Saturday, February 16

08:55
Breakfast and registration

09:25
Opening remarks

 

09:30
Timofey Arkhangelskiy and Maria Usacheva
Udmurt postpositions and Turkic influence

10:00
Nina Dobrushina
The role of Azerbaijani in southern Daghestan

10:30
Matthew Zaslansky
The Overabundance of the Perfect and the Decay of Evidentiality in Standard Azerbaijani: A Diachronic Study of –(y)Ib and -mIş

 

11:00-11:20
Break

 

11:20
Matthew Carter
Syllable Contact and Feature Assimilation across Syllables in Bashkir

11:50
Nathaniel Ziv Stern and Jonathan Washington
The phonetic correlates of the Kyrgyz vowel length distinction

 

12:20-13:30
Lunch (on your own)

 

13:30-14:40
Poster session

Posters

Ugurcan Vurgun 
A lexical-typological approach explaining the limited existence of locative alternation in Turkish

Christoph Schroeder and Kateryna Iefremenko 
Post-verbal complements in heritage Turkish in Germany: Focus on register

Duygu Göksü 
Logophoric Centers as the Antecedent of NOC PRO: Evidence from Subject Infinitives in Turkish

Betül Erbaşı
Definiteness, Structure and Agreement in Turkish

Betül Erbaşı and Songül Gündoğdu Yücel
Compounds at Crossroads: Interaction of Structure, Meaning and Prosody

Alexander Sugar and Zaoreguli Abulimiti 
Switching between Functional Heads: Causativity in Uyghur-Chinese Code Switching

Kutay Serova 
Head Movement, Suspended Affixation, and the Turkish Clausal Spine

Ilia Chechuro, Michael Daniel and Samira Verhees 
Lexical Convergence with Azerbaijani in Southern Daghestan

Jonathan Washington and Francis M. Tyers 
Delineating Turkic non-finite verb forms by syntactic function

 

14:45
Colin Davis
Mismatched suppletion in Azeri as morphology/phonology competition

15:15
Faruk Akkuş
Dative Arguments in Turkish: Experiencers vs. Benefactives

 

15:45-15:55
Break

 

15:55
Nazik Dinctopal Deniz
Rhythmic effects in silent reading: Do they lag behind syntactic biases?

16:25
Deniz Özyıldız
Embedded questions in factivity alternating languages

 

16:55-17:05
Break

 

17:05-18:05
Invited Talk
Beste Kamali
Turkish polar questions shed light on evidential bias?

 

18:30
Dinner (catered)

 

Sunday, February 17

9:00
Breakfast

 

9:30
Nikita Bezrukov and Hossep Dolatian
Mobile affixes across Armenian: conflicts across linguistic modules

10:00
Lars Stromdahl and Shakhlo Nematova
Dative Causees vs. by-Phrases in Uzbek

10:30
Bilge Palaz
Pseudo-sluicing in Turkish: A pro-form Analysis

 

11:00-11:15
Break

 

11:15
Sabine Laszakovits
Kyrgyz Relative Clauses and Dependent Case Theory

11:45
Ömer Demirok
Ergative as a default case: Evidence from a Georgian dialect

 

12:15-12:25
Break

12:25-13:25
Invited Talk
Richard Larson (with Elias Abdollahnejad, Mohammad Ghaderibaneh, Songül Gündoğdu, Ali Salehi, and Vida Samiian)
Turkish Areal Influence on Iranian Relative Clause Syntax?

 

13:25
Business meeting