Masha in Irvine on bilinguals

December 3 at UC Irvine's colloquium, Maria Polinsky argues that It's still about grammar: Cascading structural reorganization in bilinguals. She shows that heritage speakers of Russian who are dominant in English lack the monolingual's preference for sloppy readings of VP ellipsis, and suggests that this results from differences in their system of verbal aspect, and in their inventory of null pronouns.