoot Nominal Expressions

Veena D. Dwivedi

Concepts before composition: semantic processing

Ashrafiqin Ahmad

Interface conditions on the acquisition of definiteness in French L2 by Malay learners

10h50

Richard Compton

An argument for right-headedness and adjoined adverbs in Inuktitut verbal complexes

Aaron Lawson

Semiotics and the Order of Acquisition of Deictics in L1 French: a Corpus-based Study

11h20

Tanya Slavin

Two types of causatives in Ojicree (Algonquian)

Strang Burton, Sonja Thoma & Martina Wiltschko

A unified analysis for Canadian eh?

Irina Marinescu

Perceptual strategies for Spanish learners of English — is duration weighted at all?

12h00

Déjeuner-causerie | Lunchtime discussion

Session des affiches | Poster session
1C17
13h30
  • Jennifer Abel
    Phonetic imitation, accommodation, and audience design in Canadian radio interviews

  • Saleh AlQahtani & Éric Mathieu
    Licensing by modification in Standard Arabic

  • Catherine Anderson
    A Linguistics Concept Inventory for evaluating teaching and learning

  • Solveiga Armoskaite & Päivi Koskinen
    Finnish SVC

  • Ross Bilous
    Transitivity revisited: a crosslinguistic inquiry

  • Sibo Chen
    TV drama as an appropriate source for lexical instruction: A corpus-based lexical richness study

  • Jovana Dimitijevic Savic
    First language attrition and age at emigration: the case of collocational transfer

  • Sorina Dragusanu
    Vowels in contact: a case study in Romanian

  • Veena Dwivedi, Lynsey Endicott, Kaitlin Curtiss & Raechelle Gibson
    Interpreting quantifier scope ambiguity
  • Philippe Gauthier
    High-vowel laxing in Canadian French

  • Vanessa Girouard
    Caractéristiques sociophonétiques de la réalisation de l’accent québécois en registre performatif

  • Christen Harris
    Contextual allomorphy in Wolof past tense

  • Svetlana Kaminskaia
    La réalisation des pics mélodiques en français spontané de l’Ontario

  • Michiya Kawai
    Another look at the scope of a nominative object in Japanese

  • Olga Kharytonava
    Syntaxiquement mal formé ou pragmatiquement anormal?

  • Lareina Milambiling
    Application of pragmatics to volitive and non-volitive verbs in Tagalog

  • Jacqueline Nyhout, Elizabeth Sharakis-Doyle & Stephanie Scott
    The relationship between the verb lexicon and syntactic length and complexity in SLI

  • Tania Zamuner, Andrea Thiessen & Ana Sofia Niembro
    The phonological characteristics of children’s imitated new words
1C16 1C18 2C15
Syntaxe | Syntax Psycholinguistique | Psycholinguistics Historique & typologie | Historical & typology
15h00

Jozina Vander Klok

Predicate-fronting in an SVO Austronesian language: A case study on Javanese

Gary Libben & Mira Goral

Word–morpheme competition in compound processing

Solveiga Armoskaite & Martina Wiltschko

There is more than one way to be gendered

15h30

Noureddine Elouazizi & Nancy Hedberg

A derivational low-tech analysis of the syntax of parenthetical verb phrases in English

Sonia Pritchard

A perception study of Bulgarian and Russian palatalized consonants

Alexander Russell

Why does everyone say everybody? Indefinite pronouns in rural Canada

16h00

Yu-Ying Julia Su

Inner modal in Mandarin excessive constructions

Mercedeh Mohaghegh

Spoken word recognition and acoustic cues for the perception of final voiceless stops

Ailis Cournane

Baby steps: Experimenting with innovation in the domain of modality

16h45

Canadian Language Museum exhibit launch –
Concourse

TBA

Réception du président | President’s reception

Lundi 28 mai | Monday, May 28
1C16 1C18 2C15
Syntaxe | Syntax Morphologie | Morphology Sociolinguistique | Sociolinguistics
9h00

Ileana Paul

Aspect et noms nus en malgache

Elena Voskovskaia

Composés A-N et N-A dans la littérature française du 17e au 20e siècle : Productivité morphologique

Sonam Desai & Ron Smyth

Sexual orientation vs. gender role conformity: Accounting for inter-speaker variation in gay-sounding speech

9h30

Lisa Travis

Malagasy and Q’anjob’al extraction restrictions

Elizabeth Cowper & Daniel Currie Hall

Both ends against the middle: Features of voice

Evan Hazenberg

Positioning gender: Intensifiers, downtoners, and identity

Syntaxe | Syntax Phonologie | Phonology Sociolinguistique | Sociolinguistics
10h20

Key Cortes, Lareina Milambiling & Ileana Paul

Does Tagalog have determiners?

Peter Milne

The relationship between consonant cluster reduction and schwa insertion in French: A corpus investi

Jennifer Thorburn

Considering Indigenous English in Canada: A variationist analysis of Nain Inuit English

10h50

Diane Massam, Victoria Peter & Lianna Wang

Not so radical pro drop in Niuean

Paul Arsenault

The diachronic origins of retroflex phonotactics

Jessica Spieker

Regional differentiation in Canadian raising in Canadian hip hop lyrics

11h20

Robert Truswell

English and the typology of nonrestrictive relative clauses

Daniel Currie Hall

Redundant features in a contrast-based approach to phonology

Jordan Dyment

Phonological merging in New Zealand English televised media: The case of Shortland Street

12h00

Déjeuner | Lunch

Syntaxe | Syntax Phonétique & phonologie | Phonetics & phonology Sociolinguistique | Sociolinguistics
13h30

Susana Béjar

Person restrictions in copular contexts

Jesse Stewart

An acoustic vowel space analysis of Pijal Media Lengua and Imbabura Quichua

Yoonjung Kang & Naomi Nagy

VOT merger in Homeland Seoul Korean and Heritage Toronto Korean

14h00

Monica Irimia

Long distance agreement, secondary predicates, and complex predicate formation

Bethany MacLeod

Asymmetrical accommodation in cross-dialectal conversation and the role of phonological contrast

Katherine Rehner & Maria Claudia Petrescu & Beata Piechocinska

An Examination of Underlying Sociolinguistic Knowledge of University FSL students

14h30

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

Revisiting the Persian ezafe construction

Viktor Kharlamov

Partial devoicing in experimentally-elicited speech: Phonological implications

James Walker

Soundin(g(k)) Ethnic in Toronto

15h00

Sara Mackenzie

Contrastive representations and constraint interaction

Vanessa Rukholm, Rena Helms-Park, Ron Smyth & Vedran Dronjic

Facilitating lexical acquisition through song: The case of beginner Italian

15h30

Student paper/poster award judges’ meeting