Masha and alums in Abu Dhabi
January 16-17, Maria Polinsky presents "The processing of long-distance dependencies in Niuean" at Experimental Approaches to Arabic and Other Understudied Languages, joint work with MIT student Nick Longenbaugh. Also being presented is work by UMD Linguistics alumni Dustin Chacón ("Different grammars = Different parsers?"), Matt Wagers ("Morphology and informativity in incremental dependency formation – a Chamorro perspective", with Sandra Chung) and John Drury ("Illusions of grammaticality on NPI licensing in Turkish: Does the parser ignore the grammar?", with Aydogan Yanilmaz).