Ni-La gave a talk entitled "Interactions between number and definiteness: The case of Vietnamese acquisition" at the International Conference on Asian Linguistics (iCAL2016) in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, which took place December 15th-16th, 2016.
Cara Feldscher, Ho-Hsin Huang, Alicia Parrish, and Sayako Uehara each presented a poster at the Fall 2016 MSU Cognitive Science Program Poster Session.
Hannah Forsythe presented her poster, "Top-down learning in the acquisition of pronouns" at the 41st Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 41), which took place in Boston, MA, November 4th-6th.
Xiaomei Wang presented her poster entitled "Age, local identity and change in Tianjin Tone Sandhi" at the New Ways of Analyzing Variation 45 in Vancouver, Canada, which took place November 3-6th.
Monica Nesbitt and Alex Mason presented their talk "Evidence of the Elsewhere Shift in the Inland North" at New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV 45) in Vancouver, BC, which took place November 2nd-7th.
Monica Nesbitt received a Student Travel Award for NWAV 45, which includes a mentorship with Kirk Hazen (West Virginia University).
Cara Feldscher presented her talk "States, degrees, and addivity" at Semantics and Syntax Workshop of the American Midwest and Prairies, which was hosted by Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on October 22nd.
Ai Taniguchi presented her talk "Demanding an answer: The CCP semantics of anti-rhetorical questions in Japanese" at Semantics and Syntax Workshop of the American Midwest and Prairies, which took place at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on October 22nd.
Alicia Parrish, Patrick Kelley, and Kaylin Smith presented their poster, "Nominal Compounds: Relational Frequency Effects in Sentential Contexts" at Mental Lexicon, which was held at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario, CA October 19th-21st. Christina Gagné and Alan Beretta co-authored this work.
Xiaomei Wang presented her poster, in collaboration with Yen-Hwei Lin, entitled "No more conflicting directionality: Metrical Conditions on Tianjin Chinese Trisyllabic Tone Sandhi" at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Phonology. The meeting took place at the University of South California in Los Angeles, California from October 21-23.
Patrick Kelley presented his talk, "Mass-Count Coercion in Icelandic: An ERP study" at Mental Lexicon, which was held at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario, CA October 19th-21st. Drew Trotter, Karthik Durvasula, Matthew Whelpton, Joan Maling, and Alan Beretta co-authored this work.