Five UNC researchers will be presenting posters and talks at the Linguistics Society for America (LSA)’s 2017 Annual Meeting:
- Emily Moeng, Jen Boehm, and Amy Reynolds. Determining “high quality” tokens of tones in Mandarin Infant-Directed Speech. (Friday, Jan. 6 @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Foyer; Poster #72)
- Katya Petsova. Semantic vs. phonological biases in learning allomorphy. (Friday, Jan. 6 @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Foyer; Poster #74)
- Emily Moeng. Does top-down phoneme acquisition aid in word-learning? (Saturday, Jan. 7 @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Foyer; Poster #68)
- Amy Reynolds. Karen English: Refugee Language Acquisition and Use in the United States (Saturday, Jan. 7 @ 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Foyer; Poster #69)
- Bruno Estigarribia (Romance Studies). Clitic left-dislocations with epithets in Rioplatense Spanish as bicausal constructions. (Session 1: Syntax: Covert Structure, Splits, and Clitics; Thursday, Jan. 5 @ 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.; Lone Star A)
The 2017 LSA Annual Meeting will be held in Austin, TX at the JW Marriott Austin hotel. For details, go here: http://www.linguisticsociety.org/event/lsa-2017-annual-meeting .