- Dunja Veselinovic will present “It must be that the structure comes first” at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America (LSA92), on January 4-7, 2018 in Salt Lake City, UT.
The talk is titled “Learning what must and can must and can mean” (title-riffing off Kratzer, 1977), and presents joint ongoing corpus work with Valentine Hacquard, Annemarie van Dooren, and Anouk Dieuleveut (NSF#BCS-1551628).
Ailís Cournane will present the talk, “Must be tricky: On using child experimental studies to test diachronic predictions” at the workshop “Meaning in Flux: connecting development, variation, and change” at Yale University, Oct. 12-14, 2017.
Ailís Cournane did an interview for her alma mater, University of Toronto, check it out here.
Dunja Veselinovic, jointly with Ailís Cournane, present a paper on “The grammatical source of missing epistemic meanings for modal verbs in child BCS” at the Formal Approaches to Slavic Linguistics (FASL) 26.
Yohei Oseki and Ailís Cournane, jointly with Tom Roeper (UMass), present a poster on “Parsing to learn phrase structure rules” at the Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC) 41.
Ailís Cournane has been invited to participate in the Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC) 41 special panel, “Current Issues in Language Acquisition” on March 24th.