UMD at CUNY (virtually)

March 19-21, the virtualized CUNY 2020 has Hanna, Tyler, Masato, Mina, Chia-Hsuan and Laurel from LING, as well as Zoe Ovans from HESP and Rosa Lee from SLA; postdoctoral fellows Shohini Bhattasali and Andrés Buxó-Lugo; plus Colin, Philip, Jeff, Alexander and Paul Pietroski, Yi Ting Huang and Jared Novick. Two of CUNY's organizers and hosts are alumni – Brian Dillon and Shota Momma – as is its one of its keynote speakers, Matt Wagers. Other alumni contributing work are Masaya Yoshida, Jon Sprouse and Robert Fiorentino; former post-bac RAs Shayne Sloggett and Margaret Kandel; and former undergrads, Jon Burnsky and Cynthia Lukyanenko.



Alumni presentations

  • Matt Wagers, Animate Intruders
  • Whitney Tabor, Sandra Villata and Jon Sprouse, A theory of island semi-accessibility: the case of the Strong/Weak distinction
  • Shota Momma, Michael Wilson and Victor Ferreira, Syntax guides verb planning in sentence production
  • Shota Momma and Michael Wilson, What does that tell us about production?: That speakers plan sentences hierarchically
  • Daniela Mertzen, Anna Laurinavichyute, Brian Dillon and Shravan Vasishth, A pre-registered large-sample investigation of similarity-based interference in English, German and Russian
  • Wenting Tang, Robert Fiorentino and Alison Gabriele, Enhancing sensitivity to nominal number facilitates the processing of subject-verb agreement in second language learners
  • Kate Stone, Elise Oltrogge, Shravan Vasishth and Sol Lago, The real-time application of grammatical constraints to prediction: Timecourse evidence from eye tracking
  • Wesley Orth, Masaya Yoshida and Shayne Sloggett, Tracking the time course of the NPI illusion: why do only some appear online?
  • Eszter Ronai and Ming Xiang, Accounting for syntactic complexity in Hungarian relative clauses
  • Shayne Sloggett, Nick Van Handel and Amanda Rysling, A-maze by any other name
  • Margaret Kandel and Jesse Snedeker, Picture naming in adults and children: effects of codability and frequency provide evidence for cascading activation in production
  • Jon Burnsky and Adrian Staub, Thematic role assignment difficulty revealed by a forced choice task
  • Cynthia Lukyanenko and Frances Blanchette, What’s in a grammar? Mainstream speakers’ processing of English negative concord