9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Language Variation and Change Research Group
Matt Hunt Gardner presenting a reprise of his American Dialect Society talk with Sali A. Tagliamonte: "The bike, the back, and the boyfriend: Confronting the “definite article conspiracy” in Canadian and British English.
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Phonetics/Phonology Research Group
Jessamyn Schertz: "Learning different things from the same input: How initial category structure shapes phonetic adaptation."
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM in BL 112 (note irregular time and place)
Syntax/Semantics Squib Section
Paper discussion: Burnett, Heather (2014). A Delineation solution to the puzzles of absolute adjectives. Linguistics and Philosophy, 37, 1-39.